Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Lukaku Inspires A Much Needed Win
This is the last three matches of Premier League, Match Day 4 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 8 of 10: Cardiff City vs Arsenal
Result: 2 – 3
- Arsenal: Shkodran Mustafi 11′, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 62′, Alexandre Lacazette 81′
- Cardiff City: Victor Camarasa 45+2′, Danny Ward 70′
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- Alexandre Lacazette scored his 1st goal of the Premier league season in his first beginning under Unai Emery, giving Arsenal a 3-2 triumph away against Cardiff City.
- Emery began Aubameyang, Lacazette and Mesut Ozil together out of the blue, with Ozil returning following an ailment a week ago, Henrikh Mkhitaryan starting on the seat and Alex Iwobi sick and out of the matchday squad.
Cardiff 2-3 Arsenal thoughts:
– Defense shaky, much more work to do
– Xhaka still making errors leading to goal. Not good enough
– Torreira’s cameo changed the game once again. He MUST start every single match
– Laca & Auba simply must play together. Best duo in the league #afc
— Lacazettes (@Lacazettes) 2 September 2018
- Lacazette, who had prior set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal, re-established Arsenal’s lead in the 81st moment when he took substitute Lucas Torreira’s pass at a wide point and struck the ball past Sol Bamba and goalkeeper Neil Etheridge.
- Attempting to maintain a strategic distance from their first annihilation to Cardiff since Feb. 11, 1961, a range of 14 gatherings, Arsenal opened the scoring with a goal from Shkodran Mustafi, who headed home from 10 yards after Granit Xhaka swung in a corner.
Arsenal win % record away from home last season: 15.7%
Arsenal win % record away from home this season: 50%
Haters will say we only played 2 away games… #Donthate
— LTArsenal™ (@ltarsenal) 2 September 2018
- Cardiff, the final team in England’s four professional leagues to strike a goal this season, at long last did as such in first-half additional time when Victor Camarasa found the back of the net.
- Xhaka’s poor crossfield ball was gathered in midfield by Junior Hoilett, whose pass enabled Joe Bennett to set up Camarasa from 12 yards.
- Aubameyang reestablished Arsenal’s lead in the 62nd moment, scoring his first objective of the season after Lacazette laid off for his colleague at the highest point of the area.
Arsenal fans celebrate after the 3-2 win over Cardiff pic.twitter.com/U8ARhw1SDs
— Chris Wheatley (@ChrisWheatley_) 2 September 2018
- Be that as it may, Cardiff reacted once more, this time eight minutes after Arsenal’s goal, when Sean Morrison gestured Joe Ralls’ free kick back crosswise over the goal to Danny Ward, who took struck the goal successfully.
- Cardiff will mourn the reality they neglected to exploit three errors by Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech – incorporating one in the principal moment of every half and another in the eighth moment, when Harry Arter skied his shot over the crossbar after Cech attempted to string a pass to Matteo Guendouzi.
Someone said Torreira was just a good DM.
Heck, his forward passing is slick, accurate and deadly!
So much more to this guy than just his pressing and tackling! 👍#Arsenal
— Carl Bövis ⚽ (@CarlBovis_AFC) 2 September 2018
Match 9 of 10: Watford vs Tottenham
Result: 2 – 1
- Watford: Troy Deeney 69′, Craig Cathcart 76′
- Tottenham: Abdoulaye Doucoure 53′ (OG)
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- Troy Deeney and Craig Cathcart scored from set pieces in the second half as Watford dug out from a deficit to crush Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 and save their ideal record.
4 – Watford have won their first four league matches of a season for the second time in their entire history and for the first time since the 1988-89 campaign when they were in the second tier. pic.twitter.com/qkKEemfVtk
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) 2 September 2018
- To elaborate, Watford had not beaten Tottenham in any opposition since Oct. 4, 1994 – a record running of 13 games. They had never won their initial four best flight amusements until Sunday, and they had not won four back to back association diversions since December 2015.
🏟 4 Games
✅ 4 Wins
📊 12 Points
😳 9 Goals
🥅 3 Conceded
👏 What. A. Start. pic.twitter.com/f2FfgTu18O
— SPORF (@Sporf) 2 September 2018
- Watford joined Liverpool and Chelsea as the main teams to win their initial four Premier League amusements this season, with Tottenham having won their initial three preceding to their loss at Vicarage Road.
- A peculiar succession in the 54th moment prompted Tottenham leading the pack, with Abdoulaye Doucoure first heading clear before Lucas Moura turned and shot of his adversary, who chested it into the net.
Going from winning 3-0 at Old Trafford to currently getting beat by Watford in the space of a week.
— Becky (@becksthfc) 2 September 2018
- In any case, Deeney safeguarded his side in the 69th moment when he got to Jose Holebas’ free kick first and made a beeline for pull his side level.
- Watford at that point expanded the lead seven minutes, with Cathcart scoring from a header into the corner for his 1st goal since January 23, 2016.
Watford have beaten Tottenham in a league fixture for the first time since 1987, and the first time ever in the Premier League.
Troy Deeney wasn’t even a year old when the Hornets last beat Spurs in the league. 👶 pic.twitter.com/BOHOqP8tjx
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) 2 September 2018
- Harry Kane, who scored in his past two recreations,levelled for Tottenham in the 87th moment, yet his header cruised simply clear of the crossbar.
Match 10 of 10: Burnley FC vs Manchester United
Result: 0 – 2
- Manchester United: Romelu Lukaku 27′, 44′
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- Romelu Lukaku scored twice as 10-man Manchester United comeback to win with a 2-0 triumph over Burnley at Turf Moor.
- Manchester looked on course for a normal triumph when Lukaku headed them ahead on 27 minutes and multiplied their count with a short proximity second a moment before half-time.
- Be that as it may, after Paul Pogba had a second-half penalty spared by Joe Hart, Manchester needed to play the last 19 minutes a man down when Marcus Rashford was demonstrated a straight red card for head-butting Phil Bardsley.
Very impressive from Manchester United some excellent individual performances from Sanchez Lukaku Shaw but more pleasing for Jose Mourinho It’s was a top team performance #mufc
— Mickey T (@therealMickeyT) 2 September 2018
- Three days on from their horrifying Europa League exit against Olympiakos, Burnley hinted at small mounting a late rebound, despite the fact that Sam Vokes’ header drew David de Gea without hesitation in stoppage time.
- Be that as it may, United ground out the win, which lifts them to tenth in the table, to facilitate the weight ambushed on chief Mourinho. Burnley stay second from base after their third progressive annihilation.With scarcely two minutes on the clock, Lingard wriggled clear of the Clarets focus backs yet flashed a shot wide of the post – after eight minutes he twisted an exertion from the edge of the crate over.
Also, hats off to those travelling Manchester United fans who gave their full backing to the players and José Mourinho. Great to see 👏
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) 2 September 2018
- Lingard remained a danger yet it was his strike accomplices that joined for United’s opener as Sanchez was permitted to select Lukaku with a cross from the left, and the Belgium universal headed his second objective of the season past Hart from six yards.
- It was close to United merited and they could have had a second had it not been for Hart, who dashed off his line to cover Lukaku on 36 minutes – yet it was not long until the point when the Burnley goalkeeper’s safeguards were ruptured once more.
A very good and important win for Manchester United today. Much better performance. Players stepping up to the plate. Need to see consistency now. Shaw, once again, with a fantastic display. Getting better and better with each game.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) 2 September 2018
- Lingard was included again as his shot ricocheted around the Burnley territory, striking Ben Mee and the head of Ashley Westwood before falling superbly for the prowling Lukaku, who opened home to double United’s lead at the 44th minute.
- With United wandering to triumph, the amusement burst into life on 68 minutes as substitute Rashford drew a foul from Aaron Lennon in the region, however Pogba’s penalty after his currently trademark flee by Hart.
— RkN™🇰🇪 (@Ronn_Kinuthia) 2 September 2018
- Things got ugly for United three minutes after the fact when Rashford was given his walking orders by arbitrator Jon Moss for responding indignantly to a Bardsley handle and tossing his head into the face of the Burnley safeguard.
- In any case, in spite of Burnley’s best exertion, United had a proportion of control regardless of tumbling down to 10 men and saw out the triumph without breaking a sweat, Vokes’ looking header the nearest the Clarets came to diminishing the overdue debts.
I was lowkey praying Pogba would let Lukaku take that PK to bottle his first Manchester United hattrick but Pogba went there to do his frog 🐸 jump and lost it 🙄🙄
— Enekem 💎 (@EnekemGreg) 2 September 2018
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