Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Daniel Sturridge’s Late Strike Saves Liverpool
These are the first 8 matches of Premier League, Match Day 7 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: West Ham vs Manchester United
Result: 3 – 1
- West Ham: Felipe Anderson 5′, Victor Lindelof 43′ (OG), Marko Arnautovic 74′
- Manchester United: Marcus Rashford 71′
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- Manchester United’s hopeless beginning to the Premier League season proceeded as they toiled to a 3-1 vanquish at West Ham.
- Jose Mourinho dropped Alexis Sanchez from his squad for the match, however Paul Pogba began at London Stadium after their training ground row prior this week.
If this is our worst start to the season for 29 years how come #JoseMourinho stays when we got rid of his predecessors so quickly? Come on @ManUtd get a grip and get rid of #Woodward at the same time, our club is being ruined
— Reg Craig (@FlyingVicar05) September 29, 2018
- Manchester made the most noticeably bad beginning, with West Ham’s record marking Felipe Anderson getting a deft touch on Pablo Zabaleta’s low cross to score his first goal for the club, giving them the lead under 5 minutes into the match.
- Replays demonstrated that Zabaleta was offside when Mark Noble’s underlying pass came to him, however the goal remained without dissent.
— André Manuel (@Saiyan_Andre) September 29, 2018
- Romelu Lukaku almost leveled for Manchester United halfway through the principal half when his header from Ashley Young’s cross struck the outside of Lukasz Fabianski’s post.
- The away side kept on stacking the case looking for an equalizer, however their hosts held firm, effortlessly managing a few crosses.
- While Manchester United started to consistently fabricate, they never debilitated to score, and were made to pay when West Ham went 2-0 up just before half-time.
At some point if @ManUtd decides to keep Mourinho then give him at least a real winger.. but if you decide to change please go for Laurent Blanc as a head-coach I’m a 99% sure that he’ll be successful #mufc
— Samy (@samylougania) September 29, 2018
- The ball tumbled to Andriy Yarmolenko from a West Ham corner, and his theoretical exertion from the edge of the zone circled in following a diversion off Victor Lindelof.
- Manchester kept on looking wide for a goal after the break, with Mourinho expediting Marcus Rashford for Lindelof, yet at the same time they neglected to debilitate West Ham’s lead.
- Soon after the hour check, United at long last went near pulling one back, yet Marouane Fellaini’s header was very much spared by Fabianski.
Well fans like me live in real world when we know altrnative is Mctominy Fellani hoofing it and losing it to WH, Derby. Who aren’t deluded to think we are still good. We are kackshit. The score is 3-1, previous booted out by Derby, previous lost matches in opening games
— Tathagata Choudhury (@seek_inspire) September 29, 2018
- Rashford at last figured out how to get a goal for United following 71 minutes – seconds after Pogba and Anthony Martial were taken off – with a flick at the close post from Luke Shaw’s corner.
- Be that as it may, United were not allowed to breathe as West Ham went 3-1 up only 3 minutes after Rashford’s goal.
Mourinho on Pogba: “He’s a player like the others, no player is bigger than the club and if I’m happy with his work, he plays, if I’m not happy he doesn’t play. Manchester United is bigger than anyone and I have to defend that.” #mufc [Sun]
— Man Utd Empire (@Empire_Mu) September 29, 2018
- Noble was given time and space in midfield to break forward and play a through ball to Marko Arnautovic, who was given significantly more opportunity to keep running in behind the United barrier to opening the ball under David De Gea to seal the win.
- West Ham are currently unbeaten in four matches in all rivalries, while United neglected to win for the 3rd time in seven days.
Match 2 of 10: Huddersfield vs Tottenham
Result: 0 – 2
- Tottenham: Harry Kane 25′, 34′ (P)
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- Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham warmed up for a Champions League conflict against Barcelona with an agreeable 2-0 Premier League win at Huddersfield Town.
- Kane struck twice in Spurs’ 4-0 win in this match last season, and in spite of the fact that Mauricio Pochettino’s side could not coordinate that outcome on Saturday, the striker’s first-half double strikes was sufficient to seal triumph.
4 – Harry Kane is now the top scorer at the John Smith’s Stadium in the Premier League with four goals in two appearances. Homely. pic.twitter.com/89KLpoHLJc
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) September 29, 2018
- Goads were without Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris mainly because of injuries, however Harry Kane ventured up with a header and a penalty to take after his spot-kick in a 2-1 win at Brighton and Hove Albion in their last group fixture.
- Huddersfield are base of the table with David Wagner’s men as yet sitting tight for their first home association goal of the season, while Spurs climb to the 4th position.
Most direct goal involvements in 2018 in the Premier League:
Mohamed Salah (24)
⚽️ 18 goals
🅰️ 6 assists
Harry Kane (19)
⚽️ 17 goals
🅰️ 2 assists
Sergio Agüero (18)
⚽️ 14 goals
🅰️ 4 assists
Raheem Sterling (18)
⚽️ 9 goals
🅰️ 9 assists
An elite group. pic.twitter.com/BsZ1ZCKRnj
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) September 29, 2018
- Kane charged through on goal for the match’s first opportunity of a lifetime in the tenth minute, yet Jonas Lossl was rapidly off his line to cover the England skipper’s endeavored chip.
- Huddersfield were frequently uncovered by long balls from the back and another prompted the opening goal, Kane benefitting with a header after Lucas Moura sustained Kieran Trippier to cross.
- Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga needed to make a fine spare low to one side to push away a long-run Chris Lowe drive that swerved significantly, however Spurs immediately multiplied their lead.
7 – Since the start of last season, no player has provided more Premier League assists for another player than Kieran Trippier has for Harry Kane (7). Synergy. pic.twitter.com/zJvaFOe4s9
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) September 29, 2018
- Danny Rose went down under a test from Florent Hadergjonaj and Kane appropriately sent Lossl the wrong path from the punishment spot, with Laurent Depoitre unfortunate to see a heavenly volley crash back off the crossbar as Huddersfield looked for a reaction before the break.
- Pochettino pulled back Jan Vertonghen and Mousa Dembele at half-time, with an eye on Barca, and Lucas had Spurs’ most obvious opportunity to broaden their lead, the Brazilian blasting over the crossbar in the 64th moment.
— Last Word On Spurs🎙 (@LastWordOnSpurs) September 29, 2018
Match 3 of 10: Arsenal vs Watford
Result: 2 – 0
- Arsenal: Craig Cathcart 81′ (OG), Mesut Ozil 83′
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- Made up for lost time in the feeling of Premier League pressure, as a match that remained in a precarious situation was all of a sudden seized, Unai Emery jumped about and shook his clench hands on the sidelines.
- When Mesut Özil tapped in Arsenal’s 2nd goal and the outcome swung to support them, Emery could enable himself to ponder whether the new thoughts are gradually starting to become all-good.
I’m sitting right behind the Sky TV camera man. He’s fun to watch, trying to follow the ball and swinging left to right like the rear gunner of the Millennium Falcon. #london #arsenal… https://t.co/jcxj04Qp92
— NelsonsNose (@NelsonsNose) September 29, 2018
- 7 progressive wins is a useful acheivement, however Emery was as inspired to perceive how Arsenal aced their most troublesome test since the principal seven day stretch of the season when they lost to both Manchester City and Chelsea.
- This was a genuine trial of their strength, with Watford beginning the day in front of them in the Premier League table because of their efficient desire, and undermining to take every one of the 3 points, until the point that Arsenal scored twice in three high vitality minutes in the pre-fall sun.
— Jalen LaMarca (@Jay_LaMarca) September 29, 2018
- Despite the fact, that they were on a triumphant streak, the inclination endured that their assaulting groove still required some cleaning, with the greater part of their ongoing outcomes subject to flashes of forward play as opposed to an obviously characterized system.
- Mixing the abilities of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with Aaron Ramsey and Özil playmaking behind them, now and again feels a bit excessively freestyle.
Emery wants ‘more control’ from Arsenal: Unai Emery demanded his Arsenal sideshow “more control” in games after another unconvincing win saw off Watford. https://t.co/058IIss5sZ pic.twitter.com/n4sXxnEzdp
— #Bangladesh News 24 (#BreakingNews 24) (@bdnews24) September 29, 2018
- Lacazette has seemingly been the most splendid start, driving the line with animosity, and Watford discovered his development and want hard to check.
- A hattrick of chances came his way in the primary half. He was unfortunate with a penalty episode in the fifth minute, as he crashed into the 18-yard-box and was stumbled by Christian Kabasele. As he attempted to remain on his feet, referee Anthony Taylor dramatically waved away the interest.
Unfortunately Man U seems to be in complete chaos and also unfortunately it seems my happiness for Arsenal’s 7 wins in a row feels a bit hollow considering they haven’t actually played any really good teams within those 7 games…
— … (@Toonisama) September 29, 2018
- Lacazette had no one to revile yet himself a couple of minutes after the fact when he was cognizant to burglarize Craig Cathcart and quickened towards a one-on-one, yet his endeavor to chip Ben Foster floated cockeyed. At that point, when Nacho Monreal headed the ball towards him, Lacazette could not exactly associate with firm power.
- Watford likewise had their minutes. Will Hughes hauled a volley wide and afterward observed a shot skim off Héctor Bellerín. Troy Deeney, whose specific brand of assurance is not excessively prevalent in these parts, tested Petr Cech from a corner.
I think the top five will be the top five at the end of today. Arsenal 5th and if @hazardeden10 continues to play like he is, they could win it with no champions League to worry about again.
— Martin Whitman (@MartinWhitman1) September 29, 2018
- It ended up being the goalkeeper’s last significant activity, as he harmed himself taking a goal kick in first-half stoppage time. On came Bernd Leno for his Premier League make a big appearance.
- The German defender established a speedy connection with an eminent stretch to deny Deeney from short proximity. Leno additionally controlled the circumstance with Andre Gray hunkering down.
Some Arsenal fans care that Özil hasn’t been getting assists. Yes, assists feel better than goals when it comes to Özil, but if he’s helping the team win, why’re you crying?
— Zü (@zuhayrafc) September 29, 2018
- Watford developed in certainty as the match wore on, finding a brilliant harmony between protecting their own goal and endeavoring to split it at the opposite end. Roberto Peyreyra approached with a plunging shot and Isaac Success kept running at Arsenal’s barrier with great threat if not shooting exactness.
- Arsenal, then found the going extreme disagreeably and in addition protectively. Discovering space as Watford swarmed the region before Foster’s goal demonstrated testing.
Emery on the win: “The team suffered in the 90 minutes as it was very competitive but they worked hard. I think we improved in the match & it is good for our momentum & continuing to improve” #Arsenal pic.twitter.com/XGyhguibcu
— Gurjit (@GurjitAFC) September 29, 2018
- With 10 minutes to go they figured out how to delay the Watford weight and do harm of their own on the break, as Alex Iwobi’s middle was tucked past Foster by means of Cathcart, who was attempting futile to manage the danger of Lacazette.
- The points were fixed as Iwobi and Lacazette consolidated well to tee-up Özil.
- Arsenal have now won four progressive home matches in the previous 12 days and should now check whether they can take their shape out and about.
Match 4 of 10: Wolves vs Southampton
Result: 2 – 0
- Wolves: Ivan Cavaleiro 79′, Jonathan Castro Otto 87′
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- Substitute Ivan Cavaleiro cleared home a brilliant goal, two minutes in the wake of going ahead and Jonny Castro included a second as Wolverhampton Wanderers beat battling Southampton 2-0 in their Premier League conflict at Molineux on Saturday.
- Notwithstanding newcomers Wolves getting a charge out of a fine beginning to the season and Southampton drifting simply over the drop zone, the opposite sides offset each other for a great part of the match, and it took some individual brightness from Wolves winger Adama Traore to break the stop.
Wolves 2-0 Southampton: Ivan Cavaleiro scores with first Premier League touch to sink Saints. Fantastic result my Birthday game. Great afternoon at the Molineux, patience was key today. Great chatting to @DazHaleWM @bbcwm sport before game. https://t.co/d2tdpmjX6D
— Mr Wayne Devaney (@wayneedoodle) September 29, 2018
- Expedited for Helder Costa from the get-go in the 2nd half, Traore utilized his rankling pace and slyness to assault down the privilege before intersection to Raul Jimenez, who set up Cavaleiro to clear the ball home in the 79th minute.
- Castro wrapped up the three points for Wolves when he coolly gathered Matt Doherty’s go in the case and opened it between the legs of Southampton manager Alex McCarthy to sentence the Saints to their fourth misfortune in their opening 7 matches.
— Kev Baker 👥 (@bakes1970) September 29, 2018
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