English Premier League: Survival for the fittest
The chase for the English Premier League (EPL) and top four slot is at the heights of competence as teams fight for their gains.
There was no draws in this week’s EPL matches as all the teams tried to prove worth to their rivals.
Liverpool humiliated Watford in a 5-0 win, sticking at the top of the table with 69 points.Mane’s brilliant brace and goals from Van Dijk and Divock Origi kept the red’s hope alive.
Sergio Aguro’s sole goal booked Manchester city a 2nd position on the table with 68 points, one point behind Liverpool.
Chelsea withheld Tottenham Hotspur in a 2-0 win at home. The blues are at the 6th position, two points behind fifth-placed red devils. Hotspurs have suffered 2 EPL defeats leaving them with only 60 points at the 3rd position on the table.
Meanwhile, Arsenal crushed Bournemouth 5-1 in a master class show them kept them at 4th position on the table. Arsenal men are firmly determined to finish in top four despite pressure from red devils.
Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace 3-1 at home with Lukaku hitting a brace.
Ashley Young late goal ensured the Trafford boys 3 points counting to 55 points at 5th place on the table.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer broke Manchester United’s record winning 8 straight games he took over, something Sir Ferguson never achieved.
Cardiff, Fulham and Huddersfield are facing relegation threat placed at the last 3 positions respectively.
EPL results; liverpool 5-0 watford,Man city 1-0 West-ham,Arsenal 5-1 Bournemouth,Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham,Man u 3-1 Crystal Palace, Southampton 2-0 Fulham,Cardiff 0-2 Everton,Huddersfield 1-0 wolves,Leicester 2-1 Brighton,Newcastle 2-0 Burnley.