Top 5 Stories from Premier League Matchweek 13
A derby and a blowout in London highlights this week’s action, so let’s take a look at how things went.
1. Spurs best Chelsea 3-1
The derby of West vs. North ended with the West getting the upper hand. In a clash at Wembley, the Spurs got out to an early 2-0 lead that they would never surrender for the remainder of the game. Christian Eriksen assisted both goals scored by Dele Alli in the 8th minute and Harry Kane in the 16th. Hueng-Min Son scored in the mid-second half to make it 3-0. Olivier Giroud scored in the 85th minute for Chelsea to try and salvage the goal difference drought.
2. Man City beat West Ham 4-0
City continued their dominace towards a shot at the Premier League title. Going into London to the London Stadium, the Hammers didn’t stand a chance. By halftime the score was already 3-0 with David Silva, Raheem Sterling, and Leroy Sane scoring. Sane would score in the second half stoppage time to make it four goals.
3. Liverpool come alive in the 2nd half against Watford
Watford were outstanding defensively for most of the game. The first half was seen as an outlast, with Liverpool despite the fact they took good shots, the Watford defense held strong. However, the second half told a different tale. Mo Salah broke the tie in the 67th minute, with defender Trent Alexander-Arnold scoring less than ten minutes later. Watford were given an advantage despite the deficit when Jordan Henderson was sent off in the 82nd minute after issued his second yellow card. But in the end, Roberto Firmino came to the rescue and scored in the 89th minute to make it three and seal the game.
4. Fulham and Southampton put on the Match of the Week
What a shootout at Craven Cottage! The game kicked off strong with three goals scored in the first half. In the end Fulham got the edge thanks to Aleksandar Mitrovic and his brace performance. His goal in the 63rd minute broke a 2-2 draw just ten minutes after Southampton reared their heads to ruin the first lead change.
5. Crystal Palace frustrate Man United at Old Trafford
United continue to be lackluster. The team was held to a 0-0 draw at home, which was Crystal Palace’s first accrued point at the stadium. The game simply was Palace taking solid chances but unable to best world-class keeper David De Gea.
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