Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi came in as a 77th minute substitute for Danny Welbeck as Arsenal and Manchester City played out a 2-2 draw in the Premier League on Sunday.

The Super Eagles star missed a chance to be emerge as the hero in the thrilling encounter as he failed to score the winner for the desperate Arsenal team.

In the 88th minute Iwobi collected a pass from Hector Bellerin on the edge of the area but he couldn't keep his shot low.

In the Premier League encounter at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, it was Manchester City that scored first through Leroy Sane and even though Theo Walcot got the equalizer, Sergio Aguero was on hand to ensure City had a 2-1 lead at half time.

Arsenal were saved the misery of a fifth successive Premier League defeat when Shkodran Mustafi headed in another equalizer for the Gunners eight minutes after the restart.

While Iwobi got a slice of action in the Super Sunday clash, his compatriot and close national teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho was not included in the 18-man squad for the fifth time in the Premier League this season