LONDON – In Saturday’s 5th round of the English Premier League, Manchester City footballers won 1-0 over Arsenal. The only goal was scored in the 23rd minute by Raheem Sterling. After two matches without a win, the “Citizens” gained a three-point gain, in the incomplete table they rank 10th. Arsenal is fifth after the second loss of the season.
The London Chelsea players only drew with Southampton 3: 3. In the “The Blues” jersey, a pair of German reinforcements shot for the first time in the league – two goals were scored by Timo Werner and one was added by Kai Havertz. The home team led 2: 0 and 3: 1, they lost the full point gain in the set time. Everton lost the first points in the new year of the English Premier League. In Saturday’s hit he drew at his stadium Goodison Park with the city rival and reigning champion FC Liverpool 2: 2. The team of the Italian helmsman Carl Ancelotti has 13 points in his account, three more than in the incomplete table the second Liverpool.
Already in the 3rd minute, the guests took the lead thanks to Sadio Mane, who took advantage of Andrew Robertson’s pass from the first. The home keeper was stunned 19 minutes into the match when he misjudged the free kick by Michael Keanea and dived in the wrong direction. Everton didn’t take two big scoring opportunities after changing sides, Richarlison’s header was stopped by the right post and James Rodriguez’s shot was neutralized by goalkeeper Adrian. In the 72nd minute, the “caramels” cried for it. The defense did not turn the center into the penalty area and sent the rebounded ball into the net by Mohamed Salah – 1: 2.
The home crowd was not impressed when Dominic Calvert-Lewin came in from the right, shooting hard to score after 81 minutes. At the end of the match, Richarlison saw a red card for a reckless foul on Thiag Alcantara. Liverpool tried to take advantage of the short numerical advantage and managed to transport the ball into the net, but Jordan Henderson’s goal did not apply for a tight offside.
summaries – 5th round:
Manchester City – Arsenal London 1: 0 (1: 0)
Goal: 23. Sterling
FC Everton – FC Liverpool 2:2 (1:1)
Góly: 19. Keane, 81. Calvert-Lewin – 3. Mane, 72. Salah. ČK: 90. Richarlison (Everton)
Chelsea Londýn – FC Southampton 3:3 (2:1)
Góly: 15. a 28. Werner, 59. Havertz – 43. Ings, 57. Adams, 90.+2 Vestergaard
Complete results and current table of the Average League
- SITA / AP / Laurence Griffiths; Video: DigiSport