Iheanacho, Iwobi Score As Arsenal Beat Manchester City In Pre-season Friendly

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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.

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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.

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Arsenal will open their Premier League campaign at home to Liverpool next Sunday, while City will be away to Stoke City on Saturday.

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