AT HALF: Rounding up the Premier League day, as Shaqiri scores beaut (video)


Goals have been at an absolute premium around the Premier League on Saturday, beginning with Spurs scoreless draw at Bournemouth.

The first goal we saw, however, was simply gorgeous.

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Onto the scores…

Leicester City 1-0 Crystal Palace

More life in Leicester than the visitors, and the Foxes would be up a few if not for some near misses and off touches from Islam Slimani and company. As it stands, Ahmed Musa‘s first Leicester goal has the hosts up 1-0 after Palace gave the Nigerian yards and yards to rip a shot.

West Ham United 0-0 Sunderland

The Hammers should have a goal or three against the Black Cats, and have also been the victim of Bobby Madley; The referee has been deaf to multiple legit penalty shouts.

Hull City 0-1 Stoke City

Not much was cooking at the KC Stadium before Xherdan Shaqiri delivered a feast for the eyes with another classy goal.

The man with the giant calves delivered a gorgeous strike from yards outside the 18 to give the Premier League day its first goal after 26 minutes.

Burnley 1-0 Everton

Several chances for both sides, but the only goal came from Sam Vokes‘ in-tight finish of a quick fire Clarets break down the pitch. Yellows for Burnley’s Scott Arfield and Everton’s Idrissa Gueye.

Arsenal 0-0 Middlesbrough

Top-aiming Gunners finding a rested, ready Boro.

Swansea City 0-0 Watford

A sleepy start for Bob Bradley’s Swans saw the hosts improve by the break.