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Man of the Match Alex Iwobi helps Everton beat West Ham to claim first League win of the season

Alex Iwobi was named the Man of the Match as Everton secured a 1-0 win against West Ham in a Premier League game on Sunday.

The Super Eagles midfielder who is arguably one of the best midfielders in the Premier League this season capped his remarkable display with the assist resulting in the only goal.

Alex Iwobi who is one of the first names on Frank Lampard’s team sheet continued to reward his boss with a good display.

The former Arsenal player won all the tackles he attempted and recovered 8 balls, most by anyone.

Maupay goal assisted by Iwobi

Apart from assisting the goal, Alex Iwobi was in total control of everything that happened in the game orchestrating his team to their first league win of the season.

😍 Alex Iwobi v West Ham:

100% tackles won
83% pass accuracy
74 touches
27/34 final third passes completed
8 ball recoveries
3 ground duels won
2 dribbles completed
2 key passes
1 assist

As a reward for Alex Iwobi’s incredible display at Goodison park, he was picked as the man of the match.

He now has two assists from seven Premier League games this season.

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