Iwobi Subbed On Late As Struggling Everton Beat Arsenal, Claim First Win In Three Months

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Alex Iwobi came on with two minutes left as struggling Everton from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park on Monday night.

A Demarai Gray’s volley from outside the box two minutes into added time, sealed the dramatic win.

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Going into the fixture, Everton last tasted victory in September and had gone nine consecutive games without a win.

Also, the Toffees have now won three consecutive Premier League games against Arsenal for the first time in the competition’s history.

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It is now back-to-back defeats for Arsenal who lost their last away game to Manchester United.

Everton thought they had taken the lead after 44 minutes when Richarlison headed home Andros Townsend’s free-kick, but it was disallowed for a tight offside call.

And they were made to regret that, when Arsenal suddenly burst into life seconds before the break. Kieran Tierney burst down the left and put a lovely cross into the box, and Martin Odegaard volleyed it past Pickford.

VAR’s offside decision would…



Source: Complete Sports

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