premier league matchday 17 roundup

Premier League Matchday 17 Roundup; Chelsea Stay top

Chelsea continued their fine run of results as they picked up a 1-0 victory at Selhurst Park as Diego Costa headed home the game’s lone goal. Chelsea currently sits atop the league table with a six-point gap over 2nd-placed Liverpool who also picked up a 1-0 win in match day 17.

Swansea City failed to keep Middlesbrough at Bay as Aitor Karanka’s men waltzed past the Swans at the Riverside Stadium. Negredo scored a brace whilst Martin de Roon rounded things off in the second-half to give Boro a 3-0 win.

Leicester City played out a 2-2 draw with Stoke City despite being a man down and trailing by two goals after an hour in the game. Goals from Bojan and Joe Allen had seemingly given Stoke the three points before Ulloa played the part of super sub and gave the Foxes a glimmer of hope.

Daniel Amartey then scored the equaliser for Leicester, thus, earning them a point.

Patrick Van Aanholt helped Sunderland to a 1-0 win over Watford while West Ham were fortunate to beat Hull City on Saturday courtesy of Mark Noble’s spot-kick.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a brace as Manchester United continued their fine form in the league against West Brom, securing a 2-0 win.

Bournemouth were stopped in their tracks by Southampton as Jay Rodriguez showed his attacking nous and ability in the 18-yard-area to score a brace.

Ryan Bertrand was also on target for the Saints as they picked up a 3-1 win over the Cherries, with Nathan Ake scoring the only goal for Eddie Howe’s men.

Leroy Sane scored his first league goal for Manchester City as Guardiola’s side picked up a 2-1 win over Arsenal on Sunday. Walcott opened the scoring, but goals from Sane and Sterling saw the Citizens get all three points.

Tottenham’s fine string of results continued as they won against relegation strugglers, Burnley on Sunday evening. Ashley Barnes opened the scoring for Burnley before goals from Dele Alli and Danny Rose secured a 2-1 win for Spurs.

Monday night’s fixture nearly ended goalless, but a late strike from Sadio Mane was enough to secure the three points for Liverpool against Everton in the Merseyside derby.

Premier League Matchday 17 table​

premier league matchday 17 table

About the Author Phillip Ekuwem

Phillip is a football writer with an immense love and passion for the beautiful game. He's well versed in European football as he enjoys watching the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga and the Serie A.

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