Arsenal’s Loss To BATE: English Media Gives Iwobi Mixed Ratings

Arsenal's Loss To BATE

Alex Iwobi was on the pitch for 90 minutes as Arsenal slumped to an embarrassing 1-0 defeat to BATE Borisov in Thursday's Europa League Round of 32 first leg fixture.

Here is a look at how some of the media in England rated the Nigerian on the night.

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The mirror.co.uk in their appraisal of the performance of the Nigerian wrote: “Alex Iwobi. 6 – Lively on the edge of the area but lacked the creativity to play a final ball.”

The4thofficial.com considered the Nigerian as the Gunners' best outfielder on the night.

“He was Unai Emery's biggest weapon going forward, but he lacked the cutting edge in the final third.”

ESPN. com gave the Super Eagles forward a 6 out of 10 which ordinarily is a pass mark albeit in this case a rather unsatisfactory showing by the Nigerian.

“MF Alex Iwobi, 6 – Iwobi tends to have one good game followed by one bad one.”After a decent showing at Huddersfield at the weekend, he was poor on this night.

Madaboutepl.com, it was a below-par performance by Iwobi which earned him only a 4 out of 10.

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“Alex Iwobi 4/10. Just like Guendouzi, Iwobi showcased immense work-ethic but he struggled to make his presence felt in the final third.

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