EPL Wrap: Magpies stun Cherries

Posted: 10 November 2018 Time: 06:09 pm

There were wins for Newcastle United and Cardiff City in Satuday afternoon's English Premier League action.

Cardiff City 2-1 Brighton and Hove Albion

Cardiff City clinched only their second Premier League win of the season with a 2-1 win over ten-man Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday afternoon.

Lewis Dunk got the opener for the Seagulls in the sixth minute while Callum Peterson levelled matters for Cardiff in the 28th minute.

Brighton were reduced to ten men in the 34th minute as Dale Stephens was sent off. This gave the Bluebirds some advantage and Sol Bamba snatched the winning goal for the hosts in the last minute of regulation time.

Huddersfield Town 1-1 West Ham United

A Felipe Anderson late goal earned West Ham United a 1-1 draw at Huddersfield Town on Saturday afternoon.

Alex Pritchard grabbed the lead for Huddersfield in the sixth minute and Anderson salvaged a draw for the Hammers 16 minutes before time.

Leicester City 0-0 Burnley

Leicester City could not get the goals in their emotional return to King Power Stadium as they played to a goalless draw with Burnley on Saturday afternoon.

It was the Foxes’ first match at King Power Stadium since chairman and owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died in a helicopter crash near the ground two weeks ago.

Fans and players paid tribute to the late Leicester owner before the match.

Southampton 1-1 Watford

Jose Holebas denied Southampton their second win of the season as he struck late for Watford in a 1-1 draw on Saturday afternoon.

Manolo Gabbiadini opened the scoring for the Saints in the 20th minute but Holebas struck eight minutes before time for the Hornets to pile more pressure on the Southampton manager Mark Hughes.

Newcastle United 2-1 Bournemouth

Salomon Rondon’s brace earned Newcastle United their second straight Premier League victory in a 2-1 win over Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon.

Rondon got the opener for Rafa Benitez’s charges in the seventh minute and made it 2-0 for United five minutes before the break and got his brace in the process. His first goals for Newcastle this season.

Jefferson Lerma pulled a goal back for the Cherries in the first half stoppages but it was not enough the hosts claimed all the three points winning two games in a row for the first time since April.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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