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Samuel Chukwueze seals Villarreal's win over Levante

11:36 AM GMT+4 11/03/2019
Samuel Chukwueze - Villarreal
The Nigerian youngster grabbed his third LaLiga goal of the season to secure maximum points for the Yellow Submarine

Samuel Chukwueze scored a goal as Villarreal stunned Levante with two late goals to secure a 2-0 win in Sunday's LaLiga encounter.

Javier Calleja's side waited until after the 90th-minute mark to break the deadlock at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia and end their three-game winless run in the Spanish top-flight.

Rober's own goal fired the visitors ahead in the 93rd minute before Chukwueze's added his third LaLiga goal of the season three minutes later.

The 19-year-old who was introduced as a 63rd-minute substitute got a pass from Santi Cazorla and impressively curled his left-footed shot past goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez.

Chukwueze has now scored six goals including an effort in the Uefa Europa League in his maiden senior campaign and has helped Villarreal move to 17th in the league standings with a point above the relegation zone.

As a reward for his impressive showings in the Spanish top-flight, the 2015 Fifa U17 World Cup winner has also been invited for Nigeria's Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya on March 20.