Marcus Rashford of Manchester United

Premier League Scores: City, Chelsea Stunned; United, Arsenal Win

Manchester City failed to close the gap on Liverpool in the English Premier League standings, while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made an impressive start to his interim post at Manchester United on Saturday.

Embed from Getty Images

Defending champions Manchester City were stunned 3-2 by Crystal Palace at the Etihad, which means Pep Guardiola’s men will be four points behind Liverpool at Christmas in the race for the league title.

The Citizens opened the scoring in the 27th minute through Ilkay Gundogan, but Palace hit back with three goals, including a stunning volley in the 35th minute by Andros Townsend in the first half.

Jeffrey Schlupp and Luka Milivojevic (pen) were also on the scoresheet for Crystal Palace.

Substitute Kevin de Bruyne pulled one back for Manchester City to make it 3-2 with five minutes remaining, but Roy Hodgson’s side held on for the win.

Crystal Palace registered their first away league win at Man City since December 1990, having drawn three and lost nine since then before today.

Opta stats

cialis gпїЅnstig bestellen viagra isotretinoina help to do homework example of research paper format essay writing sites essay technology future enter site do cialis and viagra work the same way admission paper writer website gb book report harry potter and the chamber of secrets resume writing services in india an example of an assignment how to write an analysis essay on a short story programming resume objective examples novice nurse practitioner resume best essay writing service toronto critique research paper viagra generic fda approved go to site how to copy a pdf to my ipad thesis statement history day nsc business studies exam papers how to buy viagra without prescription get link source темы егэ essay go Man United Win Big

Meanwhile, Manchester United hammered Cardiff City 5-1 in the first game since Jose Mourinho’s departed.

Interim boss and Old Trafford icon Ole Gunnar Solskjaer released his players to express themselves and they followed instructions.

Marcus Rashford opened the scoring inside the three minutes when he scored from a free-kick.

Ander Herrera (28), Anthony Martial (41) and a second-half brace from Jesse Lingard (64, 90) rounded out the thumping victory.

It was the first time Manchester United were scoring goals in the Premier League since Sir Alex Ferguson retired as manager.

More Premier League Scores

Also grabbing victories in the Premier League on Saturday Arsenal, who beat Burnley 3-1, Leicester City stunned Chelsea 1-0 at Stamford Bridge, while Southampton beat Huddersfield 3-1 and Watford turned back West Ham 2-0.

In other scores, David Brooks scored twice and Bournemouth cruised to a 2-0 win over 10-man Brighton, while Newcastle and Fulham ended goalless at St James’ Park.

English Premier League Scores
Sat 22nd December

Arsenal 3 beat Burnley 1
Southampton 3 win at Huddersfield 1
Leicester City 1 win at Chelsea 0
Bournemouth 2 beat Brighton 0
Manchester United 5 win at Cardiff City 1
Crystal Palace 3 win at Manchester City 2
Watford 2 win at West Ham 0
Newcastle 0, Fulham 0

Reporting by Marcus-Bloxam Football Contributor

Loves to play sports, especially football and basketball. I wanted to be world-class but it never actually happened so I am sticking to something else. I enjoy writing and I hope you'll appreciate what I bring! Brilliant! Isn't it. Be bless.

View all posts by Reporting by Marcus-Bloxam Football Contributor →

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.