1. The Team
Leicester City lifted the English Premier League on Saturday after defeating Everton by 3 goals to 1, thanks to Jamie Vardy’s brace and Andy King’s solo goal however Everton got a consolation goal in the ending part of the game Kevin Mirallas.
Swansea City trumped West Ham United’s hopes of top 4 finish as they were beaten 4 goals to 1 in their own backyard, bringing their 14 games unbeaten at Upton Park to an end.
Louis Van Gaal’s ship though slow but steady kept moving within reach of the top four, they beat Norwich City on Saturday with Juan Mata’s lone goal and are now a point below their local rivals Manchester City, they now have the chance of overtaking them when they play their outstanding game on Tuesday at Upton Park against West Ham.
Sunderland fought so hard to avoid relegation as they grabbed a 3-2 victory over Chelsea in their thrilling encounter at Stadium of light, it was a goal galore and a high intensity game which recorded 5 goals and 20 fouls with 7 offside.
Newcastle’s misery continued last weekend, they were unable to beat the bottom of the table and already relegated Aston Villa as their game ended in a goalless draw. While AFC Bournemouth and West Bromich Albion also played out a 1-1 stalemate, Matt Ritchie cancelled out Salomon Rondon’s early goal when he scored in the 82nd minute.
At Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace comeback from a goal down to beat Stoke City via Dwight Gayle’s brace. Tottenham kept loosing points, they lost to Southampton at White Hart Lane and they are now 2 points above Arsenal while Arsenal and Manchester City shared the spoil in a 2-2 draw making Manchester United the decider of their own top 4 hope. Liverpool beat Watford 2-0 at Anfield.
Many players did put in their best performance and deserved to be giving an applause, but the team of the week can only accommodate 11 players, let’s see who made it into the team of the week.