Alex Iwobi sets new Premier League record in Arsenal’s win over Watford
– Alex Iwobi was impressive for Arsenal in their 1-0 win over Watford in their Premier League fixture at Vicarage Road
– Aubameyang scored the only goal that handed the Gunners the win after the fixture
– The 22-year-old Iwobi however set new EPL record after completing seven key passes in a single game.
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi set a new Premier League record after helping Arsenal beat Watford 1-0 at Vicarage Road on Monday night. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s tenth minute goal was all the visitors needed to secure maximum points away from home. Barely one minute after the goal, the Hornets captain Troy Deeney was handed his marching order for a serious tackle on Lucas Torreira.
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Stats however reveals that the Nigerian forward completed seven key passes during the fixture and set a new record in a Premier League match this season.
Guendouzi breaks the lines and cuts the ball back – @AlexIwobi then tees up Xhaka, but his left-footed strike is gathered at the second attempt by Foster
Just over 10 minutes remain…
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) April 15, 2019
According to All Nigeria Soccer, the 22-year-old made five final passes more than teammates Aaron Ramsey, Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil. Former Flying Eagles star Isaac Success was also in action for the Hornets in their defeat at home to Arsenal – making just one key pass all through the game. Other players with just one major pass were Daryl Janmaat, Christian Kabasele, Abdoulaye Doucouré, Will Hughes and Troy Deeney
Alex Iwobi had one shot on target after making attempts three different times and also had 88.7 percent passing accuracy.
H made three superb tackles and also had 85 touches on the ball all through the encounter. He has played 1,705 minutes from 30 appearances in the Premier League this season.
Lovameet earlier reported that Alex Iwobi scored a cheeky goal in training with Petr Cech in goal but Arsenal fans were left unimpressed. The Gunners are preparing or a crunch Premier League game against Everton at Goodison Park as Unai Emery will be looking to keep their top four hopes alive with a win. Arsenal have been blessed with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette firepower as they have scored 30 league goals between them this season.