Football: Premier League Weekend Round-Up

The premier league served up another interesting weekend as the top teams grind out wins over their opponents except Tottenham who drew a very tough game against Liverpool.The relegation battle was also tough as Sunderland still cant get a win,Newcastle loosing to a last minute goal and Nowich getting their survival bid on the right track,winning with a last minute goal.

The games started with Chelsea defeating Aston villa 4-0 with goals from Loftus Cheek,Pato and two goals from Pedro,Keeping Astonvilla rooted in the bottom.Arsenal took their revenge on Watford knocking them out of the F.a Cup with a 4-0 win with goals from Iwobi,Sanchez,Bellerin and Theo Walcott.Mancity also bounced back from their dissappointing draw with Norwich by scoring four past Bournemoth with goals from Kevin De Bruyne,Fernando,Aguero and Kolarov.Two goals from Alexander Mitrovic couldn’t save Newcastle as they fell to a 3-2 defeat to Norwich with goals from Tim Klose,Mbokani and Martin Olsoon.Stoke City surged on to a two goal first half lead over Swansea but couldn’t hold on as Swansea fought back to draw 2-2 with goals from Sigurdsson and Paloschi.Crystal Palace still can’t get their first premier league win of the year as they drew 2-2 with West Ham with Dimitri Payet scoring another glamorous freekick for WestHam and Lanzini also scored for the homeside.Sunderland drew blank with West Brom.Tottenham and Liverpool played out a 1-1 draw with Harry Kane cancelling out a Phillipe Coutinho strike.

On Sunday, Leicester city held on to defeat Southampton with a solitary goal from captain Wes Morgan to stretch the gap at the top to seven points,while Manchester United also struggled to a 1-0 win over Everton,the lone goal coming from Anthony Martial In the second half.

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