Welcome back to the premier league, this time we will be looking at the results of matchday 2. Before we go into details let’s have a look at the results. Hope you have checked these team’s performance on premier league matchday 1.
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Let’s check out the club wise match that happened on 21, 22 & 24 August 2021. Which club do you like the most??
Match on 21 Aug 2021
Liverpool vs Burnley (Anfield Stadium)
Key moments of the match Liverpool vs Burnley (2-0)
Goal scored by Diogo Jota (Liverpool), Tsimikas raids down the left side and sends a beautiful cross in the middle of the box, Hota makes no mistake and heads home. (1-0 for Liverpool)
Goal scored by Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Elliott and Alexander-Arnold combine well and release Mane in acres of space where he strikes first-time volley into the bottom right corner for the goal. (2-0 for Liverpool)
Aston Villa vs Newcastle United (Villa Park)
Key moments of the match Aston Villa vs Newcastle (2-0)
Goal scored by Danny Ings (Aston Villa), Mings got to the end of a long throw by Cash and flicked it to the near post where unmarked Ings went for an overhead kick and scored. (1-0 for Aston Villa).
Penalty goal scored by El Ghazi (Aston Villa), he fires it on the bottom left corner of the post. (2-0 for Aston Villa)
Crystal Palace vs Brentford (Selhurst Park)
Match score (0-0)
Leeds United vs Everton (Elland Road)
Key moments of the match Leeds vs Everton (2-2)
Penalty goal scored by Calvert-Lewin (Everton). Calvert-Lewin scored by firing into the bottom left corner despite the goalkeeper guessing right. (0-1 for Everton)
Goal scored by Klich (Leeds United), Raphinha sends the ball forward to Bamford, who dribbles past Keane and spots the run of Klich, sends a through ball for him to score. (1-1 for Leeds United)
Goal scored by Gary (Everton), Doucoure wins the ball in the final third and sends a pass for Gray who scored with his weak foot. (1-2 for Everton)
Goal scored by Raphinha (Leeds United), Cooper sends the ball back into the path of Raphinha who holds his composure before curling past the goalkeeper. (2-2 for Leeds United)
Manchester City vs Norwich City (Etihad Stadium)
Key moments of the match Manchester City vs Norwich(5-0)
Own goal scored by Tim Krul (Norwich), Rodri plays a lovely ball through to Jesus, who ran untracked and control the ball using his chest before smashing a low volley across the face of goal that Hanley slides in to block away, but the Norwich skipper can only divert the ball against Krul and into his own net. (1-0 for Manchester City)
Goal scored by Jack Grealish (Manchester City), Grealish scored his first goal for the club, Walker released Gabriel on the right and he sent a low cross into the middle where defender tried to clear the ball but hit the knee of Grealish and into the goal. (2-0 for Manchester City)
Goal scored by Laporte (Manchester City), Gundogan’s corner met by Laporte but his glancing header was blocked. An attempt to clear the ball was there but fell for Laporte again and he capitalized. (3-0 for Manchester City)
Goal scored by Sterling (Manchester City), Walker feeds Jesus in behind down the right, Jesus sends a cutting ball back for Sterling to tap into the empty net. (4-0 for Manchester City)
Goal scored by Mahrez (Manchester City), Dias played a ball over the defense for a perfectly timed run of Mahrez who controlled the ball and curled it into the back of the net. (5-0 for Manchester City)
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Watford (The American Express Stadium)
Key moments of the match Brighton vs Watford (2-0)
Goal scored by Duffy (Brighton), Gross sent a traffic corner into the middle where Duffy rose above his marker and headed on the top left corner. (1-0 for Brighton).
Goal scored by Maupay (Brighton), Bissouma nicks the ball around 25 yards out and plays it through to Maupay on the edge of the box who produces a fine finish into the back of the net. (2-0 for Brighton)
Matches on 22 Aug 2021
Southampton vs Manchester United (St. Mary Stadium)
Key moments of the match Southampton vs Manchester United (1-1)
Own goal scored by Fred (Manchester United), Stephens won the ball back from Fernandes and started the attack, with Armstrong, Adams and Djenepo linking on the edge of the box. Adams then fires a shot towards goal and it takes a big deflection off Fred and ends up in the back of the net. (1- 0 for Southampton)
Goal scored by Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Pogba and Fernandes linked well, plays one-two before Pogba flicks it for Greenwood for slots in underneath McCarthy and into the back of the net. (1-1 for Manchester United).
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Tottenham (Molineux Stadium)
Key moments of the match Wolves vs Tottenham (0-1)
Penalty scored by Dele Alli (Tottenham), he took the penalty confidently into the bottom right corner.
Arsenal vs Chelsea (Emirates Stadium)
Key moments of the match Arsenal vs Chelsea (0-2)
Goal scored by Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea), Lukaku scored on his debut, Kovacic feeds James on the right who flicks a delivery in the middle where Belgian convert from six yards out. (0-1 for Chelsea)
Goal scored by Reece James (Chelsea), Alonso sent the ball to Lukaku where Xhaka cleared the ball. Mount played the ball to James in an acre of space he takes one touch and hammered a shot past Leno. (0-2 for Chelsea)
Match on 24 Aug 2021
West Ham United vs Leicester City (London Stadium)
Key moments of the match West Ham vs Leicester (4-1)
Goal scored by Pablo Fornals (West Ham), West Ham intercepted the pass in the middle and Benrhama had time to cross from the left, Fornals arrived late to meet the cross and fired into the bottom right corner. (1-0 for West Ham)
Red Card for Ayoze Perez (Leicester), Perez made a legitimate attempt to win the ball but it was clumsy and dangerous play. The ref shows a direct red card.
Goal scored by Benrhama (West Ham), Soyuncu misjudged Schmeichel’s position and passed and handed the ball to Antonio. The angle was tight for Antonio so he passed to Benrhama who scored the goal. (2-0 for West Ham)
Goal scored by Yuri Tielemans (Leicester), Maddison’s low cross from the left missed both Vardy and Daka. Teilemans miscontrolled the ball but hits on the second chance. (2-1 for Leicester)
Goal scored by Antonio (West Ham), Antonio receives the ball from Rice and fires past Schmeichel into the back of the net. (3-1 for West Ham)
Goal scored by Antonio (West Ham), Antonio gets his second from a beautiful finish. He flicks COufal’s cross the first time over his head and shots past the goalkeeper. (4-1 for West Ham)
That’s all the action from matchday 2. There were some high-voltage games this week. After some powerful performances by a few individuals, Lukaku made his debut and scored and Antonio’s celebration was the highlight of the week. Let’s meet next week with some new matches.