English Premier League

The English Premier League after Round 24 – Liverpool are sinking while Manchester City rises to new heights.

 

PREMIER LEAGUE

Manchester United dropped points to allow Manchester City’s lead in the title race to increase.
Manchester City are a game in hand and 6 points clear at the top of the league standings.
Leicester City equalled Manchester United in points accumulated with a win against Liverpool.
Liverpool fell two positions down to 6th.
Chelsea used a win in the final match of the round to enter the Champions League qualifying spot. They finished the round in 4th.
West Ham tags along on point with Chelsea.

Everon suffered a shock defeat at home against Fulham.
Aston Villa moved above Tottenham in the standings despite a goalless draw against Brighton.
Defeat against Manchester City dropped Tottenham a position to 9th.
Arsenal moved up into the top half of the league standings in 10th. Beating Leeds United to swap positions.

Fulham still have a game in hand to try and climb out of the relegation zone. They remain in the relegation zone with West Brom and Sheffield United.

 

LEADING GOALSCORERS
17 goals – Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
14 goals – Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
13 goals – Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Harry Kane (Tottenham)
12 goals – Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Patrick Bamford (Leeds United)
11 goals – Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester United)

 

 

 

LEICESTER CITY 3-1 LIVERPOOL
Goal Scorers – Leicester City -James Maddison 78′ Jamie Vardy 81′ Harvey Barnes 85′
Goal Scorers – Liverpool – Mohamed Salah

CRYSTAL PALACE 0-3 BURNLEY
Goal Scorers – Burnley – Johann Berg Hudmundsson 5′ Jay Rodriguez 10′ Mathew Lowton 47′

MANCHESTER CITY 3-0 TOTTENHAM
Goal Scorers – Manchester City – Rodri 23′ Ilkay Gundogan 50′ 56′

BRIGHTON 0-0 ASTON VILLA

SOUTHAMPTON 1-2 WOLVES
Goal Scorers – Southampton – Danny Ings 25′
Goal Scorers – Wolves – Ruben Neves 25′(pen) Pedro Neto 66′

WEST BROM 1-1 MANCHESTER UNITED
Goal Scorers – West Brom – Mbaye Diagne 2′
Goal Scorers – Manchester United – Bruno Fernandes 44′

ARSENAL 4-2 LEEDS
Goal Scorers – Arsenal – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 13′ 41′(pen) 47′ Hector Bellerin 45′
Goal Scorers – Leeds United – Pascal Struijk 58′ Helda Cost 69′

EVERTON 0-2 FULHAM
Goal Scorers – Fulham – Josh Maja 48′ 65′

WEST HAM 3-0 SHEFFIELD UNITED
Goal Scorers – West Ham – Decaln Rice 41′(pen) Issa Diop 58′ Ryan Fredericks 90+6′

CHELSEA 2-0 NEWCASTLE
Goal Scorers – Chelsea – Olivier Giroud 31′ Timo Werner 39′

 

 

 

 


Leicester City found three goals in a span of 7 minutes to come from a goal down and seal three points at home through a 3-1 win against Liverpool.

Crystal Palace went consecutive games without a goal after a 3-0 defeat at home to Burnley. It was Burnley’s first win in four league matches. 2 goals in the opening 10 minutes of the match and another in the opening 2 minutes of the second half.

Manchester City made a massive move towards the league title after a 3-0 win against Tottenham. Ilkay Gundogan added two goals to Rodri’s first half penalty goal.


Brighton did all they could to win their match, but could only come up with a point from a goalless draw with Aston Villa.


Six league defeats in a row for Southampton after losing a first half lead to lose 2-1 at home to Wolves.

West Brom lost an early lead at the end of the first half, but held on for the rest of the game to secure a point at home against Manchester United.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick as Arsenal picked up three points from a 4-2 win against Leeds to end a run of three games without win.

Josh Maja scored a brace to hand Fulham their first league 13 games.


West Ham beat bottom table Sheffield United 3-0.

Tammy Abraham had to walk off injured after the first 20 minutes, but it didn’t’ stop Chelsea from picking up another win in the league under ThomasTuchel. The ‘2-0’ win against Newcastle keeps Tuchel’s unbeaten start to his managerial tenure at Chelsea, while lifting the club into the ‘top 4’.

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