Alex Iwobi was not spared the wrath of the fans after Arsenal’s goalless draw away to Chelsea in the EFL cup semifinal as he was criticized for his display.
This latest draw was coming seven days after a scintillating 2-2 Premier League draw by both teams at the Emirates Stadium.
Iwobi, who started the semi-final game against Chelsea was looking to get a tough week behind him but it was not so as fans slammed him for his performance.
It’s official, Alex Iwobi is the best player in the Prem pic.twitter.com/DvKI2ueKhj
— • (@zonalmista) January 10, 2018
In a particular instance, Iwobi had freed up space for himself through the middle of the Chelsea defence and was well placed to release a shot or pass to Sanchez only for him to bottle it.
He placed a weak side-footed shot that effortlessly rolled into the hands of the keeper much to the frustration of Sanchez and the Arsenal faithfuls.
Fans took to social media to blast him after the match. See some of the comments below
Is Iwobi actually a footballer or does he just know someone high up at Arsenal?
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) January 10, 2018
If all Americans shot like Iwobi, all schools would be safer places.
— ً (@MxitIandNiles) January 10, 2018
If Sanchez hadn’t already made up his mind to leave, Iwobi would have done it for him there.
— Mattias Karén (@MattiasKaren) January 10, 2018
Iwobi shoots like he’s wearing Loubs with the excessive spikes
— Olti (@oltian___) January 10, 2018
According to official OPTA statistics, Iwobi has clocked in the slowest shot in football history coming in at 0.09 MPH. pic.twitter.com/JxrHjK3gRs
— 7 (@drinalexis) January 10, 2018
When they said that Iwobi shoots like a feminist they really wasn’t lying at all lol pic.twitter.com/IIYVtlbROB
— Dan Soff (@Dan_Soff) January 10, 2018