premier league matchday 28 roundup

Premier League Matchday 28 Roundup: Liverpool Grab the Three Points

Liverpool were given a scare by Burnley but eventually fought their way to a 2-1 victory over Sean Dyche’s men.

Ashley Barnes opened the scoring in the 7th-minute as the stage looked set for a repeat of the reverse fixture when Liverpool lost 2-0 away at Turf Moor.

Jurgen Klopp’s men fought valiantly to prevent such an occurrence and their efforts paid off as Georginio Wijnaldum scored an equaliser in the 45th-minute.

The second half saw Liverpool stay firmly in control of the proceedings as they dominated possession and mustered up a few decent opportunities.

Emre Can bag the match-winning goal for the Reds in the 61st-minute as he drilled a low shot outside the 18-yard-area which went past Tom Heaton and into the back of the net.

Liverpool now sit 4th in the league table, just one point adrift of Tottenham in second-place who have a game in hand after missing out in league action due to their involvement in the FA Cup.

Josh King and Benik Afobe both missed penalties as Bournemouth welcomed West Ham to the Vitality Stadium on a mild Saturday afternoon.

Despite the missed penalties, the Cherries managed to secure a 3-2 victory thanks to the efforts of Josh King with the young Englishman bagging a superb hat-trick against the Hammers.

Michal Antonio returned to Slaven Bilic’s lineup for the tie, to great effect, as he scored the game’s opening goal in the 10th-minute.

Josh King clawed one back for Bournemouth just after the half-hour mark before netting another 3 minutes into the second half.

Ghanaian forward Andre Ayew drew the scores level in the 83rd-minute after getting on the end of a ball from Sam Byram, but Josh King had the final say in the tie as he scored the winner for the Cherries in the 90th-minute.

Everton put out a statement of intent against West Brom on Saturday as they thumped the Baggies in a game they utterly dominated thanks to Ronald Koeman’s tactical advocacy which saw them win 3-0.

The Toffee’s bounced back from last week’s defeat to Spurs in an emphatic manner - putting three past Tony Pulis’ West Brom and cementing their place in the Europa League places.

Hal Robson-Kanu started his second league game for West Brom but failed to make an impact as the Baggies were outclassed at Goodison Park.

Kevin Mirallas opened the scoring in the 39th-minute before Morgan Schneiderlin doubled Everton’s lead right on the stroke of half-time.

In-form Romelu Lukaku added Everton’s third as they grabbed a relatively easy home win over West Bromwich Albion.

Hull City prevailed in Saturday’s relegation six-pointer with Baye Oumar Niasse proving to be the hero on occasion having bagged the goals that helped the Tigers to the three points.

The game had a massive effect on the relegation battle with Swansea now sucked right back in it following their defeat.

Oumar Niasse scored two goals whilst Alfie Mawson bagged Swansea’s lone goal in a goal in a game that Marco Silva’s side won 2-1.

In Earlier kick-off, Stoke City held Manchester City to a goalless draw​. 

Premier League Table after Matchday 28​

premier league matchday 28 table

Highlights of Premier League Matchday 28 Games

Liverpool vs Burnley

Bournemouth vs West Ham

Everton vs West Bromwich Albion

Hull City vs Swansea City

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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