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Round seven concluded at Elland Road on Monday night when Leicester gave league new boys Leeds, a reality check with a 4-1 thumping. The game summed up another game week packed with goals.
I think it is fair to say no one would have predicted what happened in game week four of the Premier League. Champions Liverpool were thumped 7-2 by Aston Villa, Man United were smashed 6-1 by Spurs at Old Trafford, and Leeds earned a point against Man City. What a weekend it was.
Game week three brought 36 goals, thrillers, and upset; it really had it all. Result of the round came at the Etihad Stadium where Leicester City thumped Man City 5-2.
Another round of the Premier League has come and gone and a clear picture is already developing. Liverpool look the team to beat as they swept aside 10 men Chelsea in south west London on Sunday, West Brom and Fulham look certain to go straight back down after defeats to Everton and Leeds respectively, and Ole Gunnar Solskjær looks set for another tough season as Man United fell to a disappointing 3-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace.
The Champions League and Europa League campaigns may have given us our football kick right up until the end of August but there is nothing that replaces Premier League football and more importantly Fantasy Football.
Liverpool have been beaten. Yes, the runaway league leaders finally suffered their first Premier League defeat as they were humbled 3-0 by relegation threatened Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday evening.
So the superlatives are starting to run out for Liverpool as they reach the 70 point mark before the end of January. Their 23rd win out of 24 matches was racked up thanks to a 2-0 away success at West Ham. The massive 19 point advantage they have over their rivals leads me to say, this title race is over.
The final whistle at the Etihad Stadium also brought the conclusion of December which means it is time to the name the Advertiser Tribal League's Manager of the Month in association with Monroe's Tavern.
Game week 14 has concluded of the Premier League and it is the same old story at the top with Liverpool and Leicester grinding out 2-1 victories over Brighton and Everton respectively. Man City (draw) and Chelsea (defeat) lost more ground on the top two thanks to dogged efforts by Newcastle and West Ham. And Watford lost the battle of the basement sides on the south coast as they fell to a 2-1 defeat to Southampton.
Game week 10 of the 2019/2020 Premier League season will be remembered for one thing; Southampton 0 - 9 Leicester City. Yes Brendan Rogers' charges equalled a Premier League record on Friday night as they eviscerated the 10-man Saints in front of their home faithful.