EPL week 25 testimonial: Male City shut the gap to two points after Arsenal win


Week 25 of the English Premier League sees Manchester City close the space on top to two factors after a magnificent win against Collection, with Liverpool dealing with West Ham on Monday night.

When Manchester City shed to Newcastle in midweek, the grim reaper occurred from his deep rest below the weeds and also took an Uber to The Etihad. The good news is, for Pep Guardiola’s side, the sickle owner scheduled a return trip.

Given that the turn of the year, City have actually won eight of 9 suits, scoring 34 times and also conceding just 4, so it’s risk-free to state the Newcastle loss was even more of a frustration than a terminal disease.

When Arsenal concerned town, it was clear that the City players had actually taken their pain killers, as they rupture into the lead within the very first min. It was Sergio Agüero who racked up after hopping on completion of an Aymeric Laporte go across, after some moseying from a Collection defender as against Newcastle in midweek.

Raheem Sterling heated the hands of Bernd Leno in the fifth minute with an error from outside package prior to Toolbox equalized– Laurent Koscielny heading house from a barbequed cheese sandwich width from objective after Nacho Monreal had actually supplied the flick from a corner at the near blog post.

Sterling gave Agüero with his second of the video game in an exquisite relocation. The previous Liverpool star selected the ball up on the left flank, played a tasty chipped one-two with Ilkay Gündogan prior to volleying the ball throughout the six-yard box for the Argentine worldwide to rack up from close quarters.

Agüero secured the factors with his third on 61-minutes. Sterling was the developer once more, slaloming in the direction of the byline prior to offering across that the City striker packed into the objective with his arm. The referee discovered the handball to be unintended, and Agüero’s tenth English Premier League (EPL) hat-trick hit the record publications. The Argentine celebrity is one behind Alan Shearer who racked up eleven before hanging up his boots to end up being a Match of the Day pundit.

The bookies slashed Agüero’s odds on winning the EPL Golden Boot to 3/1 after scoring his 157th goal in 227 video games, and also you really feel that a fit, as well as happy Agüero, is most likely to be an important part of any type of City flatware this period. With Liverpool encountering West Ham on Monday evening, Pep Guardiola’s side closed the gap at the top to 2 points.

Arsenal still appears a little inchoate under Unai Emery’s reign, as well as the Spaniard is going to require numerous periods prior to you see his wipe the team clean of Arsene Wenger’s DNA.

The Gunners drop to 6th, a point behind Manchester United (that defeated Leicester by an objective to nil), and 3 points behind Chelsea (that hammered five past Huddersfield).

The one problem for Emery will be his group’s away from. Defeat against City is their 12th away defeat because the beginning of 2018, and also only Brighton (14) and Huddersfield (13) have shed more.

Results in Full

Spurs 1 v 0 Newcastle

Everton 1 v 3 Wolves

Chelsea 5 v 0 Huddersfield

Brighton 0 v 0 Watford

Burnley 1 v 1 Southampton

Crystal Royal residence 2 v 0 Fulham

Cardiff 2 v 0 Bournemouth

Leicester 0 v 1 Man Utd

Guy City 3 v 1 Toolbox

Playing Monday

West Ham v Liverpool

Premier League Table

  1. Liverpool– 61 points
  2. Man City– 59
  3. Spurs– 57
  4. Chelsea– 50
  5. Man Utd– 48
  6. Toolbox– 47
  7. Wolves– 38
  8. Watford– 34
  9. Everton– 33
  10. Bournemouth– 33
  11. Leicester– 32
  12. West Pork– 31
  13. Brighton– 27
  14. Crystal Royal residence– 26
  15. Newcastle– 24
  16. Southampton– 24
  17. Burnley– 24
  18. Cardiff– 22
  19. Fulham– 17
  20. Huddersfield– 11


To Win

  • Liverpool 8/13
  • Male City 11/8
  • Spurs 25/1
  • Leading 4 Finish
  • Spurs 1/8
  • Chelsea 8/11
  • Man Utd 6/4
  • Collection 3/1
  • Delegated
  • Huddersfield 1/100
  • Fulham 2/9
  • Cardiff 1/2
  • Burnley 2/1
  • Leading Scorer
  • Mohamed Salah Evens (16 goals).
  • Sergio Aguero 3/1 (14 objectives).
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang– 10/3 (15 objectives).
  • Harry Kane 14/1 (14 goals).
  • Following Manager to Leave.
  • Claude Puel 6/4.
  • Marco Silva 2/1.
  • Neil Warnock 6/1.
  • No Supervisor to Leave 6/1.

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