EPL Wrap: Iwobi Plays As Sub; Success Missing In Watford’s Loss At Anfield
Alex Iwobi made his 90th Premier League appearance for Arsenal who thrashed Bournemouth 5-1 at the Emirates stadium on Wednesday reports Completesports.com.
The Nigerian international came on for Sead Kolasinac in the 57th of the encounter.
Goals from Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave Arsenal a two goal lead but on the half hour mark, Matteo Guendouzi was caught in possession and Lys Mousset capitalised to reduce the Gunners deficit.
Laurent Koscielny restored Arsenal’s two goal advantage after he forced the ball over the line after good work from Mkhitaryan down the right flank.
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang rounded Arthur Boruc in the 59th before slotting in his 19th goal of a stellar season.
Substitute Alex Lacazette stepped off the bench and, after going close with one chance, curled in a free kick from the edge of the box to make it five goals from his last five home Premier League games.
That sealed a fine evening’s work – and proved the perfect preparation for Saturday’s north London derby against Tottenham.
At Anfield, Isaac Success was was not listed in Watford’s matchday squad that lost 5-0 to Liverpool.
A brace from Saido Mane, Virgil Van Dijk and a strike from Divok Origi restored Liverpool’s one point gap.
In other games, a double from Romelu Lukaku and a strike from Ashley Young secured Manchester United a 3-1 win away at Crystal Palace despite Joel Ward’s goal.
Manchester City also edged West Ham 1-0 courtesy of a strike from Sergio Aguero from the spot while Chelsea and Southampton defeated their visitors Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham 2-0 respectively.
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