Manchester City swept its guest, Newcastle United, 5-0, in a confrontation hosted by the “Al Ittihad” stadium, on Sunday, May 8, in the 36th phase of the English Premier League.
With this victory, Manchester City raised its score to 86 points, expanding the difference with its pursuit of Liverpool to 3 points, after the “Reds” stumbled at its “Anfield” stadium on Saturday, May 7, with a draw with Tottenham (1-1), while Newcastle’s balance froze at 43 points in 13th place.
The hosts opened the scoring in the 19th minute with a header by Englishman Raheem Sterling, and Spanish defender Emeric Laporte added Manchester City’s second goal in the 38th minute after using a rebound from Slovak goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.
Spanish midfielder Rodrigo Hernandez took advantage of a corner kick and headed it into Newcastle’s net, scoring the third goal in the 61st minute. The English “substitute” Phil Foden scored the fourth goal in the 90th minute, and two minutes later Sterling added his second and fifth goal for his team.
Arsenal move closer to Champions League with win over Leeds United
In another match for the same round, Arsenal won an important victory over its guest Leeds United, 2-1), in a confrontation hosted by the “Emirates” stadium on Sunday, May 8, and scored the England “Ganners” double Edward Nikitiah (5 and 10), and despite the numerical shortage. For the guests, the Englishman Luke Ayling (27) was expelled after his intervention strongly against the Brazilian Martinelli, the Spaniard Diego Llorente reduced the difference (66).
Arsenal raised its score to 66 points, one point behind third-placed Chelsea, 4 points behind fifth-placed Tottenham, so that the London club would be on the cusp of qualifying for the Champions League next season, while Leeds’ balance froze at 34 points in 18th place, approaching Little by little descend.
Everton boosts hopes of staying in the Premier League
Everton continued its good performances recently with its victory (2-1) over Leicester City in the meeting hosted by the “King Power” stadium, and presented the Ukrainian guests, Vitaly Mikolenko (6) and Adel of Zambia, Batson Dhaka, the cuff for the hosts after only 5 minutes, and the Englishman Mason Holgat scored a victory goal. Everton (30). Everton raised its score to 35 points in 16th place, away from the relegation zone, while Leicester’s balance froze at 42 points in 14th place.
West Ham netted the bottom of the standings and the first relegated, Norwich City, with a clean four (4-0) signed by Algerian Said Benrahma (double 12 and 45), Jamaican Michel Antonio (30) and Argentinian Manuel Lanzini from a penalty kick (65).
West Ham raised its score to 55 points in seventh place, boosting its hopes of participating in a European competition next season, while Norwich’s balance froze at 21 points.
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