Success Subbed On As Iwobi Bags 11th EPL Assist In Arsenal Win Vs Wartford; Iheanacho, Ndidi Star In Leicester Win; Balogun Benched


By Johnny Edward:
Alex Iwobi made his 11th EPL assist for Arsenal who recorded their fifth straight win defeating Watford 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, reports

An own goal from Craig Cathcart and a close-range strike from Mesut Ozil secured a fourth successive EPL win of the season for the Gunners.

After a goalless first half, the Nigeria international, Iwobi came on for Aaron Ramsey in the 63th minute and his cross from the right flanks was turned in Craig Cathcart for the Gunners’ opener.

Mesut Ozil sealed the win seven minutes from time.

Isaac Success came on for Andre Gray in the 72th minute for Watford. It was his seventh substitute appearance for the Hornets this season.


At the John Smith Stadium, in Huddersfield, Tottenham Hotspur defeated Huddersfield Town 2-0.

A brace from Harry Kane secured a brilliant win for Spurs.

Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a brace while Cenk Tosun added a third as Everton defeated Fulham 3-0 at Goodison Park in Merseyside.

At the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, a goal in each half from Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero handed Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City a 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion who Left Leon Balogun on the bench for a third consecutive game.

Balogun has made two appearances for the Seagulls this season.

At St James Park, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi were handed another start for Leicester City who defeated Newcastle United 2-0. The pair played the entire duration of the encounter.

Jamie Vardy scored from the spot to hand the Foxes the lead after 30 minutes and in the second half, Harry Maguire sealed the win for the Claude Puel’s side in the 73rd minute.

At the Molineaux stadium, Southampton suffered a successive defeat, losing at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Late goals from Ivan Cavaleiro and Jonny Castro secured maximum points for Nuno Espirito side.

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