Paul Clement’s Swansea City stunned Anfield by defeating Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool and Arsenal’s German defender Shkodran Mustafi scored his first ever goal for Arsenal. Week 22 produced many controversial decision-making moments by the referees, some of the justified.
LIVERPOOL 2, SWANSEA CITY 3
Swedish international Martin Olsson was included in Paul Clement’s lineup and tasted a sweet victory in his debut as Swansea City defeated Liverpool in a thrilling match at Anfield.
AFC BOURNEMOUTH 2, WATFORD 2
Former Arsenal man Benik Afobe scored and rescued Bournemouth a point in the four goal draw against Watford at home.
CRYSTAL PALACE 0, EVERTON 1
A late goal by Seamus Coleman grabbed Ronald Koeman’s Everton another important point at Selhurst Park, keeping Everton’s strong form intact.
MIDDLESBROUGH 1, WEST HAM UNITED 3
After the recent internal turmoil at West Ham United Football Club with Dimitri Payet refusing to play for the club, Slaven Bilic’s side grabbed important three points at Middlesbrough to boost their confidence.
STOKE CITY 1, MANCHESTER UNITED 1
Two Manchester United players scored this afternoon. Juan Mata opened the goalscoring with an own-goal in the first half. Wayne Rooney scored the equalising goal in the last minute of the match and he is as of January 21 Manchester United’s all-time goalscorer with his 250 goals. Historic day!
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 2, SUNDERLAND 0
Tony Pulis’ West Bromwich Albion won convincingly over Sunderland at the Hawthorns, putting David Moyes in a very difficult situation and perhaps on the brink of getting sacked.
MANCHESTER CITY 2, TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2
A very controversial but highly entertaining match. The referee André Marriner denied Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling a clear penalty when he got into a one-on-one situation with Tottenham’s goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. At the same time, Andre Marriner also saved Kyle Walker and Tottenham a red card and from playing with ten men. However, this match ended ina two-two draw.
SOUTHAMPTON 3, LEICESTER CITY 0
The defending English champions Leicester City suffered a big and devastating defeat to Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium.
ARSENAL 2, BURNLEY 1
It was a thrilling match that ended in a narrow win for ten-men Arsenal after a last minute goal by Alexis Sánchez from the penalty spot. Arsenal’s recently signed defender Shkodran Mustafi scored his first Arsenal goal.
CHELSEA 2, HULL CITY 0
Diego Costa was back in the starting eleven after recent turmoil between him and manager Antonio Conte. He responded immediately by scoring just before half-time. League leaders Chelsea are eight points ahead of local rivals Arsenal.