Paul Onuachu fires Midtjylland to the summit of Danish Superliga

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The Nigerian continued his impressive form scoring his ninth goal of the season as the Wolves breezed past the Reds at MCH Arena

Paul Onuachu was on target to help Midtjylland secure a 5-0 thrashing of Vejle Boldklub on Sunday as they mount the summit of the Danish Superliga.

After scoring in his last game against Esbjerg, the 24-year-old continued with the form with another effort.

In the 24th minute shortly after Awer Mabil put Kenneth Andersen’s men in front, the lanky striker doubled their lead.

Evander extended the lead with Mabil providing the assist. The Australia international then completed his brace in the 65th minute.

Jakob Poulsen sealed the commanding victory in the 71st minute off another Mabil assist.

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Onuachu who has now scored nine goals in 14 league appearances this season featured for 82 minutes before he was substituted for Mayron George.

The emphatic win has propelled the Wolves past Copenhagen - who drew 1-1 with AaB - to the top of the league standings having garnered 35 points from 16 games.

The attacker will hope to keep up with the fine form when Midtjylland travel to Telia Parken to lock horns with København on November 25.