Published: Wed, January 13, 2021
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EPL: Iwobi scores first Premier League goal in 15 months

EPL: Iwobi scores first Premier League goal in 15 months

Everton coach, Carlo Ancelotti, described Iwobi's goal as fantastic.

Alex Iwobi's first Premier League goal since September 2019 had earlier been cancelled out by Ruben Neves.

Michael Keane's second-half header secured a 2-1 victory at Molineux to send the visitors fourth in the Premier League. "We played for two hours on Saturday and we have to be able to use all of our energy that we have to recover well because it will be a really tough game", Ancelotti said.

Digne was played in something of a more advanced position for the Toffees against the Midlands outfit as Ben Godfrey took up the Frenchman's usual spot at left-back, allowing the ex-PSG man to push on as a more attacking option.

"I have to say that all the back four tonight had a fantastic performance".

This despite being deprived of 14-goal top scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who was out with a hamstring injury, and fellow forward Richarlison.

James Rodriguez's measured pass found Lucas Digne and his cushioned volley was met by the onrushing and unmarked Iwobi to produce a first-time finish from 16 yards into the bottom corner.

They have won just once in eight league games since Jimenez fractured his skull at Arsenal in November.

Neves' free-kick with five minutes left hit the woodwork but Wolves dropped to 14th. "We have some players out but we have the squad to be able to manage these kinds of games".

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