Iwobi Missing As Arsenal Beat Valencia at the


Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi was an unused substitute in Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Valencia in Thursday’s UEFA Europa League first leg clash at the Emirates stadium reports Completesport.com.

Iwobi has made ten Europa League appearances with six of them as substitute and he has scored once and made two assists for the Gunners.

Mouctar Diakhaby handed Valencia the lead after 11 minutes but two quick goals from Alexandre Lacazette in eight minutes gave the Gunners the lead into the break.

In the second half, after so much pressure, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scored a third goal in additional time to secure a comfortable win ahead of the second leg at the Mestalla stadium.

In Germany, Chelsea played out a 1-1 draw away with Eintracht Frankfurt.

Luka Jovic gave the hosts, Frankfurt the lead after 23 minutes but Pedro Rodriguez drew Chelsea level in the 45th minute.

Despite dominating the second half, Chelsea were fortunate to survive a handful of late chances, and the tie remains finely poised ahead of the return leg at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, May 9.


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