English Premier League

Liverpool stretches the lead to 16 points with fewer matches played – 2019/20 English Premier League

 

With a match in hand, Liverpool’s lead in the title race is increased by two points.
Liverpool is 16 points clear at the top of the league and remains unbeaten after 22 rounds. 58% of the season done and we are still waiting for Liverpool to suffer a league defeat.

The only teams in the top half of the league table to win their match were Liverpool and Wolves.

Norwich, Wolves, Burnley, and Liverpool were the only teams with three points from this round.

The top five and the bottom five positions remains unchanged.

Despite missing a penalty in this round, Jamie Vardu is still top scorer in the league with 17 goals.
Sergio Aguero moved 2 goals away and is now second on the list in the Golden Boot race.

Top Scorers
Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) – 17 goals
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) 15 goals
4 Players – 14 goals each

 

Watford 0-0 Tottenham

Arsenal 1-1 Sheffield United
Goal Scorers Arsenal – Gabriel Martinellu 45′
Goal Scorers Sheffield United – John Fleck 83′

Brighton 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal Scorers Brighton – Leandro Trossard 38′
Goal Scorers Aston Villa – Jack Grealish 75′

Manchester City 2-2 Crystal Palace
Goal Scorers Manchester City – Sergio Aguero 82′ 87′
Goal Scorers Crystal Palace – Cenk Tosun 39′ Fernandinho 90′(og)

Norwich 1-0 Bournemouth
Goal Scorers Norwich – Teemu Pukki 33′

Southampton 2-3 Wolves
Goal Scorers Southampton – Jan Bednarek 15′ Shane Long 35′
Goal Scorers Wolves – Pedro Neto 53′ Raul Jimenez 65′(pen) 76′

West Ham 1-1 Everton
Goal Scorers West Ham – Issa Diop 40′
Goal Scorers Everton – Dominic Calvert-Lewin 44′

Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea
Goal Scorers Newcastle – Isaac Hayden 90+4′

Burnley 2-1 Leicester City
Goal Scorers Burnley – Chris Wood 56′ Ashley Westwood 79′
Goal Scorers Leicester City – Harvey Barnes 33′

Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United
Goal Scorers Liverpool – Virgil van Dijk 14′ Mohamed Salah 90+3′

 

The round kicked off with a goalless draw between Watford and Tottenham at the Vicarage Road.
Fourth straight winless league match for Tottenham. This would be considered to be two points dropped by Tottenham against a Watford side that is currently battling relegation threat.

Sheffield United will finish the season without suffering a defeat against Arsenal.
John Fleck’s 83rd-minute equalizing goal allowed Sheffield United to leave the Emirates stadium with point, and leaving Arsenal with successive ‘1-1’ draw in the league.

Jack Grealish’s goal gave Aston Villa a point at Brighton. It wasn’t enough to get Aston Villa out of the relegation zone.

Sergio Aguero’s two goals in the final 10 minutes of regulation time looked to have completed the task for Manchester City. Aguero’s two goals had brought City from a losing position to a winning one but a late offensive push from Crystal Palace ended up forcing Fernandinho to score an own goal to get Crystal Palace back on level terms in the 90th-minute.

Norwich City ended a run of 9 #PL matches without a win against Bournemouth

After going into the break two goals down, Wolves netted three in the second-half to win away against Southampton. Raul Jimenez scored the winning and the insurance goal for Wolves to end up on the right side of a ‘3-2’ score.

West Ham and Everton shared the points after a goal each in the dying minutes of the first-half.

Newcastle steals all three points in stoppage time against Chelsea. A goal in the final minute of additional time allowed Newcastle to get the only goal of the match against a Chelsea side that had dominated the majority of the game.

Jamie Vardy missed a penalty as Leicester City ended up losing a first half lead to drop three points at Burnley.

Liverpool carry on strong as Mohamed Salah scored his first goal against Manchester United.
Liverpool takes full advantage of the failures around them by picking up another league win in a ‘2-0’ home victory over Manchester United.

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