Spurs Loanee Bentaleb Reveals Secret Of Wonder Goal Against Nigeria, Faults Akpeyi Positioning


On loan Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Nabil Bentaleb who scored a screamer against Nigeria has revealed the secret behind his well hit drive, which ended up as a consolation for Algeria in their 1-3 loss to Nigeria.


Bentaleb took advantage of a space in front of the defence of Nigeria, to lash in an unstoppable drive from over 30 yards pass goalkepper Daniel Akpeyi in goal for Nigeria.

The goal stunned the entire stadium into silence as it brought scores to 1-2 and most feared it has given the Foxes a lifeline to crawl back into the game.

However it turns out not to be so, but the Schalke 04 man has revealed he took advantage of the poor positioning of Akpeyi as noticed by his coach before driving his effort home.

” We were told about his poor positioning by our coaches during the half time break, and when the space opened up I tried my luck from range. I won’t say I expected it to go in but it was worth the try” he told the Algerian press.