Evans Kangwa shined, Emmanuel Mayuka scored again while Stopilla Sunzu found out just how tough his second coming to Ligue 1 was this weekend.
Kangwa banged in his second brace of the season on Saturday night when he inspire 5th placed Hapoel Ra’anana to a 3-1 away win over Bnei Yehuda.
Kangwa found the target in the 34th and 46th minutes of the match and his brace on the night took his 2015/2016 league season tally to five from 11 matches played.
He was substituted in the 78th minute while his compatriot and defender Emmanuel Mbola played the full 90 minutes.
This was Kangwa’s second brace this season for his club following his two goal’s on August 29 in another away league game when Ra’anana came from 1-0 down at halftime to defeat Bnei Skahnin 3-2.
Midfielder Chisamba Lungu remains sidelined with injury and missed 8th placed FC Ural’s 2-2 away draw at 3rd positioned Lokomotiv Moscow on Friday.
Defender Stopilla Sunzu was back on the bench on Saturday following Argentine Renato Civelli’s return from suspension.
Sunzu, who is on a season-long loan from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua, watched from the bench as Lille beat Caen 2-1 away.
Lille rise from 18th to 13th on the Ligue 1 table after the away win on 20 points after 17 matches played.
Emmanuel Mayuka scored Metz’s lone goal in their 2-1 away loss 3rd tier side Wasquehal to in the Coupe de France on Sunday afternoon.
This was Mayuka’s 4th competitive goal of the season for the French Ligue 2 side since his summer move from Southampton.