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Arsenal fans blast Iwobi for awful miss against Musa's CSKA

Europa League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 13/04/2018

Arsenal fans worldwide including the Nigerian own blast Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi for awful miss during Gunners 2-2 draw in the Europa League clash with Ahmed Musa's CSKA Moscow on Thursday night.

Arsene Wenger side were forced to battle back from two goals down through Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin, Premier League outfit to put their quarter-final tie beyond doubt.

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The 21-year-old was introduced in the second half of the encounter to replace Alexandre Lacazette in the 77th minutes after Danny Welbeck just pulled one back Arsenal two minutes ago.

Iwobi was handed a golden chance to level the score after being put through on goal by Mesut Ozil but somehow the Nigeria international managed to miss the target. Aaron Ramsey finished it in the added time finish to put the game beyond the Russians.

"I don’t want to pick on Iwobi but he had fear in his eyes,’ former Gunners defender Martin Keown told BT Sport after the game. "You’ve got to love those moments.’

Here are some of the tweets from Arsenal's Nigerian fans criticizing the winger for his woeful effort…

Arsenal will know their fate in Fridays draw alongside Atletico Madrid, FC Red Bull Salzburg and Marseille.
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