Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi is pleased with scoring his first UEFA Champions League goal for Arsenal and appreciates teammate Mesut Ozil for providing the assist as the Gunners thumped Basel 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Iwobi scored the fourth goal for Arsenal in their visit to Basel in their last group game as the Gunners finished winners of the Group A at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain.
Striker Lucas Perez scored a first-half hat-trick in the game before Iwobi’s goal.
“It was a good night,” Iwobi told Arsenal.com.
“I wouldn’t say my goal was a cracker but it was a great assist by Mesut.
“It’s felt like a long time coming and it’s always a great feeling to score a goal, but I’m just pleased with the team’s performance and that we were able to finish top of the group.
“Having a second leg at home is a big advantage [in the knockout stage] and it gives you the belief that you can do it. However, the Champions League is full of top teams.”
And on information that PSG were trailing 1-0 at half time against Ludogorets, Iwobi: “We saw the scores at half-time when we were walking into the dressing room.
“It gave us that extra belief so we just had to maintain our positive approach. We dropped off a bit which is why we conceded, but we still completed the job.”
Watch Iwobi’s goal: