European football expert, Reuben Obodai brings you a comprehensive update on how Ghanaian players performed in abroad this weekend.
Frank Acheampong continued his hot-streak scoring form as he bagged his 13th goal of the campaign for Tianjin Teda in their loss against Beijing Guoan.
Kevin-Prince Boateng showed character as by stepping up to take a last-gasp penalty for Sassuolo in draw at Cagliari.
Kwame Nsor emerged as the Ghanaian with the most impressive statistic in Europe over the weekend after netting a second successive brace for Academica Viseu in Portugal Segunda Division.
Gladson Awako adequately filled in the void left by Solomon Asante by grabbing his maiden goal for Phoenix Rising in America.
We cannot do away with the fact that defender Joseph Akrong is gradually becoming the hottest player in Mexico after scoring yet again for Zacapetec to rescue a draw for the side. He has netted two goals in six games for the side in the ongoing Liga de Ascenso – Apertura.
Reuben Obodai gives you a lowdown on how the players fared in abroad…
Daniel Amartey played exceptionally well as Leicester City rallied from behind to beat Southampton 2-1 at the St. Mary’s Stadium.
Collin Quaner was left out of Huddersfield squad that played goalless with Cardiff City.
Phil Ofosu-Ayeh was not added to Wolverhampton Wanderers squad that played 1-1 with Manchester City.
Christian Atsu was an unused substitute for Newcastle United in their 2-1 loss at home to Chelsea.
Jeffrey Schlupp lasted 75 minutes for Crystal Palace in their 2-1 defeat at Watford. Jordan Ayewwarmed the bench for the losers.
In the Championship, Albert Adomah cameoed for Aston Villa in their 1-1 draw with Reading FC. Andy Yiadom played 90 minutes for Reading FC.
Caleb Ekuban was again left out of Leeds United squad as they recorded a 3-0 win over Norwich City.
In League One, Bernard Mensah was an unused substitute for Bristol Rovers in their 1-0 home loss to Southend United.
Joe Dodoo played 80 minutes for Blackpool in their 1-1 draw with Accrington Stanley.
Tarique Fosu missed Charlton Athletic goalless draw with Fleetwood Town through injury.
Kwesi Appiah was not included in AFC Wimbledon squad that lost 2-1 at home to Sunderland.
In League Two, Hiram Boateng played the entire duration for Exeter City in their 1-0 loss MK Dons.
Kobby Arthur was taken off at half time for Macclesfield in their 1-1 draw with Mansfield.
In the lower-tier division, Harold Odametey played 90 minutes for Maidenhead in their 3-2 win over Maidstone. Nana Ofori Twumasi also played full minutes of action for Maidstone. Nana Owusu and Darius Osei were left out of their respective teams.
Kevin Lokko played 90 minutes for Dover Athletic in their 2-1 home defeat to Eastleigh. Nortei Nortey lasted 61 minutes for Dover Athletic.
Kwame Thomas missed Solihull 3-1 loss at Harrogate through injury.
Mubarak Wakaso picked a booking but lasted 90 minutes for Deportivo Alaves in their goalless draw with Real Betis. Patrick Twumasi cameoed for Deportivo Alaves.
Thomas Partey made an early introduction for Atletico Madrid as they pipped Rayo Vallecano to a goal to nil.
In the Segunda Division, Yaw Yeboah picked a booking but played 90 minutes for CD Numancia in their 1-1 stalemate with Cadiz CF.
Richard Boateng lasted 63 minutes for Real Oviedo in their 4-2 win at Cordoba.
Isaac Cofie was magnificent for Sporting Gijon in their 2-0 win over Gimnastic Terragona.
Kasim Nuhu lasted 67 minutes on his competitive debut for TSG Hoffenheim as they were beaten 3-1 by Bayern Munich.
Baba Rahman lasted full throttle for Schalke 04 as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat at VfL Wolfsburg.
In the Bundesliga 2, Jan Gyamerah cameoed for Bochum in their 1-0 win over Sandhausen.
Kingsley Schindler picked a booking but lasted full throttle for Kiel Holstein in the goalless draw with Regensburg.
David Atanga was taken off with just 17 minutes on the clock after picking injury for Greuther Furth in their 2-2 draw with SC Padeborn 07. Christian Adjei-Antwi played 90 minutes for Padeborn while Bernard Tekpetey cameoed for them.
Agyemang Diawusie was not included in the Ingolstadt squad that played 1-1 at Magdeburg.
In the Bundesliga 3, Kelvin Weidlich played 90 minutes for Energie Cottbus in their 1-1 draw against Meppen.
Bernard Kyere played an instrumental role for Fortuna Koln in their 2-0 win over Eintracht Braunschweig. Steffen Nkansah warmed the bench for the losers.
Marcel Appiah missed VfL Osnabruck 3-0 win over Preussen Munster through injury.
Daniel Kofi Kyereh scored for SV Wehen in their 2-1 loss against Unterhaching.
Kevin Prince Boateng scored a last-gasp penalty strike for Sassuolo in their 2-2 draw at Cagliari. Alfred Duncan played 90 minutes for the Neroverdi. Claud Adjapong meanwhile, warmed the bench for Sassuolo.
Yusif Rahman Chibsah played full throttle for Frosinone in their goalless draw with Bologna. Godfred Donsah missed the game for Bologna through injury. Emmanuel Besea was left out of Frosinone matchday squad.
Kwadwo Asamoah lasted 66 minutes for Inter Milan in their 2-2 draw with Torino.
Afriyie Acquah lasted 72 minutes for Empoli in their 2-1 defeat at Genoa.
Nicholas Opoku cameoed for Udinese as they pipped Sampdoria to a 1-0 win.
In the Serie B, Emmanuel Gyasi cameoed for Spezia in their 1-0 defeat at Venezia.
Moses Odjer warmed the bench for Salernitana in their goalless draw with Palermo.
Bright Addae warmed the bench for Ascoli in their 1-1 draw with Cozensa.
Grejohn Kyei was left out of Stade de Reims squad that lost 4-1 at Amiens.
Enock Kwateng played 90 minutes for Nantes FC in their 1-1 stalemate with Caen. Majeed Warispicked a booking as a second half substitute for Nantes FC
In the Ligue 2, Ebenezer Assifuah warmed the bench for Le Havre in their 1-0 loss at Stade Brestois.
Lawrence Ati-Zigi was an unused substitute for Sochaux in their 1-0 defeat against Clermont Foot.
Black Stars returnee John Boye was a stalwart in defence for FC Metz as they pipped Troyes 1-0 at away.
Leeroy Owusu played the entire duration for De Graafschap in their 1-0 defeat st home to FC Groningen.
Derrick Luckassen was again left out of PSV Eindhoven squad as they recorded a 2-1 win at PEC Zwolle.
Jonathan Opoku was introduced at half time for VVV Venlo in their 1-1 draw at FC Utrecht.
Myron Boadu lasted 63 minutes for AZ Alkmaar in their goalless draw with Vitesse.
In the Eerste Divisie, Kevin Luckassen was an unused substitute for Almere City in their 2-1 home loss against Roda JC.
Striker Asumah Abubarkar lasted 87 minutes for Maastricht in their 1-0 win at Telstar.
Rodney Antwi played the entire duration for Volendam as they were defeated 2-0 at Sparta Rotterdam.
Winful Cobbina and Vincent Atanga played full throttle again for FK Tirana as they were held to a goalless draw at home by Teuta.
Nathaniel Asamoah grabbed his first goal for FC Benants in their 4-2 win at Ararat Yerevan. Former Tema Youth star Edward Kpodo also registered his name on the scoresheet for the victors.
Samuel Tetteh lasted 60 minutes for LASK Linz in their 1-0 win at Hartberg. Reuben Acquah was left out of the victors squad for the second successive weeks.
Joseph Paintsil is still for his debut for Admira in their goalless draw with SV Mattersburg.
Gideon Mensah was once again missing for Liefering FC as they defeated Austria Vienna II 3-0 at home.
Prince Mensah lasted 75 minutes for SV Kapfenberg in their goalless draw at Liefering FC. Gideon Mensah missed the match for Liefering through injury.
Elton Acolatse registered an assist for Sint Truiden in their 3-2 loss at Standard Liege. Samuel Asamoah cameoed for the losers.
Black Stars newbie William Owusu Acheampong scored for Royal Antwerp in their 1-0 win over Cercle Brugge. Daniel Opare lasted full throttle for the victors.
Eric Ocansey missed KAS Eupen 1-0 win at Mouscron through suspension. Abdul Manaf Nurudeen was left out of the victors squad.
Nana Opoku Ampomah netted a brace for Waasland-Beveren in their 3-2 win over KRC Genk. Joseph Paintsil and Joseph Aidoo played for the losers.
Nana Akwesi Asare played 90 minutes for KAA Gent in their 2-1 Sporting Lokeren.
Francis Amuzu lasted 80 minutes for RSC Anderlecht in their 2-1 defeat at Club Brugge. Dennis Appiah and Dauda Mohammed warmed the bench for the losers.
Joel Fameyeh cameoed for Dinamo Brest in their 1-0 loss at Smolevichi STI.
Ishmael Baidu lasted 84 minutes for Septemvri Sofia in their 2-0 defeat at Dunav Ruse. Derrick Mensah was not included in the victors match day squad.
Ahmed Said was left out of Hadjuk Split in their 2-2 draw at Inter Zapresic.
Frank Acheampong scored his 13th goal for Tianjin Teda in their 5-2 loss against Beijing Guoan.
Richmond Boakye-Yiadom was left out of Jiangsu Suning squad that recorded a 2-0 win over Guangzhou R&F.
Benjamin Asamoah picked a booking but played full throttle for Doxa in their 1-0 Anorthosis.
Benjamin Tetteh lasted 88 minutes for Sparta Prague as they played 1-1 with his former side Bohemians 1905.
Emmanuel Antwi cameoed for Pribram in their 3-1 home loss against Slovan Liberec.
Abdul Mumin played full throttle for FC Nordsjaelland in their 1-0 loss at home to AC Horsen. Kudus Mohammed lasted 83 minutes for the Wild Tigers while Clinton Antwi and Sadiq Mohammed warmed the bench for the losers. Meanwhile, Godsway Donyoh was not included in the losers matchday squad.
Kelvin Mensah missed Brondby 1-0 win at Vendsyssel FF through injury.
Anthony Annan picked a booking but played full throttle for HJK Helsinki in their 1-0 win at KuPS. Evans Mensah was left out of the victors squad.
Reuben Ayarna was missing for SJK in their goalless draw at PS Kemi.
Abraham Frimpong missed Ferencvarosi 1-0 win at Mezokovesd-Zsory through injury.
Eli Keke played an instrumental role for Olafsvik in their 2-1 win at Leiknir.
Leonard Owusu featured for Ashdod FC in their 1-0 win over Bnei Yehuda.
David Mawutor was a stalwart for FC Zhetysu Taldykorgan in their 3-2 win at Aktobe.
Pacey left-back Rashid Obuobi was left out of Ventspils squad that lost 1-0 at home to Riga FC.
Former Asante Kotoko defender Michael Ofosu Appiah warmed the bench for RFS in their 1-0 home defeat to Spartaks.
Isaac Ntow played full throttle for Hibernians in their 2-1 loss at Valletta.
Clifford Aboagye warmed the bench for Atlas FC as they were pipped 1-0 at home by Guadalajara Chivas.
Joseph Akrong rescued a point for Zacapetec in their 1-1 at Celaya.
Adam Kwarasey kept a clean sheet while compatriot Mohammed Abu played for Valeranga in their 2-0 win over SK Bran.
Dennis Antwi lasted 71 minutes for Asane in their 3-0 win over Tromsdalen.
Emmanuel Hackman played full throttle for Portimonense in their 2-2 draw with Santa Clara.
Lumor Agbenyenu was left out of Sporting Lisbon squad that drew 1-1 at SL Benfica.
Alhassan Wakaso picked a booking but lasted the entire duration for Vitoria Guimaraes as they came from a 2-0 goal down to shock FC Porto 3-2 at the Estadio do Dragao. Joseph Amoah picked an injury in the 38 minutes of the game.
In the Segunda Division, Kwame Nsor netted another brace for Academica Viseu as they beat Arouca 3-2 at home.
Young forward Henry Medarious played 67 minutes for Vitoria Guimaraes B in their goalless draw with Academica.
Abdul Aziz Tetteh picked a booking but played 90 minutes for Dynamo Moscow in their 2-1 defeat at Spartak Moscow.
Kadiri Mohammed warmed the bench for Arsenal Tula in their 1-0 loss against FK Rostov.
Rabiu Mohammed played 83 minutes for Anzhi Makhackala in their 2-1 loss at Lokomotive Moscow.
Thomas Agyapong was an unused substitute for Hibernian FC in their 1-1 draw with Aberdeen.
Samuel Owusu played full period of action for Cukaricki in their 2-1 defeat Red Star Belgrade. Rashid Sumaila was left out of Red Stars Belgrade squad.
Francis Kyeremeh played minutes of action for Radnik in their 1-0 loss at Backa.
Zakaria Suraka picked a booking but lasted 90 minutes for Dinamo Vranje in their 1-0 win over Zemun.
Samuel Affum was left out of Spartak Subotica squad that drew goalless draw at FK Vozdovac.
Sadam Sulley lasted full throttle for Michalovce in their 2-0 loss at ZiON Moravce.
Young right back Benson Anang played 90 minutes for MSK Zilina in their goalless draw at Dun. Streda
Patrick Asmah played the entire duration for FK Senica in their 1-1 draw with Nitra. New recruit Edmund Addo was not included in FK Senica squad.
Dutch-born defender Mitch Apau scored for the second week running for Slovan Bratislava in their 3-3 draw with AS Trencin. Osman Bukari lasted 77 minutes for Trencin.
Issah Abass registered an assist for NK Olimpija Ljulbjana in their 2-1 win at Domzale.
Nana Akosah-Bempah warmed the bench for Cape Town City FC as they beat Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 in the first leg of the MTN 8 semi-final.
Richard Kissi Boateng warmed the bench for SuperSport United in their 2-2 draw with Kaizer Chiefs in the first leg of the MTN 8.
Nasiru Mohammed suffers injury as BK Hacken walloped Brommapojkarna 6-0 at home.
Patrick Kpozo played 85 minutes for Ostersunds FK in their 2-1 home loss to Sundsvall. Samuel Mensah and Frank Arhin were unused substitute for the losers.
Enock Adu Kofi was a stalwart for AIK in their 2-0 win over struggling Trelleborgs.
Thomas Boakye was instrumental for Halmstad as they thump IK Frej 5-1.
In the Superettan, Enock Kwakwa cameoed for Falkenbergs in their 4-1 win over Degefors.
Gregory Kwesi Wuthrich picked a booking but lasted 90 for Young Boys in their 5-2 thumping of Xamas.
Andre Ayew played 90 for Fenerbahce in their 1-0 loss at Goztepe.
Bernard Mensah paved way for Asamoah Gyan in the 77th minute in Kayserispor’s goalless draw with Yeni Malatyaspor.
In the SupaLiga 2, Kamal Issah was not included in Eskisehirspor squad that lost 5-0 at his former side Genclerbirligi.
Mahatma Otoo lasted 62 minutes for Balikesirspor in their 3-0 home defeat to Osmanlispor.
Ema Boateng warmed the bench for LA Galaxy in their 1-1 draw with Los Angeles FC. Latif Blessing cameoed for Los Angeles.
Charles Sapong played 68 minutes for Philadelphia Union in their 1-0 win over New England Revolution. David Accam was an unused substitute for the victors.
Dominic Oduro cameoed for San Jose Earthquakes in their 3-2 home defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps.
Abu Danladi cameoed for Minnesota United in their 2-0 defeat at Sporting Kansas City.
In the United Soccer League, Nana Attakora picked a booking but played 90 minutes for Ottawa Fury in their 2-0 home defeat to Penn FC. Isaac Osae and Prince Baffoe cameoed while compatriot Haruna Shaibu warmed the bench for the victors.
Kwadwo Poku opened the scoring for Tampa Bay Rowdies in their 2-1 home loss to Cincinnati. Dominic Oduro picked a booking but lasted 90 minutes for the losers.
Ropapa Mensah lasted 71 minutes for Nashville SC in their 2-1 home loss to Bethlehem.
Gladson Awako scored his first goal for Phoenix Rising in their 4-0 win over Colorado Rapids. Solomon Asante missed the action for the victors through suspension.
Kalif Alhassan was left out of Oklahoma City Energy squad that recorded a 3-0 over Seattle II.