Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Firmino’s Hattrick Highlights Liverpool’s Dominance

This is the first six matches of the Premier League, Match Day 20 of 38. The match highlights and the top 10 teams points table is included.

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

Points Table – Premier League ’18-19

Rank Name Won Draw Lost Points
1 Liverpool 17 3 0 54
2 Tottenham 15 0 5 45
3 Manchester City 14 2 3 44
4 Chelsea 12 4 3 40
5 Arsenal 11 5 4 38
6 Manchester United 9 5 5 32
7 Wolves 8 5 7 29
8 Leicester City 8 4 8 28
9 Watford 8 4 8 28
10 Everton 7 6 7 27

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

English Premier League 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Match 1 of 10: Watford vs Newcastle

Result: 1 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Watford: Abdoulaye Doucoure 82′
  • Newcastle: Salomon Rondon 29′

Match Statistics:

Watford Team Stats Newcastle
12 Shots 8
5 Shots On Target 2
63% Possession 37%
569 Passes 322
85% Pass Accuracy 71%
17 Fouls 16
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 4
3 Corners 6


Premier League

  • Abdoulaye Doucouré, respected by clubs who could spend enormous this January, eminently Paris Saint-Germain, underlined his significance to Watford by falling off the seat to safeguard his group from a humiliating thrashing.
  • Rafael Benítez keeps up that his side will require a marvel to maintain a strategic distance from transfer this season, yet they were on course for three merited focuses on account of a fantastic counterattacking goal by Salomón Rondón. At that point Doucouré hit with eight minutes staying to charm himself further to Watford fans – and, no uncertainty, to other clubs’ scouts.

  • Doucouré, who had played each moment of Watford’s Premier League crusade before this amusement, was by all account not the only telling nonattendance from Watford’s beginning lineup, as Gracia rolled out six improvements trying to present freshness amid a difficult bubbly season.
  • On one of only a handful couple of events where they opened up Newcastle productively – on account of a deft flick by Will Hughes – Gerard Deulofeu dallied before shooting directly at Martin Dubravka.

  • Deulofeu had been liable of comparative inefficiency when Watford lost 1-0 at St James’ Park in November and his incorrectness undermined to demonstrate expensive once more. Scarcely any chiefs plot crush and-get triumphs as expertly as Benítez and that was his arrangement here.
  • Newcastle properly hit with a heartless counterattack in the 29th moment. Christian Atsu ousted the home protection with a sly turn in midfield before pinging the ball wide to Matt Ritchie.

  • Ritchie, making his first assault forward from left wing-back, conveyed a wonderful cross and Rondón dashed between Craig Cathcart and Adam Masina and sent an incredible header into the net.
  • Doucouré gave the hosts greater security and push in midfield when presented by Gracia and headed an equalizer from 10 yards after an uncommon precise conveyance by Deulofeu.


Match 2 of 10: Brighton vs Everton

Result: 1 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Brighton: Jurgen Locadia 59′

Match Statistics:

Brighton Team Stats Everton
11 Shots 13
3 Shots On Target 4
44% Possession 56%
349 Passes 426
70% Pass Accuracy 73%
10 Fouls 11
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
6 Corners 6


Premier League

  • A month and a half prior, Jürgen Locadia, down on his fortunes and appearing to effectively see his Premier League move had gone bad, recommended he would utilize the winter months “to think if this is still good for me”.
  • Brighton would state it appears to be quite fine now. Locadia, a £14m buy from PSV Eindhoven in January, had not scored in the Premier League until Boxing Day and appeared to will undoubtedly be recognized as a commentary ever: the one-time record marking who infrequently played and never found the net.

  • Be that as it may, he has now earned his group four points in four days, his victor on the hour rebuffing Everton for a careless begin to the second half and in the event that the result offered couple of authoritative decisions around two maddeningly conflicting sides, maybe it in any event reduced Chris Hughton’s have to rearrange his assaulting pack one month from now.
  • Locadia’s strike was an inquisitive one and, in contrast to his equalizer against Arsenal, did not cut the house down quickly. Brighton, behind on points at the break yet overflowing with hazard in the 15 minutes after half-time, won a corner on the privilege and Locadia was unmistakably a few yards offside when Pascal Gross’ conveyance ricocheted to him before goal.

  • He spun and beat Jordan Pickford while everybody stopped; at first the aide official’s banner shot up and Robert Madley declined to grant the goal, yet the response of Brighton’s players proposed something was unequivocally out of order.
  • Madley and his associate unmistakably felt likewise on misgivings; they presented and, after a short deferral, Brighton’s lead was conceded. It transformed out the ball had squirmed into Locadia’s way off André Gomes, who appeared to be unsighted by its flight; the scene felt like an especially smooth-running impersonation of VAR, albeit a large portion of those present would have felt scandalized if Gomes’ commitment had gotten away from the authorities.

  • Locadia had been engaged with Brighton’s best first-half shot, seeing Yerry Mina obstruct his volley after Pickford had spared from Gross. Be that as it may, it was Everton who went in at the break ahead on focuses, experiencing the apparatuses following a moderate initial 20 minutes and approaching when Richarlison’s calculated exertion was repulsed by David Button.
  • They may have expected to take things further upon re-rising however rather scarcely had a kick in the principal quarter of 60 minutes, Pickford flipping a Florin Andone header over the ban from point-clear range, and were overwhelm in that period as the home players increased the force.

  • Maybe they were shaken by an episode soon after the interim whose resonations proceeded as far as possible. Everton were incensed as Brighton played on with Richarlison down in a stack, considering Solly March the guilty party and proceeding with their protestations even after the hosts’ assault came to nothing.
  • Silva knew, however, that Everton had made their very own issues. Catch, nominating for the Asian Cup-bound Maty Ryan, tipped a Richarlison drive on to the post straight after the goal and Kurt Zouma crashed a 86th-minute header on to the crossbar, however their un-usualness is turning into a worry.


Match 3 of 10: Tottenham vs Wolves

Result: 1 – 3

Goal Scorers:

  • Tottenham: Harry Kane 22′
  • Wolves: Willy Boly 72′, Raul Jimenez 83′, Helder Costa 87′

Match Statistics:

Tottenham Team Stats Wolves
10 Shots 11
3 Shots On Target 4
61% Possession 39%
665 Passes 416
88% Pass Accuracy 79%
7 Fouls 7
3 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 4
6 Corners 7


Premier League

  • This was the sort of emotional fall that will leave Tottenham thinking about whether they have the profundity and executioner attitude to last the separation in the title race.
  • Mauricio Pochettino’s side picked an awful minute to come slamming rational after their ongoing scoring binge and their inability to subdue a shocking rebound from Wolves roused little trust in their capacity to stay aware of Liverpool at the highest point of the table.
  • Tottenham attempted to ingest the failure subsequent to surrendering to a late tempest from Nuno Espírito Santo’s valiant side. They were ready to broaden their triumphant pursue an early wafer from Harry Kane however their leggy reaction came up short when Wolves thundered back after half-time, inciting Pochettino to blame his players for expecting that the diversion was over when they driven 1-0.

  • Sadly for Tottenham, Wolves demonstrated unmistakably more tough adversaries than Bournemouth and Everton subsequent to falling behind to Kane’s eighteenth goal of the season.
  • The guests played with amazing force and venture as the amusement wore on and were undermining well before creating a thrilling 15-minute whirlwind that brought about goals for Willy Boly, Raúl Jiménez and Hélder Costa. This was no crush and-get – Wolves, who are up to seventh place, were commendable champs.
  • Wolves received a mindful methodology in the opening time frame and there was a demeanor of restlessness as Tottenham endeavored to show their title accreditations. Uplifted desires can do amusing things to the brain; no big surprise Nuno had structures on constraining a tight, disappointing undertaking.

  • Tottenham’s reaction was to receive a shoot immediately approach. Dele Alli and Son Heung-min grabbed at endeavors and Kieran Trippier terminated a free-kick at Rui Patrício. The hosts were in charge yet they were shouting out for a start of innovation, a minute to set the beat hustling.
  • Up ventured Christian Eriksen, carrying the best out of Patrício with a plunging strike.
  • Tottenham gathered up foreboding speed and the leap forward touched base in the 22nd moment. Ivan Cavaleiro yielded ball possession, enabling Son to send Kane on a raid down the right. The risk was negligible however Kane is fit for scoring from any circumstance. The striker, who got a MBE in the New Year’s Honors list, cut inside Boly before utilizing his as far as anyone knows flimsier left foot to let fly with a dazzling drive from 25 yards.
  • More than anything, it was the unexpectedness of the shot that blew the mind. It was a great show of Kane’s procedure and a devastating path for a standout amongst the most total advances around to cut the pressure.

  • However Wolves gathered more noteworthy conviction toward the beginning of the second half, sticking Tottenham back, benefiting from the group’s developing nervousness. Pochettino’s men were exhausted on and off the ball.
  • Kane was reserved for plunging and with Rúben Neves progressively persuasive in midfield for Wolves, an equalizer started to feel inescapable. That sense expanded when Nuno made an assaulting substitution, supplanting Leander Dendoncker with the smooth João Moutinho.
  • The inquiry was whether Wolves were fit for forming a telling chance. With 18 minutes remaining, they created an earnest answer. Moutinho conveyed a corner from the privilege and Boly exploited slack stamping to head past Hugo Lloris.
  • Wolves had scored with their first shot on target however Tottenham could have no dissensions.

  • The tide had turned and the rebound was finished with seven minutes to go, Cavaleiro slipping a go inside to Jiménez, whose streaming shot from the edge of the territory some way or another squirmed past Lloris’ late plunge.
  • Wolves ached for additional. Neves joined with Matt Doherty, who discharged Costa. The substitute’s exact low shot sent the voyaging fans into a condition of joy and left Tottenham with some intense inquiries to contemplate.

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