LIVERPOOL 2 – 1 TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS
Jurgen Klopp’s men moved back on top of the Premier League after a late own goal from Toby Alderweireld clinched all 3 points. Liverpool took the lead when Roberto Firmino met Robertson perfect cross into the box and head past Hugo Lloris in the first half. In the second period, Lucas Moura swept home a cut back from Eriksen to bring the game level.In the closing stages, Lloris parried the ball onto his team mate Alderweireld only for the ball to roll across the line and seal all the three points in an entertaining game.
FULHAM 0-2 MANCHESTER CITY
Two first half goals was all Manchester City needed to move back to the top temporally. Goals from the hard working Bernardo Silva and the current leading goal scorer Sergio Aguero earned Pep’s men a win away from home to continue their hopes of taking a quadruple come the end of the season.
BURNLEY 2 – 0 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS
A goal in either half of the game was enough for Burnley as they defeated Wolves at home. An own goal from Wolves skipper Conor Coady and solo goal from Dwight McNeil ensured Sean Dyche’s men run away with all three points in what was his 300th match as manager.
LEICESTER CITY 2 – 0 AFC BOURENEMOUTH
The Cherries who haven’t looked too good when they travel away from home continued that streak, losing by 2 goals to nil against Leicester City. Skipper Wes Morgan put the home side in front in the 11th minute and Jamie Vardy scored the second which would eventually become Leicester’s first victory over the cherries.
BRIGTHON & HOVE ALBION 0 – 1 SOUTHHAMPTON
A crucial game at the Amex Stadium as both teams are involved in the relegation scrap at the bottom of the league table and the 3 points was vital. At the end, the away side came out as winners after Captain Pierre-Emile Hojberg gave the saints the only goal of the game. That win moved them five points clear of the relegation zone.
CRYSTAL PALACE 2 – 0 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN
Huddersfield Town has been relegated from the Premier League after their 2 nil defeat to Palace coupled with victories for Southampton and Burnley. Both goals came in the second interval after a quite first half that featured great chances for both teams which were not converted. Goals from Luka Milvojevic from the Penalty spot and Patrick Van Aanholt late on secured win at the Selhurts Park for Palace.
MANCHESTER UNITED 2 – 1 WATFORD
One of the games of the weekend that had a bit of controversy, Ole celebrated becoming permanent manager for Manchester United with a 2 – 1 victory against Watford. Goals from in-form Marcus Rashford in the first half and controversial goal from Anthony Martial as replay looked to show the Frenchman was in an offside position. The Hornets grabbed a late consolation through Abdoulaye Doucoure.
WEST HAM UNITED 0 – 2 EVERTON
This could be described as one of the few brilliant performance from Everton away from home as they swept aside a poor West Ham side at the London Stadium. Two goals from Kurt Zouma and Bernard were enough to send Everton into ninth position.
CARDIFF CITY 1 – 2 CHELSEA
A stoppage-time winner from Ruben Loftus-Cheek sealed a dramatic winner for the Blues at the Cardiff City Stadium. The home side took an early lead in the second half from Spaniard Victor Camarasa only for Cesar Azpilicueta to grab a dodgy equalizer in the 84th minute in an offside. Loftus Cheek became the hero as he sealed the comeback in the 91st minute to save Sarri’s men from a draw.
ARSENAL vrs NEWCASTLE
A game that has got a bit of history in the past and be sure that it’s going to be an entertaining encounter at the Emirates Stadium. A game that has a lot of bearings both in the race to clinch a Champions League spot and survival to remain in the Premier League.
Credit : Eke John
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