Matchday twenty-four league matchups were played in the Premier League today, as clubs competed in their respective leagues. The results of today's games included Arsenal dropping points against struggling Burnley, Liverpool defeating Crystal Palace at Selhusk Park, and Chelsea defeating Tottenham Hotspur in the London derby.
During today's match at the Emirates stadium, Arsenal were held to a dismal goalless draw by relegation battlers Burnley. Arsenal had everything it took to defeat Burnley in today's encounter, but they were unable to accomplish it for whatever reason. The side led by Mikel Arteta had a higher percentage of ball possessions and created a greater number of scoring opportunities. They took more over twenty bullets, with less than seven of them finding their mark. The Mikel Arteta team was unable to capitalize on the several scoring opportunities they had.
Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace 2-0 at Selhusk Park, maintaining their excellent run of success. When it came to play against Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp's team thoroughly dominated the game and came away with all three points. Virgil van Dijk opened the goal for Liverpool with a wonderful header after an assist from Andrew Robertson, who had provided the assist. In the first half, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made it 2-0 with another assist from Andrew Robertson, who had been on the scoresheet all night. Odsonne Edouard pulled one back for Crystal Palace in the second half, but Fabinho scored from the penalty spot to make it 3-1 with a minute left to play.
A 1-1 tie between Leicester City and Brighton and Hove Albion was achieved at the King Power Stadium. After losing to Tottenham Hotspur in their previous match, Brendan Rodgers' side attempted to get back on track.. Patson Daka opened the scoring for Leicester City in the first few minutes of the second half with a powerful strike. In the second half, Brighton and Hove Albion had a greater number of ball possessions and produced a greater number of scoring opportunities. Brighton's Danny Welbeck scored the equalizer from a pass from Neal Maupay, who had set him up.
Chelsea defeated Tottenham Hotspur in today's London derby, restoring their winning streak to three games. Chelsea have gone four games without a victory in the Premier League before facing Tottenham Hotspur tonight. This season, Thomas Tuchel's team has faced Tottenham Hotspur four times in all competitions, and has won all four encounters. After receiving an assist from Callum Hudson-odoi, Hakim Ziyech scored the opening goal for Chelsea in the first few minutes of the second half. Mason Mount's corner kick was converted by Thiago Silva to make it 2-0. Thiago Silva scored his third goal against Chelsea in the current season.
After today's games, teams maintained their places in the league table, with Chelsea moving further ahead of Manchester United in fourth place as a result of today's victory over Manchester City. Following the conclusion of today's games, here is how the league standings looks.
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