Newly Appointed head Coach of Everton Football Club, Frank Lampard is pleased with the Performance of Nigerian attacker, Alex Iwobi in the Game against Leeds United.

Alex Iwobi was Named in the starting Line-up for Everton as they took on fellow Bottom-half placed team, Leeds United in a must win premier league Encounter for both sides.

Iwobi who has come Under-fire in recent times especially Following his unfortunate dismissal in Nigeria's 1-0 Knockout loss at the AFCON, has regained his confidence, putting up a solid Performance for his club side as they Secured a valuable 3-0 Victory over Leeds United.

The Nigerian Star was one of the standout players in the game, Creating a Couple of Chances for his Side. Iwobi with a Rating of 7.1 as per sofascore, recorded 85% accuracy in passing. The player also performed well Defensively as he Made 3 blocks, 3 tackles and won 6 ground duels. 

Frank Lampard who ensured That the player played a Full 90 Minutes has heaped praises on the former Arsenal man as he also reveals the conversation he had with the player before the game as pertaining to the player's confidence level.

"He's a quiet lad, keeps his head down, trains with talent, trains with work ethic, and the way we changed the formation of the team and played with wide-men as we did, Alex has just sort of demanded a place in the team with his performance," Lampard Said via Liverpool Echo

"He just needs to believe in himself and I said it to him before the game. I certainly believe in him from the things I've seen but the work ethic side of his game he showed in that role".

Alex Iwobi Also won the hearts of Many of the Everton fans as they heaped praises on him which is often a Rare act by the Evertonians. It could be recalled that on several occasions Iwobi has been singled out as the 'Scape Goat' in Some of Everton's Losses.

Iwobi and Lampard would be hoping to continue Their fine form When Everton Takes on Southampton on Saturday, February 19th, 2022.