Super Eagles teenage Midfielder Alex Iwobi’s stock continues to rise as he was named the man of the match as Arsenal totally outclassed Chelsea at the Emirates in a late kickoff EPl match on Saturday
The 20 year old Nigerian wonderkid had an awesome game and was a complete live-wire for Arsenal as the Gunners put 3 quick goals past Chelsea in the first half to finally end their jinx against Chelsea
Victor Moses was on the Chelsea bench while Mikel and Ola Aina were not even listed
Alexis Sanchez opened scoring for Wengers men when he took advantage of Gary Cahill’s error to race clear and lift a composed finish over Thibaut Courtois after 11 minutes,
Just 3 minutes later Theo Walcott finished off a brilliant move started by Man of the Match Alex Iwobi to guide in Hector Bellerin’s pass.
The brilliant Iwobi took the ball with his back to goal turned and sent a perfect through pass to Bellerin who teed up Walcot to score
Mesut Ozil then left N’Golo Kante for dead exposing Chelsea on the counter-attack and fired in Arsenal’s third five minutes before the break, after a quick exchange with Sanchez.
The blues improved slightly in the second half but rarely threatened and couldn’t even muster a shot on target as Iwobi kept pulling the strings in the middle
He was finally replaced on 69 minutes as Arsenal decided to close up shop and rest the teenage Nigerian with an eye on their Champions League fixture on Wednesday against Swiss side Basel at home
With the loss Chelsea’s long unbeaten league run against Arsenal came to an end
Alex Iwobis form meanwhile must come as good news to Super eagles handler Gernot Rohr as he prepares for Nigerias World cup Qualifying match against Zambia on the 9th of October