Premier League

Liverpool Returns To The Top Of The EPL After Exchanging Injuries With Man United

Manchester United and Liverpool played to a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday with the main talking point being the four first half injury substitutions (three for United, one for Liverpool) that drastically altered the shape of the game.

In the grand scheme of things, the draw sees Liverpool return to the top of the Premier League table with a one-point lead over Manchester City. After Arsenal’s victory over Southampton, the Gunners have overtaken the Red Devils in fourth by a single point.

Miguel Almiron Handed First Newcastle Start, Produces Man-Of-The-Match Performance

Miguel Almiron has had a really good few months: an MLS Cup title with Atlanta, a well-earned move to Newcastle and now his first start for the Toon. What was even more special is that Almiron’s first start at St. James’ Park and for Newcastle was a man-of-the-match performance in a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Chicharito Scores 50th Premier League Goal — With Blatant Hand Ball

Javier Hernandez made his 150th Premier League appearance on Friday. Starting for West Ham against Fulham, the Mexico international notched his 50th Premier League goal. But the Chicharito goal vs Fulham was his first scored with his hand.

Who needs VAR?

One of two Friday night football matches in the Premier League, the West Ham-Fulham match was not without storylines. 

Injuries To Lingard And Martial A Worry For Manchester United, But Youth Will Get Chance To Shine

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was his calm and collected self in his most recent press conference, especially since he revealed that Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial will be injured for some important games.

Martial has a groin injury while Lingard has a hamstring issue. 

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Arsenal Loses To BATE Borisov With Lacazette Getting Sent Off

Arsenal struggled Thursday evening in Barysaw, Belarus. Losing 1-0 to BATE Borisov and failing to grab an all-important away goal could come back to bite the Gunners in the second leg of the Europa Leaague Round of 32.

To make matters worse, Arsenal will have to play the second leg without Alexandre Lacazette.

Aaron Ramsey To Become Highest Paid British Soccer Player After Confirmed Move To Juventus

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will be playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo next season. After plenty of rumors surrounding Ramsey’s potential switch to the Italian giant seemed like outlandish speculation, news came out Monday that the Welshman signed a pre-contract agreement with Juventus. 

Miguel Almirón’s Newcastle Debut Ruined By Comical Last-Second Equalizer

This story should be about another tactical masterclass from Rafa Benitez or the staggeringly good form of 21-year-old midfielder Sean Longstaff or the brief but spirited cameo from record signing Miguel Almirón, but instead it’s about a ridiculous bit of goalkeeping from the usually excellent Martin Dúbravka.

Newcastle traveled to the Molineux on Monday night sitting above the drop zone on goal difference. With Wolves flying high in seventh, this match represented a daunting fixture for Benitez’s men.

Chelsea Is In More Trouble Than Ever With 2019 Only Getting Worse And Worse

Coming off yet another obliterating defeat on the road, Chelsea is facing a potentially horrendous end to the Premier League season.

The club has been shutout in three straight away games while being outscored 12-0.

  

Manchester City, Bournemouth and Arsenal have all had their way with the Chelsea defense, turning the heater on Maurizio Sarri’s seat up to 11. 

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