Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Divock Origi’s 90th Minute Winner Saves Liverpool

These are the last four matches of the Premier League, Match Day 14 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table.

Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Manchester City Continue To Dominate

Points Table – Premier League ’18-19

Rank Name Won Draw Lost Points
1 Manchester City 12 2 0 38
2 Liverpool 11 3 0 36
3 Chelsea 9 4 1 31
4 Arsenal 9 3 2 30
5 Tottenham 10 0 4 30
6 Everton 6 4 4 22
7 Manchester United 6 4 4 22
8 Leicester City 6 3 5 21
9 Bournemouth 6 2 6 20
10 Watford 6 2 6 20

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

English Premier League 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Match 8 of 10: Chelsea vs Fulham

Result: 2 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Chelsea: Pedro 4′, Ruben Loftus-Cheek 82′

Match Statistics:

Chelsea Team Stats Fulham
16 Shots 9
9 Shots On Target 4
66% Possession 34%
726 Passes 359
89% Pass Accuracy 72%
8 Fouls 17
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 1
4 Corners 6


Premier League

  • This wound up seeming agreeable, a normal triumph gathered by a group trying to close the hole to the pioneers against a side tied down to the foot of the division.
  • Additional noteworthy was the reality the crushed supervisor, Claudio Ranieri, left the more urged and refering to motivations to be happy while Maurizio Sarri, successful in a pound of a derby, weeped over the nerves that had grasped his very own group’s methodology.
  • At no time, beside praising his side’s goals, had Chelsea’s head mentor given the impression he was fulfilled as he slinked the edge of his specialized zone.

  • The aftermath from the principal thrashing of his stewardship, against Tottenham Hotspur the earlier end of the week, had really thundered on regrettably through this apparatus.
  • They had come steeled by the kick talk conveyed in one-on-one gatherings with Sarri prior in the week however for all that they began enthusiastically for once and scored in the opening 20 minutes of a Premier League match out of the blue since mid-August, frailties had flared from that point. Their showcase had been on edge in the second half.

  • They can get ready for Wednesday’s trek to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the expectation ordinary administration has been continued. Unquestionably the smooth development of their second goal, all flawless between play between Eden Hazard, Pedro and Ruben Loftus-Cheek on the edge of Fulham’s container, was a notice of their characteristics.
  • Hazard’s blast into the penalty territory attracted restricting protectors to the ball, with the pass jabbed sideways properly freeing Loftus-Cheek into space emptied by Maxime Le Marchand.

  • The England midfielder’s complete was insistent, a fifth goal in six club amusements finishing the achievement. He keeps on asserting some authority for more prominent inclusion.
  • Ranieri’s shoulders rather drooped at that concession however, for all that he has seen his group dispatch four goals in two matches since his arrangement, there are indications of enhancement in their protective association.

  • Their precious stone midfield stopped up Chelsea’s methodology play here, regardless of whether they picked against swarming all over Jorginho to upset the home side at source.
  • Hazard and Pedro, the liveliest of their forefront, were everlastingly gathering the ball, turning upward and whitening at seeing massed positions of white shirts through whom they would need to pick a course to goal.

  • Had Callum Chambers not been upset multiple times by Kepa Arrizabalaga, once especially stunningly, at that point they may even have constrained equality.
  • It had been Cyrus Christie’s unhelpful pass, bubbled forward into midfield, and Jean Michaël Seri’s possibly slack gathering that had left Fulham inclined.

  • In abandoned N’Golo Kanté, a player around whom Ranieri constructed a title-winning group at Leicester City, to snaffle the ball and, having progressed, free Pedro next to him. Ranieri had spun round on his foot rear areas, fluttering his arms in disappointment when Seri had been looted, and had his back to the play as the Spaniard turned inside Alfie Mawson to complete effortlessly.
  • That was a notice of what Kanté dependably did best, either catching or taking the ball under strain, aligned with everything Sarri is trusting he can move toward becoming: ground breaking, mindful and cautious in the pass.

  • The Frenchman has come in for feedback over the most recent couple of weeks with his new head mentor unconvinced he flaunts the system to flourish as his midfield turn. He is as yet showing the World Cup victor the strategic mindfulness required to play in a three close by Jorginho. Sarri could review just a single situating blunder in this presentation.


Match 9 of 10: Arsenal vs Tottenham

Result: 4 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 10′ (P), 56′, Alexandre Lacazette 74′, Lucas Torreira 77′
  • Tottenham: Eric Dier 30′, Harry Kane 34′ (P)

Match Statistics:

Arsenal Team Stats Tottenham
22 Shots 11
7 Shots On Target 6
60% Possession 40%
476 Passes 329
84% Pass Accuracy 71%
15 Fouls 17
3 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 1
5 Offsides 2
8 Corners 5


Premier League

  • Arsenal expanded their astounding unbeaten run in all rivalries to 19 coordinates however now they have their announcement triumph. Unai Emery and his re-energerised group have gathered speed and conviction amid the succession, despite the fact that they had not beaten a Big Six Premier League match.
  • That changed on a wild evening in north London when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang proceeded with his dead-peered toward scoring adventures and Arsenal originated from 2-1 down to overpower the group that they most love to loathe.
  • Aubameyang scored the equalizer for 2-2 – his second of the diversion – and the insights demonstrated that he has scored with his keep going 10 shots on focus in the alliance.

  • It was the substitute, Alexandre Lacazette, who place Arsenal in front with a shot that diverted off Eric Dier and spun past Hugo Lloris and the exceptional Lucas Torreira included the sparkle with his first goal in Arsenal hues.
  • Tottenham’s disappointment was finished when Jan Vertonghen bounced into a rash test on Lacazette to gain a second yellow card on 85 minutes and they will think about how they balanced out after an early admission to lead at half-time just to be overpowered towards the end. After six straight wins in all rivalries, this was a shock.

  • Emery merited a great part of the credit for how he responded at 2-1 down, rolling out intense assaulting improvements, the first observed Aaron Ramsey and a second striker, Lacazette, enter for the second time frame. At 2-2, Emery moved to a 4-4-2 precious stone midfield framework and, on each event, the profits were prompt.
  • His capacity to modify the course of matches with strategic and personel changes has been an amazing element of his residency. He had begun with the 3-4-2-1 development that he flaunted last Sunday at Bournemouth and it was intended to give Arsenal a stage higher up the pitch; to get their wing-backs further forward.

  • They began at very quick pace and Spurs were shaken, constrained into blunders in the early running. Serge Aurier enabled a normal ball to disappear under his studs and, when he followed back, he cut Aubameyang unnecessarily. From the free-kick, taken by the skipper, Granit Xhaka, Arsenal got the punishment that put them ahead.
  • Shkodran Mustafi found a pocket of room and, when he climbed, it appeared as if he was prepared for a free header at exactly that point he was most certainly not. It looked unnatural however Mike Dean cleared up the perplexity.

  • He recognized that Vertonghen had swiped the ball away with his hand. Aubameyang changed over the punishment before celebrating, rashly, before the away supporters, who pelted him with a couple of things. Vertonghen was reserved for the handball.
  • Arsenal were irrepressible in the opening 20 minutes, with Sead Kolasinac, specifically, making risky advances up the left. He cut one cross back for Alex Iwobi, who constrained Lloris into a keen spare with his legs.

  • Minutes after the fact, the other wing-back, Héctor Bellerín, saw a volley at the far post hindered by Ben Davies.
  • It felt just as Arsenal may battle to keep up the power and Spurs thundered again into the diversion, turning it on its head before half-time. Dele Alli had begun off the left however he frequently tucked in behind Harry Kane and Son Heung-min and the guests picked up an a dependable balance.

  • Child demonstrated his pace and risk with a progression of darts, two of which saw him work Bernd Leno from tight edges.
  • The equalizer originated from a Christian Eriksen free-kick, whipped in towards the close post, and it was a frightfulness minute for Leno when he enabled Dier’s flick header to skip, raise up over his hands and squirm inside the close post.

  • All hell broke loose, at that point hit the fan when the Arsenal fans as well as a portion of the club’s substitutes, boss among them Stephan Lichtsteiner, protested Dier’s festivals with his colleagues.
  • Players in red and white met, with Ramsey, who was off the field by then, being pulled separated from Alli. Indeed, even Mauricio Pochettino got included, running up the touchline to go about as a peacemaker. Amusement on.

  • Son dashed through again and Rob Holding bounced into an unsafe handle be that as it may, when Son inquired, there was no contact from the Arsenal safeguard on him. Senior member still granted the punishment when Son went down and Kane struck low into the corner for his eighth goal in eight recreations against Arsenal. He has equalled Emmanuel Adebayor’s scoring record in north derbies.

  • Mustafi hit the crossbar with a circling header from a corner in first-half stoppage-time however Spurs were in the authority and Emery made his twofold substitution at the interim. Arsenal were level soon enough. Bellerín bended a ball forward in behind Vertonghen and Ramsey contorted his body to snare it inside for Aubameyang. The striker bowed an exactness first-time complete inside the close post. Lloris was established.

  • It was anything but difficult to overlook the subplot of Mesut Özil’s nonattendance. The club said that the playmaker had felt another of his back fits yet there was all things considered a lot of eye-rolling when the teamsheets landed.
  • Tottenham had gleamed toward the beginning of the second-half, with Kane twice going close however Arsenal – and Emery – turned the screw after the equalizer. Mustafi was denied by a goalline freedom by Alli and, after Son had worked Leno following a Bellerín blunder, Emery swapped Mustafi for Mattéo Guendouzi and went to his midfield precious stone.

  • Ramsey initated Arsenal’s third goal when he burglarized Juan Foyth and discovered Lacazette. There was a component of fortune on the grounds that the striker was slipping as he shot – there was additionally the redirection off Dier – and the greatest day of Arsenal’s season was finished when Torreira rolled far from Dier on to Aubameyang’s pass and shot low into the far corner.


Match 3 of 10: Liverpool vs Everton

Result: 1 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Liverpool: Divock Origi 90+6′

Match Statistics:

Liverpool Team Stats Everton
16 Shots 9
3 Shots On Target 3
58% Possession 42%
525 Passes 390
79% Pass Accuracy 72%
12 Fouls 7
3 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 3
8 Corners 1


Premier League

  • At the point when the unequivocal minute arrived, right around six minutes into stoppage-time, Jürgen Klopp was on the pitch, David Pleat-esque short the dark colored shoes, and the triumph run took him the distance to his goalkeeper, Alisson, somewhere in the range of 40 yards from Liverpool’s burrow.
  • It was tumult and, in the midst of this disorder, an improbable legend had developed in the state of Divock Origi, scoring underneath the Kop with one of the more capricious and euphoric objectives of any Merseyside derby.

  • They will unquestionably recollect and esteem that minute here when Virgil van Dijk let fly with a volley in the last seconds and miscued it so seriously that there was a capable of being heard moan from the home group, as though they speculated that was the last shot they would need to win this match.
  • Van Dijk could be seen dismissing in sicken. But the turn on the ball brought it high and afterward down and, all of a sudden, Jordan Pickford in the Everton goal was stuck in an unfortunate situation.

  • The ball arrived on the crossbar and, amazingly, at that point skiped on to the woodwork once more. Pickford was thrashing at thin air and Origi, a 84th-minute substitute, was there to apply the completing touch.
  • How indispensable could that minute be? On the off chance that the diversion had completed goalless Liverpool would have left the pitch realizing that Manchester City’s limitlessly unrivaled goal contrast at the Premier League table implied the bosses were, basically, five clear.

  • Origi’s late commitment drastically changes the image again and Klopp’s festival recounted its own anecdote about what he made of that amazing bit recently show. For Everton, it was a devastating minute.
  • They have now gone 16 matches since the last time they beat Liverpool in a group apparatus, returning to October 2010, and had contributed luxuriously to a retaining challenge. Everton were regularly the all the more undermining group amid the opening 45 minutes and safeguarded manfully when they were exposed to some drawn out weight in the second half.

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