Arsenal's 2-0 victory over West Brom Monday was . . . expected. Although they caught a couple breaks via the referee and Nacho Monreal's field awareness, Arsenal mostly took care of business and won by a scoreline that they were supposed to win by.
So, cool! We have accordingly adjusted the Wenger-O-Meter closer to the "IN" position. Wenger isn't quite out of the woods, but things are looking up!
Manchester City's offense is on fire. In their last three Premier League matches, City beat Liverpool 5-0, Watford 6-0 and Crystal Palace 5-0. They've scored 21 goals in six league matches, good for 3.5 per match. The current EPL goal record is 103, held by the 2009-2010 Chelsea squad. Manchester City are on pace for 133 goals this season.
A short while after many his fellow Americans took a knee during the national anthem at Wembley Stadium, DeAndre Yedlin showed solidarity by taking a knee in the middle of Newcastle’s match against Brighton & Hove Albion south of London on Sunday.
Tomer Hemed took exception and stamped on the back of the American’s leg.
Wayne Rooney has had an interesting season so far back at Everton. He has scored some historic goals, and gone through a historic slump with this teammates.
Now, his season has gotten even more interesting, as Rooney picked up an injury against Bournemouth that left him looking like an anime villain.
Wayne Rooney injury to eye. pic.twitter.com/rMw0TyB5NK
Fulham’s hiring of former Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath back in February of 2014 was one of the most quixotic appointments in the history of the Premier League.
How about those picks last week?! We set you guys up good. Lets keep it rolling.
Here are 3 players you need to pick up:
Kevin De Bruyne:
First place hosts last place on Saturday when goalless Crystal Palace visit the Etihad to play Pep Guardiola’s assortment of twinkle-toed maestros, and you could really put money on anyone scoring for the Citizens. However, Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been sensational for City this season without scoring a goal. He’ll get his first against the Eagles.