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Iwobi Stars in Everton Draw At Man United; Spurs End Wolves’ Unbeaten Run

Iwobi Stars in Everton Draw At Man United; Spurs End Wolves’ Unbeaten Run

Alex Iwobi was in Everton’s starting eleven as The Toffees held Manchester United to a 1-1 away draw in Sunday’s Premier League game at the Old Trafford, Completesports.com reports.

The game was Iwobi’s 16th league appearance for Everton this season.

Everton played ambitiously to build on their 3-1 win against Chelsea, and took the lead in the 36th minute after the ball looped over David De Gea from a corner and bounced in off Victor Lindelof at the back post.

With 13 minutes remaining in the game, United poured forward and were rewarded through Mason Greenwood who cut inside from the right and drilled the ball low into the corner to make it 1-1.

United are now sixth in the league table on 25 points, four points away from fourth position , while Everton are 16th on 18 points.

And at the Molineax, Tottenham Hotspur ended Wolverhampton Wanderers’ unbeaten run following a 2-1 win.

Before the game on Sunday, Wolves had been unbeaten in nine consecutive games in all competitions.

Spurs got off to a good start on eight minutes as Lucas Moura ran at goal from the right, beat a number of Wolves defenders and lashed a fierce shot into the roof of the net.

Wolves equalised on 67 minutes through Adama Traore who found space outside the area and launched a powerful into the back of the net.

And in the 91st minute, Jan Vertonghen scored the winner after powerfully heading home Christian Eriksen’s corner.

Spurs are now fifth on 26 points three points off fourth placed Chelsea and Wolves are eight on 24 points.

By James Agberebi

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 4
  • Lord AMO 11 months ago

    Meanwhile in Scotland, Joe Aribo provided an assist and was praised immensely by his coach Steven Gerard.  Gerard nominated him for man of the match.

     
  • Let’s the haters come online and started writing their thrash about Iwobi by saying the knew his potential but he is not development the way they won’t.

     
  • Iwobi is super eagles best player wether we like it or not he his the only player we cannot do without. At list for now

     
  • Everton continued their impressive run under caretaker coach Duncan Ferguson whose side drew 1:1 impressively away to Manchester United as Alex Iwobi’s seach for his second league goal of the season continues.

    The Nigeria international started this game as he had done in the previous match which underpinned the faith the coach has in him.

    Rating him in this match, whoscored.com awarded Iwobi 6.65 which is sort of consistent with ratings elsewhere in a performance that saw Iwobi play very well in the first half but pale off in the second.

    An Internet platform offered this appraisal: “Alex Iwobi 5/10

    Didn’t close down James for the goal, but nearly assisted Richarlison with a lovely ball. His work rate fell away late in the game.”

    Liverpool Echo had this to say:
    “Iwobi 6/10: Put in a beautiful delivery that almost supplied Richarlison and then again for Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Had a strong spell before fading in the second-half.”

    Everton will battle Leicester on Wednesday 18 December in League Cup Quarter finals where Iwobi would be expected to start and put up a stronger performance.

    He would also be facing his Super Eagles brothers Iheanacho and Ndidi – whether Iheanacho will start or feature is anybody’s guess.