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Injured Osimhen, Iwobi suffer defeat as Dennis bask in victory

by: Evolve


Alex Iwobi went missing for Everton during a Premier League game on Sunday after returning from an international break in which he helped the Super Eagles of Nigeria qualify for the World Cup playoffs.Alex Iwobi

It was a tough outing for Alex Iwobi and Everton as they fell to a heavy defeat at Man City.

The 25-year-old winger came in as a 17 minutes sub to replace Gray, who was forced off after tweaking his groin but failed to make any impact for the Rafael Benítez side.

After losing 3-0 to the Pep Guardiola side, a lot of fans took to their Twitter pages to blast the Super Eagles star, calling him the worst player in the Premier League.

While Victor Osimhen suffered from a serious clash of heads in Napoli’s game against Inter Milan on Sunday night.Victor Osimhen

After a clash with Milan Skriniar in the second half of the match, the Super Eagles striker sustained a fractured eye socket and cheekbone

The 22-year-old will now undergo a surgery and may be out for about one month.

Napoli, currently top of the league with just goal difference fell to 3-2 defeat against the Simone Inzaghi side at the San Siro Stadium.

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Dennis had an incredible display for Watford when they faced Manchester United at Vicarage Road on Saturday.Emmanuel Dennis

His outstanding man of the match performance was essential in the team’s first win under Claudio Ranieri.

Watford earned a well-deserved 4-1 victory thanks to the 24-year-old forward’s goal in stoppage time.

Emmanuel Dennis has now been directly involved in NINE Premier League goals for Watford this season (4 goals and 5 assists), second only to Mohamed Salah.





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