The ex-Everton maestro played a key role in Fulham’s triumphant 2-1 showdown against Norwich City in the Carabao Cup round of 32.
Iwobi, who recently joined forces with Fulham, showcased himself in his first start under the guidance of Coach Marco Silva at Craven Cottage.
Additionally, Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey exhibited unwavering strength in the Cottagers’ defensive line.
The match began with a burst of energy for Fulham, as Carlos Vinicius hit the back of the net in the 12th minute.
With Iwobi fully in charge of the midfield, Fulham took strong control of possession, underscoring their dominance on the pitch.
Iwobi’s impact was monumental, registering 64 touches and 41 successful passes. He also flexed his defensive prowess with two tackles and a 67% success rate in duels.
Despite their dominance, Fulham had to wait until the 72nd minute for their second goal, courtesy of an exceptional strike by Iwobi.
The action kicked off deep in Norwich City’s half, with Harry Wilson delivering a pinpoint pass to Iwobi just outside the box.
Iwobi unleashed a precise low shot into the bottom left corner of Norwich City’s goal, expanding Fulham’s lead to 2-0.
However, Norwich City managed to get one back in the 75th minute through Borja Sainz, concluding the match with a final score of 2-1 in favor of Fulham at Craven Cottage.
This victory marks an electrifying beginning to Iwobi’s journey with the Cottagers. It’s a real test of his potential as the future looks very bright ahead at Fulham.