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A complete wrap of all of the kick-off occasions, outcomes and match stories for this weekend’s English Premier League (All SA occasions):
FRIDAY, 16 APRIL
Everton 2-2 Tottenham
England ahead Harry Kane suffered a worrying ankle damage forward of subsequent week’s League Cup remaining after scoring twice in Tottenham Hotspur’s draw away to Everton. – MATCH REPORT
SATURDAY, 17 APRIL
Newcastle 3-2 West Ham
Newcastle moved nearer to Premier League survival after Joe Willock’s late objective capped an exhilarating win towards 10-man West Ham that dented the guests’ bid for a prime 4 end.
Steve Bruce’s aspect had squandered a two-goal lead within the closing phases at St James’ Park, however Willock got here off the bench to grab a priceless winner. – MATCH REPORT
Wolves 1-0 Sheffield United
SUNDAY, 18 APRIL
Arsenal 1-1 Fulham
Eddie Nketiah delivered a hammer blow to Fulham’s bid for Premier League survival because the Arsenal striker’s last-gasp objective rescued a 1-1 draw on the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Mikel Arteta’s aspect have been seconds away from a primary ever house defeat towards Fulham as they laboured to discover a response to Josh Maja’s second half penalty.
However Nketiah pushed Fulham nearer to relegation deep into stoppage-time when he tapped in after the guests didn’t clear a nook.
It was a significant setback for third backside Fulham, who’re six factors behind fourth backside Burnley and fifth backside Brighton with simply 5 video games left.
Man United 3-1 Burnley – MATCH REPORT
Manchester United moved inside eight factors of Premier League leaders Manchester Metropolis as Mason Greenwood’s double impressed a 3-1 win over Burnley, whereas Eddie Nketiah’s last-gasp objective gave Arsenal a 1-1 draw towards struggling Fulham on Sunday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect are unlikely to catch Metropolis, however Greenwood’s late winner places a bit of stress on their bitter rivals with six video games left.
MONDAY, 19 APRIL
Leeds United 1-1 Liverpool – MATCH REPORT
Liverpool have been held to a draw away to Leeds United in a match overshadowed by the livid response to the Merseysiders’ deliberate involvement in a breakaway European Tremendous League (ESL).
The Reds opened the scoring earlier than the interval by way of Sadio Mane just for Diego Llorente to equalise along with his first Leeds objective, a header from a nook, three minutes from time.
A draw left sixth-placed Liverpool two factors adrift of fourth-placed West Ham within the desk.
TUESDAY, 20 APRIL
Chelsea 0-0 Brighton – MATCH REPORT
Chelsea moved into the Premier League’s prime 4 after a 0-0 draw towards Brighton, however the end result was utterly overshadowed by the membership’s function in derailing the controversial European Tremendous League.
WEDNESDAY, 21 APRIL
Tottenham 2-1 Southampton – https://www.news24.com/sport/soccer/englishpremiership/son-gives-spurs-winning-start-to-life-after-mourinho-20210421MATCH REPORT
Tottenham made a profitable begin to life after Jose Mourinho as Son Heung-min’s last-minute penalty sealed a significant 2-1 victory towards Southampton of their first match since withdrawing from the controversial European Tremendous League on Wednesday.
Mourinho was sacked on Monday after 17 turbulent months accountable for the north London membership, however his shock exit was overshadowed by the fall-out from the bitter Tremendous League row.
Languishing exterior the highest 4 and knocked out of the Europa League by Dinamo Zagreb, Tottenham would have benefitted greater than most from the proposed Tremendous League.
However as a substitute they have been compelled to change into considered one of six Premier League golf equipment to withdraw from the reviled breakaway event on Tuesday after a livid backlash.
Celebrating the Tremendous League’s demise and calling for Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy to stop, a handful of followers gathered exterior the stadium holding indicators that learn: “We stated no to Tremendous League” and “Thanks for NO recollections. Time to say goodbye. Levy out.”
The Tremendous League was lifeless within the water simply 48 hours after its creation, forcing Tottenham to deal with a extra conventional means of creating it into Europe’s elite.
In opposition to that backdrop, a win within the first match of the post-Mourinho period was important they usually achieved it due to their first restoration from a half-time deficit this season.
Danny Ings put Southampton forward, however Gareth Bale equalised earlier than Son transformed a last-gasp penalty.
Aston Villa v Man Metropolis – 21:15
THURSDAY, 22 APRIL
Leicester Metropolis v West Brom 21:00