He might not like being called a super sub, but Edin Dzeko helped Manchester City complete yet another comeback. This time against Tottenham Spurs. The visitors scored first in the 21st minute and the fact that City had more possession than Spurs didn’t really matter. Spurs had the lead until the 65th min when Kun Aguero equalized for City! Bot teams had chances to score, but it wasn’t until the 88th minute, when who else but Edin Dzeko, scored for Manchester City, completing their comeback. With this 2-1 win over Spurs, City is still undefeated in EPL.
Some other matches this weekend included Chelsea v. Liverpool and Manchester United v. Aston Villa. Just like City, United also had to come back in order to win all 3 points. However, they came back from a two-goal deficit. Villa shocked the visitors (and everyone that was watching) by scoring seconds before half time. They doubled their lead just minutes into the second half. It looked like United was headed for a defeat, but they brought on Mexican forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez at the beginning of the second half and he helped United’s comeback. At first it looked like he had earned a hat trick, but the second goal was later ruled an own goal. Either way, United was able to come back yet again from an early goal deficit.
Chelsea players and fans will be disappointed that they weren’t able to get all 3 points Sunday, especially when they had more chances and played better overall than Liverpool. Chelsea captain John Terry scored first for the home team in the 20th minute. His goal came off a corner kick, when he was left unmarked. He later collided with Luis Suarez of Liverpool and had to be stretchered off. Suarez equalized in the second half and with this draw, Chelsea and United’s gap at the top of the table widened a little bit more.
Here are the rest of the scores from EPL (Saturday and Sunday)
|FT||Manchester City||2 - 1||Tottenham Hotspur|
|FT||Newcastle United||0 - 1||West Ham United|
|FT||Chelsea||1 - 1||Liverpool|
|FT||Arsenal||3 - 3||Fulham|
|FT||Everton||2 - 1||Sunderland|
|FT||Reading||0 - 0||Norwich City|
|FT||Southampton||1 - 1||Swansea City|
|FT||Stoke City||1 - 0||Queens Park Rangers|
|FT||Wigan Athletic||1 - 2||West Bromwich Albion|
|FT||Aston Villa||2 - 3||Manchester United|