By: Bubacarr Fallaboweh
Bakery Jatta, Yusupha Njie, is on target as Kajally Drammeh makes his 14th league appearance in South Africa.
Hamburg SV edged ST Pauli 4-3 in the Stad derby in a sold-out Volkspark stadium game. A Schonlau cross sailed through the visitors’ penalty area, where Jatta was wide awake at the back post and slammed the ball into the corner for a 2-1 scoreline in the 48th minute. The Gambian was withdrawn following an injury in the 60th minute.
Yusupha Njie scored his 21st home goal at the Estádio do Bessa Séc XXI. Njie’s goal on Saturday has made him reach double figures (12 goals) this campaign, and he is occupying the fourth spot in the Golden Boot chart in the Portuguese Premier Liga.
Baboucarr Gaye kept league leaders Ludogorets at bay despite playing with one man down from the 43rd minute.
Lokomotiva Sofia was on the verge of handing Ludogorets their first draw in their last seven matches, even though making a record saves of 15, Gaye was beaten from a set piece in the 80th minute.
Musa Barrow only played 45 minutes, as the Gialloblu secured a vital three points in a long and challenging Serie A clash with Thiago Motta’s Bologna following a 2-1 win.
Milan disposed off Lecce to be back in winning ways in Serie A. Rafael Leao was decisive with two magic moments. Assan Ceesay was handed a start in San Siro and lasted for 66 minutes.
Omar Colley helped Besiktas to another clean sheet and a win following the Black Eagles’ 2-0 victory over Ümraniyespor’u. The Gambian captain has made seven appearances, with Besiktas keeping three clean sheets, including six wins and one draw.
Galatasaray and Fatih Karagümrük played a 3-3 draw, with Ebrima Colley being introduced in the 73rd minute.
Ebrima Singhateh gave Slavia Prague II the lead twice, first with a backheel goal before scoring a penalty. However, it ended 2-2 as MFK Vyškov pulled back twice in the Czech National Football League.
Kjallay Drammeh played his 14th league match on Saturday in Cape Town City’s 2-1 defeat against Orlando Pirates.