The footballing world was stunned on Sunday following the death of AC Fiorentina captain Davide Astori which culminated in the postponement of games in the Italian Serie A games.
Many games across Europe were called off due to bad weather, however on Saturday, English football was set ablaze due to the electrifying display of the Ayew brothers as Jordan netted his sixth league goal in Swansea’s comfortable win over West Ham while Andre provided two assists and had a hand in the other in the demolishing of his former team.
Daniel Amartey was at the wrong end of the news as he picked a bad injury for Leicester City during their 1-1 draw with Bournemouth.
Reuben Obodai has a lowdown on how Ghanaian players fared across the globe over the weekend.
Collins Quaner picked an injury for Huddersfield Town in their 2-0 loss against Tottenham Hotspurs at the Wembley Stadium.
Daniel Amartey wobbled off after just 20 minutes for Leicester City in their 1-1 draw with AFC Bournemouth.
Christian Atsu played saw 90 minutes of action for Newcastle United in their 2-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield.
Jordan Ayew netted his sixth league goal for Swansea City in their 4-1 win over West Ham United. Andre Ayew provided two assists in the game for the Swans.
Caleb Ekuban made a cameo appearance for Leeds United in their 3-0 loss at Middlesbrough.
Bernard Mensah warmed the bench for Bristol Rovers in their 1-0 win at Milton Keynes Dons.
Sulley Muntari lasted 81 minutes for Deportivo La Coruna in their 1-1 stalemate against Eibar at the Estadio Abanca-Raizor
Thomas Partey was magnificent for Atletico Madrid in their 1-0 loss at Barcelona.
Mubarak Wakaso was also not added to Deportivo Alaves sqaud that lost 2-1 at Real Sociedad.
Emmanuel Boateng was included in UD Levante squad that played 1-1 draw with Espanyol at home.
In the Segunda Division, Yaw Yeboah made a cameo appearance for Real Oviedo in their goalless draw with Barcelona B.
Kwadwo Asamoah was in superb form for Juventus in their 1-0 victory over SS Lazio as they leapfrogged Napoli on the standings.
Godfred Donsah climbed off the bench to pick a booking for Bologna in their 1-0 loss at SPAL.
Enock Kwarteng was not part of Nantes squad that played 1-1 with Marseille.
Grejohn Kyei made a cameo appearance for Stade Reims in their 2-1 loss at Clermont on Friday.
Joseph Paintsil lasted full throttle for Ferencvarosi in their 2-1 loss at DVTK.
Bernard Tekpetey and Baba Rahman were not included in Schalke 04 squad that beat Hertha Berlin 1-0 at the Veltins Arena.
Kevin-Prince Boateng returned from suspension to make cameo appearance for Eintracht Frankfurt in their 1-0 win over Hannover 96 at the Commerzbank-Arena.
Gideon Jung lasted 74 minutes for Hamburg SV in their goalless draw with fellow strugglers Mainz 05.
David Atanga lasted the entire duration for St. Polten 3-0 as they were humbled 2-1 at home by AC Altach.
Majeed Ashimeru lasted full period of action for AC Wolfberger in their 2-0 loss at Austria Vienna. Kadiri Mohammed was not part of the victors match day squad.
Samuel Tetteh enjoyed full throttle for LASK Linz in their 2-0 loss against Sturm Graz at home.
In the Bundesliga II, Gideon Mensah was a stalwart for FC Liefering in their 1-1 draw with Reid Grodni. Kingsley Boateng also lasted full minutes for Reid.
William Owusu Acheampong gave a good account of himself for Royal Antwerp in their 2-0 win over KAS Eupen. Eric Ocansey also lasted the entire period but there was no place for young goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen.
Samuel Asamoah was not included in Sint Truiden squad that played goalless draw with Sporting Charleroi.
Dennis Appiah played full minutes for Anderlecht in their 3-2 win at Zulte Waregem. Dauda Mohammed and Emmanuel Nii Adjei Sowah were not included in the match day squad while Francis Amuzu made a cameo appearance for the Purple and White lads.
Joseph Aidoo was deployed as a makeshift left back for KRC Genk in their 1-0 victory at Waasland-Beveren. Nana Opoku Ampomah lasted 80 minutes for the losers.
Ishmael Baidoo lasted 63 minutes for Septemvri Sofia in their 1-0 loss at leaders Ludogorets.
Ohene Carlos lasted 82 minutes for Beroe in their goalless draw with Levski Sofia.
Maxwell Boadu Acosty warmed the bench for Rijeka in their 3-1 win over Lokomotiva Zagreb.
Said Ahmed lasted full action for Hadjuk Split in their 1-0 home win against Rudes.
Benjamin Tetteh returned from a long layoff to seal victory for Bohemians 1905 in their 2-0 win over Dukla Prague.
Benjamin Asamoah scored the winning goal for Doxa in their 1-0 win over Olympiakos Nicosia. Francis Narh also played 90 minutes for the winners.
Ernest Asante lasted 84 minutes for FC Nordjaelland in their 3-0 win at Randers. Jonathan Amon was not added to the victors match day squad while Godsway Donyoh missed the game through injury.
Kelvin Mensah made a cameo appearance for Brondby in their 2-1 win over Odense.
Patrick Twumasi enjoyed full minutes of action for Astana FC as they walloped Kairat Almaty in the Kazakh Cup.
Rashid Sumaila lasted full throttle for Al Qadsia as they defeated Al Kuwaiti 2-1 at away.
Clifford Aboagye played full throttle for Atlas FC in their 2-1 defeat at Monarcas.
Derrick Luckassen made a cameo appearance for PSV Eindhoven in their 3-0 win over FC Utrecht at the Philip Stadion.
Jonathan Opoku lasted full throttle for VVV Venlo in their 1-1 stalemate with PEC Zwolle.
Thomas Agyepong lasted 64 minutes for NAC Breda in their 2-1 win against Feyenoord at home.
Asumah Abubakar missed the match day squad for Willem II in their 2-0 loss at Heerenveen through injury.
In the Eerste Divisie, Leroy Owusu was introduced in the 83rd minute for Almere City in their 2-1 home loss to Jong Ajax.
Striker Rodney Antwi provided an assist for Volendam in their 3-2 win over Eindhoven FC.
Abdul Majeed Waris and Lumor Agbenyenu were not included in the match day squad of their respective clubs as FC Porto inflicted a 2-1 defeat on Sporting Lisbon at the Estadio do Dragao.
Joseph Amoah armed the bench for Vitoria Guimaraes in their goalless draw with Belenenses. Alhassan Wakaso missed the action for Guimaraes through suspension.
Muniru Sulley was not included in Tondela squad that defeated Chaves 2-0 at home.
In the Segunda Liga, Osei Barnes scored for Arouca in their 2-0 win Sporting Lisbon B. His compatriot Ernest Ohemeng made a cameo appearance for the victors.
Kwame Nsor lasted full minutes for Academica Viseu in their 2-0 home defeat to Olivierense.
Abdul Aziz Tetteh was an unused substitute for Dynamo Moscow as they held Ufa to a 1-1 stalemate.
Kasim Nuhu enjoyed 90 minutes of action for Young Boys in their 4-2 win at Lugano.
Richard Ofori was given the man of the match accolade for his exploits for Maritzburg United in their goalless draw at Super Sport United. Richard Kissi Boateng was not part of Super Sport United squad.
Edwin Gyimah picked a booking but lasted full period of action for Bidvest Wits in their 1-1 stalemate with Baroka.
Razak Brimah picked a booking for Mamelodi Sundowns in their 3-1 win at Amazulu. Samuel Darpoh was taken off for Amazulu with just 36 minutes on the clock.
Akosah-Bempah Nana warmed the bench for Cape Town City FC in their 2-0 over Chippa United.
Bernard Morrison was taken off at half time for Orlando Pirates in their 3-1 win over rivals Kaizer Chiefs.
Samuel Owusu emjoyed 90 minutes of action for FK Cukaricki as they thump Backa 5-0.
Abraham Frimpong did not make Red Star Belgrade squad that recorded a 2-1 win over FK Vozdovac.
Sadam Sulley made a cameo appearance for Michalovce in their 1- 0 win over Zilina.
Hans Nunoo Sarpei lasted full period for FK Senica in their 1-0 victory over Podbrezova.
Bernard Mensah lasted 89 minutes for Kasimpasa in their 1-1 draw with Osmanlispor.
Kamal Issah was introduced in the 29th minute for Genclerbirligi in their 1-0 loss against Alanyaspor. Isaac Sackey played full minutes for the victors likewise Elvis Manu for the losers.
Jerry Akaminko played full period for Eskiserhirspor in their 2-2 draw with Adana Demirspor.
Mahatma Otoo did not score but lasted full period of action for Balikesirspor in their 3-1 win at Gazintepspor.
John Boye was not added to the Sivasspor match day squad that beat Antalyaspor 4-1.
Lalas Abubakar, Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful played 90 minutes minutes for Columbus Crew in their 2-0 win over Toronto FC in the first game of the MLS season. Edward Sarpong and Abu Mohammed were not part of the winners match day squad.
Abu Danladi lasted 29 minutes for Minnesota United in their 3-2 loss at San Jose Earthquakes.
Latif Blessing lasted 90 minutes for Los Angeles FC in their 1-0 win at Seattle Sounders.
Dominic Oduro warmed the bench for Montreal Impact in their 2-1 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps.
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