Man U struggled in a 1-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moore. Anthony Martial poked home the rock in the 54th minute to secure the three points for the Red Devils.
Man U stays in second place with 53 points.
EPL Match Report on the Man U win: “Manchester United cut the gap to Premier League leaders Manchester City to nine points with a 1-0 win over Burnley.
Anthony Martial scored the only goal at Turf Moor to extend United’s unbeaten run to eight matches.
There were no shots on target in the first half, with Ashley Young, back from suspension, curling the best chance wide.
But nine minutes after the break Romelu Lukaku passed for Martial to smash in off the crossbar and score in three consecutive PL appearances for the first time.
Almost immediately Burnley came close to an equaliser but Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s free-kick hit the woodwork and bounced over.
The Clarets kept pushing in Sean Dyche’s 100th PL match as a manager but, despite a scare from James Tarkowski, United held on for the win.”
Chelsea blew the doors off of Brighton and Hove Albion 4-0.
Chelsea is third with 50 points.
Liverpool battles Swansea City Monday night. The Reds have 47 points good enough for fourth place.
Liverpool can jump into third place with a win Monday night by scoring at least four goals. The Blues are a plus29 while the Reds are a plus 26.
Arsenal blew out Crystal Palace 4-1.
My Gunners stay put in sixth place with 42 points.
EPL Match Report on the Arsenal win:” A lightning start set Arsenal on the way to a 4-1 win over in-form Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal scored three goals in the opening 13 minutes, the fastest a team have taken a 3-0 lead in a Premier League match since the Gunners did so themselves seven years ago.
Nacho Monreal netted the first from Granit Xhaka’s corner before the defender produced two assists for Alex Iwobi and Laurent Koscielny.
Alexandre Lacazette made it 4-0 on 22 minutes, latching on to Mesut Ozil’s delightful flick for Arsenal’s 500th PL goal scored by a Frenchman.
Monreal went off injured before half-time and, after the break, Petr Cech was denied a 200th PL clean sheet when Luka Milivojevic netted a consolation goal.
After inflicting Palace’s first away defeat in six matches, Arsenal sit two points behind fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur. The Eagles drop to 13th. “
Everton and West Brom tied one all.
Leicester City nailed Watford 2-0.
West Ham and Bournemouth tied one all.
Stoke City shutout Huddersfield 2-0.
Tottenham and Southampton will battle it out on Sunday at the Saints house.
Man Shitty defeated Newcastle 3-1 to keep their twelve point lead over second place Man U.