Ghanaian defender Jeremie Frimpong was on target for Germany Bundesliga side Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night away at Union St Gilliose in Belgium.
The rright-back played 71 minutes of football for his team as they beat their opponents 4-1 on the road to reach out to the semi-final of the ongoing 2022-23 UEFA’s second tier competition.
He was substituted and replaced by Amine Adli when his team was leading by 3-1 and with just a little under 20 minutes left on the clock.
Moussa Diaby broke the deadlock of the match to put the visitors 1-0 up just after two minutes with a beautiful goal to set Leverkusen up for a thruimphant victory.
Mitchel Bakker added to the away team’s advantage before the end of the first 45 minutes of the match to make it 2-0 at the interval.
On the hour mark and with half an hour to go, Jeremie Frimpong scored the third goal to put the game to bed and way beyond the reach of the reach of the home team with a brilliant strike.
Inside 64 minutes, Casper Terho got a consolation goal for the home team but Adam Hlozek restored the away team’s three-goal advantage after 79 minutes.
It ended 4-1 on the night to Bayer Leverkusen who will face AS Roma in the semifinal for a place in the final.
The 22-year-old Ghanaian defender has nine goals and eight assists in the 2022-23 season so far.