Leicester, Chelsea leapfrog Man City as Arsenal, Tottenham fall further behind

Carrie Guzman
November 11, 2019

Jamie Vardy and James Maddison were the architects of another fine victory for the Foxes, who moved into second, as the English duo struck in the space of seven second-half minutes at the King Power Stadium.

Mesut Ozil started back-to-back league for the first time this season, while Pierre-Emerick captained the side after Granit Xhaka was stripped of the armband this week.

Chelsea notched a sixth successive Premier League win as they beat Crystal Palace 2-0, while Leicester City beat Arsenal 2-0 to move into second place on Saturday.

"With Christian, I always believed that he had huge talent and was going to be a big player for us and he's absolutely showing that".

At Turf Moor, Burnley crushed West Ham United 3-0 to pile the pressure on Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini, but Everton's Marco Silva finally found some cheer as his side won 2-1 at Southampton. But this is an unfortunate spell for us, playing against the top teams in the land.

The return of midfield shield N'Golo Kante helped Chelsea keep their third clean sheet of the season and move above champions Manchester City, who face a seismic clash away at league leaders Liverpool on Sunday.

Pulisic has been made to wait for a regular spot in the starting line-up by Lampard this season, with the 21-year-old having only started six of the Blues' 12 Premier League games so far this term.

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With 23 points from its first 11 games in the Premier League, the team is also proving it can be competitive and fun to watch.


The mood could not be more different across London at Tottenham.

David McGoldrick thought he had levelled nearly immediately, but after a three-minute delay the goal was ruled out for Lundstram being millimetres offside in the build-up.

George Baldock's fortuitous equaliser saw Sheffield United stretch their unbeaten run to five games with a deserved draw at Tottenham, who remain without a win in the league since September.

Ashley Barnes opened the scoring after 11 minutes as Burnley never looked back.

"I'm certain that Frank will be more than happy with how the team has started, the way the team has played and where they find themselves both in the Premier League and the Champions League".

But Richarlison struck the victor 15 minutes from time to secure Everton's first away league win since March.

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