New Delhi: It was a fun-filled football weekend in English Premier League (EPL) as the fight for the top four got as tightest as it could be.

Sergio Aguero was phenomenal in Manchester City’s 2-1 away win against Burnley. The Argentine striker equalised the score for visitors in the first half and later doubled City’s lead in the 60th minute.

Hull City and West Bromwich Albion played a draw while an own goal from Watford’s Gomes gifted 1-0 victory to Stoke City against Watford.

Ronald Koeman’s return to his previous employers Southampton was soured by Charlie Austin’s strike which was enough to see off Everton 1-0.

Leicester City continued their rough patch, drawing 2-2 against Middlesbrough. The visitors managed a face-saving score, thanks to the two Negredo-inspired goals. Leicester City won the EPL last season but a bad run of games this season has led them to be at the 14th position in the table. They have managed 13 points from 13 games so far. 

The rampant Liverpool maintained their title push and got a comfortable victory of 2-0 against Sunderland.

It was a goals galore match at Liberty Stadium which Swansea City won 5-4 against Crystal Palace. Summer recruit Fernando Llorente scored 2 injury-time goals to give Swansea an unforgettable victory against Alan Pardew’s men.

Arsenal got back to their winning ways as they beat Bournemouth 3-1 at Emirates Stadium. Alexis Sanchez was inspirational in Arsenal’s win and found the net twice.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic levelled the score for Manchester United after Sakho’s strike gave an early lead to West Ham United. The match ended 1-1 at Old Trafford.

Chelsea has rejuvenated under Antonio Conte’s new 3-4-3 formation and confidently saw off the tough challenge against Tottenham Hotspurs. Chelsea came from one goal down to register a remarkable 2-1 victory that puts them on top of the EPL table, ahead of Liverpool and Manchester City which are tied at 30 points each.

 

 

First Published | 28 November 2016 12:00 PM
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