Weekend Football Review

City’s run comes to an end!

Premier League MW 27

Burnley 1 vs. 1 Arsenal

Aubameyang scored in the 6th minute to give Arsenal the lead. Arsenal were very good during those opening 30 minutes but Burnley equalised in the 39th minute via poor play by Xhaka. Arsenal dominated the 2nd half but Burnley held on for the point. Burnley remain 15th in the table while Arsenal remain 10th in the table. 

Sheffield United 0 vs. 2 Southampton

Ward-Prowse scored in the 1st half while Adams scored in the 2nd as Southampton finally managed to win. Sheffield United remain bottom of the table and 12 points from safety while Southampton remain 14th in the table. 

Aston Villa 0 vs. 0 Wolverhampton

The two teams played out a goalless draw. Villa remain 9th with the point, 2 games in hand. Wolves remain 12th. 

Brighton 1 vs. 2 Leicester

Lallana scored in the 10th minute to give Brighton the lead. Leicester came back in the final 30 minutes as Iheanacho, and Amartey scored. Brighton drop into 17th in the table level on points with 18th placed Fulham. Leicester remain 3rd in the table 3 points ahead of 4th placed Chelsea. Brighton are now very much in a relegation battle. 

West Brom 0 vs. 0 Newcastle

Neither team could break the other down. West Brom remain 19th while Newcastle move one place up into 16th in the table, a point above the relegation zone. 

Liverpool 0 vs. 1 Fulham

Lemina scored in the 45th minute and Fulham put in a solid defensive performance in the 2nd half to deal yet another defeat to Liverpool. Liverpool now make it 6 consecutive defeats at home. The champions sit 8th in the table now 7 points from 4th. Fulham remain 18th in the table but level on points with Brighton above them and a point behind Newcastle who are 16th. 

Man City 0 vs. 2 Man United

Jesus brought down Martial in the box within a minute to give United the lead as Fernandes stepped up and gave United the lead. It was always going to be a tough task for City after that because United do know how to sit back and defend. Shaw then scored in the 50th minute with the usual counter attack. City’s winning run comes to an end as they sit 11 points clear at the top of the table. United remain 2nd 4 points clear of 4th. 

Tottenham 4 vs. 1 Crystal Palace

Bale scored in the 25th minute to give Tottenham the lead but Palace equalised right before half time via Benteke. Bale got one more in the 2nd half and Kane added two more to give Tottenham the win. Tottenham move into 7th in the table 5 points from 4th. Palace remain 13th in the table. 

West Ham 2 vs. 0 Leeds

Lingard and Dawson scored in the 1st half to get a lead for West Ham against the run of play. Leeds created several chances but West Ham held on for the win. West Ham move into 5th in the table 2 points behind Chelsea in 4th with a game in hand. Leeds remain 11th in the table. 

La Liga MW 26

Valencia beat Villarreal 2-1, Elche beat Sevilla 2-1, Barcelona beat Osasuna 0-2, and Real Madrid drew with Atletico 1-1. The big winners this weekend were Barcelona with everyone around them dropping points. Atletico remain 3 points clear at the top while Barcelona, Real, and Sevilla make up the top four. Villarreal are 7th in the table. The race is heating up at the top with Atletico slipping. 

Serie MW 26

Juventus beat Lazio 3-1, Roma beat Genoa 1-0, Milan beat Verona 0-2, Napoli beat Bologna 3-1, and Inter beat Atalanta 1-0. Inter remain 6 points clear at the top while Milan, Juventus and Roma make up the top four. Atalanta, Napoli and Lazio all make up the top 7. All the top teams manage to win this weekend which means that Inter are still sitting comfortable, as Milan return to some form. 

Bundesliga MW 24

Frankfurt drew with Stuttgart 1-1, Leipzig beat Freiburg 0-3, Hoffenheim beat Wolfsburg 2-1, Leverkusen beat Monchengladbach 0-1, and Bayern beat Dortmund 4-2. Bayern remain 2 points clear at the top of the table after coming from 2-0 down against Dortmund. Leipzig, Wolfsburg, and Frankfurt make up the top four while Leverkusen, and Dortmund sit 5th and 6th. Bayern looked like they would slip but they came back thanks to Lewandowski. The race for the title is 2 horsed at the moment. 

Coupe De France Round of 32

Lyon beat Sochaux 5-2, PSG beat Brest 0-3, Lille beat Ajaccio 1-3, and Monaco beat Nice 0-2 among other games. All the expected teams qualify for the Round of 16. 


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