Iwobi Speaks After Scoring Winning Penalty Against Chelsea In Friendly Match

Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi has revealed that he felt elated scoring the winning penalty in Arsenal’s pre-season game against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Iwobi who was put-on in the 63rd minute, was calm as he scored the final penalty in the International Champions Cup, ICC match that saw Arsenal beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at the end of normal playing time.

Antonio Rudiger put Chelsea ahead in the 5th minute through a powerful header from Cesc Fabregas’ corner. With only a few minutes left on the clock, Alexandre Lacazette converted a cross by Reiss Nelson in the 93rd minute pushing the game to extra time.

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The penalty shoot-out saw all players score until Peter Cech stepped up and saved Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek shot, then Iwobi swooped in and won the game for the gunners.

Speaking on how he felt after the game, the 22-year-old took to Instagram and said; “More Minutes Tonight & Happy To Score The Winning Pen ⚽ Thanks For All Your Support Ireland! #AFC.”

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Updated: August 3, 2018 — 7:35 am

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