League Cup: Iwobi stars as Everton beat Sheffield Wednesday

The Nigeria international delivered an impressive showing to help the Toffees clinch a comfortable victory over the Owls

Alex Iwobi bagged an assist to help Everton secure a 2-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday in the third round of the League Cup tie on Tuesday.

The Nigeria international was handed his fourth start since his summer move from Arsenal and delivered impactful performances.

The Toffees hit the ground running in the encounter after Dominic Calvert-Lewin opened the scoring with only six minutes into the tie.

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Four minutes later, Iwobi played a low cross to the 22-year-old England U21 forward to poke home for his second goal in the game.

The first-half efforts were enough to secure victory for the Goodison Park outfit against the Championship side.

Iwobi has now featured in six games across all competitions for the Toffees this season, scoring two goals.

The Super Eagles star will hope to continue the brilliant form in their Premier League outing against Manchester City on Saturday.