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‘We Know The Quality He Has’ — Lampard Raves About ‘Matchwinner’ Iwobi

‘We Know The Quality He Has’ — Lampard Raves About ‘Matchwinner’ Iwobi

Everton boss Frank Lampard has heaped plaudits on Alex Iwobi after the Nigerian stoppage time strike gave the Toffees a hard-fought 1-0 win against Newcastle United on Thursday night.

Iwobi exchanged passes with substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin before slotting a low left-footed shot into the net.

The win ended a four-game losing streak in the Premier League for Everton and boosted the club’s hopes of avoiding a relegation scrap.

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The 25-year-old has featured regularly for the Merseyside club since Lampard took over from Rafa Benitez.

Thursday night’s goal was his second in 17 league appearances for Everton this season and the manager expects him to deliver more on a regular basis.

“He trains so well. You see how hard he works. I’m delighted he’s the man that gets the goal to win it for us,” Lampard said after the game.

“He needs to believe in himself more because we know the quality he has.”

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  • MONKEY POST 2 years ago

    Yesterday go be the best day of him life o.. LMFAO!!

    • MONKEY POST 2 years ago

      LMFAO! All this thumbs down bcos I said yesterday was the best day in his life?Am I suppose to say worst day?SHM..

      You people think it’s a indirect shade or what?SMH…

  • Glory 2 years ago

    “He needs to believe in himself more because we know the quality he has”. The quote that says everything about Iwobi….He has not given even half of what he has in him. Admittedly, that hurts a bit but strongly believe it will happen in due course.

  • Iwobi is a specialist when it comes to scoring crucial goals. Remember also the goal that qualified Nigeria for the 2018 World Cup against a stubborn Zambian side in Abuja? Or the one that knocked out Cameroun in the 2019 Afcon Q/F after a one-two play with Ighalo.

    I don’t know anyone else in the current SE who’s better at one-two outmaneuvers in the 18 as Iwobi. He did it with Aina that got Nigeria a penalty against Benin in the 2-1 win over them and I’m sure Nigeria would have turned the Tunisia game around at Afcon if the ref hadn’t sent him off.

    We’ll miss Iwobi against Ghana sha. Strangely, Eguavoen hasn’t utilized him much.

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