Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo seems to have completely put behind him, the woeful performance he had at the Mundial, Ighalo has been blazing hot in the Chinese Super League for Changchun Yatai since he returned from Russia.
Ighalo was on target twice as Changchun Yatai took on Dalian Yifang in a round of 15 Chinese Super League encounter played at the Changchun stadium.
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Ighalo opened the scoring for Changchun Yatai in the 10th minute and Adrian Mierzejewski doubled the lead for the host in the 29th minute with the assist coming from Xiaodong Fan. Odion Ighalo was on hand to wrap up the scoring 10 minutes later by grabbing his second goal of the match.
Both teams went into the interval with Changchun Yatai comfortably in front by 3-0. On resumption of the second half Changchun Yatai defence kept the attack of Dalian Yifang lead by the Argentine striker Nicolas Gaitan at bay and no further goals were scored in the match.
Ighalo was replaced by Changcheng Cheng in the 67th minute. Ighalo has scored 11 goals in 15 league appearances for Changchun Yatai this season and he has played a total of 1327 minutes so far.
Odion Ighalo and teammates will host injured Obafemi Martin’s Shanghai Shenhua on the 4th of August for the next round of Chinese Super League matches.