Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Lacazette, Koscielny Score To Win Over Chelsea
These are the first eight matches of the Premier League, Match Day 24 of 38. The match highlights and the top 10 teams points table is included.
Points Table – Premier League ’18-19
For Complete Premier League 2018-19 team rankings, click here
Match 1 of 10: Wolves vs Leicester City
Result: 4 – 3
- Wolves: Jota 4′, 64′, 90+3′, Ryan Bennett 12′
- Leicester City: Demarai Gray 47′, Conor Coady 51′ (OG), Wes Morgan 87′
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- Nuno Espírito Santo will never acknowledge a red card in better conditions. Profound into three minutes of second-half stoppage-time, he charged towards the corner banner to join the festivals and the developing heap of ridiculous Wolves players after Diogo Jota included the seventh goal of this upside down match – finishing a tasteful hattrick in the wake of applying the completing contacts to another wonderful resistance part go by the glorious Rúben Neves.
- Jamie Vardy helped the temperament at preparing in the previous week by taking on the appearance of Spider-Man and Leicester thought they had discovered a far-fetched superhuman in Wes Morgan, who smashed home a headed equalizer with three minutes staying, just for Jota to incur one last blow, opening home from Raúl Jiménez’s cross to add to the despair covering Claude Puel.
— Wolves (@Wolves) January 19, 2019
- An obliging Nuno was sent to the stands by the ref Chris Kavanagh yet this sort of anguishing rout – a third consecutively and a fifth in the alliance in eight amusements – could well ask Puel to take a hike. Leicester’s unceremonious methodology toward the end was considerably increasingly rash thinking about how profitable a point could have been given they confront Liverpool, Manchester United and Spurs straightaway.
- Puel couldn’t have wanted for a more regrettable begin. Leicester’s permeable resistance was uncovered all through and they trailed inside four minutes, so, all in all Kasper Schmeichel had officially made a brilliant left-gave spare to deny Neves from adding to his great list of long-run strikes. Be that as it may, when Demarai Gray lost belonging simply inside his very own half, Jiménez nourished João Moutinho, who stood up an enticing cross. Landing at the back post, Jota was hungrier than Danny Simpson, the Leicester appropriate back, and cut home.
Wolves have netted three 90* minute winners in the Premier League this season, more than any other side.
— William Hill (@WilliamHill) January 19, 2019
- Wolves ought to have included a third halfway through the principal half however Schmeichel accumulated Jota’s manageable descending header, after the striker escaped a level footed Morgan. In any case, whatever Puel said at the break had the ideal impact and Leicester were level inside six second-half minutes.
- First Vardy did brilliantly to free Gray after Bennett misconceived a skipping ball on midway and the Leicester forward dashed into the case before applying a cool wrap up, the ball crosswise over goal and in.
- Abruptly Leicester were ready and they pulled level on 51 minutes. Ben Chilwell attacked down the left flank and Jonny’s interference kept running into the way of Harvey Barnes, who lashed home on his Premier League make a big appearance, through a benevolent avoidance off Conor Coady.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 19, 2019
- At the point when another wonderful Neves pass – a 50-yard ball for Jota – opened a delicate resistance safeguard 10 minutes after the fact, the Wolves striker roared home his second of the evening to fix Leicester’s work.
- Be that as it may, similarly as Morgan thought he had grabbed an improbable draw, heading home the substitute James Maddison’s free-kick, Jota had the last say, including his third – and his side’s fourth – to leave Leicester on their hindquarters. Neves dispatched a raking ball into the correct channel for Jiménez, who crossed for Jota to clear in.
— Jordan (@jordanpfooty) January 19, 2019
Match 2 of 10: Liverpool vs Crystal Palace
Result: 4 – 3
- Liverpool: Mohammad Salah 46′,75′, Roberton Firmino 53′, Sadio Mane 90+3′
- Crystal Palace: Andros Towndsend 34′, James Tomkins 65′, Max Meyer 90+5′
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- The uplifting news for Manchester City is that Liverpool all of a sudden look very powerless. They yielded three goals here and wound up with 10 men after James Milner had, definitely, got a second yellow card for another foul on Wilfried Zaha.
- The awful news is that they are as yet winning, even in antagonistic conditions, and have revived a seven-point hole. The home side’s 10 men oversaw what ended up being the definitive goal when Sadio Mané slice in from the left to score in stoppage time and, in spite of Max Meyer snatching a last-pant third for the guests, Liverpool clung on for three critical focuses.
- Somehow Crystal Palace have added to a retaining fight at the highest point of the Premier League. They stopped the City parade by out of the blue succeeding at the Etihad before Christmas and they may have pegged Liverpool back here however for slips of fixation that demolished a promising beginning.
Brace in front of the Kop ⚽️⚽️
50 @premierleague goals 📈
Accomplished performance 👏
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 19, 2019
- In Manchester Palace mounted a stupendous rebound in the wake of going a goal down, scoring twice with hardly a pause in between to shock Pep Guardiola’s side. Here they appeared to become worn out on trusting that the group chiefs will go in front and after thirty minutes of easily repulsing everything Liverpool could toss at them they went upfield to show what a fast and sharp assault resembles.
- The eagerly awaited challenge among Milner and Zaha did not so much occur in the main half since Palace did as such small assaulting, yet when Liverpool wound up overstretched and Patrick van Aanholt chose the winger on the left he took full preferred standpoint. Zaha was round Milner outwardly instantly, coming to the byline and curtailing crosswise over goal, where Andros Townsend responded speedier than Fabinho to beat Alisson from close to the penalty spot.
1000 – Roberto Firmino’s goal was Liverpool’s 1000th at Anfield in the Premier League, the third team to score that many at a specific venue in the competition (Man Utd at Old Trafford and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge). Millenary. pic.twitter.com/MHv0YzV6QQ
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 19, 2019
- The goal was against the run of play ,however, the keep running of play and an abundance of ball possession had not been helping Liverpool. With Xherdan Shaqiri on the seat they appeared to need thoughts and entrance, continually transporting the ball over the pitch without verging on getting through Palace’s two banks of defenders.
- Julián Speroni made an early spare from Joël Matip and Virgil van Dijk headed barely over the banish from a free-kick yet that those two half-chances spoke to the nearest Liverpool went to a goal in the principal time frame recounted its very own story.
- That was only the principal half, however. With the kind of fortunes that will stress City supporters, Liverpool were back on level terms very quickly after the interim with a goal that was a greater amount of Palace’s creation than their own.
Salah says it means something to reach 50 Premier League goals, but says: “I’m looking forward more to getting to the 50 with Liverpool because I got two with Chelsea.” #LFC
— David Maddock (@MaddockMirror) January 19, 2019
- First Van Aanholt and Mamadou Sakho dithered over a free ball in the penalty zone, in the long run clearing unconvincingly. Jordan Henderson nourished Van Dijk, whose shot from 30 yards out was cheerful in the outrageous, yet the ball struck James McArthur in transit through and wound up hanging tantalizingly before Speroni.
- The goalkeeper may have been progressively conclusive and his reluctance was rebuffed by Salah, who stood out his left leg to gather one of the least complex goals of his profession.
- Crystal Palace were panicked after that and the guard that had stood so firm in the primary half gave way again six minutes after the fact. James Tomkins impulsively remained off Roberto Firmino in the territory, enabling him to take Naby Keïta’s pass and turn nearly at relaxation to beat Speroni with a shot into the base corner.
Premier League table:
1. Liverpool 60pts
2. Man City 53pts
3. Tottenham 48pts
4. Chelsea 47pts
5. Arsenal 44pts
6. Man Utd 44pts… pic.twitter.com/n01pNMq57D
— Milk The Bookies (@MilkTheBookies) January 19, 2019
- In any event Tomkins was rapidly ready to offer reparations for his blunder when he leveled the scores from a Luka Milivojevic corner, rising unchallenged at the far post to head past Alisson.
- That could and maybe ought to have been an unequivocal minute in the title race however another protective mix-up directed Liverpool towards the three points. Milner did well to achieve Fabinho’s slanting pass and transform a first-time cross over into the threat region yet there was nobody to acknowledge the welcome until Speroni attempted to catch and succeeded just in floating the ball in reverse towards goal. By and by Salah was close by to benefit – his talent of being in the ideal place is uncanny – however the ball was going too far in any case.
2 – Both of James Milner’s Premier League red cards for Liverpool have been against Crystal Palace, and for fouls on Wilfried Zaha. Repetition. #LIVCRY
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 19, 2019
- There was still time for two additional goals and a rejection as the day’s second 4-3 go head to head did its best to coordinate the energy seen before at Molineux, and there was all the more riding on the aftereffect of this match.
- Based on the thunder from the Kop that welcomed Jürgen Klopp’s clench hand siphoning salute toward the end, Liverpool may very well feel they have evaded a projectile.
Match 3 of 10: Watford vs Burnley FC
Result: 0 – 0
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- Modest Burnley made it four matches unbeaten in the Premier League with a 0-0 draw at seventh-put Watford on Saturday.
- Be that as it may, the Clarets were left disappointed after a stoppage-time exertion by striker Chris Wood was esteemed barely offside.
- Watford left the squares most grounded and Gerard Deulofeu twice went firmly at an opportune time, with one exertion magnificently spared by Tom Heaton before James Tarkowski cleaned a shot up the line.
FT: Watford 0-0 Burnley
Lots of missed opportunities this afternoon, the best of which falling to Troy Deeney and Ashley Barnes in the first half. Both sides are now unbeaten in four Premier League games.
My report from Vicarage Road
— Oli Stein (@steinoliver_) January 19, 2019
- Burnley got a few opportunities to win yet Ashley Barnes and Dwight McNeil botched incredible chances for Sean Dyche’s side, who had won their last three matches.
- The Clarets are on 22 in sixteenth place, three over the transfer zone, while Watford remain seventh.
Match 4 of 10: Newcastle vs Cardiff City
Result: 3 – 0
- Newcastle: Fabian Schar 24′, 63′, Ayoze Perez 90+3′
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- Newcastle United moved out of the relegation zone and dropped Cardiff City into it as an impossible twofold by Fabian Schar earned them a critical 3-0 triumph at St James’ Park.
- An evening that started with disagreeable club proprietor Mike Ashley being booed by displeased home fans finished on a more brilliant note as Rafa Benitez’s side took most extreme focuses at home for just the third time this season.
- After five matches without an alliance win the visit of Cardiff had the vibe of a key transfer fight and Schar’s 24th-minute opener facilitated the pressure around the ground.
FULL-TIME Newcastle 3-0 Cardiff
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 19, 2019
- Ending up in a propelled position the middle back drove in from close to the touchline and twisted a radiant shot past Cardiff manager Neil Etheridge.
- It was Schar’s first goal for Newcastle since joining from Deportivo La Coruna and having got the preference for it he multiplied his side’s lead when packaging the ball into the net from a Matt Ritchie corner simply past the hour stamp.
- Cardiff offered little accordingly separated from the odd whirlwind and Schar was not far from asserting a cap trap when he took askew from another Ritchie corner.
- Ayoze Perez included some late shine, tapping in Newcastle’s third in stoppage time from Salomon Rondon’s cross.
The bottom of the #PremierLeague tonight as it stands.
— WinDrawWin (@windrawwin) January 19, 2019
- Newcastle moved to seventeenth with 21, one place over the drop zone while Cardiff are in eighteenth spot, with 19.
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