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Premier League Matchweek 8 Review: Arsenal, Chelsea Taste Shocking Defeats



Watford defeated Arsenal with a vivacious second-half show which enabled them to turn the table in the wake of trailing at the break, securing maximum three in stoppage time.

The first half was a calm undertaking, with chances at a premium. The two sides generally levelled on possession and display, as Watford had changed to a back-three formation to coordinate their opponent.

Hornet defence had be on their toes to manage lots of perilous crosses from the Gunners but the home side shielded well to stop any chances for the visitors. Arsenal lead through a first-half header from Per Mertesacker.

After the break, substitute Ozil wasted a clear channce that would have put the Gunners on 2-0 adavantage, before a slight challenge from Bellerin result to a penalty, which Troy Denney fired home to draw the hosts on level.

The determined Watford then began to search for the winning goal which they eventually got deep into the stoppage time when Tom Cleverly lashed home a lose ball  and send the home fans into a wild jubilation.

City Rain Seven Heavenly Goals On Hapless Stoke City

It was a shower of goals at the Etihad Stadium as Manchester City proceeded from where they stop before the international break running seven heavenly goal riot against hapless Stoke City.

Gabriel Jesus breaks the deadlock for Pep Guardiola led side just after sixteen minutes of play before multiplying the lead two minutes after. David Silva made it three and the Citizens staggeringly rushed to three-nil lead in ten minutes.

One minute before halftime, Stokes pulled back a goal with Diouf’s strike hits Fabian Delph and circled in.

After the break, the Potters reduced the scoreline again with Diouf’s header finding the net to make it 3-2, looking like they’ve got some hidden weapon to unleash on City but little did the home side realize that they’ve stepped on Cobra’s tail for lessening the goal count.

Gabriel Jesus broadened City’s lead before Fernandinho, Leroy Sane and Bernardo Silva all ran crazy with goal tearing the visitors and lessening them to shreds without any sign of sympathy.

Who will stop this widespread and fire -powering Manchester City goal riot?

Crystal Palace Shock Chelsea 

Crystal Palace scored their first goal of the season today against Chelsea FC and furthermore used the West London club to dispatch their first win of the season setting up a fabulous performance at Selhurst Park.

The home side indicated they were prepared for business as they start the game so well, allowing Chelsea to settle. Yahan Cabaye deflects home from short proximity in the eleventh minute to give Palace their first goal of the season after seven consecutive loss.

But Blue’s summer import from AS Monaco Tiemoue Bakayoko levelled for the away side with a solid descending header from a set piece in the eighteenth minute to make it 1-1.

Chelsea defended so well to keep the hungry Crystal Palace under control but not without Conte men having their own share of good short on goal, Zappacosta had to come in for Nigerian international Victor Moses who suffered a hamstring injury.

Palace kept on pushing for another goal which in the long run came towards the finish of the hour mark after Wilfred Zaha dazzled into the Chelsea 18-yar box and fired home to reestablish Palace lead to the delight of the home fans. Chelsea persevered through a disappointing first half!

The home side lead unfalteringly and kept Chelsea calm all during the second half to guarantee a major win which happened to be their first of the season.

What an awesome start for Crystal Palace to get to winning ways, doing it against the defending champions.


Today Results :

* Liverpool 0 – 0 Manchester United
* Tottenham 1 – 0 Bournemouth
* Burnley 1 – 1 West Ham
* Swansea 2 – 0 Huddersfield

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