Only in sixth place
Richarlison (3rd minute) and Gylfi Sigurdsson (83rd) from a controversial penalty ensured Everton’s first success in the derby after 23 matches without a win since 2010. The “Toffees” drew on points with the sixth-placed Liverpool and have played one match less.
Manchester City remains the measure of all things. Coach Pep Guardiola’s team beat Arsenal 1-0 away in the Premier League on Sunday, celebrating their 18th competitive win in a row. The runner-up secured the championship lead by ten points.
Raheem Sterling scored the decisive goal in the second minute after Riyad Mahrez’s cross. After that, ManCity clearly dictated the game and missed one or the other chance. Arsenal bravely defended the narrow deficit, but presented themselves harmless on the offensive.
The “Spurs” suffered a 2-1 defeat at West Ham and thus went as a loser for the fifth time in their last six games. While West Ham advanced to fourth place as the best-placed London club, Jose Mourinho’s squad is already nine points behind a Champions League place, but also has a match in the hindquarters.
Tottenham will host the second leg of the second leg of the Europa League on Wednesday against WAC, after the 4-1 win in the first leg, the Londoners can already plan on promotion. In the league, however, Harry Kane and Co. have to fight, even if the 1: 2 against West Ham was a bit unfortunate. After the goal from Lucas Moura (64th) – the assist came from substitute Gareth Bale – the Spurs besieged the Hammers goal, twice aluminum prevented the equalizer.
Manchester United, however, celebrated a 3-1 home win over Newcastle. Marcus Rashford (30th), Daniel James (57th) and Bruno Fernandes (75th / penalty) scored the hosts’ goals, Allen Saint-Maximin had equalized (36th).
The “Foxes” went away against Aston Villa as a 2-1 winner, Christian Fuchs sat on the bench with the guests.