Ghana striker Patrick Twumasi scored his 7th goal of the season in FC Astana’s 2-0 win over Kaisar in the Kazakh top- flight on Thursday.
The 23-year-old put his side ahead in the 14th minute before Yuri Logvinenko doubled the lead on 70 minutes.
Twumasi is presently three goals short of equalling his own best of ten league goals he registered in the2014 season. FC Astana is top of the league table leading with 8 points but has played one game more than Kairat.
Anthony Annan and Evans Mensah
Meanwhile, in Kazakhstan, the duo of Anthony Annan and Evans Mensah helped HJK Helsinki with overturning a first leg shortfall to advance to the Europa League second qualifying round.
The Finnish side beat Connah’s Quay Nomads FC 3-0 on Thursday night at home with a 3-1 aggregate win.
Annan kept going the whole entire duration of the game while Mensah came in as a late substitute in the 86th minute.