Nigeria’s Umar Sadiq continued his mesmerizing form in front of goal as scored for the third consecutive league game to earn UD Almeria all three points after their 3-1 home win against Malaga, AOIFootball.com reports.
Having scored the winning goals in consecutive league games against Alcorcon and Real Zaragoza, the former AS Roma striker led the line for the 12th league game with the hosts hoping to make it 3 successive wins on the bounce.
The 23-year-old however needed just 11 minutes to open scoring as he fired home from a Francisco Villalba assist to give the hosts a 1-0 lead, his 6th goal of the campaign.
Joaquin Munoz then equalized for the visitors at the end of the half as both sides went into the break level at 1-1.
Nikola Maras then restored their lead after the break before Largie Ramazani sealed the win in stoppage time with a fine strike to make it 3-1 for the hosts who retained their hold on the third position, three points behind leaders Mallorca.
The Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist featured for 82 minutes before his substitution, earning a rating of 7.0, completing 86% of his passes, winning 3 duels, and also making 2 key tackles.