As assassinations go, it was perhaps more Jack Ruby than Lee Harvey Oswald. Sergio Aguero, from his grassy knoll, fired three shots from an aggregate range of no more than 15 yards on Monday night and Arsenal were killed off. Tap-ins - if that isn’t too disrespectful a term for such close-quarter goalscoring - have a long and illustrious history at the top level. Miroslav Klose’s record of 16 World Cup goals came from a total of 98 yards - just over six yards each - while the great Gerd Muller’s haul of 14 were plundered, on average, from just inside the six-yard box. Gary Lineker, the smiling face of the Goalhanger’s Union, scored just one of his 329 from outside the penalty area, a curling effort from all of 18-and-a-half yards. It’s not, of course, that Aguero can’t wreak destruction from further out - his career’s near-400-goal repertoire includes plenty of minimal-backlift, maximum-devastation efforts from impressive ranges and angles - … [Read more...] about Pot shots and point-blank range: where are the Premier League teams scoring their goals from?
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BEN STANSALL/Getty Images Harry Kane scored his 14th Premier League goal of the season on Tuesday as Tottenham Hotspur beat Cardiff City 3-0 to move back into second place in the Premier League table. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joins Kane at the top of the goalscorers charts on 14 goals after netting in Arsenal's 4-1 win over Fulham at the Emirates Stadium. Tuesday's other fixture saw Leicester City beat Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park thanks to Jamie Vardy's second-half strike. Tuesday's Scores Everton 0-1 Leicester City Arsenal 4-1 Fulham Cardiff City 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League's Top Scorers (Player, Team, Goals): Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal, 14 Harry Kane, Spurs, 14 Mohamed Salah, Liverpool, 13 Eden Hazard, Chelsea, 10 Richarlison, Everton, 9 Raheem Sterling, Manchester City, 9 Sergio Aguero, Manchester City, 9 Premier League Table (games, goal difference, points) 1. Liverpool 20, +40, 54 2. Tottenham Hotspur 21, +25, 48 3. Manchester City 20, +38, 47 4. … [Read more...] about EPL Results Week 21: Tuesday’s 2019 Premier League Scores, Top Scorers and Table
Before the goalscoring exploits of Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane, only Andrew Cole, Alan Shearer (three times), Kevin Phillips, Thierry Henry, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robin Van Persie and Luis Suarez had scored 30 goals or more in a season since the Premier League began in 1992. Last season, the top-goalscorer race turned into a shootout between Kane and Salah, with the Egyptian coming out on top with 32 goals, two more than the Tottenham striker who finished nine goals clear of Sergio Aguero and ten ahead of Jamie Vardy. However, this season’s race looks set to be a lot closer with Kane and Salah both behind the staggering pace they set last year. With nine Premier League stars already scoring between eight and ten goals this season, now is the perfect time to analyse the hotshots to find out just who will come out on top. Waiting on eight Glenn Murray 100/1 The 35-year-old Brighton striker is continuing to defy his advancing years to become one of the Premier League’s … [Read more...] about Premier League top scorer betting guide: Why smart money is on Aubameyang to challenge Kane
Julian Finney/Getty Images Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane scored his ninth Premier League goal of the season on Wednesday, as Spurs beat Southampton 3-1 to move into third place in the table. Mauricio Pochettino's side went above Chelsea, who were surprisingly beaten 2-1 at Molineux by Wolverhampton Wanderers. Liverpool remained in second, still just two points behind Manchester City, after coming from behind to beat Burnley at Turf Moor. Arsenal dropped to fifth after being held to a 2-2 draw by Manchester United at Old Trafford. The Gunners twice took the lead, but goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard rescued a point for the Red Devils. Wednesday's Scores Burnley 1-3 Liverpool Everton 1-1 Newcastle United Fulham 1-1 Leicester City Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Chelsea Manchester United 2-2 Arsenal Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Southampton Top Scorers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal: 10 Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur: 9 Raheem Sterling, Manchester City: … [Read more...] about Premier League Results Week 15: Wednesday’s 2018 EPL Scores, Top Scorers, Table
Feature 03 Dec 2018, 02:54 IST SHARE The second derby that was played on Sunday between Arsenal and their bitter rivals Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium turned out to be one of the best matches played between them in recent years.From goals, tackles, fights, penalties, bookings and even send-offs, it was an absolute blockbuster.The game had a some intense build-up before the first whistle was blown. Many Arsenal fans were infuriated with the decision to choose Mike Dean as the referee for the match; their beloved team had a tendency to do worse while he was officiating the game. The claim had some weight as well if you take into account some controversial instances from the past derbies.Moreover, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino had recently stated that his team’s biggest rivals were Chelsea rather than Arsenal. Therefore, Arsenal had a point to prove.They went with the same team that had started against Bournemouth, with Mesut Ozil missing out again. … [Read more...] about Premier League 2018-19: North London is red again as Arsenal overcome Tottenham