Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Lindelof’s Late Goal Keeps United Unbeaten Under Ole Gunnar
These are the first six 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: Arsenal vs Cardiff City
Result: 2 – 1
- Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 66′ (P), Alexandre Lacazette 83′
- Cardiff City: Nathaniel Mendez-Laing 90+3′
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- Arsenal neglected to awe against Cardiff City, however Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette goals were sufficient in a 2-1 win.
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette were on focus as an unconvincing Arsenal beat Cardiff City 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium, skipping over from annihilation to Manchester United in the FA Cup.
- Unai Emery’s men neglected to inspire in spite of generally controlling procedures, however they profited by Bruno Ecuele Manga’s haplessness at the back for Aubameyang’s penalty, and Lacazette put the match past Cardiff before Nathaniel Mendez-Laing’s stoppage-time encouragement.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the fastest Arsenal player EVER to 25 Premier League goals ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/t731dgyi8N
— B/R Football (@brfootball) January 29, 2019
- After pre-coordinate tributes to Cardiff’s missing striker Emiliano Sala, the guests gave a decent record of themselves in a first 50% of few possibilities, looking similarly as vivacious as their hosts, however they were maybe lucky Ecuele Manga did not surrender a spot-kick in a matter of seconds before the interim.
- The Gabonese defender neglected to get familiar with his exercise, notwithstanding, winding up punished in the second time frame and his comrade Aubameyang changed over, before Lacazette put the outcome certain with his very own fine exertion.
- Mendez-Laing pulled one back with a phenomenal left-footed completion, however it added up to close to nothing.
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) January 29, 2019
- Arsenal were snappy out of the squares and ought to have proceeded in the second moment, however Neil Etheridge got a touch to Sead Kolasinac’s cross and an uneven Lacazette neglected to jump speedy enough, seeing his possible exertion blocked.
- Cardiff squandered their very own decent possibility before long – Bobby Reid cutting a volley only wide after Mohamed Elneny incidentally pushed the ball on.
- As disappointing as Arsenal’s first-half showcase might have been, they were angry to not get a penalty just before the break, as Ecuele Manga got away unpunished when getting Lacazette.
- The Cardiff man was not all that blessed halfway during that time period, nonetheless, as he cumbersomely sent Kolasinac tumbling in the container and the already unknown Aubameyang changed over unquestionably.
Fastest Arsenal players to 25 Premier League goals:
E. Adebayor — 62 games
A. Sanchez — 59 games
I. Wright — 51 games
T. Henry — 42 games
— Cannon Insider (@CannonInsider) January 29, 2019
- Lacazette fixed the success a little ways from the end with a fine goal not with regards to whatever remains of the match, as he took up ball possesion out on the right, shot inside and completed clinically past Etheridge subsequent to blasting into the container.
- Mendez-Laing got in style comfortable end, bowing a left-footed strike into the base left corner, however it had little effect as Cardiff stay in the drop zone, three points from security.
Match 2 of 10: Fulham vs Brighton
Result: 4 – 2
- Fulham: Calum chambers 47′, Aleksandar Mitrovic 58′, 74′, Luciano Vietto 79′
- Brighton: Glenn Murray 3′, 17′
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- For a group sucked profound into the solidified depths of relegation, what could warm the cockles in excess of an animating rebound? At half time, trailing 2-0 as the hail swung to snow and Claudio Ranieri looked on drearily from underneath the hood of his jacket. Fulham were the exemplification of the saying that assault is the best type of barrier – which is similarly also truly, to inhale new life into the test of Premier League survival.
- This was the most recent in a progression of must-win matches for Ranieri’s men – the sort of arrangement eyewitnesses from this side of SW6 must watch tensely through their fingers with a chewing feeling of fear in their gut. Neither one of the teams landed at this sharply chilly meet by the Thames in particularly fine fettle, however Brighton detected an open door too great to even consider wasting.
FULL-TIME Fulham 4-2 Brighton
Comeback of the season? Murray’s brace gave Brighton a 0-2 lead at half-time before Chambers’ volley, two headers from Mitrovic and another from Vietto won Fulham the points #FULBHA pic.twitter.com/IE5ZiKRGoM
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 29, 2019
- Fulham’s predicament has not been aided by the stressing number of goals yielded this season: they went into this match with the most exceedingly awful protective record from any group in Europe’s five noteworthy associations. They before long discharged another. In the third moment Brighton’s first significant assault saw the hosts’ free rearguard unspool. Martín Montoya jogged down the privilege and cut a cross towards Glenn Murray, who swiveled to direct his shot into the most distant corner of the net.
- Brighton were elated. Tangle Ryan, in the group out of the blue since Boxing Day after his spell with Australia at the Asian Games, pelted down the whole contribute to join the festivals. As the voyaging fans noticed, this was an uncommon minute to appreciate: winning endlessly has not come effectively to Brighton.
? Unbelievable scenes in the #PremierLeague tonight!
⚫️ Newcastle United beat Manchester City
? Solskjaer’s men secure a point vs Burnley
⚪️ Fulham comeback from 2 down to win 4-2
? Arsenal won a soccer match pic.twitter.com/WvM4kuK5W6
— BET.co.za (@betcoza) January 29, 2019
- Murray, with his evergreen eye for goals, was superbly situated to twofold the lead 14 minutes after the fact. Again the threat descended Fulham’s left flank and when Pascal Gross guided the ball into the crate with an ad libbed overhead kick, Murray’s completion was practically similar to a move, the striker extending out one foot to flick perfectly past Sergio Rico. It was the 35-year-old’s tenth goal of the period, and his value to Brighton this season is brilliant.
- He likewise had two chances to snatch a first-half cap trap. Brighton’s amazingness felt unchallenged as Davy Pröpper shook the crossbar.
- The gravity of the circumstance required a strategic substitution halfway through the main half. Tom Cairney was presented as a major aspect of a reshuffle. For a group unequipped for shielding, something like an ability to take part in a shooting match would help. Ryan Babel raised a hint of something better over the horizon with an exertion whipped in low, which Ryan pushed aside. At that point Babel crossed for André Schürrle, whose volley was cleaned up the line.
Mitrovic in the Premier League this season:
?6.5 Ariel Duals Won
Important for Fulham! pic.twitter.com/exxcaXjgRT
— Mozo Football (@MozoSports) January 29, 2019
- They grabbed a life saver from the get-go in the second half when Calum Chambers associated with Aleksandar Mitrovic’s thump down and smacked the ball low past Ryan. The Craven Cottage swarm delved profound into their well of positive thinking and enabled themselves to have confidence in something. Anything.
- The odds arrived in a whirlwind. Luciano Vietto lifted a shot over the bar, Denis Odoi’s shot was blocked, and when a long ball fell in the region of Mitrovic, the lumbering striker beat two markers and Ryan to ensure he won the ball and gestured into the net.
- Abruptly there was anticipation, freshness in the handle, desire in the passing, trust in the assault. Fulham’s heart started to develop. Mitrovic was again included and Jean Michaël Seri effervesced a shot against the post.
The Premier League is full of surprises
– Newcastle beat Man City after conceding in the first minute
– Wolves put three past West Ham
– Fulham trail by two goals and still beat Brighton 4-2.
– Man Utd fight back for a last gasp draw against Burnley. pic.twitter.com/CAN0iybIDz
— Spreadex Sports (@SpreadexSport) January 29, 2019
- This basic match remained in a critical state and Fulham rode their fortunes as Rico spared a header from the plain Murray. The attendant’s colleagues accepting it as the flag to come on solid once more. Joe Bryan did the reasonable thing by standing his cross up for Mitrovic, who again won the aeronautical fight to build a noteworthy turnaround.
- The thunder when Vietto gave them breathing space after Cairney struck the bar was instinctive, huge. They have not had an excessive number of minutes like that here this season. Presently they require a couple of something beyond.
Gotta love the Premier League!
Fulham scoring 4 goals in the 2nd half to come back and beat Brighton. Newcastle upsetting City 2-1. Then United being down 2-0 against Burnley, to come back an tie it with 8 minutes left!! THIS IS WHY WE LOVE THE BEAUTIFUL GAME!!!#PLonNBC
— The Free Kick (@FreeKickPod) January 29, 2019
Match 3 of 10: Wolves vs West Ham
Result: 3 – 0
- Wolves: Romain Saiss 66′, Raul Jimenez 80′, 86′
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- Tottering off towards the finish of a limp thrashing by Wolverhampton Wanderers was not really the arrival to activity Marko Arnautovic, or West Ham United, had sought after. The striker, mysterious through and through for a group that neglected to enroll a shot on target, was brought down the passage by instructing staff with 15 minutes left to play with a speculated lower leg damage.
- By that point, Wolves lead through Romain Saiss before a twofold by the splendid Raul Jimenez put the sparkle on a sublime execution. For West Ham, this was another desperate appearing, compliant showcase simply an issue of days in the wake of smashing out of the FA Cup.
Joao Moutinho has 4 assists in his last 2 Premier League games
— Premier League Stat Man ⚽️ (@EPLStatman) January 29, 2019
- Gareth Southgate was in participation here, probably to get an eyeful of his eye over Declan Rice, the midfielder unsure over his global future, however West Ham had next to no to yell about as they slipped to a third back to back annihilation.
- Following two weeks sequestered from everything, Arnautovic – who probably had his heart set on playing in Guangzhou before marking an agreement expansion – came back to activity in the encompasses of the Black Country. Given a bloodied nose by AFC Wimbledon, Arnautovic – who played in advance nearby Michail Antonio – was one of five changes from Saturday’s stun FA Cup exit, however Angelo Ogbonna and Issa Diop held their places at the core of the West Ham safeguard notwithstanding being over and over uncovered by League One’s most reduced scorers on Saturday.
Can’t believe that our chance of winning the Premier League relies on West Ham beating Liverpool next weekend – and that’s a team who have conceded 7 goals during their last 2 games against Wolves and Wimbledon ?? we are screwed ffs ?
— Real Talk Manchester City ⚽️ (@RealTalkMCFC) January 29, 2019
- Felipe Anderson was additionally reestablished to the beginning lineup, as was Declan Rice, a legitimate nearness in midfield. Wolves were not humiliated in a remarkable same form but rather, four days on from safeguarding a replay against Shrewsbury, Nuno Espírito Santo likewise decided on five changes, with João Moutinho and Diogo Jota among those returning.
- It was Rúben Neves that started quickening Wolves vigorously, with a broadcast cross-field leave flawlessly picked behind Matt Doherty down the correct flank. In any case, when a hazardous ball flew into the box, neither Jota nor Raúl Jiménez could cut home.
FULL-TIME Wolves 3-0 West Ham
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 29, 2019
- Wolves’ three-man guard capably contained Arnautovic yet West Ham attempted to adapt to the hosts’ development off the ball, especially Doherty and the noteworthy Leander Dendoncker. The last had the ball in the net following 36 minutes, just for the linesman to raise his banner for offside.
- Jonny – the wing-back who is set to sign for all time from Atlético Madrid before exchange due date – conveyed a shrewdness low cross from the left that Jimenez flicked on to the bar and it was Dendoncker that responded snappiest.
- At the point when Jimenez was not undermining in the container, the Mexican was causing devastation from wide zones. His glorious twisting cross from the correct discovered Jonny, who beat a resting Pablo Zabaleta to the ball at the back post before looking a header only wide of Lukasz Fabianski’s goal.
Full time Wolves 3 West Ham 0. The most dominant 90 minute performance I’ve ever seen Wolves produce in the Premier League. Absolutely magnificent, the lot of them. Sensational.
— Tim Spiers (@tim_spiers_Star) January 29, 2019
- The West Ham goalkeeper was kept occupied, first tipping Jota’s low strike from the edge of the container round his forgot post before closing Doherty. Rui Patrício, by correlation, did not have a spare to make in a first half ruled by the hosts. Nuno cut an exasperated figure, in any case, intensely mindful his side ought to have taken somewhere around one of their odds.
- It felt like just a short time until the point when Wolves opened the scoring, which maybe clarifies why Coady was a little careless belonging, unconscious Antonio was prowling in the wake of enabling the ball to keep running over his body.
- Be that as it may, Wolves kept on molding a whirlwind of possibilities – with Jota and Jonny both stinging the hands of Fabianski. At the point when the goal at long last arrived, it was conceived from a standard Wolves corner. Moutinho dinked a ball into the container and, subsequent to ignoring Robert Snodgrass, Romain Saïss fueled home a shot header.
— Scott Hamilton-Cooper (@shamiltoncooper) January 29, 2019
- Pellegrini’s riposte was to gather Andy Carroll at the same time, while West Ham could check themselves lucky that the official, David Coote, waved away interests for stonewall penalty on Jota, tArnautovic limped off down the passage, seconds before Fabianski was clacked by Doherty, who slammed into the West Ham goalkeeper in the wake of endeavoring to turn home Jimenez’s cross.
- Be that as it may, Wolves added to their count, with Jiménez striking home Moutinho’s corner before dinking the ball over Fabianski to seal it a short ways from time.
For the next three matches, move on to the next page!