The Nigeria international took to Twitter (via @LeonBalogun) after the match to express his satisfaction with keeping a clean sheet and helping the ‘Gers to victory in his first competitive appearance for the Ibrox outfit.
— Leon Balogun (@LeonBalogun) August 2, 2020
Balogun’s statistics from the win at Pittodrie make for pleasant reading for the defender. He won six headers against the Dons, more than any other player on the pitch, along with making three clearances and winning one tackle. He also found a team-mate with three of his five long passes on Saturday (via WhoScored).
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These ‘Gers fans on Twitter let him know how happy they were with his debut, with one supporter believing he could go on to be “our new Davie Weir”, an ode to the ex-Ibrox defender who won three Premiership titles with the club and was once named their Player of the Year:
Bossed it big man 👏🏻
— Ibrox Loyal (@IbroxIoyal) August 2, 2020
Many more clean sheets to come with them performances big man 👌
— Steely (@OhItsSteely) August 2, 2020
Absolutely outstanding big man.
— JT (@bulloobear) August 2, 2020
Great debut. I may be getting ahead of myself but Leon could be our new Davie Weir at the back. WATP.
— Hugh Walker (@HW1956) August 2, 2020
Man of the match for me commanding display.👏👏
— scott strachan (@scoob79) August 2, 2020
As debuts go its right up there mate. Fully committed to the fight for the shirt. Very impressive! Keep it up big man.
— RAMSTAR Racing (@Fat_Man_Racing) August 2, 2020
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