Premier League :Arsenal 1-2 Manchester City: Due to Rodri’s goal in stoppage time, Manchester City defeated Arsenal 2-1 on Saturday.
Watford 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Tottenham Hotspur recovered under the leadership of Antonio Conte and defeated Watford 1-0 on the Pastor Road, thanks to Vincent Sanchez scored with a header in the 96th minute.
Both sides were dissatisfied with referee Rob Jones’ decision. He rejected Harry Kane and Joshua King’s penalty requests in the first and second half of the game, and the entire second half was postponed due theo the spectators’ illness in the Graham Taylor stands.
Watford lost 15 goals in five consecutive defeats, but before Sanchez’s late intervention, the inspired Daniel Bachman annoyed Kane and his teammates.
After a 1-1 draw with 10 people at Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur seemed to lose another two points, but Sanchez stood up and took Sun Xingmin’s free kick home, leaving Watford heartbroken, wondering Their first Premier League game with zero goals conceded is when the season will arrive.
As a result of the victory, Antonio Conte’s undefeated record as manager now reaches eight games. Tottenham are now in fifth place with 33 points, 2 points behind Arsenal in the last Champions League qualifying game, while Watford is still ranked 17th, 2 points higher than the relegation zone.
Crystal Palace 2-3 West Ham United: Despite the late recovery of the hosts, West Ham United defeated Crystal Palace 3-2 in the Premier League in 2022, starting with a solid start in the first four games.
On New Year’s Day, Arsenal lost 1-2 to Manchester City, and West Ham was only one point behind Arsenal, ranking fourth.
West Ham scored three consecutive goals in the first half, which was their first victory in five games against Watford in the middle of the week. Said that Benrahma’s wonderful delivery was moved by Mikhail Antonio (22), and then Manuel Lanzini’s clever touch and deadly shot from the edge volleyed the goal to rewrite the score to 2-0 (25).
Later in the half, after Luka Milivojevic handled the ball in the penalty area (45+5), Lanzini hid a penalty kick. This decision angered the palace and their Manager Patrick Vieira, who followed the referee through the tunnel when the whistle sounded.
The result at halftime was deceptive: Palace hit the goal post twice and had countless opportunities, but they scored the goal they deserved in the late period because of a brilliant pass from substitute Michael Olis (83) by Odsonne Edouard. The header passed Fabianski.
In the 90th minute, after Olise’s free kick crossed the penalty area, Matteta’s header went slightly wide, and West Ham finished the three-pointer despite the tension.