With just 9 matches left in the league, Manchester City takes a point lead at the top of the league standings after Liverpool dropped 8 points in their last 6 league matches to blow their lead.Harry Kane’s equalizing goal for Tottenham in the North London derby made him the only player in the current top 5 goalscorers to score in this round.
March 2, 2019
Tottenham 1-1 Arsenal
Tottenham – Harry Kane 74’(pen)
Arsenal – Aaron Ramsey 16’
Bournemouth 0-1 Manchester City
Manchester City – Riyad Mahrez 55’
Brighton 1-0 Huddersfield Town
Brighton – Florin And one 79’
Burnley 1-3 Crystal Palace
Burnley – Ashley Barnes 90’
Crystal Palace – Phil Bardsley 15’(og) Michy Batshuayi 48’ Wilfried Zaha 76’
Manchester United 3-2 Southampton
Manchester United – Andrea Pereira 53’ Romelu Lukaku 59’ 89’
Southampton – Yan Valery 26’ James Ward-Prowse 75’
Wolverhampton 2-0 Cardiff
Wolverhampton – Diogo Jota 16’ Raul Jimenez 18’
West Ham United 2-0 Newcastle
West Ham United – Declan Rice 7’ Mark Nobel 42’(pen)
March 3, 2019
Watford 2–1 Leicester City
Watford –Troy Deeney 5’ Andre Gray 90+3’
Leicester City – Jamie Vardy 75’
Fulham 1–2 Chelsea
Fulham – Calum Chambers 27’
Chelsea – Gonzalo Higuain 20’ Jorginho 31’
Everton 0–0 Liverpool
Tottenham 1-1 Arsenal
Both teams could have used the win to help in the race for Champions League qualification from the league. Tottenham kept their 4 point lead on Arsenal after an exciting ‘1-1’ draw at the Wembley Stadium.
Aaron Ramsey broke Tottenham’s high-line press to give Arsenal the lead in the 16th-minute, which was canceled by Harry Kane’s goal from the penalty spot in 74th-minute. A late penalty awarded to Arsenal was saved by Hugo Lloris to seal the point for the home team. Both sides would have wanted more from the match but will also be pleased with taking something from the North London derby. Arsenal missed a penalty and lost a player to a red card in the extra-time of the second-half.
Manchester City left Bournemouth with maximum points from a ‘1-0’ win. The score didn’t do justice to Manchester City’s dominance in the game. Bournemouth and 0 shots on goal in their entire match to Manchester City 23 shots. Manchester City held 82% of the ball possession and almost 8 times more completed passes.
Brighton bounced back from defeat to Leicester with a win against bottom-table Huddersfield. After a win against Wolverhampton in the last round to end a long run of 14 matches without a win (13 losses and a draw),
Huddersfield Town won’t be comfortable to their quick return to a defeat.
Burnley loses two league matches in a week a stay in the relegation battle.
Crystal Palace picked themselves up after midweek defeat to Manchester United with win away against Burnley.
An exciting win at Old Trafford for Manchester United. At least 2-3 ‘goal of a seasons’ was scored when Southampton visited Manchester United. Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s unbeaten run with Manchester United was extended when Romelu Lukaku scored his second goal of the match to put his side on the right end of a 3-2 score.
Two goals in quick succession allow Wolverhampton to make up for their shocking midweek defeat to Huddersfield Town with a win over Cardiff.
West Ham is unbeaten at home in their last 6 matches after a ‘2-0’ win over Newcastle.
Brendan Rogers started his managerial tenure with Leicester with a defeat at Watford. Andre Gray scored a late winning goal to reinstate Watford’s lead after Jamie Vardy brought Leicester City level in the 75th-minute.
Chelsea wins the West London derby to keep Fulham stuck in 19th in the league standings. Sarri’s men; Gonzalo Higuain and Jorginho provided the goals for Chelsea to pick up the maximum points from Craven Cottage.
Liverpool loses top spot in the league after being held to a goalless draw at Goodison Park. The Merseyside derby ended on level terms. Everton gets a point to finish the round in the middle of the table, while Liverpool takes a back seat in the league title race.