Barclays Premier League Results (GW 33)
Another glittering week draws to a close in the Barclays Premier League. A total of 30 goals were scored during the course of the weekend in the league. If you missed any of the action, you have come to the right place. Here we will recap all of the weekend’s action.
West Ham, Arsenal play out a 6-goal thriller
Gameweek 33 started off with a London Derby between Champions League, hopeful West Ham United and third placed Arsenal. Arsenal took the lead in the 18th minute, courtesy of a neat placed from German midfielder, Mesut Ozil. Chilean Alexis Sanchez doubled the advantage for the Gunners by scoring ten minutes from half time. West Ham struck back with a sublime display from striker, Andy Carroll. The England striker scored an outstanding hatrick at Boleyn Ground. His goals came in the 44th, 45th and 52nd minute respectively. Laurent Koscielny equalized for the away side in the 72nd minute. Full time score at the Boleyn Ground West Ham United 3-3 Arsenal.
Bournemouth register victory at Villa Park
Aston Villa’s worries did not seem to take a turn towards the positive way as they yet again lost at home, this time at the expense of away side, AFC Bournemouth. Goals from Steve Cook and Joshua King for the away side proved enough to see them through. Jordan Ayew grabbed a concelation goal for the home side five minutes from the end. Full time score at Villa Park Aston Villa 1-2 AFC Bournemouth.
Palace register important victory at home
Jason Puncheon’s sole strike in the 68th minute was enough to seal victory for Alan Pardew’s side over relegation threatened Norwich City.
Southampton secure victory against Newcastle
Shane Long, Grazziano Pelle and Victor Wanyama were all on the scoresheet for Southampton as they comfortably defeated Newcastle United at home. Newcastle’s single goal was scored by Andros Townsend five minutes after the hour mark. With this defeat, Rafa Benetiz’s side stand on the 19th position on the table, whilst Southampton, courtesy of the victory, sit at the 7th spot with 50 points from 33 games.
Swansea City register first victory against Chelsea
Swansea City registered their first ever victory against Chelsea in the Barclays Premier League. Gylfi Sigurrdson’s left footed strike on the 25th minute mark was enough for the Swans to seal a win against the Blues. Full time at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea City 1-0 Chelsea.
Watford, Everton share points
Watford and Everton shared points at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Everton’s James McCarthy opened the scoring in the 45th minute with a neatly placed finish from his left foot. The lead was cancelled out in a flash, as Watford’s Jose Holebas scored to equalise. Everton’s Romelu Lukaku came close to scoring but he was denied by the crossbar. At full time, the score was Watford 1-1 Everton.
Manchester City win as Nasri scores winner
Manchester City came from a goal down to defeat West Bromwich Albion at the Etihad Stadium. Stephen Sessegnon opened the scoring for the away side. Sergio Kun Aguero scored his 130th goal in Manchester City colours to equalize for the Citizens. Samir Nasri’s 66th minute strike, proved out to be the winning goal for Manchester City. Full time at the Etihad Stadium Manchester City 2-1 West Bromwich Albion.
Leicester City triumphant against Sunderland
Jamie Vardy’s brace proved to be enough for Leicester City to secure all three points at the Stadium Of Light. With the victory, the Foxes have cemented their place at the top of the league standings with a lead of seven points over second place Tottenham Hotspurs They have also confirmed their place in next season’s UEFA Champions League.
Liverpool score four past Stoke
Alberto Moreno, Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi were all on the scoresheet for Klopp’s side as Liverpool register a morale boosting win ahead of their European clash against Klopp’s former team, Borrusia Dortmund. Bojan Krkic scored the only goal for Stoke City in the 22nd minute of the game. Full time at Anfield, Liverpool 4-1 Stoke City.
Spurs score three to shatter United at White Hart Lane
Tottenham Hotspurs registered an emphatic victory as they defeated Manchester United for the first time at home in over fourteen years. Delle Alli opened the scoring for Spurs, courtesy of a tap under the legs of David De Gea. The home side doubled their advantage very shortly, as Toby Alderweirald scored a dazzling header. Erik Lamela scored Tottenham’s third to put the icing on the cake. Full time at White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspurs 3-0 Manchester United.