Iheanacho, Iwobi Score As Arsenal Beat Manchester City In Pre-season Friendly
Three Nigerian players – Alex Iwobi, Chuba Akpom and Kelechi Iheanacho – were on the scoresheet, as Arsenal came from behind to beat Manchester City 3-2 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday.
Pep Guardiola’s men took the lead through Sergio Aguero in the first half, before Iwobi equalized after the break with a controlled finish.
Theo Walcott and Akpom scored to establish a two-goal lead for the Gunners, before Iheanacho pulled one back late in the second half.
Arsenal will open their Premier League campaign at home to Liverpool next Sunday, while City will be away to Stoke City on Saturday.