West Bromwich Albion 0-5 Manchester Metropolis
Manchester Metropolis leapfrogged Manchester United on the prime of the Premier League desk with a 5-0 hammering of West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday night.
Metropolis went for 2 modifications from the win over Aston Villa, as Kyle Walker made manner for Oleksandr Zinchenko and Kevin De Bruyne’s harm giving Riyad Mahrez a beginning berth.
The Residents have been off to the right begin after Ilkay Gundogan introduced a cross from Joao Cancelo in his stride to fireplace previous Sam Johnstone.
Cancelo gave Metropolis a second after getting on the tip of a cutback close to the realm from Bernardo Silva to unleash from a promising place.
The floodgates have been effectively and actually opened contained in the final ten minutes of the primary half, as Gundogan pounced on sloppy defending to use a wise end.
It was 4 with the final kick of the half as Mahrez collected a telling ball from Raheem Sterling close to the byline to chop inside and ship a curling shot into the far nook.
Metropolis made a double change seven minutes within the second half, with Gundogan eliminated for Aymeric Laporte and Ferran Torres launched for Phil Foden.
The Residents grabbed a fifth in the direction of the closing quarter when Sterling received on the tip of a cross from Mahrez to complete from point-blank vary and see his aspect ascend to the highest of the desk.
Southampton 1-3 Arsenal
Arsenal got here from behind to assert a 3-1 win over Southampton within the Premier League on Tuesday night.
Thomas Partey began as soon as once more following his latest return from harm, however the Gunners have been nonetheless with out star man Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who missed out by means of ‘private causes’.
Southampton had their noses in entrance on three minutes after Stuart Armstrong made a late run within the space to ship a pin-point corner-kick previous Bernd Leno with a first-time strike.
It was again degree once more earlier than ten minutes as a ball into area from Granit Xhaka discovered Nicolas Pepe, who withheld his marker to complete from close-range.
Arsenal overturned the competition late within the first half as a ball into area noticed Bukayo Saka collect to spherical goalkeeper Alex McCarthy for a straightforward end.
Mikel Arteta’s aspect ought to’ve had a 3rd early within the second half from a looping on the close to aspect by Emile Smith Rowe, however the defence cleared.
The third did arrive in the direction of the latter levels when Alexandre Lacazette sliced in on the close to submit to tuck in a cross from Saka.
Southampton focused a robust finish to the match with a free-kick from James Ward-Prowse bringing Bernd Leno to a flying save, however the Gunners ran out victors ultimately.