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Ighalo misses penalty as Changchun Yatai suffer second defeat

14:31 EAT 12/03/2017
Odion Ighalo
The Super Eagles forward saw his penalty saved as they succumbed to their second successive loss

Nigeria international Odion Ighalo missed a penalty as Changchun Yatai bowed to a 1-0 loss to Guangzhou R&F at the Guangdong Provincial People's Stadium on Sunday.

The Nigerian who completed a £20m move to the Chinese topflight club on transfer deadline day, continues his scoreless streak having played two league games.

Yatai couldn't break their winless jinx in the Chinese league this season as they continue to struggle for maximum points after losing to Shanghai SIPG 5-1 in their first league game last week.

Brazilian Junior Urso condemned Yatai to the second league defeat three minutes after Ighalo saw his 67th minute spot kick saved by Guangzhou's Cheng Yuele.

The forward played for the entirety of the game as coach Lee Jang-soo's side slip down to the bottom of the Chinese Super League table with no point from two games.