Chelsea defeated Arsenal 3-2 in a wild and woolly match at Stamford Bridge. The guys have dropped two straight matches to start the season.
EPL Match Summary:” Marcos Alonso scored the decisive goal as Chelsea held off an Arsenal comeback to win 3-2 in a thriller at Stamford Bridge.
Pedro gave Chelsea the lead after just nine minutes, converting Alonso’s cross.
Less than a minute after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had missed a great chance to equalise, Alvaro Morata doubled Chelsea’s lead from Cesar Azpilicueta’s ball over the top.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who had also missed a fine opportunity, pulled one back on 37 minutes and then crossed for Alex Iwobi to make it 2-2.
Both sides had chances after the restart to win it, but Eden Hazard, a second-half substitute, crossed from the left for Alonso to stroke in the winner with just nine minutes remaining.
Newcastle almost stole the win from a stunned Cardiff City when Kenedy was a awarded a PK in the 90th minute plus five. Buda bing Buda boom Kenedy wore the choke collar. The Blue Birds keeper Neil Etheridge slammed the door shut to earn a nil-nil draw with Toons.
EPL Match Report:” Cardiff City goalkeeper Neil Etheridge saved a stoppage-time penalty from Newcastle United’s Kenedy as each side earned their first point of the season.
Etheridge, who also saved from the spot at AFC Bournemouth last week, blocked Kenedy’s effort after Sean Morrison’s handball.
Newcastle substitute Isaac Hayden was shown a straight red card for a 66th-minute tackle from behind on Josh Murphy.
Sol Bamba and Harry Arter came close for Cardiff, while Murphy’s brother Jacob came on for the visitors, making them only the second set of twins to play against each other in the Premier League.”
Fulham put up one hell of fight before Spurs flexed their muscles scored two goals in a three-minute span to win 3-1.
Tottenham Lucas Moura found the back of the net in the 43rd minute a one nil lead.
The Cottagers Aleksander Mitrovic leveled this puppy at one all in the 52nd minute. Spurs Kieran Tripper 74th minute and Harry Kane’s first August goal in the 77th put this dog fight away 3-1 over Fulham.
Leicester City shut out Wolverhampton 2-0.
Everton bounced back at two all tie against Wolves to beat Southampton 2-1. Theo Walcott 15th minute and Richarlison 31st minute propelled the Toffees to the much-needed win.
Bournemouth fell behind one to West Ham came storming back to scored two second half goals for the 2-1 win at the Hammers house. Callum Wilson 60th minute and Steve Cook 66th minute broke the hearts of the West Man faithful.
Man Shitty showed they are the champs. Shitty throttled Arsenal 2-0 to open up defense of their crown.
EPL Match Report:” Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva scored in each half as Manchester City handed new Arsenal head coach Unai Emery a 2-0 defeat on his Premier League debut.
The champions took the lead on 14 minutes thanks to Sterling’s low shot from the edge of the area for his 50th Premier League goal.
Petr Cech kept Arsenal in it in the first half with a brilliant double save from Riyad Mahrez’s free-kick and Aymeric Laporte’s follow-up.
Cech also denied Sergio Aguero shortly before Silva swept home City’s second after a swift counter-attack.
Arsenal substitute Alexandre Lacazette fired their best chance narrowly wide of the post.
Liverpool blew away West Brom 4-0. This is the start to the season the Reds were expecting.
EPL Match Report:” Sadio Mane scored twice as Liverpool started the 2018/19 Premier League with a 4-0 win over West Ham United, their 500th victory in the competition.
It was last season’s Golden Boot winner, Mohamed Salah, who opened the scoring 19 minutes in, tapping in from close range after Andrew Robertson’s pass.
Mane then slotted into an unguarded net after James Milner hooked the ball into the six-yard box in first-half stoppage time.
The Senegalese forward drilled in a third after turning on to Roberto Firmino’s pass soon after the break.
Daniel Sturridge then added a fourth late on with his very first touch after replacing Salah as a substitute, turning in from a corner.”
Burnley and Southampton tied nil-nil in the other match of the day.
Spurs opened up the new season with a resounding 2-1 win over Toons at St. James Park. All goals were scored in the first twenty minutes.
Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen’s header found its mark in the eighth minute. Newcastle’s Joselu header equalized in the eleventh minute to make it one all.
Dele Alli hit the match winner a brilliant header in the 18th minute to make it 2-1.
That was all she wrote as Spurs pick up the “W”.
Chelsea’s new man Sarri is victorious. The Blues blew out an over matched Huddersfield 3-0
Goals by Kante in the 34th minute, Jorginho’s holy roller PK in 45th minute and Pedro’s into deposit the back of the net in the 80thminute sealed the deal for Chelsea. Jorginho’s holy roller PK in 45th minute and Pedro’s into deposit the back of the net in the 80thminute sealed the deal for Chelsea.
Crystal Palace shut out newly promoted Fulham 2-0.
Watford blew out Brighton Hove and Albion 2-0.
Bournemouth laid to waste Cardiff City 2-0.
The Hornets Roberto Pereyra’s daily double 35th and 54th minute spelled doom for the Bluebirds.
“Wolverhampton Wanderers came from behind twice to draw 2-2 at home to 10-man Everton.” (EPL Match Report).
Man U opens the season a nervy 2-1 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford.
EPL Match Report:” Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw scored as Manchester United kicked off the 2018/19 Premier League season with a 2-1 victory over Leicester City.
In his first appearance since winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup with France, Pogba captained Man Utd and took three minutes to score the first PL goal of the campaign, slotting in from the penalty spot after a handball from Daniel Amartey.
David De Gea produced superb saves from James Maddison and Demarai Gray to deny Leicester an equaliser.
Shaw made it 2-0, flicking the ball past Ricardo Pereira and producing a fine finish beyond Kasper Schmeichel with seven minutes remaining.
Jamie Vardy scored from close range in stoppage-time to set up an exciting finish, but Jose Mourinho’s side held on for the victory.
Man U minus some key players shutout Watford 1-0.
EPL Match Report:” Marcus Rashford scored the only goal as Manchester United ended the season with victory over Watford at Old Trafford.
There was a guard of honour at the start of the match for Michael Carrick, on his final Premier League appearance, and the 36-year-old orchestrated his side’s goal.
Carrick picked out Juan Mata with a 40-yard pass and the Spaniard squared the ball for Rashford to score his seventh PL goal of the season, rolling into an empty net on 34 minutes.
Watford’s Gerard Deulofeu came close on the stroke of half-time and Richarlison’s header was well saved by Sergio Romero, starting in place of Golden Glove winner David De Gea.
Despite the best efforts of Roberto Pereyra, who shot wide, and Abdoulaye Doucoure, whose header was saved late on, United held on.
Their 25th win of the campaign leaves United second with 81 points. Watford finish 14th with 41.”