Late drama at Goodison Park as Alex Iwobi’s Everton and Taiwo Awoniyi’s Nottingham Forest shared points after playing a 1-1 scored draw in the Premier League encounter on Saturday afternoon.
Former Arsenal star Iwobi starts for the Toffees, while his fellow Super Eagles teammate Awoniyi makes the first eleven for the third time in the English topflight and new signing Emmanuel Dennis was on the substitute bench for the away team.
Brennan Johnson looked to have scored a winner for Nottingham Forest in the 81st minute would have condemned Everton to a third defeat in their opening three games for the first time in the Premier League.
Awoniyi could replicate last weekend’s goalscoring form as he was replaced by the club’s expensive signing Morgan Gibbs-White in the 61st minutes, while his new Nottingham Forest and Super Eagles teammate Denins watch the entire encounter from the substitue bench.
Iwobi who come close of scoring his Premier League goal of the season featured for the entired duration as Everton earned their first point of the season.