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Weekend Football Review

An interesting week of football!

Premier League MW 11

Bournemouth 1 vs. 2 Man United

United continued their recovery this season as they came from behind to beat Bournemouth in extra time. Callum Wilson gave Bournemouth the lead in the 11th minute as they dominated play but missed several chances to inflict more damage on United. Martial then continued his scoring run by equalising in the 35th minute. The game seemed to be heading for a draw but Rashford popped up to seal three points for United in the 92nd minute. Bournemouth remain 6th while United move up to 7th only behind on goal difference. 

Cardiff City 0 vs. 1 Leicester

Gray scored the only goal in the 55th minute as Leicester won their first game after the tragic events of last week. Leicester moved up to 10th with the win while Cardiff are now 19th in the table.

Everton 3 vs. 1 Brighton

Everton continued their impressive form with a dominant win over Brighton, Richarlison scored in either half with a Coleman goal in the middle while Brighton scored a consolation goal via Dunk in the 33rd minute. Everton are now 9th in the table while Brighton are 12th. 

Newcastle 1 vs. 0 Watford

Newcastle surprisingly got their first win of the season against high flying Watford thanks to a goal from Perez in the 65th minute. The win does Newcastle a great deal of good as they move out of the relegation zone and into 17th while Watford drop down to 8th. 

West Ham 4 vs. 2 Burnley

Burnley continued their poor form with another thumping loss against West Ham in London. Arnautovic scored in the 10th minute to give West Ham the lead but Gudmundsson equalised right before half time to bring Burnley back into the game. Anderson then restored the lead in the 65th minute only for Wood to score in the 77th minute to restore parity. Anderson scored his second in the 84th minute and Chicharito scored the fourth in the 92nd minute to seal the points for West Ham. West Ham move to 13th with the win while Burnley drop down to 15th.

Arsenal 1 vs. 1 Liverpool

In the clash of the weekend Arsenal and Liverpool played out a brilliant game and shared the points at the Emirates. Milner had given Liverpool the lead in the 61st minute but Lacazette equalised in the 82nd minute. Arsenal gave a good account of themselves during the game and were perhaps unlucky to only manage a point against Liverpool. Arsenal though drop down to 5th while Liverpool drop down to 3rd. 

Wolverhampton 2 vs. 3 Tottenham

Wolves narrowly lost to Tottenham in the late game on Saturday. Lamela, Moura and Kane scored during the first and second half to give Tottenham a clear lead in 61 minutes but Wolves fought back with two penalties as Neves, and Jiminez scored late on. Tottenham moved into 4th with the win while Wolves dropped down into 11th continuing their poor run of form. 

Man City 6 vs. 1 Southampton

City did what City do best as they thrashed Southampton at the Etihad with Sterling running the show. Hoedt kicked things off for City as he scored an own goal in the 6th minute to give them the lead, Aguero and David Silva then scored in quick succession but Ings brought one back in the 29th minute. Sterling then added two more and Sane finished Southampton off. City remained top of the table but are now two points clear while Southampton are now 16th. 

Huddersfield 1 vs. 0 Fulham

Huddersfield joined Newcastle as they got their first win of the season thanks to a Mensah own goal in the 29th minute. Fulham have been really poor in recent weeks and drop down to the bottom of the table while Huddersfield moved up to 18th. 

La Liga MW 11

Atletico drew away at Leganes, Real returned to winning ways by beating Valladolid 2-0, Barcelona narrowly beat Rayo Vallecano 2-3, and Sevilla drew away at Real Sociedad. Barcelona remain top of the table while Espanyol, Sevilla, and Atletico make up the top four. 

Serie MW 11

Napoli thrashed Empoli 5-1, Inter thrashed Genoa 5-0, Juventus beat Cagliari 3-1, and Milan beat Udinese 0-1 in extra time. Juventus remain clear at the top of the table but while Inter, Napoli, and Milan make up the top four. 

Bundesliga MW 10

Bayern drew with Freiburg 1-1, Dortmund beat Wolfsburg 0-1, and Hoffenheim beat Bayer Leverkusen 1-4. Dortmund lead the table with Monchengladbach, Bayern, and Leipzig making up the top four. 

Ligue MW 12

PSG beat Lille 2-1, Lyon drew with Bordeaux 1-1, Monaco lost to Reims 1-0, and Marseille lost to Montpellier 3-0. PSG go 11 points clear at the top of the table while Montpellier, Lille, and Lyon make up the top four. Monaco drop down into 19th with Henry facing a grand task to restore Monaco’s form. 

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