Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Chelsea End Manchester City’s Unbeaten Run
These are the first eight matches of the Premier League, Match Day 16 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table.
Points Table – Premier League ’18-19
For Complete Premier League 2018-19 team rankings, click here
Match 1 of 10: Bournemouth vs Liverpool
Result: 0 – 4
- Liverpool: Mohamed Salah 25′, 48′, 77′, Steve Cook 68′ (OG)
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- The general accord is by all accounts that Mohamed Salah has not been a remarkable player this season. On this proof there is nothing to stress over after the striker created an awesome individual presentation that completed with him strolling off the pitch with the matchball under his arm.
- A splendid cap trap was finished in style – Asmir Begovic, the Bournemouth goalkeeper, wound up on his posterior, Steve Cook was trailing afterward for the umpteenth time and Nathan Aké stood defenseless hanging in the balance – as Salah flicked the ball into the net with the outside of his left boot.
As it stands, Liverpool are staying top of the premier league, AND will be the only unbeaten team in the PL so far!
— LiverpoolFF (@LiverpoolFF) December 8, 2018
- By that goal the match had officially transformed into an activity in harm constraint for Bournemouth, who were qualified for feel wronged that Salah’s first goal had been permitted to stand – he strayed into an offside position just previously – yet could have no grumblings about the ultimate result in the wake of adding to their very own destruction with some urgently poor defending.
- Salah, in this mind-set, was not going to leave behind the chance to rebuff them. Sent in an increasingly focal job close by Roberto Firmino, Salah tormented Bournemouth, specifically Cook, who persevered through a hopeless evening.
Not a single player in the history of the Premier League has scored 40 goals for Liverpool as fast as Mohamed Salah. Just the 52 games required.
— Mootaz Chehade (@MHChehade) December 8, 2018
- And in addition scoring an absurd own goal, the focal safeguard was in charge of Salah’s second and bumped the ball into the Liverpool’s striker’s way for his third.
- From Liverpool’s perspective this was the most ideal arrangement for Tuesday’s Champions League tie against Napoli at Anfield. They piled on a fifth progressive group triumph, stretching out their unbeaten begin to the season all the while, got through the diversion without getting any crisp wounds and their charm turned in his best execution of the battle.
?? Mo Salah this season:
? Appearances: 16
⚽️ Goals: 9
?️ Assists: 4
? Becomes the fastest ever Liverpool player to score 40 Premier League goals
He’s really having a terrible season… ? pic.twitter.com/jJYiu31qfd
— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) December 8, 2018
- Two years prior Liverpool came here and drove 2-0 just to be beaten 4-3 out of a confused match, yet history never looked like rehashing itself after Salah scored his second.
- Cook’s troublesome day began with that second goal. He talented ownership to Firmino with a free pass and was lucky not to be reserved for roughly endeavoring to cut down Salah seconds after the fact. Salah pretty much figured out how to remain on his feet previously tolerating the welcome to shoot crosswise over Begovic as Aké continued support off.
- Howe was frustrated with the opening goal for various reasons. Begovic spilt Firmino’s 25-yard shot and Salah, on to the free ball instantly, was unmistakably offside. The partner official held his wave to, in any case, and Bournemouth ended up pursuing the match.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 8, 2018
- The nonappearance of Callum Wilson, who was precluded with hamstring damage, obviously hurt Bournemouth, yet they were additionally the cause all their own problems at the back.
- Seeing Cook transforming Andrew Robertson’s cross into his own net was an a valid example and the safeguard’s experience did not end there. Frantically endeavoring to stay aware of Salah, Cook attempted to make a sliding development yet succeeded just in thumping the ball into the way of the forward.
Mohamed Salah has now scored more Premier League hat-tricks for Liverpool (2) than he has spent seasons as a wonder (1).
Taking the… pic.twitter.com/ECWoEMjoC8
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 8, 2018
- What pursued was a delight to look as Salah, relatively without any help going up against the Bournemouth barrier, connected the final blow with his third and Liverpool’s fourth.
Match 2 of 10: Burnley FC vs Brighton
Result: 1 – 0
- Burnley FC: James Tarkowski 40′
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- James Tarkowski’s first-half goal anchored Burnley their first win in nine Premier League amusements as they beat Brighton to move out of the relegation zone.
- The home side, who had grabbed just focuses from their past eight matches, scored in the 40th moment when Jack Cork struck a shot and the ball avoided in off Tarkowski.
- The safeguard nearly included a second with a 62nd-minute header, before the Brighton substitute Jürgen Locadia gestured over from an incredible position and Solly March struck barely wide.
- On the back of their first triumph since September, and their third in the group this season, Burnley climbed from second-base to seventeenth place, while Brighton dropped a place to eleventh.
Klopp unrealistic to expect Burnley not to tackle – Ince
Football Focus pundit Paul Ince says it is “not realistic” for Jurgen Klopp to expect Burnley players not to make hard tackles as they fight for survival in the Premier League. pic.twitter.com/DdXkELSr2M
— The_Sport_News (@sportne53258786) December 8, 2018
- The Brighton administrator, Chris Hughton, rolled out four improvements to his beginning line-up however his contrary number, Sean Dyche, picked to stay with a similar group that began Wednesday’s 3-1 misfortune to Liverpool.
- The development to the challenge had been exuberant, with Dyche emerging cocked and locked because of Jurgen Klopp communicating despondency over a portion of Burnley’s difficulties.
- The opening stages on Saturday made for a differentiation, with next to no of note happening in the initial 30 minutes as the opposite sides counteracted one another.
- Beside Chris Wood bringing a spare out of Mat Ryan when the banner was raised for offside, the amusement’s first genuine exertion on goal came when the Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma’s low strike went wide in the nineteenth moment.
FULL-TIME Burnley 1-0 Brighton
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 8, 2018
- Burnley consequently began to demonstrate more danger, with Robbie Brady volleying over the bar and having a shot spared by Ryan, who additionally did well in the middle of to deny Wood.
- The main goal returned when focus Ben Mee sent a header towards Ryan, Brighton endeavored to clear and the ball came to Cork. The midfielder released a first-time strike and saw it go in through Tarkowski’s chest.
- Right off the bat in the second half Burnley had requests for a punishment turned somewhere around Martin Atkinson after Bissouma’s high boot flew past Phil Bardsley’s head as the Mali worldwide made a leeway.
— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) December 8, 2018
- Tarkowski then went near multiplying the hosts’ favorable position as he headed only wide from a corner.
- Hughton responded by expediting Glenn Murray and Locadia, yet the last neglected to benefit as much as possible from an incredible open door in the 83rd moment as he sent his header over the bar.
- March, who had effectively sent one endeavor wide, at that point hit a shot that shrieked simply outside a post.
- Brighton kept on squeezing in stoppage time, however Burnley hung on for a genuinely necessary three points.
Match 3 of 10: Manchester United vs Fulham
Result: 4 – 1
- Manchester United: Ashley Young 13′, Juan Mata 28′, Romelu Lukaku 42′, Marcus Rashford 82′
- Fulham: Aboubakar Kamara 67′ (P)
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- On the off chance that just Manchester United could play Fulham consistently individuals may start to consider them progressively important. The joke before commencement at Old Trafford was that Liverpool had helped United out by winning so abundantly at Bournemouth, on the grounds that goal distinction may be critical in the fight for eighth place.
- Enter the Premier League’s base club, with an execution to demonstrate the table does not lie, and abruptly United are above Bournemouth as well as up to 6th. As a matter of fact Everton do notplay until Monday yet José Mourinho will take what he can right now.
Alexis Sanchez sends Manchester United teammates a message during Fulham fixture: Man Utd started brightly against Fulham in the Premier League fixture and Alexis Sanchez has given the performance his approval. https://t.co/5GEvNsD9k3 pic.twitter.com/9hQp6mlrb5
— ManUtd_MP (@ManUtd_MP) December 8, 2018
- Fulham were caring enough to let United lift their goal distinction with their greatest win of the season, and in spite of the fact that a critical hole stays to the best five, Mourinho and his players are at any rate in the perfect place to push for a Champions League spot.
- On the edge of the European positions sounds significantly superior to mid-table lack of clarity, however a more genuine test will come at Anfield next Sunday. Claudio Ranieri’s strugglers were very effectively commanded, with the Italian diminished from a beginning time to remaining on the touchline with a surrendered look and stretched out right hand to demonstrate his players the heading they should play.
Manchester United take the lead at home in a Premier League game! pic.twitter.com/R6q7DeHYHo
— The Peoples Person (@PeoplesPerson_) December 8, 2018
- With just Aleksandar Mitrovic furrowing a desolate wrinkle in advance it never occurred, and Fulham looked beaten from the minute Ashley Young opened the scoring.
- The United skipper at first seemed liable to endeavor a cross when he took the ball high on the left yet once he beat Denis Odoi to discover space in the region he got a quick look at goal and discovered Sergio Rico’s best corner with a twisting right-foot drive.
- Juan Mata scored straightaway, applying a certain complete after Marcus Rashford cut back the ball from the goalline. Romelu Lukaku was censured before in the week for not doing much aside from attempting to score goals, so he ought to be very pleased with the pass that played Rashford behind the Fulham barrier.
— Premier League USA (@PLinUSA) December 8, 2018
- Rashford then had the attention to choose Mata at the back of the punishment territory, and when his shot beat Rico’s plunge the challenge was tantamount to over.
- Rico delivered a decent stop to keep out a loud free-kick from Rashford, before United expanded their lead just before the interim with a smooth triangular passing move that obviously satisfied Mourinho. Jesse Lingard discovered Mata, whose first-time ball along the six-yard line was flawlessly concealed by Lukaku.
The last time Manchester United played Fulham in the Premier League they fired in 81 crosses in a 2-2 draw.
EIGHTY-ONE! ? pic.twitter.com/rBPiaHaYHy
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 8, 2018
- Fulham demonstrated somewhat more life after Ranieri made two half-time substitutions, however their most obvious opportunity in open play tumbled to André Schürrle following a frail freedom by Diogo Dalot, and the winger skied his shot.
- It summed up Fulham’s evening when under two minutes after Aboubakar Kamara had pulled a goal again from the punishment spot, following a foul on the substitute by Ander Herrera, they went down to 10 men when a studs-up test on Rashford by André-Frank Zambo Anguissa brought a second yellow.
And while we’re on the number 50…
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 8, 2018
- Any expectations of United running up a cricket score were dashed when Rico oversaw spares from Rashford and after that Lukaku, in spite of the fact that the goalkeeper was beaten at his close post when Rashford scored a brassy fourth from the point of the region.
- Had Fred not attempted a dangerous pass as opposed to a direct one in stoppage time United may have hit five in the class out of the blue since Sir Alex Ferguson ventured down.
Match 4 of 10: Arsenal vs Huddersfield
Result: 1 – 0
- Arsenal: Luccas Torreira 83′
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- Arsenal could breathe in the sweet taste of a late triumph on account of the uplifting power of Lucas Torreira.
- he waspish nearness who has inhaled such bubbling into Arsenal’s midfield was the distinction to break a tight, tense gridlock with an extemporized overhead kick. Huddersfield’s unwavering endeavors implied Arsenal expected to broaden themselves, to continue on, to continue stopping endlessly to prise each of the three out of this amusement. That sort of frame of mind appears to work out easily for Torreira.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) December 8, 2018
- The last time these groups met was an event that denoted the window ornament descending on the Arsène Wenger period, and Emery has substantiated himself a man unafraid to reshape the group as he did again here, and anxious to energize the vitality levels.
- Towards the finish of a requesting week his players sufficiently discovered to scrap it out. In the seven minutes of stoppage time he was so charmed as to meander the distance crosswise over into David Wagner’s specialized territory to allure Sead Kolasinac over for a snappy guidance.
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 8, 2018
- Huddersfield, similar to the majority of Arsenal’s Premier League rivals so far this season, got themselves securely to half-time. Be that as it may, a 0-0 scoreline did not mirror the idea of an inexorably fiesty and muddled match, with tempers warming up and the yellow card exclude veering of control – five handed out over a five-minute spell set an extraordinary tone.
- Huddersfield contended constantly, rising the test set by Wagner to demonstrate they could limit Arsenal and give themselves a stage.
2 – Arsenal vs Huddersfield saw fewer shots on target (2) than any Premier League game since October 28th 2017 (Watford v Stoke – also 2). Hypnagogic. pic.twitter.com/fEdYfm20IP
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 8, 2018
- There were possibilities, including a piledriver from Torreira which was parried splendidly by Jonas Lössl, and when Alexandre Lacazette found the net he was dismayed to be punished for a tight offside choice prior in the move.
- Emery squandered no time in shaking it up. While his sense was to push for the leap forward, there were developing worries at the back.
- Sokratis and Shkodran Mustafi got their fifth appointments of the season and will be serve a suspension when the squad are shy of fit and match-sharp focus backs. Mustafi then tottered off harmed with what Emery portrayed as a “small” hamstring.
FULL-TIME Arsenal 1-0 Huddersfield
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 8, 2018
- Laurent Koscielny’s appearance on the seat following a seven-month nonappearance was convenient however Arsenal need to utilize him circumspectly after such awful damage, so Nacho Monreal went ahead. The guarded trio for the end stages involved Granit Xhaka flanked by Monreal (ostensibly a left-back) and Sokratis. Amazingly, they held it together for a first spotless sheet in the Premier League since September.
- Huddersfield contributed wholeheartedly, regardless of whether they missed some bleeding edge. Alex Pritchard scooped one exertion over and later on advanced futile for a punishment. Arsenal’s expanding fractiousness appeared as Mattéo Guendouzi was reserved for plunging (a third for recreation amid the amusement).
Four Man of the Match performances in his last Five Premier League games
He scored his first goal for Arsenal was in the North London derby
He scored the winner today
More recoveries than any other top-6 outfield player this term
Lucas Torreira – signing of the season. pic.twitter.com/ERizPMKMAM
— FourFourTweet (@FourFourTweet) December 8, 2018
- The young person was increasingly beneficial in the 83rd moment prising Huddersfield open with a very much created ball for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabonese discovered space to chip over a cross and Torreira was there to convey another defining moment for his new club.
For the next four matches, move on to the next page!