Top 5 Stories from Premier League Matchweek 22
Along with the transfer business, there’s a lot of Premier League business from this week. Let’s go through the top stories from the busy week.
1. Hector Bellerin saves draw for Arsenal in London Derby
A 90 minute stoppage time goal stunned the London Blues. Defender Hector Bellerin kept Arsenal in the Premier League Top 4 hunt for the meanwhile. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expressed frustration on the sideline after the goal. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger received a three match ban after a dust-up with the referee. Both teams did drop positions as Chelsea return to 3rd while Arsenal drop to 6th.
2. Man United face former captain Rooney at Goodison Park
United got back on the winning track against Everton. The match was 0-0 at halftime until forward Anthony Martial scored in the 57th minute. Jesse Lingard finished off the match in the 81st minute. Both goals were assisted by Paul Pogba, who flourished in the midfield in a free role that’s given United a boost. Everton remain in 9th and United return to 2nd position.
3. Spurs win and draw in the same week
Tottenham started out on the road against Swansea. The team secured a 2-0 victory then two days later came home to Wembley Stadium for a London Derby with West Ham United. The teams fought to a 1-1 draw that saw the Spurs end up in 5th after the competitions. Swansea remain at the bottom of the table, while West Ham rose to 15th.
4. Leicester dominate second half against Huddersfield
Leicester looked like the former champions they are. Riyad Mahrez kicked off the scoring in the 53rd minute, with striker Islam Slimani scoring seven minutes later. Winger Marc Albrighton wrapped up the game in stoppage time. Leicester remain 8th and Huddersfield remain 11th.
5. Manchester City beat Watford 3-1
Raheem Sterling put the game out of reach in the first minute of the game. City executed perfectly from the first touch of the game. An own goal in the 13th minute made the game 2-0 to City with striker Sergio Augero finishing off the match in the 63rd minute. City remain on top while Watford remain 10th.
The Premier League will resume after the Carabao Cup and F.A Cup competition rounds. The weekend will kick off at 10am ET.
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