Iwobi Subbed Off In Arsenal Win Over West Ham; Ndidi, Iheanacho Win With Leicester
Super Eagles winger, Alex Iwobi made his 100th appearance for Arsenal who beat West Ham United 3-1 to record their first win of the season at the Emirates Stadium, London on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria. com.
Iwobi however put up a below par performance in the game and was substituted at the start of the second half by Alexander Lacazette.
Arsenal went behind in the 25th minute with the impressive Marko Arnautovic grabbing the oepner for the Hammers.
The Gunners however rallied back with goals from Nacho Monreal, Issa Diop (own goal) and Danny Welbeck.
At the Saint Mary’s Stadium, the duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were involved from the start in Leicester City’s 2-1 away win against 10-man Southampton.
Ndidi played all 90 minutes, while Iheanacho was replaced by Marc Albrighton in the 67th minute.
Ryan Bertrand put Southampton ahead in the 52nd minute, while Demarai Gray equalised for Leicester City four minutes later.
Harry Maguire netted the winner for the visitors in stoppage time.
Southampton were reduced to 10-men following Pierre Hojbjerg’s dismissal in the 77th minute.
Bournemouth and Everton battled to a 2-2 draw at the Vitality Stadium.
Theo Walcott and Micheal Keane grabbed both goals for Everton, while Joshua King (penalty) and Nathan Make scored for Bournemouth.
Both sides finished the game with 10-men after Richarlison and Adam Smith were dismissed.
Huddersfield were held to a goalless draw at home by Cardiff City in day’s other game.