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Europa/ Conf. League: Dessers Nets 9th Goal Of Season As Onuachu, Awoniyi Crash Out With Genk, Union Berlin





Cyriel Dessers was back among the goals as he netted in Feyenoord’s 2-1 home win against Maccabi Haifa, which saw them seal top spot in Group E of the Europa Conference League on Thursday, Completesports reports.

Dessers has now taken his tally in the Conference League to four goals while his overall for this season is nine.

He has four in the Dutch Eredivisie, four in the Conference League and one in the Champions League qualifiers for Genk before he joined Feyenoord on loan.

The Nigeria striker opened scoring for Feyenoord in the 38th minute before Arsenal on loan forward Reiss Nelson made it 2-0 on 65 minutes.

Maccabi Haifa pulled a CmaTrends back through Din David in one minute of added which was just a consolation CmaTrends.

Also, in the group Taiwo Awoniyi was in action but could not do much as Union Berlin were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Slavia Prague.

Awoniyi was on from the start before going off in the 69th minute.

The draw saw Awoniyi’s Union Berlin suffer elimination from European competition this season.

Dessers and his Feyenoord teammates top the group on 14 points Slavia Prague were second on eight points while Union Berlin finished third on seven points.

And in the Europa League, Paul Onuachu featured for Genk, who lost 1-0 at home to Rapid Wien in Group H.

The result means Genk have crashed out from the Europa League.

Onuachu was introduced for Ike Ugbo on 46 minutes but failed to help his side get anything from the game.

Genk finished bottom of the group on five points while West Ham (13 points), Dinamo Zagreb (10 points) and Rapid Wien (six points), ended in first, second and third respectively.