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EPL: Aribo tops Ndidi, Iheanacho , Iwobi shares spoils with Awoniyi, Dennis debut delayed, Onyeka benched

The 2022/2023 English Premier League season entered it’s third week this afternoon, Sportsration reviews the matches involving Super Eagles players .


Leicester City 1-2 Southampton

A brace by Che Adams helped Joe Aribo’s Southampton to a comeback win over Leicester City who paraded two Super Eagle players Wilfred Ndidi (From start ) , Kelechi Iheanacho (Substitute) .

Wilfred Ndidi

In-form James Madison shot the Foxes in front but the saints ralied back to win at the King power Stadium courtesy of two goals by Substitute Che Adams .


A first win of the season for Aribo and Southampton who played a 2-2 draw vs Leeds United last weekend .

LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 06: Joe Aribo of Southampton during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on August 6, 2022 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Everton 1-1 Nottingham Forest

Alex Iwobi was named in the Everton starting XI for a third straight game by Frank Lampard while Taiwo Awoniyi retained his spot in the Forest team after his match winning goal last weekend .


A drab 80 minutes gave way for a lovely final 10 minutes after Nottingham Forest Substitute Brennan Johnson fired Forest in front in the 80th minute.


Alex Iwobi and Everton were saved from a third defeat of the season when Demarai Gray struck past Dean Henderson off a delightful Jordan Pickford assist .

Spoils shared in a game watched on from the Substitute bench by Nottingham Forest New Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis whose debut will be delayed till the cup tie vs Grimsby .

Taiwo Awoniyi

Fulham 3-2 Brentford 

Super Eagles Midfielder Frank Onyeka was an unused substitute as Fulham battled to a 3-2 win over his Manchester United destroyers Brentford .


The game at Craven Cottage looked destined for a draw before Alexander Mitrovic headed home the winner to deny Onyeka and Brentford a point on Saturday afternoon .



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