Premier League Wrap: Iwobi Notches 2 Assists; Iheanacho Sets New Personal Record; Robson-Kanu Debuts; Ibe, Ogbonna Start
Published: September 17, 2016
Premier League Wrap: Iwobi Notches 2 Assists; Iheanacho Sets New Personal Record; Robson-Kanu Debuts; Ibe, Ogbonna StartCatch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Arsenal won their third consecutive game of the new season, beating Hull City 4-1 . Super Eagles starlet Alex Iwobi retained his place in the Gunners starting XI and was one of the impressive players at the KCOM Stadium.

The 20-year-old was the architect of several chances created by Arsenal in the first half. Sanchez opened scoring in the 17th minute when a shot taken by the Nigerian brushed its way through the Chilean.

And he was involved in the second goal after his lovely back heel found Theo Walcott. Iwobi was replaced in the 77th minute.

England U21 international Chuba Akpom did not make the Gunners 18-man squad; while Hull City’s Moses Odubajo is still recovering from injury.

Kelechi Iheanacho extended his scoring streak to three matches, his best ever goal-scoring run in competitive fixtures since he turned professional, when he netted Manchester City’s second goal in the 25th minute versus Bournemouth.

The 19-year-old provided an assist for the Citizens third goal and played the full game. Bournemouth number 33 Jordon Ibe was substituted in the 46th minute.  Central defender Tosin Adarabioyo was not involved for City in the 4-0 win.

Elsewhere, at The Hawthorns, Italy international Angelo Ogbonna put in a full ninety-minute shift in West Ham’s 4-2 loss to West Brom. Wales international Hal Robson-Kanu debuted for the Baggies following his introduction in the 87th minute.

Leicester City returned to winning ways with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Burnley. Ahmed Musa watched proceedings from the Foxes bench.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

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