The Matchday 12 of the English Premier League has been completed on Sunday night with Arsenal losing to Burnley at the Emirate Stadium and Leicester City defeating Brighton Hove Albion at the King Power Stadium. Over 10 games were played over the weekend including the famous Manchester derby.
This week Premier League saw a lot of teams drop points, failing to capitalize on their rival’s woes over the weekend. Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool and Arsenal all drop valuable points over the weekend.
One of Manchester United and Manchester City could have gone second if they took all the three points but both teams settled for a scoreless draw as the share the points in an unentertaining Manchester derby at Old Trafford.
Chelsea was presented with a chance to go on top of the league but the blew it off when the crumbled to heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Everton at the Goodison park with Eduoard Mendy being the architect of Chelsea’s woes.
Tottenham was presented with the chance of going 6 points clear if they could win their weekend games on Sunday noon but Jose Mourinho’s team blew it off when they Crystal Palace came from behind to draw the game at the Selhurst Park In a cagey London derby.
Jurgen Klopp’s men could have capitalized on Chelsea and Tottenham slip on the table by taking all the three points against Fulham but the Reds blew it off to crumble to a 1-1 with Fulham at Craven Cottage Stadium.
Arsenal fails to climb up on the league table as Mikel Arteta’s woes continue with the Gunners losing at Emirates Stadium against a Burnley side that is winless in the last 6 games.
Premier League Results (Matchday 12).
Let’s see how all the matches ended this weekend.
Leeds United 1 – 2 West Ham United
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 – 1 Aston Villa
Newcastle United 2 – 1 West Bromwich Albion
Manchester United 0 – 0 Manchester City
Everton 1 – 0 Chelsea
Southampton 3 – 0 Sheffield United
Crystal Palace 1 – 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Fulham 1 – 1 Liverpool
Arsenal 0 – 1 Burnley
Leicester City 3 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion
There are some changes in the Premier League table. Southampton and Leicester City won their matches which send Chelsea down from 3rd to 5th on the league table.
EPL Golden Boot Race, Who is leading?
Four players are currently on the pursuit of the Premier League golden boot, with three players all tied at 10 goals in the top scorers’ chart.
Everton striker, Dominic Calvert-Lewin sit on top of goal scoring chart with 11 goals and is only one goal ahead of Mohammed Salah, Son Heung-Min and Jamie Vardy.
Jamie Vardy returns to the scoresheet with a beautiful goal against Brighton Hove Albion which saw him overtakes Bruno Fernandez and Timo Werner on the top Scorer chart.
Here is the full EPL top scorer chart.
Who do you think will win this season’s UEFA Champions League top scorer?
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