Premier League 2021-22 Matchday 10 Review: Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal got crucial wins while both Liverpool and Manchester City dropped points.
However, the biggest talking point of the gameweek happened on Monday as Nuno Espirito Santo was sacked by Tottenham. The 3-0 loss to the Red Devils was the last game for the Portuguese as the manager of Spurs.
Chelsea now have a comfortable lead at the top of the points table with 25 points. They are followed by Liverpool and Manchester City, who are on 22 and 20 points respectively.
At the bottom, Burnley, Newcastle United, and Norwich occupy the relegation spots. Norwich and Newcastle are yet to register a win in this Premier League campaign.
Premier League 2021-22 Matchday 10 Review: All results from this weekend
Tottenham Hotspur 0-3 Manchester United
Starting off the review with the biggest fixture of the weekend. Tottenham welcomed Manchester United to the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. The Spurs hoped to have a positive showing against a struggling Manchester United side but it was not to be. Goals from Ronaldo, Cavani, and Rashford ensured a huge win for the Red Devils.
Based on this result, Nuno Espirito Santo was removed from his position as Tottenham Hotspur head coach. The club has supposedly contacted Antonio Conte and reportedly the deal is about to get finalized soon.
Burnley 3-1 Brentford
Burnley welcomed high-flying Brentford to the Turf Moore. Wood, Lowton, and Cornet scored for the Burnley side in the first side to give them a 3-0 lead in the first half.
Ghoddos scored a goal in the 79th minute which would only be a consolation. At Full time, the score read Burnley 3-1 Brentford.
Leicester City 0-2 Arsenal
The Foxes welcomed Arsenal to the King Power hoping to get the three points. Arsenal had read a different script and scored two early goals in the first half.
Liverpool 2-2 Brighton
Brighton and Hove Albion traveled to Anfield to face the mighty Liverpool side. Henderson and Mane scored for the Reds to get an early 2-0 lead. But the Reds suffered a setback as Naby Keita got injured in the 20th minute.
The Seagulls wanted to create a comeback story and they did just that. Goals from Mwepu and Trossard ensured the match ended at 2-2. This was a tough pill to swallow for Liverpool as they dominated the possession stats.
Watford 0-1 Southampton
Watford and Southampton clashed at Vicarage road to push themselves up in the Premier League points table. A single goal from Che Adams was enough to salvage the three points for the Saints.
Manchester City 0-2 Crystal Palace
Manchester City welcomed a determined Crystal Palace side to the Etihad Stadium. Patrice Viera’s side started well and were given a lead in the 6th minute through Zaha. Things became worse for City before the halftime break as Aymeric Laporte was sent off.
City dominated the possession and Shooting stats but couldn’t find the back of Palace’s net. Another counter punch by Gallagher in the 88th minute ensured a 2-0 win for Crystal Palace.
Newcastle United 0-3 Chelsea
The League leaders traveled to St. James’ Park hoping to keep their winning run going. The first half was a goalless affair as both clubs didn’t get many clear-cut chances.
Chelsea came to the party in the second half, a brace by James and a Jorginho penalty were enough to guarantee Chelsea a 3-0 win over Newcastle United.
Norwich City 1-2 Leeds United
Norwich and Leeds were both struggling and were in desperate need of a win going into the game. The first half ended goalless at Carrow Road as both teams felt their way into the game.
In the second half, three goals were scored within a 6-minute window as Raphinha and Rodrigo scored for Leeds United. Omobamidele’s goal just turned out to be a consolation as Leeds won the game 2-1.
Aston Villa 1-4 West Ham United
The fans at Villa park saw a goal-fest where the away team came out victorious. Johnson, Rice, Fornals, and Bowen scored for the away side.
Aston Villa could not get into the match and it ended 4-1 in favour of the Hammers.
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Everton
Wolves went into the Premier League fixture struggling near the bottom of the table. Everton came to the Molineux stadium knowing that a strong performance will give them the win. The first half ended in favour of the Wolves as they went up 2-0 at the break.
Everton started strong in the second half and scored through Iwobi. It only turned out to be a consolation as wasted chances from both sides ensured the game ended 2-1 in favor of the home side.
Premier League 2021-22 Matchday 10 Review: How the Premier League Table Looks
The following is the updated table after matchday 10 of the Premier League.