‘Good performance’ - Chuba Akpom hails PAOK's Champions League stalemate with Benfica

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Razvan Lucescu’s men earned a vital away draw at Estadio da Luz and the 22- year-old has saluted his team’s effort

Chuba Akpom has praised PAOK Thessaloniki FC for their Champions League performance against Portuguese side Benfica on Tuesday evening.

Razvan Lucescu’s men fought back from behind to earn a valuable 1-1 draw against Rui Vitoria’s side in the first leg playoff of the competition.

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The former Arsenal player who made his debut in the encounter after replacing Aleksandar Prijovic has taken to the social media to salute the side.

“Debut [accomplished]. Good performance away from home. One last push for qualification,” Akpom tweeted.

The youngster will be aiming to get more playing time in the second leg scheduled for August 29 at Stadio Toumbas.