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Mixed Fortunes For London Rivals

Tottenham v Liverpool


Spurs are going to have to really pick themselves up if they are going to finish top 4 this season after a bruising loss to Liverpool. Ok, I know, Liverpool are title contenders for this season, however, Spurs did not like anything remotely similar to title contenders as they went down by 2 at home to the Reds.

Despite Salah, last years fantastic goal scorer, looking strangely a shadow of his former self, Tottenham barely looked liked scoring. So, I guess, you could say that both Kane and Salah were not wearing the right boots tonight, as neither had any impact on the game.

 

 


Newcastle 1 - Arsenal 2


The Gunners had, frankly, an insipid first half away at Newcastle, however, the replacement of Guendouzi with Torreira sparked life into the Gunners, as Xhaka fired home a free kick after 48, and, Ozil added a rare goal after 57.


Despite a late consolation goal from Kieren Clark for Newcastle, the stats show that Arsenal dominated the possession, shots, and the result.


However, one small worrying thing for the Gunners was the ineffectiveness of Ramsey. At half time he had lost possession 9 times and the 2nd half was not much better. So, he was rightly substituted for Welbeck after 79 minuters. What's going on in Ramsey's head? Contract problems? Who knows!

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