Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Mohamed Salah Finds His Form Back
This is the first 8 matches of Premier League, Match Day 6 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: Fulham vs Watford
Result: 1 – 1
- Fulham: Alesksandar Mitrovic 78′
- Watford: Andre Gray 2′
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- A late Aleksandar Mitrovic equalizer gave Fulham a 1-1 draw against Watford in the Premier league at Craven Cottage after the guests had spurned opportunities to take an agreeable half-time lead.
- Andre Gray had given the Hornets the lead after under 2 minutes, yet they passed up on chances to extend the favorable position and were made to pay as Fulham enhanced after the break.
- Fulham were paralyzed as their in-frame guests took just seconds to snatch the lead, Will Hughes sliding a go to Gray, whose low complete beat Marcus Bettinelli.
Watford captain Troy Deeney says he is playing with three broken toes and may have broken another bone in his foot after his side’s 1-1 draw at Fulham https://t.co/3uFu4T1DfV
— delcrookes (@hairydel) September 22, 2018
- The home side were attempting to manage an intentional Watford begin in the rain at Craven Cottage and mixed clear after a Jose Holebas free kick had made issues.
- They had an opportunity to even out when Luciano Vietto made tracks in an opposite direction from Daryl Janmaat yet Ben Foster spared his shot and a calculated bounce back was guided wide.
- In any case, Watford were quickly back on the front foot and could have multiplied their lead when Christian Kabasele saw a header blocked and Bettinelli made a fine spare to deny Gray after Alfie Mawson’s poor header.
Fulham could have won it at the end but after a poor 1st half a draw was a fair result. Denis Odoi was fantastic when he came on and I’m still optimistic about our season 💪🏻#COYW ⚪🖤⚔
— AVDN (@AshkanVDN) September 22, 2018
- With 22 minutes gone, Andre Schurrle endeavored to lift Fulham spirits with a run and perilous cross that constrained a corner, and after that Mitrovic had a low shot hindered in the wake of finding a little room.
- Mawson and the loanee Timothy Fosu-Mensah went into the book with hardly a pause in between, the last apparently lucky not to be sent off after a high challenge on Troy Deeney.
- Minutes after the fact, Mawson made a sliding tackle on Hughes inside the territory yet arbitrator Martin Atkinson waved away weak punishment offers.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah shows class after horror challenge on Watford player Troy Deeney: Manchester United loanee Timothy Fosu-Mensah was lucky not to be shown a red card in Fulham’s draw with Watford. https://t.co/RgDLHOiOcY
— Soccer Talk (@soccetalk) September 22, 2018
- Roberto Pereyra discovered space and twisted his exertion only wide as Watford relatively shut a predominant first half with a 2nd goal.
- Home manager Slavisa Jokanovic rolled out a double improvements at the break as he hoped to turn the energy, Denis Odoi on for Mawson and Floys Ayite supplanting Kevin McDonald.
- It relatively paid brisk profits as Schurrle crossed from the privilege however Mitrovic headed over with under five minutes of the second half played.
- Vietto impacted over when he would be wise to alternatives accessible and Jean Michael Seri circled a cross excessively near Foster after a quick break.
Jokanovic says he wanted to make FOUR Fulham changes at half-time against Watford
Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic wanted to make four half-time substitutions following his side’s sloppy start in the 1-1 draw with Watford.
— Soccer_Tube (@SoccerTube2) September 22, 2018
- Fulham were venturing up the pace, and Vietto was again inefficient when given space and time to cross, and after that Fosu Mensah discovered Ryan Sessegnon just for his endeavored set-up to go astray.
- Back came Watford and, not long after the hour, Abdoulaye Doucoure just neglected to play in Gray after a quick counter before Deeney flicked wide and afterward Fulham rolled out their 3rd improvement, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa supplanting Stefan Johansen.
- Fose-Mensah made a great run into the Watford territory, however observed his low cross cut out by Hughes, who was supplanted by Kiko Femenia minutes after the fact.
- What’s more, with 78 minutes gone, Fulham made their enhanced second-half execution consider Mitrovic sidefooted home Vietto’s losw cross to pull them level and set up a frantic finale.
Some proper rubbish teams in the Premier League, Southampton, Newcastle, Cardiff, Huddersfield, Fulham…playing for a draw every week, scratching around just to stay up, whats the point?
— Simon Bell (@sbell007ck) September 22, 2018
- Watford took off scorer Gray and expedited Isaac Success, and they had an opportunity to recapture the lead just for Deeney’s unselfish cross to be removed when he could have selected to shoot.
- With time running out, Mitrovic attempted his fortunes with a swerving strike from the edge of the crate, however Foster was equivalent to it and, from the subsequent corner, the striker’s exertion returned off the bar.
- Pereyra fell off for Watford, Ken Sema supplanting him, with neither side ready to summon a sensational late victory goal, in this Premier league match.
Match 2 of 10: Manchester United vs Wolves
Result: 1 – 1
- Manchester United: Fred 18′
- Wolves: Joao Moutinho 53′
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- A baffling Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford on Saturday, abandoning them a 8 points behing the Premier League pioneers Liverpool.
- The season might be just be six matches old, however as of now it is difficult to see Jose Mourinho’s side contending with Liverpool and Manchester City for the title.
- Away wins over Burnley and Watford, and additionally the midweek Champions League triumph at Young Boys Bern, had facilitated the feeling of disappointment at the club following their poor beginning to the crusade.
Manchester United played the right way. Ignore all the naysayers who want to make you believe this is a bad result. Pochettino has lost 3 straight games and Pep was beaten at home by Lyon. It’s just a draw.
— Emmanuel Nwachukwu (@emma_dele) September 22, 2018
- Be that as it may, Mourinho was again left scrutinizing the demeanor of his players after what was an altogether merited point for Wolves, who could have left with each of the three.
- Before kick-off the home group delighted in seeing Alex Ferguson back at Old Trafford out of the blue since his brain surgery in May, however the short indication of more fruitful days was before long supplanted by the contemporary United.
- It was Wolves who began most brilliant, demonstrating certainty and aspiration to make three solid opportunities in the opening 15 minutes, the last one a Willy Boly header that constrained a decent spare out of David De Gea.
Manchester United are in a cyclical sequence of:
2) Win again and make it look like we’re back
3) Draw or Lose
Life as a United fan in the last few years… #MUFC
— The Jose View (@TheJoseView) September 22, 2018
- In any case, it was United who snatched the lead, against a rampant Wolves side.
- Brazilian midfielder Fred drove home from the edge of the territory after a heavenly, one touch, deft short pass from Paul Pogba.
- Wolves had looked not at all like an advanced group, playing formed and canny football and they earned their reward with a finely worked goal after the break.
- Helder Costa moved beyond Luke Shaw and slipped the ball back to Raul Jimenez who splendidly teed-up Joao Moutinho and the Portuguese midfielder struck into the right corner, to equalize the scoreboard.
Wolves frustrate Manchester United on Sir Alex Ferguson’s return: Sir Alex Ferguson was back where he belongs – at Old Trafford – for the first time since recovering from a brain haemorrhage but he witnessed a disappointing draw for a Manchester United… https://t.co/7ZDuj3W1xW pic.twitter.com/RyUT1ywOqy
— #Bangladesh News 24 (#BreakingNews 24) (@bdnews24) September 22, 2018
- Not out of the blue United looked somewhat terrified by a yielded goal – they pushed forward however their shape and certainty was no longer there.
- Jesse Lingard had a decent exertion tipped over by Rui Patricio in the 67th moment and Marouane Fellaini had a header from a Luke Shaw cross well managed by the Portuguese defender.
- Romelu Lukaku, who had a poor match, delayed in the 18-yard-box, neglecting to lock on to a half-chance a little ways from time and that was it.
Are Wolves a bad side? No. Should we even be entertaining that ‘it’s ok’ we drew at home to them? No. Manchester United, nor the fans, should be pleased with a draw to Wolves at home. Six games in, eight points behind Liverpool. That’s a sad state.
— Claire Kilner (@ClaireKilner89) September 22, 2018
- The expedient substitute Adama Traore undermined to take each of the 3 points for Wolves toward the end, subsequent to compelling De Gea to spare at the close post, he was childish with a long-run exertion.
- Wolves manger Nuno Espirito Santo felt his side could have appreciated a popular triumph.
Match 3 of 10: Crystal Palace vs Newcastle
Result: 0 – 0
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- Newcastle United earned just their 2nd Premier League point of the season with a 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace in which the home side passed up on a few opportunities and hit the woodwork in a sketchy affair.
BREAKING: Newcastle United could be set to face a Premier League sanction after one of their fans threw a bottle and hit Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the neck!
More than likely be just a fine but still no excuse for this behaviour.
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) September 22, 2018
- The outcome left Palace 11th, on 7 points from 6 matches, while the Magpies remained 18th, in front of base two Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town on goal contrast after another dull execution.
- The home side commanded the opening half and twice approached through chief Luka Milivojevic, who tried Newcastle manager Martin Dubravka with a twisting low shot before his coasted free-kick originated from the post.
RH on Max Meyer: Very happy. He’s been training very well and we like what we see. We like what we see with Kouyate as well. I think when he came on he did a good job, he knitted our play together nicely. #CRYNEW pic.twitter.com/jHjh3PdZMA
— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) September 22, 2018
- Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez coordinated an aerobatic overhead kick straight a Palace attendant Wayne Hennessey in the second half, before Mamadou Sakho missed a sitter at the opposite end, heading wide from shut in after an Andros Townsend cross.
Match 4 of 10: Leicester City vs Huddersfield
Result: 3 – 1
- Leicester City: Kelechi Iheanacho 19′, James Maddison 66′, Jamie Vardy 75′
- Huddersfield: Mathias Jorgensen 5′
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- Leicester recouped from a critical beginning to run out unequivocal winners in the match. Huddersfield witnessed a first class win of the season when Mathias Jørgensen cleared them into the lead in the 5th minute, yet the home side before long attracted level because of Kelechi Iheanacho.
- After which it fixed it’s triumph in the 2nd half through goals by the previous England striker Jamie Vardy and the astounding James Maddison, a 21-year-old who will end up being a prized some portion of England’s future on the off chance that he keeps on executing as he has improved the situation Leicester this season.
4 – James Maddison has either scored or assisted in four of his last five Premier League starts for Leicester City (3 goals, 1 assist). Whip. pic.twitter.com/w8VcE1fkTy
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) September 22, 2018
- This was an imperative triumph for Claude Puel’s side on the back of two thrashings, including a week ago’s 4-2 shellacking at Bournemouth.
- Furthermore, it was a vexing thrashing for Huddersfield, who landed at the King Power without any wins however a reasonable proportion of expectation, as their past two exhibitions recommended results may enhance on the off chance that they could fine and dandy tune their wrapping up.
- From the beginning it turned out to be certain that Philip Billing’s long toss in could yield open doors for the guests.
— NYANGENA.JR 🇰🇪 (@IsaiahNyangena) September 22, 2018
- Erik Durm, the Germany worldwide making his first association beginning since joining Huddersfield in July, had a shot from 20 yards diverted wide in the 3rd moment after one forceful toss was just somewhat cleared.
- After 2 minutes another rocket flung by Billing prompted the guests’ leap forward. Laurent Depoitre flicked it on at the close post and Jørgensen cleared it into the net from short proximity.
- Leicester were looking disconnected in a 4-4-2 arrangement, in which their most imaginative player, Maddison, was positioned wide on the left as opposed to in his typical position behind the focal striker.
Leicester manager Claude Puel praised James Maddison for his “creativity” after the midfielder scored an impressive free-kick in Leicester’s comfortable 3-1 win over Huddersfield https://t.co/cqo52E7g0H
— delcrookes (@hairydel) September 22, 2018
- Maybe the absence of a risk from the hosts quieted the guests into a misguided feeling of security however that is extremely no reason for the manner in which Huddersfield enabled Puel’s group to level.
- The goal in the 19th moment started from a Huddersfield corner. The set piece was cleared and, as the ball ricocheted halfway inside the Leicester half, two Huddersfield players surged forward to endeavor to gather it, emptying their protective posts like bank security watches rendered jazzed by the entry of a frozen yogurt van.
- Maddison took care of business to the ball first and Leicester acted rapidly to plunder the vaults, the midfielder encouraging Vardy, who served Iheanacho, who let go low into the net from the edge of the case.
Leicester City picks up an enormous win after a complicated league start, manager can finally breathe a little #EPL
— Klaus German (@klgerman15) September 22, 2018
- Balancing roused Leicester and they started to appreciate the lion’s share of ownership, including Maddison more. Set pieces acquired their best opportunities to go front, on account of excellent innovativeness.
- Maddison tricked the home barrier by dinking an ignore the divider when most were anticipating that him should shoot from a 20-yard free-kick, yet that wheeze was fixed by Vardy who, having been discharged by Maddison, skewed a volley wide from 10 yards. Harry Maguire at that point had a header spared by Jonas Lössl following another smart free-kick.
— 100% LCFC (@100Lcfc) September 22, 2018
- Huddersfield’s endeavors into a restricting area became uncommon. In any case, they ought to have recovered the lead in the 62nd moment, just for Maguire to confiscate the reluctant Depoitre after Rajiv van La Parra sent the striker ambling clear. After four minutes Maddison shot Leicester into the lead with a breathtaking free-kick.
- There was nothing particularly inventive about this one. It was only a violently struck dead ball that zoomed over the divider and past the goalkeeper, who got a hand to it to no helpful impact.
The greatest champions?? Really?? Come back when city win the league and champions League and FA cup in the same season…….. Leicester’s league win will be remembered far after city’s from last season will be!
— Reevo (@RyanRreevo79) September 22, 2018
- Demarai Gray, presented at half-time for the insufficient Rachid Ghezzal, verged on making Leicester’s lead more agreeable however Lössl denied him with a fine spare. The guardian was beaten unequivocally in the 75th moment, however, when Iheanacho sent Vardy running clear from midway. The previous England striker left Jørgensen afterward before attracting Lössl to the edge of the case and dinking the ball into the net.
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