Premier League 2019/20: Gameweek 5 Review

Kweku Lawrence
By Kweku Lawrence
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The fifth round of matches in the Premier League saw abundance of drama, thrills as well as the requisite shock result..

Liverpool overcame an early scare after Jethro Willems put Newcastle ahead in the seventh minute. Sadio Mane stepped up to equalize for The Reds after he controlled a pass from Andrew Robertson.

As we headed for a one-all draw at half-time, the Senegal forward pounced on a loose ball from Martin Dubravka to tap home into an empty net. The Reds controlled the game after the break and made it difficult for the Magpies.

This time, Roberto Firmino flicking a brilliant pass into the path of Mohammed Salah, who put it past the goalkeeper to make it 3-1.

Having dropped points in their last two games, Tottenham Hotspur quashed Crystal Palace’s hopes of winning three games on the bounce.

A double from Heung-Min Son and an own goal from Patrick van Aanholt added up to Erik Lamela’s strike to give Spurs a 4-0 win. This was Tottenham’s first win since the 3-1 win over Aston Villa on the opening day.


Wolves and Chelsea played out a dramatic 2-5 game at the Molineux. A game many will remember for the heroics of Tammy Abraham.

The Chelsea forward was on the score sheet four times, one for the wrong reason though as he scored an own goal. Abraham scored his first Premier League hat-trick to secure all three points for Chelsea. The game also strikes from Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount.

Manchester City suffered a shock 3-2 to Norwich City at Carrow Road. A Teemu Pukki goal and an assist helped Daniel Farke’s side to down the defending champions of the Premier League.

After taking a 2-1 lead in the first half, Norwich City added a third before record buy, Rodrigo pulled one back for Guardiola’s men.

Manchester United held unto an early goal from Marcus Rashford to beat Leicester City at Old Trafford. The England international converted from the spot after being brought down by Caglar Soyuncu.

The win means Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his side move into the fourth position.

Arsenal bottled a two goal lead in the first half to draw with Watford at Vicarage Road.


Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle
Man United 1-0 Leicester
Brighton 1-1 Burnley
Sheffield United 0-1 Southampton
Tottenham 4-0 Crystal Palace
Wolves 2-5 Chelsea
Norwich 3-2 Man City
Bournemouth 3-1 Everton
Watford 2-2 Arsenal
Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham

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