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‘That felt nice’: Iwobi ecstatic after first Fulham EPL goal as Onuachu scores again


ALEX Iwobi was in celebratory mood in the early hours of today after helping Fulham to victory over Wolves at Craven Cottage last night.

The Super Eagles midfielder opened the scoring and Willian added the other two to steer Fulham to a 3-2 English Premier League win over the battling visitors.

Iwobi started the move and finished it off in the seventh minute to score his first English Premier League goal for Fulham since joining them from Everton in the summer.

It was the Nigeria international’s fourth career goal against Wolves, more than he has ever scored against any other club.

“That felt nice,” Iwobi posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, in the early hours of today and included photos of himself celebrating with teammates, including fellow Nigeria international Calvin Bassey.

In a game of three penalties, Hwang Hee-chan scored Wolves’ second equaliser from the spot after Willian had restored Fulham’s lead following Matheus Cunha’s leveller in the first half.

Brazilian veteran Willian settled the dramatic five-goal thriller in stoppage time with another penalty as Fulham earned their first win in five games, since beating Sheffield United on October 7.

Iwobi has now scored two goals in 13 appearances in all competitions since his £20m move on deadline day September 1.

In Turkey, Paul Onuachu continued his hot scoring streak last night by netting one of the goals in Trabzonspor’s 3-3 draw at Sivasspor.

The towering Super Eagles striker has now scored for the third Turkish Super Lig fixture in a row and taken his tally since joining on loan from Southampton in September to seven goals and one assist in nine matches.

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