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Premier League Round-Up: Talking Points

Matchday 13 of the Premier League has come and gone, the league has changed leads once again and Burnley is still not moving from the bottom.

Andre Onana

Matchday 13 of the Premier League has come and gone, the league has changed leads once again and Burnley is still not moving from the bottom. Bet Central brings you all the standout points.

The Most Open Premier League Race In A While?

The current Premier League season has presented the most open title race we have seen in a while with quite a few teams having held top spot already over this season and the league has only just completed the 1st third of the season. Currently, Arsenal is top of the league after a 1-0 win over the weekend.

The league’s top spot going into the international break was held by Man City and a few weeks before that Tottenham Hotspurs occupied that spot. This constant change amongst the leaders points to what is likely to be a tight season and it could come down to depth during the final stretch of the season at this rate.

Liverpool And Man City Are Still The Envy Of The League

Despite Arsenal being at the top of the league standings, the Saturday afternoon clash between Man City and Liverpool proved they are still the envy of the league. Both teams have master tacticians at the helm who at this point are unmatched by anyone else in the league.

But beyond the brains behind it all, the depth of both squads is quite incredible and they will continue to go forward as both their squads allow for good rotation. In Dominik Szoboszlai, Liverpool has the best signing of the season while Man City’s Belgian winger Jeremy Doku is not far behind in that aspect. In the long run, your best bet for league success is still these 2 clubs owing to these factors.

Aston Villa Are Still Going To Cause Plenty Of Headaches

Unai Emery’s success with Aston Villa is an indication of what was a bad marriage between him and Arsenal rather than an indictment on his coaching abilities because he is building a formidable team at Villa at the moment – a team taking down clubs with more resources at their disposal.

In their 2-1 win over Spurs, it wasn’t a case of Ange Postecoglou’s team playing badly, but the Villans just simply outfoxed a good side to earn themselves a well-deserved win. Emery has built a really good team that is still going to be a thorn for the much bigger sides especially with the top 4 within his Aston Villa’s grasp.

Andre Onana Finally Finds His Feet

Man United have won 3 games on the trot as things pick up for Erik ten Hag’s team, they beat Everton 3-0 on Sunday and as their attacking game comes together there has been little said about Andre Onana’s improved form in goal.

The Cameroonian shot-stopper had a difficult start to life at Old Trafford but is finally beginning to show the ability that saw him have great spells at Ajax Amsterdam and Inter Milan in goal for Man United. He was once again on hand to make some good stops against Everton and his upturn in form will please the United fraternity.

Fulham End A Tough Run

In the sole Monday night fixture of a busy weekend, Fulham won their 1st game in 5 games after going winless in their last 4 games. They won 3-2, but their opponents Wolves did not make it easy for them as they kept replying every time they scored.

It took a stoppage-time penalty from veteran Willian to finally get over the line for Fulham. The team will now be hoping that this is the start of a good run after struggling in the past couple of matchdays as they still await the return of Joao Paulinha who would have been a big miss against Wolves. Marco Silva will be encouraged after Monday’s performance.

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