The Premier League continues this weekend as ten matches have been scheduled to take place from Saturday to Monday. Chelsea is currently on top of the League table after the first seven matches while the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City are following closely. The blues narrowly defeated Brentford 1-0 at the Brentford Community Stadium to extend their lead on top of the table.
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Everton lost to West Ham United today at the Goodison Park. It wasn't the best of performances from Rafael Benitez' side as they failed capitalize from the chances they created. After missing out on the Nigeria's World Cup qualifiers games, Alex Iwobi returned to Everton's squad.
Football is a game made for and by the fans, a fact we found out ever so cruelly amidst the COVID-19 pandemic when football was confined to games behind closed doors. The electric atmosphere and rousing voices of the fans were dearly missed, as football games resembled eerily staged practice games in silence.
The Premier League Week 8 matches are yet to be rounded up as Arsenal will welcome Crystal Palace at Emirates stadium. The weekend matches saw a lot of good decisions from the center referees and other match officials, but few incidents that happened in some matches were not handled very well by some Officials.
Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler, Alex Iwobi has been at another level this season having been delivering at the top notch for both club and country which as such made him an important figure in the squad paraded by the former Liverpool manager, Rafael Benitez. The former Arsenal star despite been told at the start of the new season by the Spaniard manager upon his arrival at the Merseyside club to find a new challenge elsewhere insisted on staying at the club to fight for a place in the strating XI.
Super Eagles winger, Dennis Bonaventure, earlier today came off the bench to bag an assist and net a late goal in his English premier league outfit, Watford, big win today in one of the Matchday 9 fixtures in the EPL. After a disappointing outing on Matchday 8, Watford were faced with an uphill task as they square up to trade tackles with, Rafael Benitez, Everton side.
According to The Telegraph, Arsenal are keeping tabs on Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin. The 24-year-old striker has been a regular fixture for the Merseysiders since the 2017/2018 campaign when he was just 20-year-old. In the past two Premier League campaigns, Calvert-Lewin has been under the heavy spotlight, having scored an impressive 29 goals in 69 appearances at Goodison Park.
On Friday evening, Everton hosted Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park in a Premier League match. Both teams were looking to boost their chances of finishing in the top four, which had taken a knock in recent weeks, as neither had won their last two Premier League games. Both teams threatened to go ahead in the first half of the matches, which saw the game play out in an extremely end-to-end fashion. Everton seemed to be better on the ball as they piled the pressure on Jose Mourinho's side, who were pinned deep
The English Premier League is perhaps the best soccer league in the world, and the country is home to dozens of intense rivalries, some dating back over a century. We'll figure out which of these confrontations is the most heated today. 6. Everton vs Liverpool
With their bad decisions against the team that deserves to win a match, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) is really making football fans lose interest in watching games. The key justification for the introduction of the video assistant referee in football is no longer valid, as favoritism has taken over. When a Video Assistant Referee chooses to favor one team over another, the VAR Officials are no longer making the correct decisions as specified in the game's rules. A case analysis of today's match at Goodison
Nigerian legend Nwankwo Kanu believes Arsenal were wrong to have sold Alex Iwobi to Everton for £30 million in 2019.The Super Eagles winger was offloaded to the Goodison Park outfit after falling out of favour with former boss Unai Emery.Despite growing through the ranks at the North London club, Iwobi struggled for form under the Spanish-born tactician before he was eventually shown the exit doors.
Chelsea will have to pay €120 million to bring Romelu Lukaku back from Inter Milan this summer, according to transfer reports from Tuttosport (h/t Mirror). Lukaku joined Chelsea from RSC Anderlecht in 2011 but was loaned out to West Bromwich Albion and Everton before joining permanently in 2014 for £28 million.
Everton’s hopes of qualifying for a continental tournament next season ended on Sunday evening when the Toffees fell to a 1-0 defeat at home to already-relegated Sheffield United, and they could drop more points to Wolves on Wednesday. Carlo Ancelotti’s men have been one of the Premier League’s strongest teams away from home this season, though their results at Goodison Park have been close to relegation standard.
Double Trebles: Check Out The five players to score consecutive Premier League hat tricks In History
Scoring a hat-trick is one of the ultimates for any Premier League player and throughout the division’s history more than 200 notable names have achieved the feat, scoring three times in a fixture to collect the goalscoring souvenir of a match ball. Amongst those hat-trick heroes include some of the most iconic names in Premier League history and whilst many have scored trebles on multiple occasions, only a very exclusive group have achieved the feat in consecutive fixtures.
It was uncovered on Wednesday that the Blues are available to offers for undesirable striker Tammy Abraham and that Olivier Giroud is probably going to leave on a free exchange.Those moves will let loose assets for Tuchel to land a major name forward to lead his forefront, with Erling Haaland and Lukaku at the highest point of the club's waitlist.
Harry kane scored 2 goals at Goodison Park last night to salvage a draw for Jose Mourinho's men, after they nearly bottled an early lead. Kane scored his 20th an 21st league goal of the season, and in the Process became the first Player in Premier League history to score 2+ goals in three consecutive away appearances against a single opponent (September 2017, December 2018 & April 2021 vs Everton). Harry Kane now holds the record for scoring the most Premier League goals without having won the title (164) 🏆
On October 17, 2020, the Merseyside derby was held at Goodison Park. This match was between two locals Everton and Liverpool . The match ended in a tie 2-2, but that was not the most important thing that afternoon. In a fortuitous play, to make matters worse Pickford came out to block a ball and took Virgil van Dijk's leg ahead.
Rafael Benitez, who was appointed head coach at Everton two weeks ago, has already chalked up a summer transfer wish list with Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly at the top of it. With Yerry Mina on the verge of leaving the club this summer, Benitez understands that he will need a tall brute centre-back to fill that role and who better than a player who was first discovered by Benitez himself, when he signed Koulibaly from KRC Genk in 2013.
Moise Kean, a striker from Everton, has joined Juventus on loan, two years after his initial move to Goodison Park. Kean, 21, has three years left on his five-year contract with Merseyside, but he has battled to break into the first team and was put out on loan to PSG last season.