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Sports News of Tuesday, 20 September 2022


Maupay praises Iwobi for assist in Everton’s win vs West Ham

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Everton striker, Neal Maupay, has praised Nigerian midfielder, Alex Iwobi for his assist to him in the Premier League match against West Ham.

The Toffees defeated West Ham 1-0 at Goodison Park on Sunday, September 18.

Maupay scored the only goal of the game after receiving a pass from Iwobi in the 53rd minute.

And Maupay has gone on to praise Everton’s midfielders and wingers most especially Iwobi after the game.

“We’ve got very good players in the midfield and the wings,” quoted Maupay as saying.

“I trust them to make the difference. I have to be there to finish and it was a great pass from Alex”

Iwobi has recorded two assists in seven Premier League games this season.

He has scored 10 goals in 58 appearances for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.