Manchester City is returned in the last game of the year for success. The master won in 20. Round of the Premier League in the away game in Southampton 3:1. The behind Leader Liverpool is seven points. In the Games before and after Christmas, Manchester City had suffered sensitive losses. Only the 2:3 in home match against Crystal Palace, then the 1:2 away against Leicester City. A total of three of the last four games in the championship were lost. The residue on the Leader Liverpool FC grows to seven points.
In Southampton, the Team of coach Pep Guardiola was, therefore, no misstep more allow. Especially since Liverpool in the evening, had previously won the top game against Arsenal, as in the noise 5:1. A still larger residue would be before the direct duel of 3. January against Liverpool unacceptable.
An own goal and Aguero will decide the game
Manchester City have completed the mandatory thanks to a Doublette in the last minutes before the break. Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse drew in the 45. Minute, a cross from Raheem Sterling unhappy into his own goal for a 2:1 from Manchester City. In the injury time of the first half, Sergio Agüero hit the decisive 3:1. It was the ninth goal of the season in the Argentinian.
With the victory, Manchester City overtook the surprising of newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated Tottenham Hotspur and moved up to 2nd place. At the initial position before the tip of game is next Thursday against Liverpool has changed little. Must not lose the master of this next home game.
Chelsea's lead grows to Arsenal
With a 1:0 at Crystal Palace Chelsea consolidates the meantime the 4. Place. The only goal of the match N'Golo Kanté scored shortly after the break. The French midfield man escaped from his captors and recovered a pass from David Luiz.
Chelsea took advantage of the 1:5 from table neighboring Arsenal against Liverpool from the previous day and expanded its cushion to the Gunners to five points. At the same time, the residue fell to the third-placed Tottenham to two points.
Back to Kant, the victory of Manchester United
Manchester United will remain with the new coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to continue on a course of Victory and winning, among the Norwegians, the third game. The home at Old Trafford defeated Manchester United 4:1. The favorite led before the break, 3:0. The Basis to the success of the Frenchman Paul Pogba put his two matches in the 5. or 33. Minute.
The midfielder was dismissed José Mourinho in a permanent Clinch, has made under Solskjaer in three Games with four hits. Even Manchester United seems to be defensive shackles freed: Since Mourinho is gone, shot the Team in three Games, twelve goals.
results and rankings:
results: Saturday: Brighton & Hove Albion - Everton 1:0. Fulham - Huddersfield Town 1:0. Leicester City - Cardiff City-0:1. Tottenham Hotspur - Wolverhampton 1:3. Watford - Newcastle United 1:1. Liverpool - Arsenal 5:1. - Sunday: Crystal Palace - Chelsea 0:1. Burnley - West Ham United 2:0. Southampton - Manchester City 1:3. Manchester United - Bournemouth 4:1.
ranking: 1. Liverpool 54. 2. Manchester City 47. 3. Tottenham Hotspur 45. 4. Chelsea 43. 5. Arsenal 38. 6. Manchester United 35. 7. Wolverhampton 29. 8. Leicester City 28. 9. Watford 28. 10. Everton 27. 11. West Ham United 27. 12. Bournemouth 26. 13. Brighton & Hove Albion 25. 14. Crystal Palace 19. 15. Newcastle United 18. 16. Cardiff City 18. 17. Southampton 15. 18. Burnley 15. 19. Fulham 14. 20. Huddersfield Town 10. (sda)
Created: 30.12.2018, 18:23 PM