Match week 7: Sturridge helps maintain Liverpool unbeaten run
Match week 7, couldn’t have gotten any better with some breathtaking performances through the weekend. Liverpool 100% run came to an end and they had to rely on Daniel Sturridge late strike to earn a draw against Chelsea. Elsewhere, Man City became new leaders with goal difference while Eden Hazard took his goal tally to six this season.
West Ham United 3:1 Manchester United
It is getting from bad to worse for the Red Devils as each week passes. Their recent lose to West Ham didn’t help the already tense atmosphere at Old Trafford. The Hammers took the lead 5 minute into the game through Felipe Anderson, before doubling their lead through a Lindelof own goal. Substitute Marcus Rashford pulled one back for United but any hope of staging a comeback was dashed by Marko Arnautovic strike.
Arsenal 2:0 Watford
After losing their first two opening games of the season, The Gunners are now enjoying a good run of form . The game ended goalless at halftime but two quick fired goals in the 80s ended the game in favor of Arsenal. An Iwobi cross was deflected into the net by Watford defender Craig Cathcart. Mesut Ozil then added a second 2 minutes later to hand Arsenal the win. With this win Arsenal have now won their last five EPL matches.
Everton 3:0 Fulham
Everton got their second win of the season by beating Fulham 3-0 at Goodison Park. It was an all round performance with Everton scoring thrice, while also keeping a clean sheet. Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson was the star of the day scoring twice with Cenk Tosun goal coming in-between his goals.
Huddersfield Town 0:2 Tottenham Hotspur
At John Smith’s Stadium, Harry Kane stole the show scoring twice to help Tottenham defeat Huddersfield. Harry Kane goals came in the first half in the 25th minute and a penalty in the 34th minute. There was no goal in the second half with the game ending 2-0 in favor of Tottenham.
Manchester City 2:0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Man City moved to the top of the table on goal difference after defeating Brighton 2-0 win at home. Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero scored in the 29th and 65th minutes respectively. Sane assisted Sterling’s goal, while he turned provider for Aguero’s goal.
Newcastle United 0:2 Leicester City
Things are not going well for Rafa Benitez and his boys so far this season. The Magpies is one of the three teams yet to win a game this season, others being Cardiff and Huddersfield. Jamie Vardy gave Leicester the lead in the 30th minute from the penalty spot. Harry Maguire added a second in the 73rd minute to compound Newcastle misery.
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2:0 Southampton
Ivan Cavaleiro and Jonny Castro goals were all Wolves needed to maintain their good start to the premier League season. The two goals came in the second half after a goalless first half. Ivan Cavaleiro goal came in 79th minute, with Jonny Castro scored a late second in the 87th minute.
Chelsea FC 1:1 Liverpool
Daniel Sturridge late goal helped maintained Liverpool unbeaten start to the season. Chelsea star man Eden Hazard once again proved his class scoring in the 25th minute to give Chelsea the lead. The match looked set to end with the lone goal but substitute Daniel Sturridge 89th minute stunner snatch a point for Liverpool.
Cardiff City 1:2 Burnley
Burnley are now beginning to find some form after a shaky start to the season. Johann Gudmundsson scored in the 51st minute for Burnley, while Josh Murphy equalized for Cardiff. Sam Vokes 70th minute strike was not met by similar response, earning Burnley an important three points.