Last updated on September 28, 2019
Liverpool sent an ominous warning to the remainder of the Premier League on Saturday, demonstrating they can win awful as Harry Kane rescued 10-man Tottenham. Frank Lampard’s Chelsea defeat Brighton in Stamford Bridge, winning in the home for the first time in the league under their new director, courtesy of a Jorginho penalty along with a Willian strike. There were wins for sailors against bottom club Watford while West Ham’s attraction at Bournemouth raised them to third at the table.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool won their seventh Premier League match from seven to pull on eight things clear before Manchester City, because of Georginio Wijnaldum’s lucky attack in a 1-0 success at Sheffield United. The European champions looked short on creation against the well-organized Blades till Wijnaldum’s shot from the edge of this box 20 minutes from time trickled between the bottoms of United goalkeeper Dean Henderson.
Liverpool, who have won 16 consecutive league matches, ended one stage behind champions Manchester City in the Premier League last year but are currently placing a searing rate as they pursue their initial top-flight name since 1990. “For us, it was important to win, we’d incredibly big opportunities,” Klopp informed BT Sport.
“In the first half, we had two big opportunities and at the next one that we graduated from. These matches, they’re not all beauties and you need to work hard for your outcomes.” The hosts had their opportunities to spring a massive jolt against their off-color competitions as Adrian turned supporting a long-range driveway from Oliver Norwood until Andy Robertson made a dazzling block to deny John Fleck the opener.
But all Sheffield United’s great work has been undone with a single error when Wijnaldum pounced on a loose ball 20 yards from goal. His attack should have been readily managed by Henderson, who rather watched with horror as the ball slipped beneath his grasp.
Pep Guardiola’s City confront a tricky-looking visit to Goodison Park to take on Everton in the late kick-off understanding they need to win to pounce on Liverpool’s coat-tails, this early in the season.
- Spurs grip –
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino remembered his big guns for the Premier League match against Southampton in the home, making 11 changes from the side that suffered a jolt League Cup reduction at Colchester in midweek. Spurs had won two of the opening eight matches in all competitions before Saturday and seemed in deep trouble if they had been reduced to ten men against Brighton.
Hugo Lloris then talented Southampton an equalizer using a goalkeeping howler, Danny Ings dispossessing the Frenchman in his six-yard box and forced the ball home until Kane revived the home side’s lead soon before half-time. The win lifted Spurs into fourth position in the Premier League, 1 place behind West Ham, who drew 2-2 away to Bournemouth after beating Manchester United a week.
Crystal Palace were 2-0 winners from Norwich, because of some Luka Milivojevic penalty and a late Andros Townsend target while a Matt Doherty strike along with also a Daryl Janmaat particular goal gave anglers a much-needed 2-0 success against Watford.