Iwobi was once again on fire for Everton, as he guided his team back to winning ways, bagging two assists during the course of the match.
The Nigerian’s performance deservedly earned him the Man of the Match award, finishing the game with two assists, after making three key passes while he had a 86 per cent pass accuracy with 32 of his 37 finding their targets.
Iwobi was everywhere, oscillating between the defense, midfield, and attack and looking for ways to create chances for his team.
Everton’s head coach, Frank Lampard decided to start with the same lineup that lost 1-0 to Newcastle United on Tuesday with Iwobi continuing his role in midfield alongside Senegal international Idrissa Gueye and Belgian Amadou Onana.
Everton took the lead in the 11th minute as Iwobi and Dominic Calvert-Lewin teamed up, The striker broke through the defense before collecting the brilliant pass and produced a precise strike to beat the goalkeeper.
Alex went on to start the move for the second goal, giving the ball to Damarai Gray passed who passed to left-back Vitali Mykolenko, and after the Ukrainian’s shot was parried away, but Anthony Gordon tapped in the rebound for a 2-0 lead in the 63rd minute.
In the 84th minute, Iwobi teamed up with Dwight McNeil and delivered a beautiful back flick to set up a shopr for McNeil who wasted to time in firing home.
Everton has moved past Palace into 11th position on the table with 13 points, level with the Eagles but with a superior goal difference.
Alex goal contributions took his tally to six assists (five in the league), so far this season, five of them earning Everton 10 of their 13 points.