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Weekend Football Review

An interesting weekend of results.

Premier League MW 13

Brighton 1 vs. 1 Leicester

Murray gave Brighton an early lead in the 15th minute and seemed to have been heading for an important three points but Vardy scored a 79th minute penalty to equalise and earn Leicester a point. Brighton remain in 12th place while Leicester also remain in 10th. 

Everton 1 vs. 0 Cardiff City

Sigurdsson scored in the 59th minute to give Everton a hard earned three points at home against Cardiff. The game largely went in Everton’s favour as Cardiff barely had a chance on goal. Everton move into 6th with the win while Cardiff drop down to 19th. 

Fulham 3 vs. 2 Southampton

In a fiery matchup Ranieri won his first game in charge of Fulham thanks to goals from Mitrovic and Schurrle. Armstrong gave Southampton the lead in the 18th minute but Mitrovic equalised in the 33rd minute, Schurrle scored right before half time to give Fulham the lead. Armstrong then equalised for Southampton in the 53rd minute but Mitrovic scored ten minutes later to secure the three points for Fulham. Fulham remain bottom of the table but 2 points separate them and 15th place Huddersfield. 

Man United 0 vs. 0 Crystal Palace

Palace managed to earn their first point at Old Trafford as United held them to a goalless draw. Palace had a fair few chances during the game and if De Gea had not been present they could have easily secured the three points. United still manage to climb the table to 7th while Palace remain 16th. 

Watford 0 vs. 3 Liverpool

Watford played well for 65 minutes as they stopped Liverpool from scoring but Salah, Arnold and Firmino scored in the final 20 to give Liverpool another win. Watford drop down to 9th with the loss while Liverpool remain 2nd. 

West Ham 0 vs. 4 Man City

Pellegrini did not have a triumphant outing against his old side as City thrashed West Ham to continue their ruthless run. The day’s City goal scorers were Silva, Sterling, and two goals by Sane. West Ham drop down to 14th in the league while City remain 1st.

Bournemouth 1 vs. 2 Arsenal

Lerma scored an own goal to give Arsenal the lead but King scored right before half time to equalise for the Cherries. Aubameyang then scored the winner in the 67th minute to seal three points for the Gunners. Bournemouth dropped down to 8th with loss while Arsenal remain 5th but only a point behind Chelsea in 4th. 

Wolverhampton 0 vs. 2 Huddersfield

In a surprising result Wolves lost to struggling Huddersfield in another poor performance. Mooy scored either side of the game to secure three points for the Terriers. Wolves remain 11th while Huddersfield climb up to 15th in the table. 

Burnley 1 vs. 2 Newcastle

In a close game Newcastle just about managed to get three points in a hard fought game against Burnley. Mee scored an own goal in the 4th minute and Clark added a second in the 23rd minute. Vokes then restored the deficit to one goal in the 40th minute but Burnley could not convert any more chances. Burnley drop down to 17th in the table while Newcastle move up to 13th. 

La Liga MW 13

Eibar thrashed Real Madrid 3-0 to cause more misery in their season, and Sevilla narrowly beat Valladolid by a goal to nil. Barcelona and Atletico played out a 1-1 draw as they shared the points. Sevilla climb above Barcelona into first while Barca drop down to second and Atletico and Alaves make up the top four. 

Serie MW 13

Udinese beat Roma by a goal to nil, Juventus beat SPAL 2-0, Inter beat Frosinone 3-0, Napoli drew with Chievo 0-0, and Lazio played out a 1-1 draw against Milan. Juventus remain at the top of the table while Napoli, Inter and Lazio make up the top four. 

Bundesliga MW 12

Leverkusen beat Stuttgart 2-0, Bayern drew with Dusseldorf 3-3, Dortmund beat Mainz 1-2, Hoffenheim and Hertha Berlin also played out an entertaining 3-3 draw, and Wolfsburg beat Leipzig 1-0. Dortmund open up a four point gap at the top of the table while Monchengladbach, Frankfurt, and Leipzig make up the top four. 

Ligue MW 14

Lyon beat St.Etienne 1-0, PSG beat Toulouse by a goal to nil, Henry managed his first win as Monaco manager by beating Caen 1-0, and Marseille beat Amiens 1-3. PSG still remain top of the table with a 15 point gap while Lyon, Montpellier, and Lille make up the top four. 

 

 

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