Monday, 2 January 2017

EPL : Arsenal Climb To 3rd Place ,Spurs Overpower Watford , Replace Man. City in a Premier League's Top 4

               

                                   Arsenal   2           vs        Crystal Palace   0 





                                Olivier Giroud scored a wonderful Scorpion kick volley as Arsenal climbed to third place in the Premier League table with 2-0 win over Crystal palace.


                               Olivier Giroud Netted with a breathtaking strike reminiscent of Henrikh Mkhitaryan's recent goal for Manchester United and Alex Iwobi was also on target at the Emirates Stadium.


                               Giroud scored on 17th minute for Arsenal.The France striker had already missed an easier chance when he met Alexis Sanchez's cross sweetly with a heel, sending the ball beyond goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey and into the net via the crossbar.


                               Alex Iwobi scored second goal for arsenal in a second half and put Arsenal in a winning position.Now Arsenal is in third place in EPL table.Arsenal now 9 points behind league leader Chelsea and they were joined in the top four by Tottenham Hotspurs , who replaced Manchester City in the Champions league Spot after winning 4-1 at Watford.



                               Arsenal who were without the ill Mesut Ozil , finish the weekend three points below second place Liverpool , with north London rivals Spurs a point back , above City on Goal difference.


                           Tottenham Hotspurs   4       vs        Watford    1




                            
                              Tottenham Beat Watford in their second successive 4-1 win  having prevailed by the same scoreline at Southampton in midweek to rack up a fourth consecutive league victory Deputising for the suspended Kyle Walker at right back , Kieran Trippier made the most of the opportunity by setting up Kane for Spurs first two goals.His clever pass freed Kane to beat Heurelho Gomes at his near post in the 27th minute and six minutes later the former Burnely Player's cross was Volleyed home by Kane at the back post.


                            
                              Two goals apiece from Harry Kane and Dele Alli did the damage as Mauricio Pochettino's side ran rings around their demoralised opponents at Vicarage Road.



                               Kane playing his 100th Premier League game ,he scored a first goal for Spurs. Kane Put a ball with a smart finish inside the near post after 27 minutes.



                                 33' minute Kane scored another goal for Spurs.Son almost made it three five minutes before the break when his smart low volley from Eriksen's free kick fizzed just wide with Gomes stranded, but Spurs sealed the points when Alli seized on a mistake by Younes Kaboul to steer a calm finish inside the far post before half-time.   



                                 Dele alli scored in 41' minute and 46' minute for Spurs.

                                90+1 minute Only consolation goal came for Watford was in extra time by Younes Kaboul..

  

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