The Premier League has had a high goal average for years. And there are teams that dignify it every season. This year, the one that has stood out from the rest is Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. With Phil Foden’s goal at 16 minutes into the first half of the game against Brentford, on date 20, the team citizen won 1-0, reached 113 so many in the year and surpassed the Arsenal mark in 1963.
Manchester City remain the comfortable Premier League leader with 50 points, now 8 ahead Chelsea, who drew 1-1 at home with Brighton and Hove. Liverpool, which has one game less, is third with 41 points.
Guardiola’s team closes the year this season with 51 goals for after 20 games, which equates to an average goal of 2.55 per game. In the first half of the year he played 24 league games that he won and scored 62 goals (2.58 on average).
And I got more advantage
Previously, Chelsea, current European champions, drew 1 to 1 against Brighton and Hove, where the Argentine acted Alexis Mac Allister, and remains in the second position.
All of Brighton celebrates the painful tying goal against Chelsea. Photo REUTERS / Tony Obrien
Chelsea won 1-0 with a goal from Belgian Romelu Lukaku, 28 minutes into the first half; but in the second minute added, Danny Welbeck, who replaced Mac Allister, tied for Brighton.
The date started yesterday with the following matches: Crystal Palace 3 – Norwich City 0, Southampton 1 – Tottenham Hotspur 1, Watford 1 – West Ham United 4 and Leicester City 1 – Liverpool 0. The day will continue tomorrow Manchester United with Burnley.
At the same time as the games Arsenal had to play against Wolverhampton, Leeds United against Aston Villa and Everton against Newcastle United were postponed due to the number of positive coronavirus cases on the campuses of several of those teams.