Saturday’s Premier League video games noticed extra record-breaking brilliance from Mo Salah, a four-goal thriller on the Vitality Stadium and lots extra motion. Here’s our round-up…
Liverpool Four-1 West Ham
Liverpool took their aim tally for the season to 103 as they claimed second place within the Premier League with a snug Four-1 win over West Ham.
Mohamed Salah, together with his 31st of the season, once more bought on the scoresheet, whereas Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane additionally struck.
West Ham hit the bar by Marko Arnautovic within the early phases, however had been outplayed and managed only a comfort by substitute Michail Antonio.
Liverpool, who additionally gained Four-1 on the London Stadium in November, had been dominant and will have had extra for his or her efforts, with each Salah and Mane putting the woodwork.
The Hammers, whose supporters wore T-shirts commemorating the 25th anniversary of Bobby Moore’s loss of life, supplied little and the consequence extended their supervisor David Moyes’ depressing file at Anfield.
Brighton Four-1 Swansea
Glenn Murray scored twice as Brighton gave their survival hopes a shot within the arm and introduced Swansea’s revival to a halt.
Murray’s double and targets from Anthony Knockaert and Jurgen Locadia helped safe a Four-1 victory and a useful three factors for the hosts, as the Swans’ 10-game unbeaten run in all competitions got here to an finish.
The World Cup could also be a pipe dream for 34-year-old Murray, however he now has 10 Premier League targets this season and solely three Englishmen – Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and Jamie Vardy – have scored extra.
With a frightening run-in which sees them face Tottenham, Manchester United and Liverpool of their remaining 4 matches, this was an enormous victory for Brighton.
They at the moment are as much as 11th, 4 factors away from 18th place, which is occupied by their overwhelmed opponents Swansea.
Bournemouth 2-2 Newcastle
Dan Gosling struck a dramatic late equaliser towards his former membership as Bournemouth battled again from two targets down to attract 2-2 with Newcastle.
Midfielder Gosling transformed into the roof of the web within the 89th minute after Cherries substitute Adam Smith arrange a tense remaining 10 minutes by halving the deficit.
Magpies striker Dwight Gayle appeared to have earned the guests three treasured Premier League factors on the south coast with two easy, first-half finishes, however they made to pay for his or her profligacy, which included Jonjo Shelvey lacking an open aim at 2-Zero.
Victory on the Vitality Stadium would have moved Newcastle stage on factors with their hosts, however Rafael Benitez’s males will proceed to look anxiously over their shoulders on the backside three following their late capitulation.
West Brom 1-2 Huddersfield
Rock-bottom West Brom’s troubles continued as they had been overwhelmed 2-1 at residence by Premier League relegation rivals Huddersfield, their fifth successive loss in all competitions.
Strikes from Rajiv van La Parra within the 48th minute and Steve Mounie within the 56th put Huddersfield 2-Zero up.
Craig Dawson replied with a header within the 64th, however West Brom couldn’t muster something additional as the strain elevated on boss Alan Pardew.
In a contest the place Albion followers made their frustration heard in varied methods, there have been chants of “you’re getting sacked in the morning” directed at Pardew in the direction of the top, and loud boos rang round The Hawthorns on the remaining whistle.
The consequence leaves the Baggies – who’ve gained simply one in all 14 league video games beneath Pardew – nonetheless seven factors adrift of the security, with 10 matches left to play.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s late heroics earned a degree for Southampton which strikes them out of the relegation zone.
The hosts had been all set to safe their first win of 2018 by Ashley Barnes’ opener halfway by the second half.
But Gabbiadini equalised within the 90th minute to earn the guests a draw.