Unselfish Iheanacho Gifts Nolito First Premier League Goal


Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho showed his unselfish side by teeing up Nolito for Manchester City’s third goal in their 4-1 win over Stoke City.


The Nigerian who recently signed a new deal to stay at the Etihad until the summer of 2021, was introduced as a substitute for the second time this season, coming on in place of two goals man Sergio Aguero.

Few minutes after coming on, he released David Silva who choose to shot when a pass to Raheem Sterling would have put the game beyond the reach of Stoke City.

Less than two minutes after the miss by Silva, Iheanacho was involved in a passing sequence before he was put through on goal, but after rounding the goalkepper, he laid the ball for Nolito to finish instead of going for goal himself.

The goal was the first league goal for the Spaniard since his transfer to Manchester City in the summer, and in the final minutes of time added on he grabbed his second after another unselfish play this time around from Raheem Sterling.

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19 year old Iheanacho who is still searching for his first goal of the season, was once again involved in the build up to Nolito’s second as his dummy sent Sterling through on goal before he rolled the ball to Nolito to finish.