Iwobi said after the match: “I feel Saturday’s win was a real team performance. Everyone played their part.
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He was named Nigerian Footballer of the Year seven times during a distinguished career through the 1990s and 2000s.
The 26-year-old has transformed his Goodison Park career this season after thriving in a new central midfield role.
The Toffees finished down in 16th position last season, only narrowly avoiding relegation to the Championship, while Chelsea were third, five points clear of fifth-place Arsenal in the battle for the Champions League spots.
Richarlison has now become Tottenham’s fourth window signing, following Fraser Forster, Ivan Perisic and Yves Bissouma into the north London club.
The Toffees went down 2-0 to Merseyside rivals Liverpool in last weekend’s derby, while the Blues had to settle for a 1-1 draw versus Manchester United in midweek.
Everton’s relegation fears deepened on Wednesday when they lost 3-2 at fellow strugglers Burnley, while Man United saw their top-four hopes take a hit last weekend, dropping points at home to Leicester City.
Iwobi nervelessly slotted home deep into stoppage-time to send Goodison Park into raptures and secure a crucial three points for Frank Lampard’s Blues.
The Toffees are currently 17th in the table, just one point clear of the relegation zone, while Wolves, who beat Watford 4-0 on Thursday, occupy eighth position, five points behind fourth-placed Arsenal.
The Toffees, meanwhile, are also hoping to bounce back with a victory and could move five points clear of the relegation zone if they were to cause an upset against the Citizens.
The forward has had a difficult time at Goodison Park since his arrival from Arsenal for a fee of up to £35 million in 2019 and faced flak from supporters.
The Toffees fell to a disheartening 3-1 defeat at Newcastle United in midweek, while Marcelo Bielsa’s men held Aston Villa to an enthralling 3-3 draw.
Lampard, who arrived at their Finch Farm training base in the morning, has signed a two-and-a-half year contract at Goodison Park.
The Athletic reports the Netherlands international has agreed a move to Goodison Park after snubbing a rival offer from Crystal Palace.
The former Toffees forward has impressed under difficult circumstances at Derby this season.
The Toffees went down 2-1 to Norwich City in an embarrassing defeat last weekend, while Steven Gerrard’s side rescued a point in a 2-2 draw versus Manchester United.
While Spurs enter the game on the back of a 3-2 Europa Conference League win over Vitesse, the Toffees are seeking to end a run of three straight Premier League defeats.
The striker’s cameo from the bench at Goodison Park saw him wrap up a sensational first ever away win over the Toffees.
It was the visitors’ first win under new manager Claudio Ranieri though Everton were quick out off the blocks.
Claudio Ranieri’s side went down 5-0 to Liverpool last weekend, while the Toffees suffered a dampening defeat of their own to West Ham United on home soil.