Landmarks, new starts and no-shows: Super Eagles Premier League roundup
It was a mixed Saturday of European league football for the Super Eagles stars, with some players recording their first starts of the season while others made new achievements.
Super Eagles Premier League record
Everton v Nottingham Forest
Alex Iwobi continued his strong vein of form as he played his 100th game for Everton. The former Arsenal midfielder had a perfect first half winning duels and completing his clashes.
—Everton (@Everton) August 20, 2022
He is currently dubbed Everton’s best player ‘by a country mile’ and his fans are in awe of his quality.
As the match ended 1-1 against Nottingham Forest who had Taiwo Awoniyi feature for 63 minutes, Iwobi impressed.
Emmanuel Dennis did not feature in the game at all as he was on the bench for the duration of the game.
Leicester v Southampton
Leicester started the season struggling, losing their second consecutive game in three. The Foxes have now managed one out of nine.
Southampton had Joe Aribo involved for 88 minutes while Wilfred Ndidi was involved for the duration of the match. Aribo took a yellow card for simulation in the game.
Kelechi Iheanacho came on in the 76th minute for Harvey Barnes as Aribo tasted their first Premier League win after three games.
Brentford lost 3-2 at Fulham in a London derby but did not name Frank Onyeka in the team on Saturday. The former FC Ebedei midfielder was on the bench from start to finish.