Matchweek 16 in the English Premier League saw alot of drama unfold with the first being league leaders Chelsea losing away to Westham in a fierce London derby. The blues had taken the lead through Thiago Silva before The hammers levelled matters from the spot through Manuel Lanzini, again Thomas Tuchel’s boys were in front courtesy of a volley from Mason Mount but Jarrod Bowen drew Westham level. David Moyes’ side went for all three points when Arthur Masuaku scored the winner late in the game. It ended 3-2 in Westham’s favor.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool travelled to the Molineux and after alot of huge chances missed, the reds had Divock Origi to thank once again as his late strike into the added minutes secured all three points for them as they went top for just few hours.
Manchester City ended the weekend on top of the table after two Bernado Silva goals put them beyond Watford in a 3-1 victory over the Hornets
The Ralf Rangnick era began on Sunday at Old Trafford as Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 all thanks to Fred’s brilliant right footed strike. The game saw United keep their first clean sheet at home this season.
Monday night was the best game reserved for the last as Everton another side from Merseyside needed a 92nd minute Demarai Gray wonder goal to secure their first win in nine games. The Tofees had two goals from Richarlison ruled out for offside before the Brazilian finally drew them level after Martin Ordegaard had handed the Gunners the lead at the stroke of Half-time. Rafa Benitez’s men won the game 2-1.
It’s still tight at the summit as City lead the way with 35 points followed closely by Liverpool with 34, both sides have now leapfrogged Chelsea who are now third with 33 but are six points clear o Westham who occupy the fourth spot with 27 points.
Just a point separates Man United (24) from Arsenal (23) as they occupy the sixth and seventh spot on the table.