Manchester city continued their match towards winning the Premier league title with a 2-1 victory over West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. The citizens have secured their 20th on the bounce in all competitions. Ruben Dias put them in front before half time but Michail Antonio canceled out his effort. However, John stones notched his 4th goal of the campaign and won the much needed 3 points for his team.
The Gunners claimed their second ever victory was the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon after coming coming from 3-1 to beat Leicester City. The foxes took the early lead through Youri Tielemans but goals from David Luiz, lacazette completed the turn around before the break. The Gunners sealed the victory in the second half through Nicolas Pepe.
In the biggest fixture of the weekend Chelsea played a thrilling goalless draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea has more chance to score especially in the second half but the visitors were able to handle the pressure the till the end of the game.
Liverpool ended their 4 consecutive games losing streak and inflict the 21st defeat of the season on the Blades at the Bramall Lane on Sunday evening. I Curtis Jones breaks the deadlock for the Reds early in the second half while Kean Bryan own goal was enough to seal the much needed 3 win for Jurgen Klopp's side.
After being granted a rare starting opportunity, Bale repaid Mourinho's faith by opening the scoring after 68 seconds of the games. First half goals from Harry Kane, Lucas Moura then compounded Burnley's problem as they went 3 goals down at half time. A quieter second half performance saw Bale complete a dominant showing from the host who end up 4-0 victors over the Clarets.
Below is the Premier league Team of the week - Round 26.
David De Gea (GK, Man Utd). The Spanish goal keeper was at his best against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday which was a busy day for him at the goal post. He made 6 significant saves which denied Chelsea from finding the back of the net.
David Luiz (CB, Arsenal). The Brazilian defender was a joy to watch in their come back victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon. He won 3 duels, made 2 clearances and 2 interceptions. He got his team back into the game with a fantastic equalising goal. At the end of the game he was named the man of the match.
Ruben Dias (CB, Man City). The Portugal international was exceptional against the Hammers at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon, he made 6 crucial clearances, 7 ball recoveries and 1 interception. He opened the scoreline in the thrilling 2-1 win over west ham.
John Stones (CB, Man City). The England International enjoyed a great partnership with Ruben Dias at the center back positions. He give his team the lead which eventually got them the victory over the visitors at the Etihad Stadium. Also, he won 5 duels, 4 ball recoveries and 1 interception.
N'golo Kante (CM, Chelsea). The 2018 world cup winner dominated the entire midfield area against the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Mctominay during their clash on Sunday evening, he made 4 successful tackles, 4 significant interceptions, won 8 duels and 6 ball recoveries. His outstanding performance was crowned with the man of the match award at the end of the game.
Kelvin De Bruyne (CM, Man City). The Belgium talismans was against in a good form in their win against West ham during the weekend. He created 3 chances and provided an excellent assist that gave his team the lead, he won 6 duels, 4 successful dribbles 2 successful tackles and won the man of the match award.
Adama Traore (RM, Wolve). The spinard was on fire against the Newcastle during the weekend, he won 20 duels, 14 successful dribbles and was fouled 4 times in the game. He also created 4 big chances and had 7 ball recoveries.
Gylfi Sigurdsson (LM, Everton). It was quite a day in the office for the iceland international last night against the saints at the Goodison park. He created 5 chances and provided the magnificent assist that lead to the only goal of the game.
Gareth Bale (RW, Tottenham). The Wales international was absolutely phenomenal against Burnley during the weekend. He scored a fantastic brace and provided a wonderful assist in their victory over Burnley.
Heung Min Son (LW, Tottenham). The Korean was again at his best against Burnley. He created 9 chances and provided 2 exquisite assists against Burnley.
Harry Kane ( ST, Tottenham). The English striker was in a good form against Burnley on Sunday afternoon. He created 2 chances, 3 successful dribbles and he scored the second goal of the game with a brilliant finish against the visitors at their home ground.
Content created and supplied by: Ayodeji97 (via Opera News )