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Manchester United share spoils

Saints end City’s 12 game winning streak

City were away at St. Mary’s when they dropped points for the first time since October in what was a scintillating draw.

Kylie Walker Pieters put the home side ahead in the 7th minute, scoring his first Premier League goal in the process.

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It was only the 3rd goal City have conceded in the 1st alf this season. The Premier League leaders drew level in the 2nd half when Aymeric Laporte headed in a Kevin De Bruyne cross. The Saints have now conceded 11 headed goals this season. The most of any team .Southampton have made a fortress out of Saint Mary’s stadium this season, losing only one game at home.

Wolves hand Brentford another defeat

Wolves extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 6 games with a 2-1 win over Brentford courtesy of goals from Joao Moutinho and Ruben Neves .

It was the second match this game week to have 10+ minutes added to the end of either half with a drone that flew over the stadium resulting in the stoppage of play. Brentford, who started the season on a high note have not conceded 12 goals in their last 4 games.

Another win for Gerrard

Duncan Ferguson’s 2nd spell in charge as interim manager at Everton began with a defeat at home. Aston Villa’s Emiliano Buendia netted from a Lucas Digne corner just before the break to secure the 3 points for the visitors.

It was a sour ending to the 1st half though as a Villa fan threw a bottle that hit 2 Villa players who luckily, were not injured. Everton’s 2nd half reaction was not enough though and they ended with a loss.

Massive win for Newcastle

It was a crucial game for the Magpies as they continue in their quest to avoid relegation. It was a thrilling game though both sides failed to convert their 1st half chances. However, Jonjo Shelvey’s free kick goal in the 2nd half ensured a huge win for Eddie Howe’s side at Elland Road. Newcastle United are now within a point of safety.

Rashford’s last gasp strike secures win

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Marcus Rashford’s strike in the 93rd minute was enough to secure a 1-0 win for United against West Ham

Marcus Rashford’s strike in the 93rd minute was enough to secure a 1-0 win for United against West Ham. It had been a hotly contested match that looked like it would end as a barren draw. The controversial goal that marked the end of the match means that Manchester United are now 4th on the Premier League table. This win might prove to be a valuable one for the Red Devils in their quest for a top 4 finish that would see them qualify for the champions league.

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