Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, scored all four goals for Genk in their 4-1 destruction of Sporting Charleroi.
After a shaky start to the season, blighted by injuries, which saw him fail to score in any of his opening six matches, the giant Nigerian international has found his feet again and is back to his devastating best for Genk.
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Genk sealed a ninth successive win in all competitions courtesy of a comfortable win over Sporting on Friday night.
Onuachu got back into his groove when the Smurfs played hosts to Jupiler League strugglers, Charleroi.
Genk started the game on the front foot, and within eight minutes, they won a penalty.
Onuachu took on his penalty duties, and he made no mistake from the spot, converting to make it 1-0 for Genk.
The Smurfs did not rest on their oars and kept pushing for more goals. They then got their reward just five minutes after the half-hour mark.
Onuachu met a cross from Tresor Ndayishimiye and sent in a strong header from close range to make it 2-0.
Charleroi looked strong in the second half, but they were not a match for Genk. Onuachu scored two goals in the second half to complete his haul and ensure a 4-1 win for Genk.
Onuachu’s haul makes him the first Genk player to score four goals in a match after Wesley Sonck, who did it against Exelsior.
He now has 12 goals in his last seven matches in the Jupiler league.
Genk have now extended their unbeaten run to 15 matches, 14 wins and one draw.
On the table, with the win, Genk have also extended their lead over second-placed Royal Antwerp, who have a game in hand, to 10 points after 16 matches.