Super Eagles pair, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfried Ndidi were on the losing side as their team, Leicester City crashed 2-1 to Manchester United at Old Trafford in a Premier League opener on Friday.
Paul Pogba opened scoring for United when he converted a third minute penalty to put the hosts 1-0 ahead. Luke Shaw scored whar proved to be the winning goal as he doubled United’s lead with seven minutes left.
Jamie Vardy reduced the deficit for Leicester when he got on the score sheet in the 90th minute.
United are now top of the league table while Leicester are bottom.
The league season will continue this weekend with the standout game taking place at the Emirates with Arsenal entertaining champions Manchester City on Sunday.
Also on Sunday, Liverpool will welcome West Ham United while Southampton will be at home to Burnley.
Saturday games will see Tottenham Hotspur travelling to St. James’ Park to face Newcastle United, Victor Moses and Chelsea will be guests to Huddersfield Town, Leon Balogun should make his EPL debut when Brighton and Hove Albion take on Watford at Vicarage Road and Carl Ikeme’s former club Wolverhampton Wanderers host Everton.
Other games that will take place on Saturday are Fulham squaring off against Crystal Palace at Craven Cottage and at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth go head-to-head with Cardiff City.