Alex Iwobi Bags Assist As Everton Dismantle Brentford In FA Cup Clash

Alex Iwobi Bags Assist As Everton Dismantle Brentford In FA Cup Clash

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By Amaechi Agbo

Super Eagles star, Alex Iwobi began life in a super form under new manager, Frank Lampard as he registered an assist in Everton’s 4-1 demolition of fellow EPL side, Brentford in 4th Round FA Cup clash at the Goodison Park, can report.

Iwobi who came of the bench in the 88th minute announced his presence when he gave an excuisite assist to Andre Townsend as he netted Everton’s fourth goal of the encounter in the added time.

Iwobi, back from the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON where his country Nigeria bowed out in the Round of 16, is hoping to regain his position in the club under new manager, Frank Lampard.

Everton announced former England midfielder Frank Lampard as new manager on a two-and-a-half-year deal on January 31, 2022.

The 43-year-old replaced Rafael Benitez, who was sacked earlier last month after one win in 13 games.

The FA Cup 4th round clash with Brentford was Lampard’s first match with the Toffees and for the first time in the season, they have scored four goals.

Yerri Mina scored the opener shortly after the half hour mark before Richarlison made it 2-0 on the 48th minute

Ivan Toney scored Brentford’s only goal via spotkick in the 54th minute before Mason Holgate restored Everton two-nil lead in the 62nd minute.

In other results, Chelsea and West Ham survived imminent upset as they needed extra time goals to beat League One and National League sides, Plymouth and Kidderminster, respectively with 2-1 scorelines.

Manchester United were eliminated from the early stages following a 7-8 penalty defeat against Middlesbrough at the Old Trafford.

While Manchester City showed class and superiority as they thrashed Fulham 4-1 to progress into the fifth round.

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