fbpx
Connect with us

English Premier League

Match of the Day running order (12th September)

So here we have it, the first Match of the Day running order of the 2020/21 season, after what has been a thrilling finale day.

You can see the highlights of all of those played so far along with all the talking points, replays and analysis from 10:20pm on BBC One.

Presenter Gary Lineker will be joined by pundits Alan Shearer and Ian Wright. If you miss the show, you can view it over on the BBC iPlayer or Sunday morning from 8am.

1st) LIVERPOOL v LEEDS

Leeds United returned to top flight football with a bang but were beaten 4-3 by champions Liverpool as Mo Salah became the first player in Premier League history to score an opening day hat-trick in September. in a thrilling encounter at Anfield.

Player Ratings

Liverpool: Alisson (5), Alexander-Arnold (5), Gomez (6), Van Dijk (4), Robertson (7), Henderson (6), Wijnaldum (6), Keita (4), Salah (8), Firmino (6), Mane (5)

Subs: Jones (N/A), Fabinho (N/A)

Leeds: Meslier (7), Ayling (6), Koch (5), Struijk (5), Dallas (6), Phillips (7), Klich (8), Harrison (8), Hernandez (6), Costa (7), Bamford (7)

Subs: Rodrigo (4), Roberts (N/A)

Man of the match: Mohamed Salah

2nd) FULHAM v ARSENAL

Alexandre Lacazette, man-of-the-match Gabriel and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang score in dominant win; Willian assists two.

Player ratings

Fulham: Rodak (6), Ream (5), Hector (4), Odoi (6), Bryan (5), Onomah (5), Cairney (5), Reed (5), Kebano (5), Cavaleiro (5), Kamara (4)

Subs: Anguissa (5), Mitrovic (5), Reid (5)

Arsenal: Leno (7), Bellerin (7), Gabriel (8), Holding (7), Tierney (8), Maitland-Niles (7), Elneny (7), Xhaka (7), Willian (8), Aubameyang (7), Lacazette (7)

Subs: Pepe (6), Ceballos (NA), Nketiah (NA)

Man of the match: Gabriel Magalhaes

3rd) WEST HAM v NEWCASTLE

Newcastle picked up their first opening-day victory since 2012, and a thoroughly deserved one. Debut goals for Callum Wilson & Jeff Hendrick, both of who were excellent. West Ham awful but Newcastle looked a decent outfit for large parts.

Player ratings

West Ham: Fabianski (5), Fredericks (6), Ogbonna (6), Diop (6), Cresswell (6), Noble (5), Rice (6), Soucek (6), Fornals (5), Bowen (5), Antonio (5).

Subs: Yarmolenko (5), Haller (5), Anderson (n/a).

Newcastle: Darlow (7), Manquillo (7), Fernandez (7), Lascelles (7), Lewis (8), Shelvey (8), Hendrick (8), Hayden (7), Saint-Maximin (7), Carroll (7), Wilson (8).

Subs: Joelinton (5), Almiron (n/a), S. Longstaff (n/a).

Man of the match: Jeff Hendrick.

 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STARTING THE SEASON WITH A WIN! ?

A post shared by Newcastle United FC (@nufc) on

4th) CRYSTAL PALACE v SOUTHAMPTON

Wilfried Zaha’s 50th goal in league football secured injury-hit Crystal Palace a 1-0 win over Southampton on the opening day of the Premier League season at Selhurst Park.

Player ratings

Crystal Palace: Guaita (8), Mitchell (7), Ward (7), Dann (8), Kouyate (8), Schlupp (7), McArthur (7), McCarthy (7), Townsend (7), Zaha (7), Ayew (6).

Subs: Milivojevic (6), Eze (6).

Southampton: McCarthy (6), Walker-Peters (6), Bertrand (6), Stephens (6), Bednarek (5), Romeu, Smallbone (7), Ward-Prowse (7), Redmond (5), Adams (6), Ings (6).

Subs: Vestegaard (6), Long (n/a), Djenepo (6).

Man of the match: Vicente Guaita.

Fans took to social media to give their reaction as Gary Lineker announced the Match of the Day running order…

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in English Premier League