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Iwobi Starts 2019 On High Style As Arsenal Defeats Fulham

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Arsenal started the year 2019 in grand style, as Emery’s side defeated Fulham in a 4-1 victory.

Nigerian player, Alex Iwobi and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were instrumental in the victory over Fulham has they delivered decisive performances during the match.

The Gunners went into the game after their worst game in 2018, losing 5-1 to Liverpool on Boxing Day.

25 minutes into the game, Iwobi crafted the Gunners’ opener, lofting a delightful pass into the path of Granit Xhaka in Fulham’s box for the Switzerland midfielder to convert.

The assist by the Nigerian makes it that third time he would be directly involved in goals in his last four Premier League games.

Five minutes before the hour mark, Iwobi again combined swiftly with Aubameyang and Saed Kolasinac to help Alexandre Lacazette get in on goal

The visitors pulled one back through substitute Aboubakar Kamara who latched on to a fine Ryan Sessegnon low cross before Aaron Ramsey came off the bench to restore the hosts’ two-goal advantage.

Aubameyang scored a fourth, with the help of a huge deflection, to seal the three point and also claiming his 14th Premier League goal of the season.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am