Position

Club

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Points

1

Manchester City

31

27

3

2

84

2

Manchester United

31

21

5

5

68

3

Liverpool

33

19

10

4

67

4

Tottenham Hotspur

32

20

7

5

67

5

Chelsea

31

17

5

9

56

6

Arsenal

31

15

6

10

51

 

For Complete Standings

Match 1 of 9: Everton Vs Liverpool

Result: 0 – 0

Highlights:

  • Everton and Liverpool showed excellent defense tactics as neither side allowed the other to score any goals today.
  • Liverpool had a high percentage of possession but that could not provide them with a goal, meanwhile Everton showed confidence as it denied the Premier League’s 3rd place holders a chance to win.

 

Match 2 of 9: Stoke City Vs Tottenham

Result: 1 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Stoke City: Mame Biram Diouf 57’
  • Tottenham: Christian Eriksen 52’, 63’

Highlights:

  • Both teams did not allow each other to score in the first half but as soon as the second half started Christian Eriksen opened the scoring line for his team.
  • However, a counter goal was scored by Mame Biram and only 4 minutes after that Eriksen struck again and the scoreline was now 1-2.
  • Stoke city did not recover from Eriksen’s double strike and lost the match 1-2 in the end.

 

Match 3 of 9: Watford Vs Burnley FC

Result: 1 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Watford: Roberto Pereyra 61’
  • Burnley FC: Sam Vokes 70’, Jack Cork 73’

Highlights:

  • After a dry first half both teams put their best efforts in the 2nd half. Watford opened the scoring line as Roberto Pereyra put his team in the front. Their efforts of keeping their possession at 61% was finally paying off now.
  • However, a swift comeback was made by Burnley FC as Sam Vokes and Jack Cork scored two goals between them in 3 minutes to turn the match upside down. It was a close match and although Watford had 5 shots on target they could only convert one of them which led them to their loss.

 

Match 4 of 9: Brighton Vs Huddersfield

Result: 1 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Brighton: Jonas Lossel 29’ (OG), Davy Propper 74’
  • Huddersfield: Steve Mounie 32’

Highlights:

  • Both these teams were pretty average today, Brighton stood 13th in the table and needed a few wins to at least find a place in the top 10. Huddersfield meanwhile, had lost 17 matches and did not want to sink any further down the table.
  • So, Brighton opened the scoring line in this match as Jonas scored at the 29th minute that put his team in command. Huddersfield replied with a goal as Steve Mounie netted the ball in the 32nd minute.
  • At half time the score was 1 – 1. However, in the second half Brighton’s player Davy Propper was given a red card but not before his 74th minute goal helped his team to win the match.

 

Match 5 of 9: West Brom Vs Swansea City

Results: 1 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • West Brom: Jay Rodriguez 54’
  • Swansea City: Tammy Abraham 53’

Highlights:

  • The currently 15th ranked team Swansea City should have won the match against the last ranked team in the premier league. But, this match also ended in a draw.
  • Surprisingly, West Brom took 15 shots at the goal post but only 3 were on target of which only one was converted to a goal. Meanwhile, Swansea City only took 7 shots with only 1 on target and that was their only goal in the match.
  • Both teams scored their individual goals in the second half as the match came to a draw and both teams did not rise in the table.

 

Match 6 of 9: Bournemouth Vs Crystal Palace

Results: 2 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Bournemouth: Lys Mousset 65’, Joshua King 89’
  • Crystal Palace: Luka Milivojevic 47’, Wilfried Zaha 75’

Highlights:

  • Bournemouth were the favorites to win this match due to their superiority in the premier league table as they ranked No.11th and wanted to break into the top 10 after this win.
  • However, as they say never-under estimate a weaker time. As, that’s what Crystal Palace did when their timely attacks helped them to draw the match against their rival team. With only a 6% difference in possession it was a close fought match and the result came as expected.

 

Match 6 of 9: Leicester City Vs Newcastle

Result: 1 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Leicester City: Jamie Vardy 83’
  • Newcastle: Jonjo Shelvey 18’, Ayoze Perez 75’

Highlights:

  • It was a match between two well-balanced teams and it was always going be interesting as Newcastle was playing at their home. Both teams had won their last matches and were looking to build on their streak by winning this match.
  • But the home advantage came into play as Newcastle scored 2 goals, one in the first and the second in the other half to win the match and improve its ranking from 11th to 10th.
  • On the other hand, Leicester City could only manage to score one goal in the 83rd minute but it was too late to score another as Newcastle won the match.

 

Match 7 of 9: Manchester United Vs Manchester City

Result: 3 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Manchester United: Paul Pogba 53’, 55’ , Chris Smalling 69’
  • Manchester City: Vincent Kompany 25’, Ilkay Gundogan 30’

Highlights:

  • It was a high-profile match between the table toppers, Manchester City and the 2nd in the premier league Manchester United. It was going to be a thriller as both teams had massive support and were in top form.
  • Manchester City had only lost one match at this point but they were in for a surprise as Paul Pogba’s return to form and Smalling’s finishing touches handed them their 2nd defeat of the season.
  • City were leading in the first half by 2 – 0 but Manchester United led by Paul Pogba helped them win the match and retain their second position at the table.

 

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