By Hamad Hussain
KARACHI, October 4, 2019 (SNN247.com) – Adama Traore scored twice in all important match to hand second defeat of the season to defending champions Manchester City at Etihad Stadium on Sunday evening.
The defeat to Manchester City means that they are now eight points behind table-topper Liverpool. Liverpool FC had a decent outing yet again in the English Premier League with a 2-1 triumph over Leicester City on Saturday. The decisive goal of the match was scored in the last minute of injury time.
The score was 0-0 at half time as host Manchester City, as well as Wolves, failed to break the shackles. Adama Traore broke the shackles in the 80th minute of the match. Despite the fact that Manchester City controlled the match, they failed to grab their opportunities. With 23% ball possession in the match Traore scored the second goal for Wolves in the 4th minute of injury time.
In other matches, Chelsea beat Southampton by 4-1 as away victory took them to fourth place in the points table. Arsenal also won their home match against Bournemouth by 1-0, thanks to David Luiz’s goal in the 9th minute. The victory lifted them to the third place in the points table with 15 points in 8 matches.
In the last match of the weekend, Newcastle United beat Manchester United by 1-0 to give Red Devils their 11th away defeat in a row. Matthew Longstaff scored the decisive goal in the 72nd minute of the match.
Points Table Scenario
Liverpool enjoy an eight-point advantage on top of the points table. They are followed by Manchester City (16 points) and Arsenal FC (15 points).
Leicester City, Chelsea FC, and Crystal Palace are all tied up at 14 points each.
After slumping to their 11th straight away game defeat, Manchester United are now languishing at the 12th place with nine points.
The narrow victory over the Red Devils powered up Newcastle United’s campaign with a three-point boost. They are now in the 16th position with eight points.