It was all dramma in the English Premier League over the weekend as Manchester United fell to a 4:2 loss to Leicester City to make it four matches without a win for the Red Devils domestically.T he loss also ended United’s a 29 away matches unbeaten run.
United got the lead in the 19th minute when Mason Greenwood scored from outside the box but Youri Tielemans equalized in the 31st minute before Soyuncu gave the ‘Foxes’ the lead in 78th minute. Rashford levelled matters for the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer coached in the 82nd minute but Leicester ran riot on Utd with two more goals between seven minutes from Vardy 83′ and Patson Daka 90′ minute.
United currently stand fifth with 14 points from 8 matches.
The weekend’s early kick off on Saturday saw Liverpool maintain their unbeaten run this season with a 5:0 thumping of Watford. Pool like before looked real title contenders, with lively and direct style of football. Sadio Mane, a hat-trick from Firmino, and a sole strike from Salah gave the Reds a well deserved win. Man made it 100 premier league goals without a Penalty, (only Emile Hesky Les Ferdinand have this feat of players to with 100+ Premier League goals) and joined Mo Salah and D. Drogba as the other African with 100+ Premier League goals. The J. Klopp coached side stand second on 18 points, one adrift of leaders Chelsea.
Saturday’s late kick off saw Chelsea visit and narrowly win 1:0 against a very tuff side Brentford. Thanks to a goal from on form English left back Ben Chilwell at the halftime mark.
Big matches were played on Saturday to give Champions League playing clubs ample time to relax ahead of their European engagement in mid week.
On Sunday, Everton playing at home at Goodson Park lost 1:0 to Westham. Angelo Ogbonna scored the match’s only goal in the 74th minute. The other match on the day saw Tottenham visit and beat Newcastle 3:2. Steve Bruce’s side under new bosses the “The Public Investment Fund’ started the new era on a losing note and currently are winless this season for eight matches.
Match day eight of the Premier League ends on Monday with a London derby between Arsenal who host Crystal palace at Emirates Stadium. Palace is under Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira and all eyes will look to see how former arsenal players Arteta and Vieira will fair.
Mohamed Salah and Jamie Vardy are currently the league’s top scorers with 7 goals. Burnley Newcastle and Norwich remain the side yet to win a match this season.
Watford 0:5 Liverpool
Aston Villa 2:3 Wolves
Leicester 4:2 Man Utd
Man City 2 :0 Burnley
Norwich 0:0 Brighton & Hoove Albion
Southampton 1:o Leeds
Brentford 1:0 Chelsea
Everton 0:1 Westham
Newcastle 2:3 Tottenham