Alex Iwobi scores first goal for Fulham in EFL Cup win vs Norwich

Alex Iwobi scores first goal for Fulham in EFL Cup win vs Norwich

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has finally found back of the net, grabbing his first goal for Fulham, securing their EFL Cup victory over Norwich.Alex Iwobi scores first goal for Fulham in EFL Cup win vs Norwich

The former Everton and Arsenal star was the key player in Fulham’s 2-1 triumph over Norwich City in the Carabao Cup round of 32.

Iwobi, who recently joined Fulham, displayed his talent as he earned his first start under coach Marco Silva at Craven Cottage.

Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey also stood strong in the Cottagers’ defense.

The game started with a bang for Fulham, with Carlos Vinicius finding the net in the 12th minute.

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With Iwobi orchestrating the midfield, Fulham took control of possession, showcasing their superiority.

Iwobi made a significant impact, recording 64 touches and 41 successful passes. He also demonstrated his defensive skills with two tackles and a 67% success rate in duels.

Despite their dominance, Fulham had to wait until the 72nd minute for their second goal, a brilliant strike from Iwobi.

The play began deep in Norwich City’s half, with Harry Wilson delivering a precise pass to Iwobi just outside the box.

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Iwobi unleashed a precise low shot into the bottom left corner of Norwich City’s goal, extending Fulham’s lead to 2-0.

Nevertheless, Norwich City managed to pull one back in the 75th minute through Borja Sainz, ending the game with a final score of 2-1 in favor of Fulham at Craven Cottage.

This victory marks an exciting start to Iwobi’s journey with the Cottagers.

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