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London's Weekend Review

Arsenal 2 - Everton 0

This game had really two portions. In fact, it was really a game of 2's....Arsenal won by 2, both goals scored in a little over 2 minutes, both scored by their best 2 strikers! However, it was also a game of 2 portions, there were the 2 minutes we just mentioned, however, there was the other 88 minutes.

What was different about the other 88 minutes? Well, that period was very evenly matched, perhaps even Everton were slightly ahead overall, with the exception of some poor finishing. I am thinking particularly of Walcott, the former Arsenal player, who was through on goal and still managed to allow the advancing Cech to save.

The encouraging thing for Gunners' fans is that Arsenal are not playing well, yet, still winning. Imagine what they can achieve if they do start playing well?
A special mention goes out to Alexandre Lacazette. Everyone mentions his 'bromance' with Aubameyang, however, his well taken individual goal was a sheer delight. He is …

Saturday's EPL Action!

What happened in the EPL? What a cracking night for football in the EPL! First of all, Liverpool were, I guess, one of the more predictable wins. Even being away at Leicester was not enough to cause an upset. What is even more surprising is that after Karius went sent away for his errors, the world's most expensive goalkeeper, Alisson, seemed to want to fill in by making an absolute howler, and gifting Leicester a goal. 
Manchester City also scored a predictable victory over Newcastle with a 2-1 victory! Despite City absolutely dominating possession, Newcastle, at one point, drew level until Kyle Walker rifled home a long range effort to secure the points(predictably).
In other top flight action, Chelsea disposed of Bournemouth. Pedro and Hazard left it late to secure the 3 points for Sarri.  Although Chelsea are doing everything that is asked for them, 4 games in, there does appear to be a very real possibility of a melt down at some point, mostly due to the way that Sarri is st…