Super Eagles duo Paul Onuachu and Cyriel Dessers were on target as Genk whitewashed Eupen 4-0 in the Belgian First Division game at Luminus Arena.
Genk’s Danish manager Jess Thorup handed Dessers his first start in the league since August 30, 2020, when he went the distance in the 2-1 defeat to the champions Club Brugge.
Onuachu, who was afforded his eighth start for the home side opened the scoring as early as the fifth minute when he tucked home his effort from the penalty spot.
The lanky center-forward then set up his compatriot Dessers to double the Blue and White’s lead in the 48th minute.
Theo Bongonda made it three after receiving a timely pass from Dries Wouters in the 74th minute before completing his double with eight minutes left to play.
Onuachu now has eight goals in 10 league appearances for the Luminus Arena outfit in the current campaign.
Dessers, since joining Genk in the summer from Dutch Eredivisie side Heracles Almo, has scored two goals in eight league games for Jess Thorup’s side.
Genk are now fourth on the league table after gathering 19 points from 11 matches.