Super Eagles’ midfielder, Mikel Agu hope he can return to winning ways on Saturday when Vitoria Setubal hosts CD Santa Clara in their final home game of the year, AOIFootball.com reports.
Agu, 25, has been a constant figure for the modest Portuguese side since his loan switch from Porto and also helped the club through one of it’s best periods where they went six games unbeaten when the Nigerian featured.
With Tuesday’s narrow cup loss in the hands of Braga still very fresh in their memories l, the former Bursaspor of Turkey midfielder however hopes for a better outcome when the face Santa Clara at home on Saturday.
“It was painful to lose in extra time after playing so well. We have moved on from that game now and we want to focus on our next game tomorrow. It’s our final home game of the year, So we hope to give the fans a perfect celebration gift,” Agu said.
The Eagles’ star was included in last week’s team of the week for his outstanding display against Portimonense where he scored his first goal and could look to add to his tally later this weekend.
The Nigerian has featured in 8 league matches, starting in all and scoring once for Setubal who currently occupy 10th position with 17 points after 13 rounds of matches.