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Sunday's EPL Action! - Important Surprises

First Up - Cardiff v Arsenal

Unai Emery once said something along the lines of 'I'd rather win 4-3 than 1-0', and he wasn't far off in this thrilling encounter in Southern Wales.

Arsenal fans finally got to see what Aubameyang and Lacazette could do when playing together, and it was this pairing that provided just about all the potency as Arsenal finally sealed the points on 80 minutes, when, Man of the Match, Lacazette blasted home from inside the box.

In an encounter which was bruising, and appearing to be bruising, there was a mix of hard tackles and more diving than at a pearl farm. Cardiff gave a great account of themselves, but what really impressed us was that Arsenal have come from behind in the last two games and won, scoring three goals in each!

Arsenal have gone some way to justifying themselves after Troy Deeney of Watford said that Arsenal lacked another word for bravery....Speaking of Watford...


Watford v Tottenham 

In a big surprise, Watford came out 2-1 winners over Spurs. With a happy Elton and his fist pumping boys in attendance, Watford showed why Spurs are unlikely to win the title. Spurs, as Jermaine Jenas said, need to win when playing poorly, not that we thought they played that badly, their technique was just outshone by Watford's ambition.

Nonetheless, when you consider how ruthless City are, how enduring Chelsea are, how talented Liverpool are....it's hard to see Spurs achieving anymore than a top four finish.


Burnley 0 - Manchester United 2

Claiming that he is 'one of the greatest', Mourinho had a lot of walking the walk to do after talking the talk. Lukaku duly obliged with 2 first half goals that keep United in with at least a sniff. A point of concern is the sending off of Marcus Rashford after 71 minutes, he will now be unavailable for important matches. 

With the press prematurely predicting the end for Mourinho, it was good to see that Ferguson's legagy....Superclub status, is not yet gone.

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