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Twumasi brace helps Astana beat Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-0

Ghana’s Patrick Twumasi scored twice for Astana in their 4-0 win over Israeli side, Maccabi Tel Aviv, on Thursday in the UEFA Europa League.

Twumasi, who played for Ghana in the 0-0 draw with Uganda in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, opened the scoring for Astana in the 33rd minute with a penalty.

Peretz blocked a free kick with his hand and the referee pointed to the spot. Twumasi scored the penalty to get things going for Astana.

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He got his second of the match in the 42nd minute when he connected a cross from Shomko.

AFCON 2017 top scorer, Junior Kabananga of DR Congo, got the other two goals for Astana to give the team 4 points from their first three group matches played so far.

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