The Nigerian duo of Ahmed Musa and Alex Iwobi are through into the quarter final of the Europa League with CSKA Moscow and Arsenal respectively.

While Iwobi was inactive as Arsenal thumped AC Milan 3-1 at the Emirates, Ahmed Musa was not just in action but he scored one of the goals as CSKA secured a dramatic 2-3 win over Lyon in France.

CSKA had lost the first leg tie by a lone goal in Moscow and it was like an end has come for them in European club competition

However, the Red Army came determined to the Groupama Stadium and they struck first in the 39th minute through Aleksandr Golovin.

Though CSKA held on to their lead till half time, Lyon were back on level terms 13 minutes into the second half.

On the hour mark, Ahmed Musa gave CSKA a lifeline when he made the scores for the night 2-1 with a well-taken goal.

Five minutes after Musa’s goal, Pontus Wernbloom made it 3-1 in favour of CSKA and though Lyon pulled one back to make it 2-3, it was not enough to save them from crashing out.

While the aggregate score was 3-3, CSKA Moscow progressed on the away goals’ through.

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