After defeats to Crystal Palace (3-0, away), Chelsea (3-0, at home), and Arsenal (3-1, away), Spurs once again succumbed to the London derby, this time against a rival they outsmarted. in order.
Despite Tottenham more possession (63%), West Ham showed at various points in the match that they were a threat to Hugo Lloris’ goal and they ended up making the difference about half an hour into the second half.
The goal came from a corner kick, where Mikhail Antonio appeared in the small penalty area, expecting a touch from Harry Kane, and scored the only goal in the match, in the 72nd minute.
The victory leaves David Moyes’ team in fourth place, with 17 points, ahead of Brighton and Tottenham, both with 15, although Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes and Manchester United Diogo Dalot (seventh, 14) still receive Liverpool today (second, 18). ).
In another afternoon match, Leicester, with Portuguese Ricardo Pereira in the starting line-up, were to win 2-1 at the difficult ground of Brentford, the team that had previously won this season against West Ham and Arsenal and imposed a draw against Liverpool. .
This time, the Foxes managed to avoid the surprise factor, in the match they won with Tillman’s goal, in the 14th minute, he allowed Jorgensen to equalise, in the 60th minute, but sealed Madison’s victory, in the 73rd minute.
And the “big” match from the ninth round is still going on today, as Manchester United host Liverpool from 16:30.
Chelsea consolidated their lead on Saturday with their biggest defeat of the season, 7-0 against Norwich, and Manchester City temporarily took second place awaiting Liverpool after beating Brighton 4-1.
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