Arsenal manager, Unai Emery has praised Alex Iwobi’s performance in their 5-1 loss to Liverpool in Saturday’s Premier League game.
The Gunners started the game impressively with Ainsley Maitland-Niles scoring the opener after connecting to an Iwobi cross.
The Reds rallied from behind with a hat-trick from Roberto Firmino and strikes from Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah to condemn the Londoners to their fourth league defeat this season.
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And despite the setback, the Spanish gaffer has taken positives from the encounter, hailing the Nigeria international along with goalscorer Maitland-Niles for their displays in the tie.
“There were some positives on the pitch – for example Ainsley played as a right winger and scored, working well,” Emery said in a match conference.
“Also Iwobi, after some matches not playing very well, today he played 90 minutes with a good performance.”
The defeat leaves Arsenal in the fifth spot in the league standings with 38 points from 20 games.