U23 Premier League | Gameweek 5 | Tottenham beat Man City | Chelsea and Arsenal drop points

On gameweek five of the U23 Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur earned a 2-0 win over Manchester City, while the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal were held to draws against Leicester City and Blackburn Rovers respectively.

Tottenham’s victory on Friday saw them go 1-0 up in the 21st minute through Shayon Harrison, assisted by Paris Maghoma. On the half hour mark, Maghoma turned goalscorer, settling the contest in the first-half to seal a big win at The Lamex Stadium.

Elsewhere, Brighton beat West Ham 2-1 at the Amex Stadium, Newcastle lost to Southampton, Manchester United were held at Old Trafford by Reading, Fulham narrowly beat Wolves at Motspur Park and Aston Villa suffered a heavy home defeat to Stoke City.

On Saturday, Liverpool made light work of Swansea City with goals from Nathaniel Philipps, Divock Origi and Dominic Solanke sealing a 3-0 win at the Academy Training Ground.

On Sunday, Chelsea took the lead against Leicester through Callum Hudson-Odoi but Shinji Okazaki levelled the match in the 66th minute to ensure City went home with a share of the spoils.

Sunderland and Norwich City also played out a 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light.

On Monday, Derby County and Middlesbrough picked up wins against Everton and West Bromwich Albion respectively while Arsenal were held to a draw away to Blackburn.

Friday, September 14, 2018

  • Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Manchester City
  • Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 West Ham United
  • Newcastle United 0-1 Southampton
  • Manchester United 1-1 Reading
  • Fulham 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
  • Aston Villa 0-3 Stoke City

Saturday, September 15

  • Liverpool 3-0 Swansea City

Sunday, September 16

  • Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City
  • Sunderland 1-1 Norwich City

Monday, September 17

  • Derby County 1-0 Everton
  • Blackburn Rovers 0-0 Arsenal
  • West Bromwich Albion 2-3 Middlesbrough
Div One Pld W D L Goals +/- Pts
Leicester City 5 3 1 1 8:3 5 10
Brighton & Hove Albion 5 2 3 0 9:3 6 9
Chelsea 5 2 2 1 6:3 3 8
Everton 5 2 2 1 5:2 3 8
Arsenal 5 2 2 1 11:10 1 8
Derby County 5 2 2 1 5:5 0 8
Manchester City 5 2 1 2 13:17 -4 7
Liverpool 5 1 3 1 6:4 2 6
West Ham United 5 2 0 3 12:13 -1 6
Tottenham Hotspur 5 1 2 2 6:7 -1 5
Swansea City 5 0 2 3 1:6 -5 2
Blackburn Rovers 5 0 2 3 3:12 -9 2

 

Div Two Pld W D L Goals +/- Pts
Southampton 5 3 2 0 9:3 6 11
Wolverhampton Wanderers 5 3 1 1 11:05 6 10
Manchester United 5 2 3 0 8:5 3 9
Aston Villa 5 3 0 2 7:8 -1 9
Reading 5 2 2 1 13:9 4 8
Norwich City 5 2 1 2 9:8 1 7
Stoke City 5 2 1 2 7:7 0 7
Middlesbrough 5 2 1 2 9:10 -1 7
Fulham 5 1 2 2 8:9 -1 5
Newcastle United 5 1 1 3 8:8 0 4
Sunderland 5 1 1 3 5:13 -8 4
West Bromwich Albion 5 0 1 4 5:14 -9 1
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