Iwobi, Akpom Score As Arsenal Batter Viking

Iwobi, Akpom Score As Arsenal Batter Viking

By James Agberebi:

Alex Iwobi bagged a brace and Chuba Akpom got a goal as Arsenal thrashed Viking from Norway 8-0 in their tour of Scandinavia on Friday in continuation of their pre-season friendly games ahead of the new Premier League season.

Nigerians Iwobi and Akpom came off the bench for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs respectively, to get on the score sheet at the Viking Stadion.

Iwobi scored in the 71st and 80th minutes, while Akpom scored on 90 minutes to complete the rout.

The goal was Akpom’s third in Arsenal’s pre-season friendly games after scoring against the MLS All-Stars and Chivas Guadalajara.

Other scorers for Arsenal against Viking are Joel Campbell (brace), Santi cazorla and Theo Walcott while Viking’s Michael Haukass scored an own-goal.

Arsenal will round off their tour of Scandinavia when they take on Manchester City on Sunday in Sweden.

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