The Nigeria international opened his account for the Toffees in the England top flight this season after a great combination with the 27-year-old.
Everton Manager Carlo Ancelotti expressed his joy at the productive partnership between Alex Iwobi and Lucas Digne in their 2-1 Premier League win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday.
the Nigeria The international recently delivered some eye-catching performances for the Goodison Park outfit and against Wolves he scored his first league goal of the season.
The 24-year-old striker opened the scoring just six minutes into the game after a fine combination with Digne to end a 15-game drought in the division.
Ruben Neves then equalized for the Toffees before Michael Keane scored the game-winning goal as Everton clinched their second consecutive victory.
Ancelotti is delighted with his team’s performance and praised the partnership between the Super Eagles star and the 27-year-old.
“We had a different approach without Richarlison and Calvert-Lewin. We played more to attack the flanks with Iwobi and Digne and it worked well because the first goal was a fantastic combination,” said Ancelotti. BBC Sport.
“Michael Keane is amazing with his header. His goal has helped us stay in a good position in the table.”
Iwobi has now scored two goals and provided three assists in 19 appearances across all competitions this season to help Everton move up to fourth in the Premier League table.
The forward took to social media to express his joy with the impressive performances in Goodison Park’s outfit.
Everton also celebrated the Nigerian international’s impressive performance against Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.
🔥 | All the love for @alexiwobi last night’s performance!
– Everton (@Everton) January 13, 2021
Iwobi teamed up with the Toffees in the summer of 2019 after leaving his childhood club Arsenal, where he began his career.
The versatile winger has made over 40 appearances in all competitions for Everton and is expected to continue his fine form against Aston Villa January 17th.
Iwobi remains a key member of Nigeria’s national team and featured prominently in their recent 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying in November.
He has 44 caps for the Super Eagles since his debut against the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2015.