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EUROPA: Iwobi makes assist as Arsenal thrash Qarabag; Moses subbed on in Chelsea win

Alex Iwobi

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi put up a man-of-the-match performance in his second Europa League appearance for Arsenal as they thrashed Qarabag 3-0 on Thursday.

Iwobi, who grabbed an assist in the encounter, now has four assists and one goal to his name for Arsenal this season.

Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Emile Smith Rowe and Matteo Guendouzi were the goalscorers for the Gunners, who dominated most parts of the game in Azerbaijan.

With the win, the Gunners top Group E with two wins from two games and they have now won eight consecutive games in all competitions.

At Stamford Bridge, Nigerian winger Victor Moses came in as a substitute for Willian in the game as Chelsea sealed a 1-0 win over their visitors.

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After a goalless first half, the Blues finally broke through from a late goal by Alvaro Morata, to make it two wins in two matches in the Europa League.

At Bordeaux, Nigeria winger, Samuel Kalu was on for 90 minutes as the French side fell to a 2-1 home defeat against Danish club, FC Copenhagen.

Also, former MFM forward, Stephen Odey was in action for FC Zurich who won 1-0 at home against Bulgaria’s Ludogorets.

FULL TIME RESULTS
Astana 2 – 0 Rennes
Bayer Leverkusen 4 – 2 AEK Larnaca
Zürich 1 – 0 Ludogorets
Rosenborg 1 – 3 RB Leipzig
Salzburg 3 – 1 Celtic
Bordeaux 1 – 2 København
Zenit 1 – 0 Slavia Praha
Fenerbahçe 2 – 0 Spartak Trnava
Anderlecht 0 – 2 Dinamo Zagreb
Vorskla 1 – 2 Sporting CP
Qarabağ 0 – 3 Arsenal
Real Betis 3 – 0 F91 Dudelange
Milan 3 – 1 Olympiakos Piraeus
Chelsea 1-0 MOL Vidi
Rangers 3-1 Rapid Vienna

 

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