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Onuachu nets 25th goal of the season in Belgian topflight

GENK, BELGIUM - JANUARY 27: Paul Onuachu of KRC Genk during the Pro League match between KRC Genk and SV Zulte Waregem at Luminus Arena on January 27, 2021 in Genk, Belgium (Photo by Jeroen Meuwse/BSR Agency/Getty Images)

Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu netted for his Belgian club KRC Genk in their 2-1 away win against Sporting Charleroi in the Jupiler League fixture at the Stadu du Pays de Charleroi on Friday.

The lanky who failed to score in two previous games put his side ahead from the penalty spot in the 17th minutes of the match.

The 26-year-old Onuachu has now converted all the seven penalties this term.

The latest goal took his season haul to 25 goals in all competitions which is now his new personal best since turning professional.

Onuachu was replaced by his compatriot Cyriel Dessers in the 80th minute of the match.

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Meanwhile, Ali Gholizadeh restored the parity for hosts in the 52nd minute, bwgode Kristian Thorstvedt scored the winner for Genk in the 83rd minutes.

The victory ended a run of three league games without a win for Genk and took them to 46 points from 29 games, just two points off second-placed Royal Antwerp.


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