EPL Watch: Anichebe injured in Sunderland defeat, Iwobi continues bench role as Iheanacho misses out for Man City


We take a look at the weekends English premier League action so far, as we
illuminate the performances of Nigerian players in the most followed league
world wide.

We begin at the Britannia stadium where Stoke hosted in-form Arsenal in what will turn out to be a one sided display of attacking supremacy from the 4th spot chasing gunners.

Arsenal hammered Stoke city by 4-1 but Nigerian international Alex Iwobi played no part in the win as he remained on the bench for the entire 90’minutes.

At the Etihad Manchester City managed to escape with a 2-1 win over Leceister city, after Rihad Mahrez Algerian teammate of Wilfred Ndidi spurred the chance to share the spoils by missing a vital penalty.

Wilfred Ndidi was a Stallion in midfield for Leceister city who did not have use for fellow Nigerian Ahmed Musa as he sat out the encounter on the bench.

Want away Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho was more unlucky as he was not named in the Manchester City team.

Jordon Ibe a former England u-20 player with strong Nigerian connection came on for Bournemouth with 3 minutes left and helped secured a 2-1 win over Burnley.

Former super Eagles striker Victor Anichebe suffered a Hamstring injury for already relegated Sunderland who lost 0-2 to Swansea city at home.

On Friday Everton beat Watford 1-0 with the only goal coming off the boots of English midfielder of Nigerian descent, Ross Barkley.

Italian born Nigerian forward Stephan Okaka started for Watford while Isaac
Success  was an unused substitute for Watford.

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