Premier League: Monday Report


Premier League: Monday Report
Brighton & Hove Albion v West Bromwich Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion v West Brom:

Brighton and West Brom met at the Falmer Stadium on Monday. Both wanted to avoid a drop into the relegation places and fought hard. The match was evenly poised between them as West Brom had a marginal portion of possession more than Brighton with 51%. Brighton made three lesser passes (473) than West Brom (476) and had a passing accuracy of 80% compared to West Brom’s 83%.

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Jake Livermore scored an own goal in the first half after Branislav Ivanovic’s clearance hit him and went inside. Both teams played poorly after this and made no headway into scoring a goal to settle the match.

Just when 7 minutes were left on the clock, Karl Grant unleashed a long range shot and it drew the match for West Brom. Callum Robinson provided the assist for the goal. After this match West Brom and Brightom are on three points apiece and respectively in 17th and 16th place, out of the relegation spots.

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspurs:

Burnley v Totteham Hotspurs

For all the exciting attack play Tottenham have been displaying all this season, this wasn’t one of them. Tottenham were poor this match for most of the time and managed to score a solitary goal to win the match. Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min combined yet again for a Son goal.

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Burnley had more shots than Totteham while conceding possession. Aside from this both teams were poor in terms of attack. This win meant that Burnley is the team which Jose Mourinho has defeated the most as a manager (W6 D4).

Tottenham moved to 5th place on the league table and Burnley stayed in the relegation zone with four losses and one draw in their five matches.

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