The English Premier League resumed once more during the weekend after interesting mid-week games, with Manchester City kicking off on Saturday afternoon against Newcastle United. Phil Foden opened the scoring for the Cityzens in the 15th minute. The first half ended 1-0, with Foden’s opener the only goal of the game despite City’s dominance throughout the first half.
Newcastle United’s manager made some good changes that sparked the tempo of the game in the second. Pep Guardiola made his change and introduced Bernardo Silva who came in and doubled the lead for the Cityzens. Current league leaders Arsenal, unfortunately, conceded an early goal which made the game very difficult for them
A late goal from Reiss Nelson ensured Mikel Arteta’s Gunners picked up all three points against a stubborn Bournemouth side at the Emirates despite going two goals down.
Phillp Billing needed just nine seconds to score the opening goal for relegation-threatened, Bournemouth, side-footing home as the Cherries attacked through Ouattara straight from kick-off.And from there it was all Arsenal, who went on to create chances upon chances, but failed to put them away & were indebted to Aaron Ramsdale who made an oustanding save to keep the score at 0-1 heading into the interval.
Mikel Arteta made some early changes with Takehiro Tomiyasu taken off for Ben White to come in and provide stability in defence, but it got more worse as the away side doubled their lead through Marcos Senesi’s header from a corner kick.
But Ghana international, Thomas Partey reduced the deficit after Smith Rowe nodded the ball into his path for him to make it 2-1, Before second half substitute, Ben Chilwell forced his shot over the line to equalise.
Reiss Nelson scored the match winner to the Gunners extend their lead over Manchester City in the title race.
Below is the Current EPL Table After Arsenal dropped points against Bournemouth in the Title Race;
Brighton and Hove Albion were able to thrash David Moyes’ West Ham United at the Amex Stadium, while Tottenham Hotspur endured a frustrating 0-2 defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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