What A Weekend Of Football!!

What A Weekend Of Football!!

The weekend provided some stunning games of football across the Premier League. 

The Friday night game was between Aston Villa and Leeds United. Aston Villa started off quickly with Leon Bailey scoring a great counter-attacking goal within 3 minutes, Buendia made the score line 2-0 just after 60 minutes and Aston Villa had a nervy last 10 minutes after Patrick Bamford scored in the 83rd minute. Villa held on to win 2-1.

Saturday was kicked off in style. The Manchester Derby. Manchester United at home against the reigning Premier League holders Manchester City. Manchester United had the better of the first half however it was 0-0 at half time. Manchester City scored first through substitute Jack Grealish after a wonderful cross from Kevin De Bruyne. Manchester Untied got back into the game through Bruno Fernandez, however the goal was controversial. Marcus Rashford was played though however he was offside, Manchester City stopped and it was touch and go if the goal should of been called out. Marcus Rashford scored the winner, a cross from substitute, the youngster Garnacho was on a plate for Rashford to tap home and to turn Manchester red. The win put Man United one point behind Man City in the league. 

Wolves played West Ham United and Wolves took all 3 points, they won with a goal from Daniel Podence just after half time. 

Nottingham Forest hosted Leicester City in a mini derby and all 3 points stayed in Nottingham, the Welsh international Brennan Johnson scoring twice to keep the 3 points with Nottingham Forest. 

Brighton welcomed Liverpool to the Amex Stadium, Brighton, who are playing very well this season carried on their form and put Liverpool to the sword. They ran out 3-0 winners against a Liverpool side that have been fighting for form. Solly March scored twice before Danny Welbeck sealed the win for Brighton. 

Everton hosted Southampton and the Merseyside team lost 2-1. Everton are struggling for wins, goals and clean sheets and it didn't stop at the weekend. James Ward-Prowse scoring twice to win the game for Southampton. 

Brentford hosted Bournemouth and the points stayed in London. Ivan Toney scored a penalty before Jensen scored to seal the 2-0 win. 

Chelsea hosted Crystal Palace in the London derby of the weekend, Kai Havertz scoring for give a much needed 3 points for Graham Potter's side. Chelsea are under pressure and are hoping to release some pressure with the new signing, youngster Mudryk signing from Shakhtar Donetsk for 88 million. 

Newcastle United held Fulham at St James's Park. Newcastle United are playing fantastic football this season and with the best defence in league, they are hard to beat. Fulham missed a penalty through their old player Mitrovic, this probably would of been the game winner however Newcastle scored a late goal through their summer signing Isak to take all 3 points.

The last game of the weekend was the North London Derby between Spurs and Arsenal. Arsenal who are the top of the Premier League table faced a tough test against Spurs however Arsenal completely blew them away in the first half, going into half time 2-0 ahead but it could of been a lot more. In the second half Spurs came into the game and brought multiple saves from Aaron Ramsdale. The Arsenal goal keeper ended up as the Player of the Match after 7 saves in the game. The win pushes Arsenal 8 points clear of Manchester City in second. 

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