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Copa del Rey: Chukwueze’s assist helps Villarreal reach quarter-final

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze provided an assist to help Villarreal reach the quarter-final of Copa del Rey courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday night.

The 20-year-old winger came off the bench to make his 23rd appearance for the Yellow Submarine and made a key contribution in the encounter.

After a goalless first-half, Fernando Nino broke the deadlock in the 83rd minute and in their quest to secure a comfortable win, Javier Calleja brought on the Nigeria international for Javier Ontiveros.

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And 11 minutes after coming on, the Eagles winger set up Santi Cazorla with a sumptuous pass to score the second goal for the Estadio de la Ceramica outfit and ensured their progress into the quarter-final of the competition.

Chukwueze who has netted four goals this campaign be hoping to continue his decent fine form when Villarreal tackle Osasuna in La Liga fixture on Sunday.

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