If you missed this weekends action, then you’ve come to the right place. Find out all you need to know about what went down in matchweek 5.
This weekend’s games ended with Southampton drawing with Brighton in yesterday’s match. This was both teams 2nd draw for the season which ended in Southampton moving one place down from last week. Both teams are also tied with 5 points each. The Saints midfielder, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, managed to break the deadlock at 35’. Danny Iggs scored at 65’. And just when they thought the game is playing in their favour along came Shane Duffy. The Seagulls defender headed their first goal from the centre of the box into the back of the net. Brighton’s Glenn Murray right-footed the game into a draw at 91’.
Stepping into matchweek 4 Liverpool, Chelsea and Watford managed to stay clear of any losses for the season so far. Saturday at 13:30 Liverpool took on Spurs who got knocked out of the ‘all-match-winnings’ pool after matchweek 3. No surprise as Liverpool managed to stand their ground on Spurs home ground. The Reds, Georginio Wijnaldum put his team in the lead at 39’ while Roberto Firmino followed his lead at 54’. Tottenham managed to score a goal just in time at 92’ as Erik Lamela tried to get them back in the game.
As Liverpool fought to keep them in the #1 spot, along came Chelsea.
Chelsea vs Cardiff
Saturday’s game between Cardiff and Chelsea inevitably ended in beating. Cardiff was off to a winning start and that’s where it ended. Sol Bamba scored the Bluebirds first goal at 16’ but they couldn’t manage to keep it up. Chelsea came back with a vengeance and netted goal after goal after goal after goal. Eden Hazard was on a roll as he accounted for the Blues first three goals. Chelsea winger, Willian, also managed to squeeze one in for them at 83’. This resulted in Chelsea winning their 5th game of the season and scoring the #1 spot.
West Ham gets back in the game
West Ham got back in the game this Sunday as they beat Everton 3-1. Finally, they won their first game of the season. Scoring in the first 11’, Andriy Yarmolenko opened the game with a left-footer spelling out the victory for West Ham. With a will to win Yarmolenko put the Hammers further in the lead with another goal 20’ later. Just before halftime Everton fought back and Gylfi Sigurdsson netted their first goal at 45 + 2’. All was lost however as Marko Arnautovic brought it home at 61’ scoring another for West Ham. This pushing West Ham from #20 up to 16th place with 3 points.
Cardiff, Huddersfield, Newcastle and Burnley are still in the run to score their first victory.
SATURDAY, 15 September 2018
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