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Dessers Up For UEFA Conference League POTW Award



Dessers Up For UEFA Conference League POTW Award

Feyenoord forward Cyriel Dessers is in the running for the UEFA Conference League Player of the Week award.

Dessers grabbed a brace in the encounter at the Sinobo Stadium on Thursday night which ended in a 2-2 draw.

His compatriot Peter Olayinka slotted home to open the scoring for Slavia Prague in the 11th minute after Alexander Bah intercepted a pass and found the Nigeria international.

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Dessers smashed the ball past goalkeeper Mandous to make it 1-1 after a pass from Toornstra on the right wing a minute after the half hour mark.

After Jan Kuchta restored Slavia’s lead in the 66th minute, the Czech side thought they had secured all three points but Dessers had the final say as he brought the game back to parity with a header in injury time.

Stade Rennes’ Gaetan Laborde, AS Roma forward Nicolo Zaniolo and Basel’s Patjim Kasami are the other players nominated for the award.

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