Alex Iwobi on fire, scores as Everton record incredible win over Wolves in EPL tie

Alex Iwobi on fire, scores as Everton record incredible win over Wolves in EPL tie

– Alex Iwobi scored for Everton in their Premier League win over Wolves

– The Premier League encounter ended 2-1 in favour of Carlo Ancelotti’s men

– Everton are also currently occupying fourth position on the Premier League table

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Nigerian footballer Alex Iwobi scored his first Premier League goal of the season for Everton on Tuesday night, January 12, in their win over Wolves in English topflight game.

Interestingly, the Super Eagles star scored his last Premier League goal four months ago against Wolves before netting against them again.

Everton started this Premier League encounter on an impressive note and it took them only six minutes to get the first goal through Alex Iwobi who was assisted by Lucas Digne.

The hosts came back strongly in the 14th minute and restored parity through Ruben Neves who got a perfect assist from Rayan Ait Nouri.

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Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi had another chance to score another goal before the end of the first half, but his shot was blocked.

Michael Keane scored the second goal and the winner for Everton in the 77th minute after benefiting from an assist by Andre Gomes as the match ended 2-1.

Everton are now occupying fourth position on the Premier League table with 32 points after 17 games played so far and they will face Aston Villa in their next encounter.

Manchester United are now topping the Premier League table with 36 points after 17 games played so far and they are three points above Liverpool on second position.

Alex Iwobi in action for Everton

Alex Iwobi scores for Everton against Wolves.
Photo by Marc Atkins
Source: Getty Images

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Alex Iwobi who is a Nigerian footballer currently playing for Premier League side Everton has explained that Super Eagles players were stoned by fans in Benin City after draw against Sierra Leone.

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Gernot Rohr and his men were forced to a 4-4 draw in the 2022 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in which the visitors came back to pick a point in Benin.

Alex Iwobi was in his best game for Nigeria in the match against Sierra Leone in Benin as the former Arsenal striker scored a brace for the three-time African champions.

Super Eagles players were woeful in the second half as they allowed Sierra Leone to come back into the game and ended the battle in a draw.

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