Nigerian striker Paul Onuachu superb hat-trick helped FC Midtjylland secure a 4-1 win over sloppy Derry City in the second leg of their Europa League first round qualifier at the Sligo Showground.
Derry City was pounded 6-1 in the first leg and were at the end of the day clobbered as the visiting Danish side dominated the game. Nicknamed Nigerian Peter Crouch, the six feet tall Onuachu scored an hat-trick in a prevailing display while Aaron McEneff’s well-taken first-half strike offered an uncommon splendid moment for the Wolves.
Two first-half goals from Onuachu ended any expectations of an improbable Derry City comeback, the striker likewise set up the third goal for his side before finishing his hat-trick with under 20 minutes left to play in the game.
The lanky forward will be hoping to proceed with his fine run of form to the season when they go up against Hungarian side Ferencavros in the next round of qualifiers on Thursday.