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EPL: Iwobi earns huge praise from Lampard despite defeat to Chelsea

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Alex Iwobi earned huge plaudits from Frank Lampard despite Everton’s defeat to Chelsea in their Premier League clash on Saturday.

Iwobi, who was in action for 90 minutes was one of the Everton’s top performers in the game.

The Nigerian international was deployed in central midfield in the keenly contested encounter.

Italy international Jorginho’s first half penalty was the difference between both teams.

“I thought Alex Iwobi was brilliant in the number six role. Because of his attitude, personality and humility, it doesn’t matter [where he plays],” Lampard told reporters.

“I thought him and Abdoulaye Doucoure played very well in midfield.”

Everton will face Aston Villa in their next game at the Villa Park.

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