Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Hazard Scores 70th Goal For Chelsea
These are the next three matches of Match Day 3 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table. In case, you missed the first three matches, click here.
Points Table – Premier League ’18-19
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Match 7 of 10: Watford vs Crystal Palace
Result: 2 – 1
- Watford: Roberto Pereyra 53′, Jose Holebas 71′
- Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha 78′
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- Unfancied Watford proceeded with their extraordinary beginning to the Premier League season with a third progressive win as they beat visiting Crystal Palace 2-1.
- It is the first occasion when they have started with three wins out of three in the best level of English football, keeping them straight up among the early pacemakers.
7 – Roberto Pereyra has been directly involved in seven of Watford’s last 10 goals in the Premier League, scoring six and assisting another. Talisman.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 26, 2018
- Etienne Capoue may have been sent off for an early foul on Wilfried Zaha, so Palace were distressed that he made the opening goal for Roberto Pereyra in the 53rd moment.
- Defender Jose Holebas multiplied the lead with what he admitted was a cross before Zaha decreased the unpaid debts, twelve minutes from the end.
- Castle squandered a great opportunity to attract the last seconds of included time when Joel Ward headed wide from a corner in the wake of being left plain.
— Jules Breach (@julesbreach) August 26, 2018
- Zaha, their most capable player, was a focal figure from the fourth moment of a feisty experience, when numerous eyewitnesses felt Capoue ought to have gotten a red card as opposed to a yellow for a foul on him. Inside three more minutes Zaha himself was booked.
- His group had begun well and previous England goalkeeper Ben Foster kept the home side in the amusement at an opportune time with two fine spares, from a header by Christian Benteke and after that from James McArthur. Each shot was made by Perilous winger Andros Townsend.
To be fair, lots of positives there. If ref did his job we win. @wilfriedzaha has to start out wide next week. That’s where he does his damage. Watford lucky and dirty but won their cup final. We’ll finish higher than them. Definitely. #WATCRY #cpfc ????
— Chethegeezer (@chethegeezer) August 26, 2018
- Watford took 20 minutes to undermine, when Argentine forward Pereyra had one shot blocked and after that another spared with hardly a pause in between.
- At that point Daryl Janmaat, the third of six players booked, completed a decent move by shooting simply wide of the post.
- The home side’s weight was kept up either side of halftime and in the wake of squandering one shot by shooting uncontrollably, Pereyra took Capoue’s go for a low complete into the edge of the net.
Palace leaving Zaha up front when defending corners meaning Watford have to leave two defenders back. Something you’re taught in Under 8’s football. Take note Bruce you boring bastard
— James Gorton (@gortavfc) August 26, 2018
- Benteke made the most obvious opportunity to even out before Holebas cheated goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey from out on the left wing.
- Zaha slice in to shoot through Foster’s legs and guarantee an energizing completion in which Ward’s miss denied Palace a point, keeping them in mid-table with 3 points.
- In the post match conference, Watford chief Troy Deeney felt his group had fortunes on their side.
• Foster 1st half difference
• Watford got into Wilfs head
• Capoue is a filthy vile cunt
• Ward is championship
• Schlupp – who ?♂️
• Anthony Taylor – ? ?
• Sloppy passing
• Wilf is a winger
• No spark or creativity
• Not our day
Deserved to lose
— Steve Trendall (@stevetrendall) August 26, 2018
Match 8 of 10: Fulham vs Burnley FC
Result: 4 – 2
- Fulham: Jean Michael Seri 4′, Aleksandar Mitrovic 36′, 38′, Andre Schurrle 83′
- Burnley FC: Jeff Hendrick 10′, James Tarkowski 41′
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- Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice as Fulham opened their Premier League season to the detriment of Burnley.
- Jean Michael Seri and Andre Schurrle both scored their first goals for the club as Fulham guaranteed their first points, since restoring the Premier League with a 4-2 prevail upon Burnley.
A very open game today. We created enough to keep optimism levels above average. Points will follow. Fulham deserved the win. #utc
— #TheRunAwayChallenge (@sekott) 26 August 2018
- Aleksandar Mitrovic additionally got a three-minute support for Slavisa Jokanovic’s side, who certainly disregarded the failure of progressive annihilation back in the finish trip to get off the check at the third endeavour.
One of the things about being a football follower today is that newly promoted Fulham beating a now established #premierLeague team, #Burnley 4-2 is really no longer special being how much Fulham spent on quality signings pre season…
— MJJeremiah (@Nelsonrow80) 26 August 2018
- Jeff Hendrick struck six minutes after Seri’s terrific early opener and a short proximity James Tarkowski finish late in a five-foal first half, gave Burnley trust that they could yet add to the solitary point they have overseen in a lazy beginning to the Premier League season.
He may not have been the key factor in today’s result but Fulham’s win record over the last 2 seasons with Betts in goal is uncanny…didn’t think Fabri deserved to be dropped on Spurs performance but statistics in this case are good enough for me!
— Ollie Beales (@obeales82) 26 August 2018
- In any case, Mitrovic scored twice with his head in the middle of Burnley’s goals and a merited late strike for Schurrle left Sean Dyche – who knows his side are wavering on the edge of Europa League disposal after a 3-1 vanquish at Olympiacos – with mounting issues to comprehend.
Match 9 of 10: Newcastle vs Chelsea
Result: 1 – 2
- Newcastle: Joselu 83′
- Chelsea: Eden Hazard 76′ (P), DeAndre Yedlin 87′ (OG)
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- Chelsea left it late yet came away with a 2-1 prevail upon Newcastle because of a late DeAndre Yedlin own goal at St James’ Park.
- An uneventful first hour saw the Blues to a great extent disappointed by Rafa Benitez’s strategies in an energetic cautious execution from Newcastle, before Eden Hazard gave Chelsea the lead through a 76th-minute penalty.
Eden Hazard’s goal was his 70th for Chelsea in the Premier League – overtaking Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink in third (69); only Frank Lampard (147) and Didier Drogba (104) have scored more for the Blues. pic.twitter.com/hcJpomFZsI
— Fantasy iTeam (@fantasyiteam) 26 August 2018
- Joselu leveled for Newcastle before long, yet Yedlin’s tragic redirection enabled Chelsea to keep up Maurizio Sarri’s 100 percent winning record in the Premier League.
- Peril likewise went nearest for Chelsea in what was a dry first half, however was not able deal with his feet after achieving the edge of the six-yard box.
- The hosts were cheerful to play without the ball and in their own particular half, with striker Salomon Rondon having a peaceful game.
So glad to grab the tickets for CFC v BOU next week! Looking forward to seeing the same ? also have triple Chelsea at the moment, hoping it pays off bigger than only a reward from Marcosito ? pic.twitter.com/f2TxmUz9sJ
— Wiktor Lipina (@EkspertPL) 26 August 2018
- Benitez’s choice to change to a back three settled, snuffing out Chelsea and their new ownership style.
- Cesar Azpilicueta had a low shot from the edge of the region effectively spared by Martin Dubravka toward the beginning of the second half, yet needed to hold up until the 72nd moment to debilitate again when Antonio Rudiger’s shot cannoned back off the crossbar.
I hate Chelsea but Alonso is a very decent LB, best in the league & definitely among the top 5 LB’s in the world. #NEWCHE
— Maartial? (@MaarUtd) 26 August 2018
- With a fourth of an hour remaining, Fabian Schar cut down Marcos Alonso in the crate, and however replays indicated that he got the ball first, a penalty was granted, and Hazard scored on his arrival to the Chelsea beginning lineup.
- In any case, their lead was fleeting, as Joselu figured out how to beat David Luiz to a Yedlin cross 7 minutes from time and Newcastle thought they had done what was needed to anchor a point.
David Luiz, man. I don’t see any reasonable purpose to play Luiz over Christensen. It needs to end now. I love David Luiz as a person, I love him and I love what he has contributed to Chelsea but it needs to end right now, and let Christensen does the rest.
— bayu wijanarko (@baywija) 26 August 2018
- The activity did not end there however, as Yedlin diverted goalwards a low drive from Alonso, and Chelsea clutched their three points to place themselves 2nd in the points table.
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