ALEX IWOBI has confessed
that Arsenal’s fifth round
encounter against Hull City
was a tough encounter.
Arsene Wenger and his
men were frustrated to a 0-0
draw at the Emirates to force
an unwanted replay after
failing to break the deadlock.
Danny Welbeck and Theo
Walcott were both denied
in the first half before Joel
Campbell saw a free-kick
turned onto the post and
Alex Iwobi was stopped
from distance as Arsenal,
largely camped in the Hull
half, battled to break the
And the Nigerian feels that
Steve Bruce’s men were a
hard side to play.
“Tough Battle,” Iwobi
Iwobi was handed a
starter’s shirt alongside
Theo Walcott and Mohamed
Elneny in the Gunners’
attack but were unable to the
Tigers who paraded Sone
Aluko and Moses Odubajo
in the second half.
The 19-year-old lasted on
the pitch for 73 minutes as
he replaced by Alex Oxlade-

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