Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League (Sunday)

Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League kicked off on Saturday, 03 October with seven cracking matches which included a couple of surprising results. 23 goals were scored in these seven fixtures.
Three games were scheduled for Sunday, 04 October, and all three were must watch games. Super Sunday kicked off with the Merseyside Derby, followed by Arsenal against Manchester United and Swansea hosting Tottenham.

Everton were enjoying a good run in the Premier League as they were held to a draw by their city rivals Liverpool at Goodison Park. A shocking game at Emirates saw Arsenal easing past Manchester United which saw them move up into second place, thanks to a superior goal difference. Tottenham visited Swansea and came back with a single point after a hard fought draw.

 

EVERTON  1 – 1  LIVERPOOL

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Venue – Goodison Park.
Referee – Martin Atkinson.

  • Recent Form in EPL
    Everton
    – L D W D W
    Liverpool – D L L D W
  • Squad
    Starting XI (Everton)
    – Howard; Browning, Jagielka, Funes Mori, Galloway; McCarthy, Barry; Deulofeu, Barkley, Naismith; Lukaku.
    Subs – Joel, Holgate, Oviedo, Gibson, Osman, Lennon, Kone.Starting XI (Liverpool) – Mignolet; Can, Skrtel, Sakho; Clyne, Milner, Lucas, Moreno; Coutinho; Sturridge, Ings.
    Subs – Bogdan, Gomez, Rossiter, Allen, Ibe, Lallana, Origi.
  • Cards
    Yellow (Everton)
    – Barkley, McCarthy, Lukaku.
    Yellow (Liverpool) – Can, Lucas, Sakho.Red (Everton) – None.
    Red (Liverpool)
    – None.
  • Goals
    Everton
    – Lukaku (45+1’).
    Liverpool – Ings (42’).

 

ARSENAL  3 – 0  MANCHESTER UNITED

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Venue – The Emirates.
Referee – Anthony Taylor.

  • Recent Form in EPL
    Arsenal
    – D W W L W
    Man Utd – D L W W W
  • Squad
    Starting XI (Arsenal)
    – Cech; Bellerin, Mertesacker, Gabriel, Monreal; Ramsey, Coquelin, Cazorla; Sanchez, Walcott, Ozil.
    Subs – Ospina, Debuchy, Chambers, Gibbs, Chamberlain, Campbell, Giroud.Starting XI (Man Utd) – De Gea; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Young; Carrick, Schweinsteiger; Mata, Rooney, Memphis; Martial.
    Subs – Romero, Jones, Valencia, McNair, Schneiderlin, Fellaini, Wilson.
  • Cards
    Yellow (Arsenal)
    – Coquelin.
    Yellow (Man Utd) – Young, Darmian, Rooney.Red (Arsenal) – None.
    Red (Man Utd)
    – None.
  • Goals
    Arsenal
    – Sanchez (6’ & 19’) & Ozil (7’).
    Man Utd – None.

 

SWANSEA CITY  2 – 2  TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

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Venue – Liberty Stadium.
Referee – Mike Dean.

  • Recent Form in EPL
    Swansea
    – D W L D L
    Tottenham – D D W W W
  • Squad
    Starting XI (Swansea)
    – Fabianski; Rangel, Williams, Fernandez, Taylor; Ki, Shelvey; Ayew, Sigurdsson, Montero; Gomis.
    Subs – Nordfeldt, Bartley, Tabanou, Cork, Routledge, Barrow, Eder.Starting XI (Tottenham) – Lloris; Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Alli; Lamela, Eriksen, Chadli; Kane.
    Subs – Vorm, Trippier, Wimmer, Carroll, Dembele, Townsend, N’Jie.
  • Cards
    Yellow (Swansea)
    – Fernandez.
    Yellow (Tottenham) – Davies, Dier, Vertonghen, Walker.Red (Swansea) – None.
    Red (Tottenham)
    – None.
  • Goals
    Swansea
    – Ayew (16’) & Kane (31’ OG).
    Tottenham – Eriksen (27’ & 65’).
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