‘Iwobi At RWB Reminds Me Of Victor Moses’ – Everton, Super Eagles Fans Hail Display Of Nigerian
In the 68th minute, Ivan Cavaleiro fluffed an opportunity for Fulham to get back in the game when he missed a spot kick but there was a quick response as Chelsea loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek scored his first Fulham goal via a deflection.
Manager Carlo Ancelotti’s tactical masterstroke to deploy Alex Iwobi as a right wing-back paid off as the Nigeria international put in one of his best displays in an Everton shirt and was involved in the build-up to the second goal.
Everton and Nigerian fans were impressed by the performance of Iwobi, especially in the first half, and took to Twitter to praise the number 17.
Allnigeriasoccer.com has selected some of the best tweets :
@_geniusLF : “Iwobi is in LWB and crossing. J rod not much involved”
@Itz_Tcharls : “Iwobi at RWB #FULEVE reminds me of Victor moses, Saka”.
@abznolimit : “Iwobi as a rb might be it”.
@yogie_gee : “Iwobi has been class today”.
@EvertongoatsKon : “iwobi RWB might be it”.
@Real_jaeflex : “Iwobi is now a wingback? Wonderful.”
@NothingbutBoffo : “Iwobi playing like this reminds me if when Chelsea realised Victor Moses could be a wingback”.
@Chris__Kringle : “Iwobi playing brilliantly so far but I don’t get why playing as a wingback suddenly unlocks this ability to run at a defender when he was allergic to that playing as a winger…”
@zenghishan : “Iwobi: The Evolution to RWB (Victor Moses 2.0). They even have the same hairstyle. But one Sola from Ikorodu believes he should be starting for Arsenal…”
@BILLOblue : “Lets hope yom davies has been drinking what iwobi has and puts a good shift in”.
@albie1405 : “Everyone sayin iwobi was good first half so why are they not giving him the ball this half ?”
@AlexMetcalfe79 : “Iwobi been brilliant today Al. Need that out of him week in week out”.
@tenzochris : “I have not been the biggest fan of Iwobi, but he has looked good today, and that dribble on the second goal drew the defense and opened up the flank beautifully.”
@dylanjd14 : “It’s good that iwobi can play no10 or rwb”.
@sidramatics : “Iwobi playing right back for Everton…strange”.
@MNtoffeeNAV : “Beautiful 2nd goal! Iwobi looking good at wingback”.
@frank_obaank : “Victor Moses revived his career in Chelsea after being switched to Wing Back, today Alex Iwobi had a really good game at Wing Back and with Seamus Coleman set to be out for a while, this is his chance to establish himself in a good team under a great manager. OPPORTUNITY!”
@Iancroll1 : “Words you never thought you’d hear yourself say. “Give it to Iwobi”
@TheBiigJay : “Just imagine the uproar if ever Gernot Rohr decides to field Alex Iwobi as a wing-back for @NGSuperEagles. The question is: does he have the technical onion or power to throw such a curve ball?”
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