Euro roundup: Iwobi helps Everton beat Arsenal, Success brilliant form continues

There was domestic football action in Europe on Monday night, and some Nigerian players were not left out of the action 

Alex Iwobi came on in the last three minutes of the game to help Everton end their poor run of form with a 2-1 win over his former club Arsenal.

The Toffees went into the game with no wins in eight games and it looked like it would extend to nine when Martin Ƙdegaard put the Gunners ahead just before the break.

However, Richarlison, who had two goals chalked off by VAR, levelled the scores for Rafael Benitez men before Demarai Gray scored a stunning goal in the second minute of added time to secure a vital win for the home side.

Although he was only introduced in the 87th minute, Iwobi still got into dangerous positions and could have scored Everton’s third, but he was denied by Aaron Ramsdale in Arsenal’s goal.

Meanwhile, in Italy, Isaac Success continued his impressive form, although it was not enough to save Udinese from a 3-1 loss at Empoli.

Success had provided an assist in the I Bianconeri 4-4 draw against Lazio on Thursday, and he continued in the same vein on Monday night.

The on-loan Watford star set up Gerard Deulofeu with a brilliant one-two pass for the opener. However, goals from Petar Stojanovic, Nedim Bajrami and Andrea Pinamonti turned the tie around for Empoli. 

In another Serie A game, Ola Aina was in action for 87 minutes as Torino played out a 1-1 draw at Cagliari.

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