Alex Iwobi scores and assists in his first game for Everton as club trash Fleetwood 5-2

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Everton's Nigerian midfielder Alex Iwobi celebrates after he scores his team's third goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Fleetwood Town and Everton at Highbury Stadium in Fleetwood, north west England, on September 23, 2020. (Photo by Dave Thompson / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by DAVE THOMPSON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
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by Linda Ikeji

Nigerian winger, Alex Iwobi showed his coach Carlo Ancelotti, exactly what he has been missing as he scored a goal and provided an assist as Everton enjoyed a 5-2 win over Fleetwood Town in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night, September 23.

It was Iwobi’s first appearance of the season after he was snubbed from the club’s starting XI last week.

Richarlison opened the scoring in the 22nd minute, after Bernard’s assist. Iwobi then assisted Everton’s second goal, playing a lovely backheel to Richarlison . 

Fleetwood scored through second-half substitute Mark Duffy two minutes after the second half started. Iwobi then scored for the home side making it the first time the Nigerian attacker scored and assisted in the same match on his club career.

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Everton then scored more  through Bernard and substitute Moise Kean to extend their lead.
 

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