Football Roundup

With the last game of the premier league finishing between Spurs and Liverpool with the score 4-1 at Wembley, here is our weekly roundup. A good win for Mauricio Pochettino considering their poor home form since leaving White Hart Lane. Spurs now sit third in the league with 20 points. However, Liverpool is ninth and we all know the fans are not happy. Two goals from golden boot winner Harry Kane with Dele Ali, Son Heung-min and Mohammad Salah managing to get on the score sheet.

Earlier in the day, Everton played Arsenal with the game finishing 2-5 to the Gunners. Idrissa Gueye was sent off with his second yellow card in the 68th minute. The scorers for Arsenal included; Nacho Monreal, Mesut Ozil, Lacazette and Aaron Ramsey. The two goals for Everton were the responsibility of Wayne Rooney and Niasse.

On Friday West Ham played Brighton and the game ended 0-3 to the newly promoted side. Two goals from Glen Murray and a goal record signing Jose Izquierdo gave the team an easy three points and momentum going into their next game. The first game on Friday was Chelsea against Watford and the game finished 4-2. Pedro scored early in the game followed by a late goal for Azpilicueta and two for subbed on Mitchy Batshuayi for Chelsea. Doucoure and Pereyra were the scorers for Watford following their win over Arsenal last week.

Huddersfield also had a historic win beating Manchester United for the first time in 65 years! Aaron Mooy and Depoitre both scored to put the home team in front followed by a goal by Marcus Rashford late in the second half but it was too late and Huddersfield gained a well-deserved three points. Manchester City also beat Burnley 3-0 to maintaining their phenomenal form. Aguero scored a penalty in his first game back from injury, followed by goals from Otamendi and Leroy Sane.

Newcastle also beat struggling Crystal Palace with a goal from recent signing Mikel Merino to send the Magpies into a very impressive seventh place. Bournemouth just managed to beat Stoke 1-2, with goals from Surman and a penalty by Stanislas while later conceding a goal from Diouf. But Bournemouth held on to gain the much-needed three points. Leicester beat Swansea 1-2. Swansea conceded an own goal from Fernandez in the first half followed by a goal from Okazaki in the 49th minute but Alfie Mawson managed to respond with a goal however they could not get level. The evening game was Southampton against West Brom and the game ended 1-0 to the home team as Sofiane Boufal scored late in the 85th minute to finish Saturday’s line up of games.

Currently, in the top three we have Man City in first place with 25 points followed by Spurs and Man United who are both on 20 points. In the relegation zone is Everton with 8 points followed by Bournemouth with 7 points and at the bottom is Crystal Palace with 3 points.