Danjuma stands out with brace in Villarreal's win over Real Betis

The 24-year-old impressed in front of objective as Unai Emery’s side bagged their 2nd win in the Spanish top-flight this project

Nigerian descent Arnaut Danjuma put in a man-of-the-match efficiency in with his 2 objectives that powered Villarreal to a 2-0 triumph over Real Betis.

The 24-year-old scored an objective in each half of Sunday’s encounter as the Yellow Submarine go back to winning methods after a 2-1 defeat to Manchester United in the Uefa Champions League and last weekend’s goalless draw with Real Madrid.

Danjuma broke the deadlock at the Estadio de la Ceramica on the stroke of half-time, following a help from Francis Coquelin.

Nine minutes after the hour-mark, he doubled the hosts’ lead with his 4th La Liga objective of the season.

Danjuma was in action for 90 minutes prior to he was changed by Senegal striker Nicolas Jackson in the stoppage-time.

Meanwhile, Algeria protector Aissa Mandi was in action for Villarreal versus his previous side and he put in a strong shift in the defence.

Nigeria winger Samuel Chukwueze did not make Unai Emery’s matchday team as he continues his healing from muscular injury he suffered towards completion of last season versus Arsenal in the Uefa Europa League.

Sunday’s win pressed Villarreal to 11th in  La Liga table with 11 points from 7 matches, a point behind Real Betis who have actually played a video game more than them.

Danjuma, born in Nigeria to a Dutch daddy and Nigerian mom, is qualified to bet the Super Eagles regardless of making 2 looks for the Netherlands.

He is yet to bet the Oranje because his last looks versus Germany and Belgium in October 2018 and it stays to be seen if he will get a possibility to function in Gernot Rohr’s group.

Since he signed up with Villarreal on a five-year offer at the end of the season, Danjuma has actually remained in motivating type and Emery highlighted how vital the 3 points were for his group.

“We knew this match was key because it is against a direct rival. Last year, these matches against direct opponents were great experience,” the Spanish coach informed the club’s site.

“This year, they’re a direct rival. Winning today, even though it’s a long season, was important. The team is very focused. Without a striker, we tried to find a structure where we were comfortable. It’s another brick in the structure we’re building.”

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