Iwobi’s Solid Stats Emerges After Superb Performance for Everton Against Leeds United

Iwobi’s Solid Stats Emerges After Superb Performance for Everton Against Leeds United

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM
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  • Nigerian star Alex Iwobi was in action on Tuesday night, 30 August, as Everton played 1-1 draw with Leeds United
  • The Super Eagles forward created the assist that helped Anthony Gordon to score Everton's goal in the tie
  • Alex Iwobi made two tackles, four interceptions against Leeds United in what was a brilliant performance

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi produced a great performance for Everton on Tuesday night, 30 August, as the Nigerian and his teammates forced Leeds United to a 1-1 draw in EPL duel.

The former Arsenal star has been in brilliant form so far this season for Everton and he has also been hailed many times by his coach Frank Lampard.

Against Leeds United, Alex Iwobi started the Premier League game like a soldier lonely in battle, thereby firing on all cylinders to get a good result for his side.

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Alex Iwobi produces a solid performance for Everton in EPL draw against Leeds United. Photo by George Wood
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The breakthrough came for Everton in the 17th minute when Alex Iwobi created a superb assist for Anthony Gordon to score the opener against Leeds United.

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The first half of the Premier League game ended with Everton taking a 1-0 lead into the dressing room.

When did Leeds United restore parity?

Leeds United came back into the encounter in the 55th minute when Luis Sinisterra scored a brilliant goal, but efforts for the hosts to win the game were futile as it ended 1-1.

What was Alex Iwobi's record in the match?

According to the reports on GOAL and Soccernet, Alex Iwobi accounted for two tackles, four interceptions and two clearances while committing a foul in the process.

The Nigerian did not record any shot, but made one key pass, completed a dribble and was dispossessed twice in the tight encounter.

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how a former Super Eagles goalkeeper Idah Peterside stated that he will take up legal action if he is disqualified from contesting the presidency position of the Nigeria Football Federation.

Idah made this known during a live radio programme with Sports Salsa as reports emerged that some contestants might be disqualified before Election Day.

September 30 has been set aside for the Annual General Assembly as Amaju Pinnick’s second term as president will come to an end.

And barely a month before D-Day, crisis continues to rock the football house as about 15 contenders jostle for the coveted position.

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