Iwobi,Akpom Stars As Chamberlain Amazing Chip Goal Help Arsenal Hold Lens To Draw In Pre Season Tie


The Nigerian duo of Chuba Akpom and Alex Iwobi were on parade for Arsenal in their first pre season game against French side Lens which ended in a 1-1 draw with forward Alex Oxlade Chamberlain scoring a beautiful chip to draw the Gunners level.


Arsene Wenger handed starts to the Nigerian duo with Iwobi taking up his preferred role behind the striker which happened to be his childhood friend Akpom who was preferred ahead of Theo Walcott for the top striker role.

Akpom twice came close to scoring in the first half with Iwobi also trying his luck in a half where their combination with French teenager Jeff Reine Adelaide got the Lens defence confused for the minutes they spent on the pitch.

However substitute Chamberlain stole the show with a sumptuous lob after he was played through by Serge Gnabry for the gunners leveller late into the tie.

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