Nigerian midfielder Alex Iwobi had an exceptional game and was awarded the Man of the match award as Arsenal defeated Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidis Leicester city 3 -1 at the Emirates on Monday
Arsenal came from behind to win the game 3 -1 courtesy of goals from Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after going behind early to a Hector Bellerin own goal
Iwobis all round contribution in the game where he constantly drove the team forward and dazzled fans with his silkly touches got the award as the best player on the pitch ahead of former German international and Arsenal captain on the night Mesut Ozil who had a hand in 2 goals and scored one himself
The Nigerian international was Arsenal’s brightest player in the first half, and continued in the same vein after the break.
Iwobi had 72 touches 40/50 passes Made 5 ball recoveries had 4successful tackles out of 7 attempts made 3 successful dribbles and 2 key passes
The 22 year old complemented the genius of Mesut Özil really nicely and was direct, intentional, confident and assertive all through the game
Iwobis International teammates also had good games with Kelechi Iheanacho twice going close in the opening minutes and Wilfred Ndidi hitting the cross bar and also laying on a great pass for Chilwell for the first goal