Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Chelsea Register A Thumping Win Over Southampton

These are the last 3 matches of Premier League, Match Day 8 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 6 2 0 20
2 Chelsea 6 2 0 20
3 Liverpool 6 2 0 20
4 Arsenal 6 0 2 18
5 Tottenham 6 0 2 18
6 Bournemouth 5 1 2 16
7 Wolves 4 3 1 15
8 Manchester United 4 1 3 13
9 Watford 4 1 3 13
10 Leicester City 4 0 4 12

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

English Premier League 2018-19 – Full Schedule

Match 8 of 10: Fulham vs Arsenal

Result: 1 – 5

Goal Scorers:

  • Fulham: Andre Schurrle 44′
  • Arsenal: Alexandre Lacazette 29′, 49′, Aaron Ramsey 67′, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 79′, 90+1′

Match Statistics:

Fulham Team Stats Arsenal
21 Shots 9
4 Shots On Target 7
48% Possession 52%
470 Passes 506
81% Pass Accuracy 78%
11 Fouls 12
2 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
4 Offsides 1
4 Corners 2


Premier League

  • There was a period halfway during that time half here when the away following in the Putney end broke into a rambunctious melody of: “We have our Arsenal back.” That it had taken a goal that could have been lifted straight from the sparkling pageantry of the Arsène Wenger time to incite such a response conveyed a specific incongruity, however their pleasure was reasonable.
  • This was a ninth progressive win in all rivalries – just Herbert Chapman, George Graham and Wenger have accomplished that for this club. Unai Emery is establishing a remarkable connection.

  • The magnificent 3rd goal of a wild showcase exemplified Arsenal’s most dynamic triumph to date under the Spaniard.
  • Watching them invoke first-time passes in the development to move the ball quickly from the superb Alexandre Lacazette to Héctor Bellerín, Aaron Ramsey to Henrikh Mkhitaryan, was to review Wenger’s groups getting it done.
  • The Armenian’s turn around pass into space properly discharged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang however despite everything it required Ramsey, who had been on the pitch for under 40 seconds, to ad lib a backheel in providing the wrap up. The ball kissed the far post with Marcus Bettinelli vulnerable before spilling over the line.

  • Each win needs putting in setting, and Fulham were obliging hosts – 21 goals dispatched in eight alliance matches will have alerts ringing in these parts, not slightest on the grounds that it does not feel astounding – yet to see Arsenal delighting in this form is as yet remedial given the strife that has putrefied over ongoing years crosswise over north London.
  • Lucas Torreira forced himself in focal midfield be that as it may, as an assaulting power, they would not be contained whether it was Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck driving the charge, or Mkhitaryan and Ramsey in the last stages.

  • They really made less than half of Fulham’s 21, yet there was chomp, vitality and class to their assault that facilitated them home and guaranteed their 5,700-mile round-outing to Baku in midweek was to a lesser degree a prevention.
  • The hosts could point to a splendid beginning when Bernd Leno responded keenly to dismiss Luciano Vietto’s shot, redirected forcefully off Rob Holding.
  • Or on the other hand the smoothness of André Schürrle’s equalizer just before the break, the German lifting a shot over his onrushing countryman from Vietto’s pass.

  • They could even regret their own substitute Aboubakar Kamara’s cushioned header, which may have constrained them level for a second time.
  • In any case, in truth they will stumble into the international break as yet mulling over how best to address the progression up required as far as protective order having been scythed separated very effectively for solace.
  • Fulham knew there would be troublesome days like this following advancement. In the second level, they could be certain of outscoring any and all individuals. At this level, Fulham will never be clear of inconvenience while they remain this permeable. A spotless sheet feels unfathomable at present.

  • Lacazette had destroyed their most recent endeavor at a shutout just before the half-hour stamp, Iwobi and the covering Nacho Monreal having joined down the left for the striker to gather, hold off Tim Ream, turn and complete freshly past the wrong-footed Bettinelli.
  • His second, soon after the break, really originated from a toss in and harmless punt upfield by Lucas Torreira, gestured around Welbeck to the striker simply outside the penalty territory. He detected Ream had offered him adequate space to succeed and properly tore a volley past a clueless Bettinelli from separation.

  • Ramsey’s lavish commitment in actuality settled the challenge, with Aubameyang thriving in what time stayed with any similarity of opposition having softened away. The substitute spun far from Maxime Le Marchand to change over from short proximity, at that point skipped on to Ramsey’s pass to smash a fifth into the corner.
  • Mesut Özil, missing with a back fit, was not missed in the scarcest. This was Arsenal taking care of business and, out of the blue under Emery, settled in the best four. For Fulham, unreasonably inviting as hosts, it was each of the a bit rebuking.


Match 9 of 10: Southampton vs Chelsea

Result: 0 – 3

Goal Scorers:

  • Chelsea: Eden Hazard 30′, Ross Barkley 57′, Alvaro Morata 90+3′

Match Statistics:

Southampton Team Stats Chelsea
15 Shots 21
6 Shots On Target 6
34% Possession 66%
344 Passes 652
78% Pass Accuracy 88%
13 Fouls 11
6 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 0
4 Corners 12


Premier League

  • Chelsea kept the weight on Manchester City and Liverpool as they incidentally moved to the highest point of the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Southampton.
  • The Blues are a revived side under Maurizio Sarri and two men roused by the new director this term were compelling on Sunday, with Ross Barkley making Eden Hazard’s opener and mesh the second himself to open his record for the club, before the Belgium star teed up a third for Alvaro Morata.

  • Barkley was on the plain edges of Antonio Conte’s Chelsea group, in which the framework shackled star entertainer Hazard, however the match are flourishing now and consolidated overwhelming everything in the vicinity at St Mary’s.
  • In spite of the fact that Southampton had opportunities to make the 3 points a trickier triumph for the guests, Sarri’s men were meriting victors as they made an impression on their nearest title rivals, who confront each other at Anfield later in the day.

  • Frantic early endeavors to swarm out Hazard saw a free ball break to Willian for a diverted shot that circled onto the crossbar, before Southampton belatedly reacted and Danny Ings by one means or another volleyed over the best from four yards.
  • Wesley Hoedt was blessed not to surrender a penalty as he slid into Olivier Giroud and the hosts’ fortunes at that point ran out when Barkley liberated Hazard to smoothly send the goalkeeper the wrong way.

  • Another enormous Saints miss pursued the restart as Ryan Bertrand lashed off target and they again paid the cost, with the plain Barkley wounding into the net from a misled Giroud scissor-kick.
  • A late whirlwind saw Nathan Redmond shake the crossbar and Morata at that point shoot directly at Alex McCarthy on the counter, before the Chelsea substitute presented appropriate reparations with a dinked complete in the third moment of stoppage time.


Match 10 of 10: Liverpool vs Manchester City

Result: 0 – 0

Match Statistics:

Liverpool Team Stats Manchester City
7 Shots 6
2 Shots On Target 2
49% Possession 51%
514 Passes 527
83% Pass Accuracy 83%
10 Fouls 10
1 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 5
2 Corners 6


Premier League

  • Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty as Liverpool and Manchester City played out a strained 0-0 draw that saw the Premier League champions move best of the table on objective distinction.
  • A match charged as a conflict between the two title top choices neglected to satisfy elevated desires with the two groups attempting to make clear shots at Anfield on Sunday.
  • Be that as it may, Mahrez ought to have won it for City with four minutes to follow Virgil van Dijk was punished for cutting down Leroy Sane, rather impacting his spot-kick well over the crossbar.

  • With 2 unbeaten class records on hold a nearby match was in every case likely, City seeming careful about Liverpool’s danger having effectively lost 3 times to Jurgen Klopp’s side in 2018.
  • Also, in spite of Mahrez’s miss, a point each was a reasonable outcome as the two groups counteracted one another, the draw leaving Liverpool 3rd, underneath Chelsea, with every one of the three on 20 focuses.
  • Mohamed Salah discharged an early shot wide before Dejan Lovren was apparently lucky not to yield a spot-kick when he knock Sergio Aguero over in the penalty region.

  • James Milner must be supplanted because of injrury and Liverpool were messy from that point, in spite of the fact that City needed union and the primary half finished without a shot on focus from either side.
  • A wild Fernandinho strike from 35 yards that flew well off target summed up City’s dissatisfactions, with a relaxed Aguero reserved for a poor test on Jordan Henderson.
  • Mahrez ought to have hit the goal on the hour-check, yet pulled his exertion wide of the post, at that point Salah shot directly at Ederson as the diversion at last opened up in the second half.

  • Alisson denied Mahrez with a savvy stop at his close post in the 75th moment, yet the most obvious opportunity with regards to the match was still to come.
  • Referee Martin Atkinson indicated the spot when Van Dijk cut down substitute Sane, Mahrez crushing his kick over the crossbar to leave the match gridlocked.

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