Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Liverpool Draw With West Ham As Title Race Becomes Interesting

This is the last match of the Premier League, Match Day 25 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 19 5 1 62
2 Manchester City 20 2 4 59
3 Tottenham 19 0 6 57
4 Chelsea 15 5 5 50
5 Manchester United 14 6 5 48
6 Arsenal 14 5 6 47
7 Wolves 11 5 9 38
8 Watford 9 7 9 34
9 Everton 9 6 10 33
10 Bournemouth 10 3 12 33

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

English Premier League 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Match 10 of 10: West Ham vs Liverpool

Result:  1 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • West Ham: Michail Antonio 28′
  • Liverpool: Sadio Mane 22′

Match Statistics:

West Ham Team Stats Liverpool
13 Shots 11
2 Shots On Target 6
26% Possession 74%
244 Passes 692
64% Pass Accuracy 84%
9 Fouls 11
1 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 3
2 Corners 5


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  • The entryway is beginning to squeak open for Manchester City. On a strained night, Liverpool’s title charge lost more force after two more dropped focuses, elevating the feeling that Jürgen Klopp’s steady red machine is at last appearing of mileage.
  • In various conditions, an engaging ceaselessly draw with adversaries as venturesome as West Ham would not be viewed as an awful outcome. This was the second progressive match when arrange alarm grasped Liverpool. Their lead over Manchester City is three and the dominant victors will go top in the event that they succeed at Everton on Wednesday night.

  • Liverpool’s fundamental goal was to unwind, close out the commotion and play their normal match. They don’t had anything to pick up from second-speculating themselves against a group as anarchic as West Ham.
  • Subsequent to giving nerves a chance to inhibit their ability to shine amid a week ago’s draw with Leicester, when they botched an opportunity to quicken far from City, Liverpool started their most recent task realizing they couldn’t bear to give their nearest challengers further support.

  • Not that the message appeared to have separated through to the players amid a troublesome opening period. Proof of City’s luxurious swagger returning amid their success over Arsenal on Sunday had upped the ante and City more likely than not been urged to see early indications of restlessness in Liverpool.
  • West Ham flew forward from the principal whistle, with the brilliant and innovative Felipe Anderson anxious to try out James Milner’s guarded nous at appropriate back, and the hosts looked more than equipped for adapting without the harmed Marko Arnautovic driving their assault.

  • Manuel Pellegrini’s path is to play on the front foot against each rival. Albeit West Ham are floating in mid-table and out of the FA Cup after a troubling thrashing to AFC Wimbledon, there was no way of them playing with alert. Javier Hernández stung Alisson from long range and the little Mexican should have scored in the wake of winding past Virgil van Dijk in the third moment, just to twist his shot inches wide.
  • Aaron Cresswell additionally ran close with a bubbling drive from the edge of the territory, yet there were glimmers from Liverpool at the opposite end, Roberto Firmino scraping a shot from the edge, Andrew Robertson causing issues for Ryan Fredericks on the left flank. Neither one of the defenses looked secure.

  • In the end, Liverpool shook their heads clear, recalling that they had scored 16 goals in their past four gatherings with West Ham, and they grabbed the lead.
  • Making his fourth association beginning of the period, Adam Lallana made the risk with a flawless go into space down the right. Milner was somewhere around a yard offside when the ball contacted him. The wave to remained and Milner crossed for Sadio Mané, who spun Issa Diop and terminated past Lukasz Fabianski.

  • How the Liverpool fans thundered, detecting the weight valve had been lifted. However there have been indications of guarded helplessness from the class’ pacesetters as of late and West Ham reeled them in with a free-kick routine six minutes after the fact. As Liverpool sat tight for a cross, Anderson and Robert Snodgrass joined to discharge Michail Antonio, who held off Naby Keita before leaving Alisson attached to the spot with a sharp completion.
  • Liverpool were enduring without the authority of Jordan Henderson and vitality of Georginio Wijnaldum in midfield, where Keita was attempting to stand up for himself against Declan Rice and Mark Noble, and West Ham ought to have been ahead at the break. Another free-kick from Anderson merited a superior completion from Rice, who was startled to put his free header over.

  • These are the events when the tip top players demonstrate their class. The challenge had turned into a trial of Liverpool’s guts and they required more from Mohamed Salah as the second half wore on. The Egyptian was thinking that its difficult to shake off Cresswell, West Ham’s determined left-back.
  • Rather, it was Anderson who was compromising to take the spotlight, continually requesting the ball, continually ready to keep running at protectors, tricking Joel Matip into an awkward foul with bit of ability that left the Liverpool focus back looking mixed up.

  • Liverpool began to surge their passes. Colleagues were starting to frown at one another after grabbed choices in the last third. With the minutes ticking without end and the nervousness rising, trust flared when Salah wriggled through on the privilege and made to shape one of those trademark twisting shots into the far corner, however he pointed it excessively near Fabianski. It was starting to feel like one of those evenings.
  • Klopp made his first change with 21 minutes left, supplanting the tiring Lallana with Xherdan Shaqiri, who has made some essential commitments as a substitute this season.
  • West Ham were ensuring Fabianski’s goal with amazing association, with Rice so insightful in his screening job, and they went nearest to constraining a second goal, Noble’s volley flying barely over the point of post and bar.

  • Liverpool shouted out futile for a snapshot of motivation. Klopp swung to his seat once more, the disillusioning Firmino clearing a path for Divock Origi. The striker, who turned into a derby legend with the late victor over Everton in December, this time cushioned his lines when given a brilliant open door in the diminishing coals. A snapshot of sheer dissatisfaction for the group chiefs which summed up their inclination as they went to Merseyside.

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