Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Brighton Stuns Manchester United

These are the next 3 matches of Match Day 2 of 38, that were held on 18th August 2018. The highlights are appended below the points table. In case, you missed the highlights of the first 6 matches click here.

Points Table – Premier League ’18-19

Rank Name Won Draw Lost Points
1 Manchester City 2 0 0 6
2 Chelsea 2 0 0 6
3 Watford 2 0 0 6
4 Tottenham 2 0 0 6
5 Bournemouth 2 0 0 6
6 Everton 1 1 0 4
7 Liverpool 1 0 0 3
8 Crystal Palace 1 0 0 3
9 Leicester City 1 0 1 3
10 Manchester United 1 0 1 3

For Complete Premier League 2018-19 team rankings, click here

English Premier League 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Match 7 of 10: Manchester City vs Huddersfield

Result: 6 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Manchester City: Sergio Aguero 25′, 35′, 75′, Gabriel Jesus 31′, David Silva 48′, Terence Kongolo 84′ (OG)
  • Huddersfield: Jon Gorenc Stankovic 43′

Match Statistics:

Manchester City Team Stats Huddersfield
32 Shots 5
14 Shots On Target 1
78% Possession 22%
759 Passes 222
93% Pass Accuracy 64%
9 Fouls 4
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 1
10 Corners 3


  • Sergio Aguero scored his thirteenth hattrick for Manchester City as the Premier League champions destroyed Huddersfield by a 6-1 victory at the Etihad Stadium.
  • City swarmed around the Huddersfield zone in the opening minutes, with Aguero having a shot blocked and the guests’ Steve Mounie miscuing a leeway onto the highest point of his own bar inside three minutes.

  • Terriers goalkeeper, Ben Hamer made a decent stop from Gabriel Jesus, before a debilitating David Silva cross hit a defender and was poached by Ben.

  • Be that as it may, Huddersfield picked up an a dependable balance in the amusement as the quarter of a hour drew closer, seeing more of the ball before another City assault brought a Jesus header that was serenely taken care of by Hamer.
  • Ilkay Gundogan shot an exertion from the edge of the territory that cannoned to safety, and after that David Silva’s eminent calculated cross was going into the side-netting by Aguero.

  • Be that as it may, inside seconds, City had made a 25th-minute breakthrough, as Aguero locked on to Ederson’s precise free-kick and, chipped the ball into the nets.
  • The home side multiplied their lead, when Jesus lashed a low exertion past Hamer after the ball had broken to him.

  • Ten minutes previously the break, City made it three as Hamer spilled a low cross from Benjamin Mendy and Aguero tapped home .
  • In reply, Huddersfield got one back, as Stankovic struck a goal at the 43rd minute.
  • The guests rolled out a half-time improvement, expediting Laurent Depoitre for Abdelhamid Sabiri, yet inside three minutes of the restart they were 4-1 down as David Silva twisted an impeccable free kick high into the net.

  • The shimmering David Silva was supplanted by Riyad Mahrez minutes after the fact as Pep Guardiola rolled out his first improvement, and after that Huddersfield defender, Christoph Schindler was demonstrated a yellow card for a hack on Jesus.

  • Hamer made a shrewd spare from Aguero – yet with a fourth of a hour remaining the Argentina star fixed his treble in style, flicking home yet another hazardous Mendy cross.
  • Terence Kongolo scored an own goal, as the match ended with Manchester City making it to the top of table with another victory in the Premier League 2018-19.


Match 8 of 10: Burnley FC vs Watford

Result: 1 – 3

Goal Scorers:

  • Burnley FC: Andre Gray 3′, Troy Deeney 48′, Will Hughes 51′
  • Watford: James Tarkowski 6′

Match Statistics:

Burnley FC Team Stats Watford
8 Shots 9
3 Shots On Target 6
59% Possession 41%
459 Passes 346
75% Pass Accuracy 68%
8 Fouls 19
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 4
5 Corners 2


  • Second half strikes from skipper Troy Deeney and Will Hughes gave Watford a noteworthy 3-1 win at Burnley..
  • Previous Burnley forward Andre Gray opened the scoring with an eminently taken volley following a fine Deeney cross from the right.

  • After three minutes, Burnley got back on level terms when James Tarkowski climbed well at the back post to head in a Johann Berg Gudmundsson corner.
  • After an equitably adjusted and engaging first half, Watford hit Burnley, who have now gone seven class diversions without a win, twice.

  • 3 minutes into the 2nd half, Tom Deeney restored Watford’s lead as he scored at the 48th minute.
  • And, three minutes later, Will Hughes confirmed the win by scoring the third goal for Burnley FC.


Match 9 of 10: Brighton vs Manchester United

Result: 3 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Brighton: Glenn Murray 25′, Shane Duffy 27′, Pascal Grob 44′ (P)
  • Manchester United: Romelu Lukaku 34′, Paul Pogba 90’+5′

Match Statistics:

Brighton Team Stats Manchester United
6 Shots 4
3 Shots On Target 1
38% Possession 62%
160 Passes 267
72% Pass Accuracy 87%
4 Fouls 6
0 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
1 Corners 3


  • Manchester United yielded three first-half goals, as they drooped to a 3-2 vanquish at Brighton in an amusement lit up by a wonderful goal from Seagulls striker Glenn Murray.
  • Murray’s remarkable flick opened the scoring, Shane Duffy rapidly including a second, and despite the fact that Romelu Lukaku pulled one back, Pascal Gross scored a penalty before first half to reestablish the two-goal lead.

  • Brighton started on the front foot, Solly March’s cross cleared by Pogba and after that Gross endeavoring to flick on an Anthony Knockaert conveyance just for United to escape.
  • Dunk was in the long run substituted following 20 minutes, and soon a short time later Knockaert had a large portion of a possibility when he hooked on to a speculative ball however his attempt was well off the post.

  • Be that as it may, following 25 minutes Brighton got through, March creating another hazardous cross from the left and Murray’s brilliant flick directing the ball past De Gea and into the corner.
  • After two minutes Brighton multiplied their lead when, after one ball had effervesced over the container, United neglected to manage the second and Duffy transformed and fired the ball in the nets.

  • In reply, Shaw’s assist was converted by Lukaku who equalised the scoreboard.
  • Pascal Grob converted a penalty to restore the two goal lead. In the 2nd half, Manchester United looked out of touch and even a late Pogba penalty could not save them from losing their first match of the Premier League 2018-19.

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