African All-Stars Weekend Review: Emphatic Salah shines on, Aubameyang scores again

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Goal reviews the performances of Africa's top players from around the world's major leagues from the weekend

  1. #1 Keita Balde (Monaco)

    Balde grabbed an assist an also got among the goals in Monaco’s 4-0 win over Saint-Etienne in a Ligue 1 encounter played on Friday. The 22-year-old ruffled the roof of the net with a powerful drive from close range to end a five-match barren run. The strike was be his fourth in nine starts for Les Monegasques since his arrival from Lazio in the summer.
  2. #2 Wilfried Zaha & Bakary Sako (Crystal Palace)

    Zaha’s impressive form continued as he netted once again in Palace’s 3-0 thumping of Leicester City on Saturday. The strike was the Ivorian’s fourth in 12 appearances so far this campaign. Mali midfielder Sako once again came off the bench to score as Palace eased their relegation woes with a win. Sako grabbed his second in succession to make it 3-0 shortly after his introduction. 
     
  3. #3 Elias Kachunga (Huddersfield Town)

    Kachunga got his first Premier League goal as Huddersfield ended their away scoring drought with a 4-1 rout over Watford at Vicarage Road. The Congolese attacker would, however, be stretched off in the 19th minute with what appeared to be a knee injury. It was a low moment that dampened such a memorable occasion for the attacker.
  4. #4 Kader Mangane (Strasbourg)

    Senegalese defender Mangane scored the winner as Strasbourg edged Toulouse 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Saturday. With the goal, the 34-year-old defender canceled out Max Gradel's equaliser for Toulouse. The goal was the France=-born defenders first in Ligue 1 since September 2015 whilst still in the books of Gazelec Ajaccio. 
  5. #5 Chadrac Akolo (Stuttgart)

    Congolese midfielder Akolo missed a penalty with the last kick of the game as Thomas Muller's second-half strike proved enough for Bayern Munich to beat Stuttgart 1-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday. 
     
  6. #6 Ishak Belfodil (Werder Bremen)

    Algerian attacker Belfodil opened his Bundesliga account with a strike for Bremen in their 2-2 draw against Mainz. The 25-year-old, who arrived from Standard Liege in the summer, netted his side's second in the 17th minute. 
  7. #7 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borrusia Dortmund)

    Also in the Bundesliga, Aubameyang bagged his 13th of the campaign, via a penalty, as Dortmund saw off Hoffenheim 2-1 on Saturday.  With the strike, the Gabonese took his tally to 13 in 15 matches so far this campaign and he is currently second – to biggest rival Robert Lewandowski (15 goals) - in the German top-tier’s goals scoring charts.
     
  8. #8 Thievy Bifouma (Sivasspor)

    Congo attacker Bifouma linked up with Arouna Kone to fire Sivasspor ahead in their 1-1 draw against Alanyaspor in the Super Lig on Saturday. With the strike, the 25-year-old took his tally to five this campaign - already better than in his last seven seasons - and will now set his sights on eclipsing his best-ever season, in 2012-13, when he scored 11 goals for Las Palmas in the Segunda Division.
     
  9. #9 Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli)

    Senegalese defender Kouibaly was on target as Napoli returned to winning ways with a 3-1 victory over Torino in Saturday's Serie A encounter. The strike was the 26-year-old’s third of the campaign. In the opposite corner, Cameroon defender Nicolas Nkoulou also featured but could not help Torino avoid defeat.
  10. #10 Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

    The Egyptian scored his 20th goal of the campaign in Liverpool’s 4-0 win at Bournemouth as the Reds returned to winning ways in some style. The strike was Salah's 14th in the English top flight this term, as he remains the division's leading scorer. Having already won the BBC African Footballer of the Year, the former Chelsea man will be a contender to win the Caf prize after reaching the final three-man shortlist revealed on Monday.