The English Premier League weekend ended with Manchester City on top of the table and Crystal Palace bottom.
Man. City brushed their opponents Burnley with ruthless efficiency over the weekend scoring 3 goals, with Sergio Aguero equaling City’s goal scoring record of 177; and would definitely break it soon.
Fellow City rivals, Manchester United were not at their best as they were shocked by Huddersfield who beat them 2-1.
Chelsea put their recent form behind them, as they came from behind to defeat Watford by 3-2 at Stamford Bridge.
Newcastle continued their march up the table with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace, leaving them 7th on the table.
The weekend’s football did serve a spectacle as Tottenham Hotspur went up against Liverpool, in a match that saw 5 goals scored.
Tottenham playing in their temporary home, Wembley Stadium put on a show for fans as they routed Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool 4-1.
The English Premier League regularly offers dramatic matches, and Everton versus Arsenal was a good example.
Everton, the home side, went ahead through Wayne Rooney, who 17 years ago, scored against Arsenal at Goodison Park.
The lead however did not last because Monreal was to equalize before half time for the Arsenal side.
The visitors continued their rampage in the 2nd half, eventually ending the match with a 5-2 scoreline.
This defeat puts pressure on Everton Manager Ronald Koeman, who is facing a sack it would seem.
Everton 2 FT Arsenal 5
Tottenham Hotspur4 FT Liverpool FC 1
Chelsea 4 FT Watford 2
Huddersfield Town 2 FT Manchester United 1
Manchester City3 FT Burnley 0
Newcastle United 1 FT Crystal Palace 0
Stoke City 1 FT AFC Bournemouth 2
Swansea City 1 FT Leicester City 2
Southampton 1 FT West Bromwich Albion 0
Mikel Obi’s 2018 World Cup Jersey Added To FIFA Museum
FIFA has announced that John Mikel Obi’s 2018 World Cup jersey has been added to the FIFA museum following the team’s victory against Iceland.
FIFA announced the information via its official Instagram handle, stating that the Super Eagles achieved a feat Argentina could not attain in the 2018 World Cup.
FIFA wrote “Argentina couldn’t claim three points against hardy newcomers, Iceland, but the @NG_Supereagles did – and they did it in style
The jersey worn by @Mikel_John_Obi at Nigeria’s 2-0 victory at the Volgograd Arena at the 2018 World Cup has been added to the FIFA Museum collection.”
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Argentina couldn't claim three points against hardy newcomers, Iceland, but the @NG_Supereagles did – and they did it in style 🤩🇳🇬 . The jersey worn by @Mikel_John_Obi at Nigeria's 2-0 victory at the Volgograd Arena at the 2018 World Cup has been added to the FIFA Museum collection 🙌⚽ . #SuperEagles #WorldCup #Russia2018 #worldcup2018 #volgograd #Nigeria #Iceland #FootballKit #Football #Soccer #FootballHistory
The Super Eagles of Nigerian Super Eagles defeat Iceland at the Volgograd Arena by 2-0 after Argentina settled for a 1-1 draw against the European country in the Group D opener.
Simone Biles Will Perform Amidst Kidney Stones Diagnosis
American gymnast Simone Biles is set to go on with the sporting competition amidst Kidney stones diagnosis.
Simone Biles says she won’t let kidney stones stop her from competing at the World Gymnastics Championship which begins Saturday 27th October. Simone takes to her Twitter page sharing a photo of herself on the hospital bed on Friday 0ctober 26th with a promise to be strong. The gymnast reveals that she has kidney stones but promises to join her team at the World Gymnastics Championship.
Biles says she is not letting the disease take a toll on her. She writes:
“Nothing like a late night ER visit less than 24 hrs before world championships.
This kidney stone can wait, doing it for my team.”
nothing like a late night ER visit less than 24 hrs before world championships
this kidney stone can wait…. 👊🏾 doing it for my team! ❤️ I’ll be gucci girls ! pic.twitter.com/rKkvuEQrKc
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) October 26, 2018
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Ronaldo pays special visit to Sir Alex Ferguson United Game
Portuguese attacker, Cristiano Ronaldo visited his former coach, Sir Alex Ferguson after his team Juventus outclassed Manchester United at Old-Trafford.
Ronaldo took to Twitter to share a picture of himself and Sir Alex Ferguson, stating that he learnt a lot of things from him.
He captioned the picture “A great coach and above all a wonderful man. Taught me so many things inside and outside the pitch. Great to see you in good shape, Boss!”
A great coach and above all a wonderful man. Taught me so many things inside and outside the pitch. Great to see you in good shape, Boss! pic.twitter.com/Ql4dcuJvCW
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) October 24, 2018
Ronaldo moved to United as a teenager in 2003 and was immediately handed the No.7 shirt vacated by David Beckham who, ironically, had joined Real Madrid.
Ronaldo won many laurels with Manchester United in his six years stay at Old Trafford, winning the first of his five Ballon d’Or awards at Old Trafford, as well as lifting three Premier League titles, the FA Cup, the Champions League and the Club World Cup.