SLAVIA Prague’s Peter Olayinka will be eager to show his class against Lionel Messi-led Barcelona when both teams  clash in their UEFA Champions’ League Group F tie tonight  at the Sinobo Stadium in Prague.

Olayinka was the rave of the moment after scoring Slavia Prague’s only goal in their surprise 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan on MatchdDay One.

The Czech champions succumbed to 2-0 defeat to German club, Borussia Dortmund on MatchDay- Two with Olayinka failing to make any meaningful impact.

Star-studded Barcelona, with the likes of Luiz Suarez and Antoine Griezmann expected to start, make the trip to the Czech Republic looking to move a step closer to securing a place in the Champions league knockout stages.

However, Slavia are aware that victory for them will move them level on points with Ernesto Valverde’s side in Group F ahead of Inter Milan and Borussia Dortmund if they cancel each other out at San Siro in Milan.

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Olayinka has scored five goals in 13 league appearances for Slavia Prague this season and made his Super Eagles debut as a substitute in the recent 1-1 draw with Brazil in Singapore.

Meanwhile , Victor Osimhen will hope to continue his rich vein of  form as Lille host Valencia in their Group H clash.

Lille are bottom of Group H with no points after back-to-back defeats to Ajax and Chelsea and hope to bounce back against third-place Valencia at the at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy tonight.

The Nigerian international has taken the French Ligue 1 by storm, but he is yet to register a goal away from home.

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The 20-year-old has scored eight times in all competitions, including a goal against English giants Chelsea, for Les Douges, with all the goals coming at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

However Lille’s manager, Christopher Galtier is unfazed by Osimhen poor away form, adding that the team has to do better away.

Galtier said after last weekend’s loss to Toulouse: “We lose as a team and win as a team. Osimhen is part of the team. Collectively we will have to do better away from home not just Osimhen. It’s for the entire team.”

Source: The Nation 

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