Lanky Nigeria striker, Paul Onuachu scored two first half strikes to give FC Midtjylland a 2-0 victory away over The New Saints at the Cardiff City Stadium on Thursday and a comfortable lead going into the second leg of their Europa League qualification series.
The 6 ft 7 Nigerian forward Paul Onuachu fires in two headers from corners to give FC Midtjylland advantage heading into second leg at the MCH Arena.
Paul Onuachu opened the scoring for the Danish champions after nine minutes, and claimed his second of the evening 20 minutes later following a Jakob Poulsen corner.
The welsh side fought well but were undone by two first half corners, both of which were dispatched by the tall forward who used his height to good effect
The second leg takes place next Thursday.
The winner after the second leg will face the losers of the Champions League tie between Malmo of Sweden and Hungary’s Videoton in the Europa League play-offs.