Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Deulofeu’s Hattrick, Deeney’s Brace Destroy A Weak Cardiff Side
These are the first two matches of the Premier League, Match Day 27 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: West Ham vs Fulham
Result: 3 – 1
- West Ham: Javier Hernandez 29′, Issa Diop 40′, Michail Antonio 90+1′, Michail Antonio 90+1′
- Fulham: Ryan Babel 3′
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- Fulham have just themselves to fault for their season, befuddled basic leadership and flighty administration likely sending them straight back to the Championship. In any case, on this one event, they can feel really bothered that their destiny was unreasonably chosen by another person.
- They were ahead and playing admirably against West Ham when Javier Hernández punched home a goal and changed the course of a diversion that finished in annihilation for Claudio Ranieri’s side.
Fulham have taken just two points from their last 15 away games in the Premier League (D2, L13), and are the only top-flight side without an away win this season. pic.twitter.com/TaaOy9b2Aa
— Forever Boleyn (@ForeverBoleyn) February 22, 2019
- Replays appeared to demonstrate Mason had a decent perspective on the occurrence yet the official was a long way from the just a single to miss it: just several Fulham players challenged and it took four or five replays to be 100% certain the touch originated from hand instead of the head. In any case, maybe the forward’s liable look like a kid with his submit the sweet tin may have been evidence enough.
- It had all begun so well. Ryan Babel gave Fulham the lead in the third moment, clearing home after a low Ryan Sessegnon cross fell impeccably in the six-yard box, and for around 20 minutes Fulham were deliberate, solid and in charge.
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) February 22, 2019
- It felt interesting. It sensed that it couldn’t last, albeit legitimately it ought to have. The disputable equalizer originated from a Robert Snodgrass corner, inappropriately cleared and turned in at the far post.
- Just before the break, West Ham were ahead, again from a Snodgrass corner yet this time it was reasonable, Issa Diop given all the time and space he expected to head the ball past Sergio Rico.
- Fulham were somewhat the better team after half-time yet as Ranieri said that did not convert into numerous genuine shots.
West Ham vs Fulham: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview – https://t.co/9i4M1d4iBb
Claudio Ranieri’s side have a desperate need for points as they visit the London Stadium on Friday in Premier League action
West Ham play host to Fulham at the London Stadium in a de… pic.twitter.com/4aQjXxDrU1
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- The home group was stirred first by the arrival of Manuel Lanzini, on as a substitute subsequent to missing the season to date with cruciate tendon damage, and after that West Ham’s third goal in the last minutes, Michail Antonio ricocheting a header in from a Marko Arnautovic cross.
- It was West Ham’s first win in about a month and a half, thankfully gotten regardless of whether the execution was not amazing.
“That, in a nutshell, that is why (Ranieri’s) team is where they are.”
Commentator David Prutton absolutely hammers Fulham after West Ham secures the points.
— Optus Sport (@OptusSport) February 22, 2019
Match 2 of 10: Cardiff City vs Watford
Result: 1 – 5
- Cardiff City: Sol Bamba 82′
- Watford: Gerard Deulofeu 18′, 61′, 63′, Troy Deeney 73′, 90+1′
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- Gerard Deulofeu, when one of European football’s most brilliant expectations, is at long last satisfying his capability to give Watford supporters any expectations of their own special mainland experience.
- The previous Barcelona wonder utilized the Cardiff City Stadium pitch as his play area as he scored a hattrick in this striking win for Javi Gracia’s men.
• First player to score a Premier League hat-trick for Watford
• Third player to score a Premier League hat-trick on a Friday
• Sixth Spanish player to score a Premier League hat-trick
A hat-trick of pub quiz gold for Gerard Deulofeu. 🎩 pic.twitter.com/USPFWNjlry
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) February 23, 2019
- Sol Bamba snatched a comfort for Cardiff with 10 minutes to go, however, Deeney had the last giggle as he finished a short proximity double to send Watford into seventh.
- As the two arrangements of players touched base here, news broke of Watford coming to a £4m settlement with Everton over the takeoff of Marco Silva a year ago. Gracia’s fruitful beginning to life as a manager has permitted Watford fans to express no love lost to Silva.
FT scores in the Premier League:
West Ham 3-1 Fulham
Cardiff 1-5 Watford pic.twitter.com/Hz7MgBK18L
— FUN88 (@fun88eng) February 22, 2019
- It took Deulofeu 18 minutes to put himself on the way to end up Watford’s first hattrick legend since Mark Falco in 1986. Cardiff’s returning skipper, Sean Morrison, Bruno Manga, and Joe Bennett all attempted and neglected to wrest the ball off Deeney on the edge of the region before he laid it off for the Spanish forward to locate the base corner with stick point exactness.
- Neil Warnock’s men were second best however ought to have had a chance to level after Daryl Janmaat misunderstood the side of Josh Murphy and carried him down with a cumbersome test in the 18-yard-box. The referee, Simon Hooper, waved away the dissents to the sickening the Cardiff fans and chief before he blew for half-time.
FULL-TIME Cardiff 1-5 Watford
— Premier League (@premierleague) February 22, 2019
- Deulofeu had not scored for eight matches but rather looked as though he was back playing for Barcelona as he ran wild in the second half. Abdoulaye Doucoure headed Bennett’s free-kick clear and into the way of the previous Everton player, who thumped the ball past Manga on the midway line, before taking it to round Neil Etheridge and opening home his fifth goal of the period.
- Deulofeu finished his first hattrick in English football on 63 minutes after Etienne Capoue looted Harry Arter of ownership and slipped him in behind the barrier for him to lift the ball over Etheridge.
Everton settle dispute with Watford over Silva: The two clubs have “reached an amicable agreement” with respect to the latter’s complaints to the Premier League over what they deemed to be an illegal approach for Marco Silva. https://t.co/Z8QbY9UaQx pic.twitter.com/yjvV6dQbWe
— ToffeeWeb (@ToffeeWeb) February 22, 2019
- Deulofeu moved past the guard and set up Deeney for a simple tap-in following 73 minutes. There was still time for Bamba to package home however Deeney wrapped up the 5-1 pounding from short proximity.
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