PL Roundup: Classic at Anfield, Leicester win late


Another wild day in the Premier League has wrapped up, as Wednesday saw 23 goals from seven matches.

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With Week 21 of the season now complete, Arsenal and Leicester City sit tied atop the table. Towards the bottom of the table, Sunderland got a huge win over Swansea City to help inch the club closer to Premier League safety.

Liverpool 3-3 ArsenalFULL RECAP

Liverpool and Arsenal played to a thrilling 3-3 draw at Anfield in what was one of the most entertaining games of the season. The teams traded four goals within the opening 25 minutes, as Roberto Firmino scored twice for Liverpool while Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud tallied for Arsenal. Giroud would grab his second of the game after the break with what looked to be the game-winner, until Joe Allen equalized for the Reds in the 90th minute to steal a point.

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Leicester CityFULL RECAP

With Arsenal dropping two points late at Anfield, Leicester City took all three late at White Hart Lane. After facing each other on Sunday in the FA Cup, Leicester and Tottenham went at it again on Wednesday in a top-four match between title hopefuls. The match looked destined for a draw until Robert Huth headed home for Leicester with less than ten minutes to play, as the Foxes go joint-top with Arsenal.

Manchester City 0-0 EvertonFULL RECAP

Manchester City was held scoreless at home for the first time since January of 2015 as Tim Howard‘s heroics earned a draw for Everton. Howard was busy throughout the match and stayed strong, making some massive stops on the likes of Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero. The biggest talking point of this match however came in the 93rd minute, when John Stones looked to clearly foul Raheem Sterling in the box, although no penalty was given. The draw sees City three points behind leaders Arsenal.

Swansea City 2-4 SunderlandFULL RECAP

In a match between sides fighting for survival, Sunderland got a massive win over Swansea City on the heels of a Jermain Defoe hat-trick. With the match tied at one, Swansea was unfortunate to be sent to ten-men when Kyle Naughton was shown a very harsh red card for what looked to be a clean tackle. Sunderland took advantage of the short-handed Swans, scoring three goals in the second half and moving within a point of safety.

Chelsea 2-2 West Bromwich AlbionFULL RECAP

Chelsea led 1-0 and 2-1 in this match, but West Brom fought valiantly to steal a draw at Stamford Bridge. It looked like the Blues had the match wrapped up, but James McClean snuck a shot by Thibaut Courtois with less than five minutes to play as the Baggies took a point back to The Hawthorns. After the match, things got heated as Diego Costa had to be separated from a few West Brom players.

Stoke City 3-1 Norwich City FULL RECAP

Stoke moves up to seventh on the table thanks to a convincing 3-1 win at home over Norwich City. Norwich was forced to ten-men when Gary O'Neil was sent off for a reckless challenge on Ibrahim Afellay in the first half, squandering the Canaries’ chances of finding a result on the road. The Potters would score three goals in the second half and now sit just three points outside the top-five.

Southampton 2-0 WatfordFULL RECAP

Saints got just their second win in nine games as goals from Shane Long and Dusan Tadic were enough to down a Watford side that is now winless in four. Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores called the performance their worst of the season, as the Hornets managed just one shot on target. Southampton move up to 12th and Watford drop to 10th on the table.