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.
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.
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