EPL Match-day 2: Winners and Losers

Another exciting week of Barclay’s Premier League comes to an end .This weeks was full of action and surprises.As top teams compete to strengthen their position on the points table in these early days of premier league.We look and analyze the results of match-day two .

1. Fulham 1 Arsenal 3

Day two of the premier league kicked off with a match between the London rivals Fulham and Arsenal. Arsene wenger was under pressure to deliver the result as Arsenal lost their first match to Aston Villa but after beating Fenerbahce 3-0 in the first leg of Champions league play off some confidence was restored in the squad but it is not easy to play at Craven Cottage against a physical Fulham side.

Arsenal started the match well and dominated Fulham in the first half as most of the play was played in Fulham half and Arsenal got their reward when olivier giroud scores a goal for Arsenal inside 15 minutes.Fulham were unable to create any Chance to test Arsenal defense and they had given too much space to give Arsenal players an oppurtunity to create more chances which prove costly as Podolski scored a fine goal after David stockdale save a shot from Walcott but that save went straight to Podolski and Arsenal double their lead inside the first half.

It was a same story in the second half as Podolski scored his second goal of the match and give Arsenal a 3-0 advantage before Darren Bent scored a consolation goal but in the end it was a Massive relief for Wenger as his side gain first three points of the season and also become the first London club to win 100 London Derbies.

2.AstonVilla 0 Liverpool 1

Liverpool started their season with a 1-0 victory over Stoke city and they come to Villa Park to steal all important three points .Aston Villa beat Arsenal 3-1 on the opening day of the premier league but lost to Chelsea 2-1 away at Stamford Bridge but the did play well in that match so the desparately needed a victory again Liverpool.

Aston Villa started the match well but unable to break Liverpool defence as Liverpool took control of the match and they had taken the early lead through Daniel Sturridge who scored a brilliant goal his second goal of the season in as many matches .Liverpool were 1-0 up at the half time but Aston Villa played really well in the second half kept the ball well but they didn’t created that much chances and in the end 1-0 scoreline was enough to Brendan Rogers men their second consecutive win thus maintaining their perfect start to the season .Two matches two clean sheets for them .Liverpool started the season sell who knows they might break into the top four this season.

3.Cardiff City 3 Manchester City 2

In English Premier League anything can happen and this is why it is the best league of the world as newly promoted Cardiff city side beat Title Challengers Manchester City 3-2 at home to cause a first manor upset of the season.

Nobody thought that Manchester ciry will suffer a defeat against Cardiff but they totaly deserved to win .After a blank first half ,Manchester city took the lead through Edin Dzeko when he shoot from outside the box but later Cardiff city equalized Gunnarsson.City felt the absense of their influential captain Vincent Kompany when the conceeded a soft goal from Corner when an unmarked Fraizer Campbell scored a goal with a powerful header to give Cardiff a 2-1 lead in 79 minute.

Crownd went ecstatic and they created a sensational atmosphere to get behind their team .City again pay the price for poor defending when the conceeded a second goal from corner and over all third goal of the match when again fraizer campbell scored a decent headerto give all important 3-1 scoreline .City do got one goal back when Alvaro Negredo score a fine header as Cardiff defence was sleeping but Cardiff hold onto an impressive victory as all the cardiff fans celebrated the victory as Cardiff got their first top flight victory at home in 51 years and give Manchester city an early blow in their quest for the premier league title.

4.Manchester United 0 Chelsea 0

It was a clash of the big titans as two of the favorites teams for the title clash with one another as Chelsea visited Old Trafford as it was the first game of David Moyes in charge at home as a Manchester United Manager.Both teams started well but neither of them were able to unlock the defense as not many chances were created by either side .Center of attention in this match was Wayne Rooney as speculation continues that Chelsea are after to sign him as Mourinho publicly stated the he wants to sign him for Chelsea.

Rooney was impressive with his performance and fans had been disappointed not to see some goals in this match .In the end Mourinho will be happy to leave old trafford with a point as Moyes is searching for his firs win at old trafford as a Manchester United manager because as an Everton manager he was unable to win a single match at old trafford but still these are early days in the premier league as both teams will be happy with a draw…

5.Other Matches

In other fixtures Everton were held by Westbrom at Goodison Park as match ended in a 0-0 draw .Newcastle united also draw a blank against Westham as both teams were unable to find the back of net as both teams shared a point for 0-0 draw at St James Park.Southampton leave it late to draw 1-1 with Sunderland thanks to Fonte’s goal.Hull city beat Norwich 1-0 to claim their first win of the season and Tottenham also won 1-0 against Swansea as Roberto Soldado again scores from a penalty spot to maintain Tottenham 100% record in the league….

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