Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi failed to rescue Arsenal who fell to a 3-2 defeat against their hosts, Southampton at the St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The defeat put an end to Arsenal’s 22-game unbeaten run in all competitions.
Iwobi who started game put up a fine performance and was involved in the Gunners two goals scored by Henrikh Mikhtaryan.
He was replaced by German midfielder Mezut Ozil 20 minutes before the end of the game.
Iwobi has made 14th league appearances for Unai Emery’s men this season with a goal to his name.
Danny Ings scored a brace for Southampton in the game with Charlie Austin getting the other goal.
At the Amex Stadium, Leon Balogun was on the losing side as his team, Brighton & Hove Albion fell to a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea.
Pedro and Eden Hazard netted for Chelsea in the game, while Solomon March got the hosts goal in the 66th minute.
It was Balogun’s sixth league appearance for the Seagulls this season and he has scored once.
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