Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Manchester City Keep Their Dominance Intact

These are the first four matches of the Premier League, Match Day 15 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table.

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

Points Table – Premier League ’18-19

Rank Name Won Draw Lost Points
1 Manchester City 13 2 0 41
2 Liverpool 11 3 0 36
3 Chelsea 9 4 1 31
4 Arsenal 9 3 2 30
5 Tottenham 10 0 4 30
6 Bournemouth 7 2 6 23
7 Everton 6 4 4 22
8 Manchester United 6 4 4 22
9 Leicester City 6 3 5 21
10 Brighton 6 3 6 21

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

English Premier League 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Match 1 of 10: Bournemouth vs Huddersfield

Result: 2 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Bournemouth: Callum Wilson 5′, Ryan Fraser 22′
  • Huddersfield: Terence Kongolo 38′

Match Statistics:

Bournemouth Team Stats Huddersfield
6 Shots 23
2 Shots On Target 6
32% Possession 68%
304 Passes 608
71% Pass Accuracy 82%
14 Fouls 11
4 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 0
4 Corners 8


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  • Bournemouth’s season is back on track after a keep running of four progressive annihilations was ended with a triumph that pushes them into the main six, yet this was one of those occasions when favorable luck was blessing Eddie Howe and his players as Huddersfield Town outflanked them for extensive stretches and merited unquestionably more from an amusement they commanded.
  • Callum Wilson, with his eighth Premier League goal of the season, and Ryan Fraser did the harm for Bournemouth, scoring and setting up each other as the home side hustled into a mid two-goal lead.

  • Huddersfield’s reaction was spectacular, in any case, as they laid attack to the Bournemouth goal and heaped on the weight that prompted them pulling an goal back through Terence Kongolo.
  • There was no eased up from Huddersfield in the second half and it was enticing to ponder what was experiencing Howe’s brain on occasion as Bournemouth, fixed in and unfit to keep the ball, guarded for their lives.

  • They were holding tight, frantic to hear a last shriek that at last brought some help. Huddersfield, conversely, left nursing a feeling of foul play after such a lively and noteworthy execution finished in a savage annihilation.
  • Ahead after just five minutes, Bournemouth got off to the ideal begin. Erik Durm was punished for a foul on Josh King simply outside the territory and from the free-kick that pursued Fraser selected Wilson’s dashing keep running towards the close post.
  • Absolutely plain and played onside by Mathias Jørgensen, Wilson met the twisting conveyance with a pounding header that flashed past Jonas Lössl.

  • In spite of the fact that Bournemouth looked light in those beginning times – King had a few opportunities to include a second – Huddersfield began to take control of the amusement, to such an extent that the house group’s second goal came absolutely against the keep running of play. It was a great counterattack that indicated exactly how annihilating Howe’s side can be the point at which they break with pace.

  • King discharged Wilson in within right channel and Huddersfield were left frightfully uncovered protectively. It was two against one to support Bournemouth and Wilson planned his square pass perfectly, discharging the rampaging Fraser in on goal.
  • Lössl got a touch to the winger’s left-footed shot however insufficient to keep it from finding the furthest corner of the net.
  • It felt frantically unforgiving on Huddersfield, who had been causing Bournemouth no closure of issues at the opposite end of the pitch, especially on the correct flank, where the noteworthy Florent Hadergjonaj got in behind Charlie Daniels on numerous occasions.

  • For some time, be that as it may, it appeared as if Huddersfield would go into half-time with nothing to appear for their predominance.
  • Asmir Begovic repulsed Alex Pritchard’s short proximity shot and afterward delivered a surprisingly better spare to deny Laurent Depoitre, who met another Hadergjonaj cross with a fine header. In no time thereafter the Bournemouth goalkeeper flung himself high to one side to hook away Aaron Mooy’s without twisting kick.

  • It was transforming into an invasion. By the interim Huddersfield had enrolled 11 shots to Bournemouth’s three and appreciated 72% of ball possession.
  • All the more essentially, they at long last had an goal to appear for their endeavors. After Mooy swung in a cross from the right, Christopher Schindler and Jørgensen both won headers in the Bournemouth zone before Kongolo, climbing most elevated, gestured past Begovic.
  • The example of the diversion continued as before in the second half. Despite the fact that King, set up by Wilson, misused a great opportunity to make it 3-1 when he shot well wide with just Lössl to beat, Huddersfield kept on sticking Bournemouth back.

  • Mooy, progressively compelling, wriggled clear in the region to make the space for a left-footed shot that Begovic did well to square. The weight felt steady on occasion and Bournemouth appeared to be frail to stem the tide of blue and white shirts that poured forward over and over.
  • In the end, with around 20 minutes remaining, Huddersfield began to tire and Bournemouth quickly picked up an a dependable balance. Typical administration before long continued, however, as Huddersfield by one way or another mustered the nerve to push afresh. This, be that as it may, was not a night when they got their reward.


Match 2 of 10: West Ham vs Cardiff City

Result: 3 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • West Ham: Lucas Perez 49′, 54′, Michail Antonio 61′
  • Josh Murphy 90+5′

Match Statistics:

West Ham Team Stats Cardiff City
17 Shots 8
11 Shots On Target 4
62% Possession 38%
463 Passes 294
76% Pass Accuracy 68%
10 Fouls 10
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 5
10 Corners 4


  • It was an unforgiving exercise for Cardiff about the substances of life at this dimension. Neil Warnock’s side had seen Lukasz Fabianski keep out Joe Ralls’ penalty when the diversion was goalless and at last they were compelled to bear the insult of West Ham swaggering around.
  • Indeed, even Andy Carroll was participating in the enjoyment as Felipe Anderson drove the showboating in the diminishing stages.

  • Cardiff, two points over the last three, had squandered an opportunity to guarantee their first away win. West Ham had lost Marko Arnautovic to hamstring damage in the blink of an eye before half-time and were looking defenseless before Lucas Pérez’s improbable motivation gave Manuel Pellegrini his first back to back Premier League triumphs this season.
  • While there has been a feeling of the pieces slowly becoming alright for West Ham as of late, the end toward the finish of the principal half was that they remain a work in advancement.

  • Irregularity has kept them down this season and keeping in mind that there were a lot of spells when alluring play drew thunders of endorsement from the group, Pellegrini more likely than not been worried by their remissness at the two closures of the pitch.
  • West Ham’s supervisor has ended up despondent at his group’s inability to take their risks on an excessive number of events. Felipe Anderson and Robert Snodgrass both focused from the edge of the zone, just to discover blue shirts in their direction, while Angelo Ogbonna and Declan Rice tried Neil Etheridge’s reflexes with several firm headers.

  • The weight was steady amid the initial 25 minutes and the leap forward looked inescapable when Arnautovic flooded past Sol Bamba and screwed a shot past Etheridge, who was thankful to see Sean Morrison covering on hold.
  • Having endure the early tempest, Cardiff moved past the midway line. First the beefy Callum Paterson discovered Víctor Camarasa, who tried Fabianski with a ground-breaking shot. The risk got West Ham unsuspecting.
  • Before long Junior Hoilett was running at Michail Antonio, whose situating at appropriate back was coming up short, and slipping in Joe Bennett, whose reduction just neglected to discover Paterson.

  • The state of mind had changed and West Ham, jumpy at the back out of the blue, surrendered a delicate punishment when Arnautovic unnecessarily pushed Hoilett over. Graham Scott, the official, indicated the spot straight away. However Fabianski made himself enormous and covered a meek exertion from Ralls.
  • A defining moment? Not exactly. Arnautovic’s night went from awful to more regrettable minutes after the fact, torment shooting up his left hamstring as he endeavored to achieve a go from Anderson.
  • West Ham’s best player had persevered through a troublesome couple of minutes and the hosts lost their stream without him, the half completion with Camarasa driving Fabianski to make another amazing recovery with a free-kick from the edge of the zone.

  • Cardiff detected a chance to expand on last Friday’s triumph over Wolves. Warnock had encouraged his players to target Antonio, shoehorned into West Ham’s back four on the grounds that Ryan Fredericks was inaccessible to fill in for Pablo Zabaleta.
  • The guests pushed down the left flank toward the beginning of the second a large portion of, another low cross from Bennett discovering Camarasa, who should have improved the situation than flame against Arthur Masuaku from short proximity.
  • This time West Ham rebuffed Cardiff’s wickedness. There were yells after a messy touch from Mark Noble in the 49th moment, yet the ball was just cleared similarly as Snodgrass, who had the poise to lift a shrewd go through to Pérez. Arnautovic’s supplanting demonstrated fine procedure with a left-footed drive that had excessively bubble for Etheridge to deal with.

  • Pérez has had little effect since his mid year move from Arsenal. However the Spaniard’s first group goal since January 2017 had a freeing impact. Presently he was in his component, delivering another clinical complete with his left foot subsequent to being discharged by Masuaku. Cardiff’s hardships expanded when Antonio changed over Snodgrass’ corner. Josh Murphy’s late relief amounted to nothing.

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