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.
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
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.