2021-22 Premier League: Week 15 Roundup

Manchester City moved top of the Premier League following a dramatic weekend across the top-flight table.

Second-half goals from Jarrod Bowen and Arthur Masuaku saw fourth-placed West Ham come from behind to stun Chelsea at Lunchtime on Saturday, after Thomas Tuchel’s Blues had twice taken the lead through Thiago Silva and Mason Mount either side of Manuel Lanzini’s equaliser.

Liverpool consequently went briefly above Chelsea into top spot on Saturday afternoon, as Divock Origi fired in a 94th minute winner to defeat Wolves in a closely fought encounter at Molineux.

Raheem Sterling’s header and Bernardo Silva’s brace then sent Manchester City top on Saturday evening following a 3-1 victory away at Watford, despite Cucho Hernandez’s 73rd minute consolatory goal for the Hornets.

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Down in the relegation zone, Norwich slipped back to rock-bottom as their four-match unbeaten run was ended at Tottenham, in which Son Heung-min provided a goal and assist for Spurs who continue to sit sixth.

Callum Wilson’s 40th minute strike saw Newcastle defeat Burnley to claim their first win of the season in all competitions, as Eddie Howe’s Magpies climbed to 19th just below Sean Dyche’s Clarets as the bottom three are now split by just goal difference on 10 points apiece.

Leeds sit six points just above the drop zone as Patrick Bamford’s 95th minute goal rescued Marcelo Biela’s Whites a 2-2 draw at home to Brentford, after the Bees had taken a second-half lead through Sergi Canos after Shandon Baptiste cancelled out Tyler Roberts’ opener.

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Elsewhere, late goals from Richarlison and Demarai Gray saw Everton come from behind to defeat Arsenal 2-1 in Monday Night Football at Goodison Park, after Martin Odegaard had volleyed the Gunners ahead just before half-time.

Fred rifled in a 77th minute winner as Manchester United won their first match with Ralf Rangnick fully in the dugout to send the Red Devils sixth, after he watched their victory over Arsenal in midweek from the stands.

Ezri Konsa’s brace saw Aston Villa come from behind to defeat Leicester 2-1 in an entertaining Midlands derby at Villa Park, after Harvey Barnes had fired the Foxes ahead in the 13th minute.

Finally, Neal Maupay’s injury-time equaliser saw Brighton snatch a late 1-1 draw at Southampton after the Saints had went ahead through Armando Broja’s 29th minute effort.

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