Sunday EPL Results (September 21, 2008)
Posted by hiphopmama on September 25, 2008
West Brom 1 – 2 Aston Villa
- Villa looked promising in a convincing win away at West Brom. John Carew and Gabi Agbonlahor scored back to back goals in the 27th and 29th minutes, respectively, and West Brom could just manage one response by James Morrison in the 33th after a Brad Friedel error.
Chelsea 1 – 1 Man Utd
- What more needs to be said about this one? See my other post for full details from yours truly.
Hull 2 – 2 Everton
- Hull were unable to keep up their stellar start to the season and surrendered a 2-0 lead and finished in a tie amidst an unclear call that awarded Everton its first goal. Michael Turner put one in off a Dean Marney cross in the 18th minute, and Phil Neville gifted Hull their second with an own goal off another Marney cross. Everton picked up the pace in the second half and eventually broke through when Tim Cahill got a hold of the ball off a poor clearance and hit it off the inside of the crossbar. The referee’s assistant ruled that it crossed the line, and Leon Osman scored the equalizer five minutes later after some clever play by Saha and Yakubu.
Man City 6 – 0 Portsmouth
- Man City put a hurting on Portsmouth, fueled by an impressive performance by Robinho. Jo was gifted the first goal in the 13th minute off a good pass by Robinho; David James was unable to fully handle Elano’s corner, and Richard Dunne put the rebound away; Stephen Ireland set up the next two, to Robinho in the 57th minute and to Wright-Phillips in the 68th; Robinho and Wright-Phillips combined some stylish footwork and dished off to Ched Evans for the fifth goal in the 78th minute; and finally, Fernandes Gelson was on the receiving end of another nice Robinho cross which James just kept Wright-Philips off only to see Fernandes put it away for City’s sixth goal. Quite a satisfying victory for Man City’s new chairman, Khaldoon Al Mubarak, who was in attendance.
Tottenham 0 – 0 Wigan
- One of the few sluggish fixtures this week, as Juande Ramos’ boys still looked less than fully prepped, although much of that could be attributed to the recent losses of Berbatov and Keane up front. Aaron Lennon and the rest of White Hart Lane were convinced a penalty was deserved when Lennon was ostensibly tripped by Maynor Figueroa, but the ref said no and play continued. Mercifully, there were a few more efforts on goal down the stretch, but it still ended in a scoreless draw, leaving Tottenham at the bottom of the table.