Liverpool Vs Everton: Iwobi targets first Merseyside goal in seven games
Everton star looking to make his 150th start in 205 games
Alex Iwobi will be seeking to score his first Merseyside goal when he makes the short trip across town with Everton to face Liverpool in the penultimate fixture of Matchweek 23 on Monday.
The Nigerian has featured 11 times against Liverpool but six of the games have come after he switced the Emirates stadium for Goodison Park in August 2019.
In the five games he played for Arsenal against Liverpool, the 26 year old started four and provided four assists. He lost thrice and drew twice.
Since his move to the Toffees, the Nigerian has started four of the six appearances he made, won once and lost twice.
On Monday the Super Eagle will be looking first his goal involvement in the Merseyside and will hope to further compund their host’s woes.
The Reds are aiming for a first league win in 2023, having lost three of their four matches in the competition this year.
Everton are aiming to build on their impressive 1-0 win against Arsenal, their first match under Sean Dyche, and move out of the bottom three.
A win for Everton will be theiramd Iwobi’s second in seven games against their bitter rival and goal for Iwobi will be his first against the Reds and his second of the season in 22 games.
If he starts, it will be his 22nd in 22 games this term and 150th in 205 games since he made his Premier League debut in October 2015.