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Weekend Football Review

A fiery weekend of football!

Premier League MW 33

Southampton 1 vs. 3 Liverpool

Shane Long gave Southampton a surprising lead in the 9th minute, which only seemed to wake Liverpool up. Keita then equalised in the 36th minute but for most of the game Southampton were able to hold on. Salah then scored a brilliant solo goal in the 80th minute to give Liverpool the lead while Henderson made it 3 in the 86th minute. Liverpool move back to the top having played a game more than City while Southampton drop into 17th.

Bournemouth 1 vs. 3 Burnley

Barnes scored an own goal in the 4th minute to give Bournemouth the lead but Chris Wood and Westwood scored in the 18th and 20th minutes to complete a comeback for Burnley. Barnes then redeemed himself by making it 1-3 in the 56th minute as Burnley rise to 14th with the win. Bournemouth drop into 13th and only 2 points ahead of Burnley. 

Huddersfield 1 vs. 4 Leicester

Leicester continued their winning run with a comfortable victory against Huddersfield. Tielemans scored a beautiful goal to give Leicester the lead in the 24th minute while Vardy scored in the 48th minute to double Leicester’s lead. Mooy scored via the penalty spot in the 52nd minute to give Huddersfield some hope but Maddison and Vardy added late goals to seal the deal for Leicester. Leicester move into 7th with the victory level on points with Wolves but Wolves have a game in hand. 

Newcastle 0 vs 1 Crystal Palace

It took a Milivojevic penalty in the 81st minute to break the deadlock and give Palace three points as they recovered from their recent loss. Newcastle drop into 15th with the loss while Palace move into 12th with the win. 

Everton 1 vs. 0 Arsenal

Everton continued their good form with a hard fought victory against Arsenal. Jagielka scored in the 10th minute and it has to be said that Everton were the bigger threat for large parts of the game. Arsenal were not at the races and so they missed their chance to go 3rd and drop massive points in the race for the Champions League. Everton climb up to 9th with the win while Arsenal remain 4th with Chelsea still to play. 

FA Cup Semi-Finals 

Man City 1 vs. 0 Brighton

Jesus scored in the 4th minute and City held on for the rest of the game as Brighton tried their best to comeback into the game. Brighton put in a good account of themselves but City just had that early moment of magic and so they reach the final of the FA Cup on their journey for a potential quadruple.

Watford 3 vs. 2 Wolverhampton

This was much more of a semi-final as two evenly matched teams in form went head to head. Doherty gave Wolves the lead in the 36th minute and Jimenez doubled the lead in the 62nd minute as it looked like Wolves would reach the final. Watford had other plans and Deulofeu brought Watford back into the game in the 79th minute and Deeney equalised via a penalty in the 94th minute proving that he has cojones. Deulofeu then scored the winner in extra time to send Watford to the FA Cup final. 

La Liga MW 31

Real Madrid beat Eibar 2-1, and Barcelona beat Atletico 2-0 thanks to two late goals from the usual suspects, Suarez and Messi. Costa had been sent off early in the 2nd half for Atletico. Barcelona go 11 points clear at the top of the table with Real only two points behind Atletico. Getafe still remain 4th. 

Serie MW 31

Juventus beat Milan 2-1, Roma beat Sampdoria 0-1, Inter drew with Atalanta 0-0, and Napoli drew with Genoa 1-1. Juventus increase their gap at the top to 20 points, Napoli and Inter are 2nd and 3rd and Atalanta move into 4th with Milan going through a bad patch of form. 

Bundesliga MW 28

Leipzig beat Leverkusen 2-4, Frankfurt beat Schalke 1-2, Hoffenheim beat Augsburg 0-4, and Monchengladbach drew with Werder Bremen 1-1. Bayern and Dortmund was the main event which Bayern won in emphatic fashion beating Dortmund 5-0. Bayern now move to the top of the table 1 point ahead of Dortmund with Leipzig and Frankfurt making up the top four. 

Ligue MW 31

Bordeaux beat Marseille 2-0, Lyon lost to Dijon 1-3, Monaco drew with Guingamp 1-1, Lille drew with Stade Reims 1-1, and PSG drew with Strasbourg 2-2. PSG remain 20 points ahead with a game in hand while Lille, Lyon and St.Etienne make up the top four. 

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