EPL Week 10: Mourinho edges closer to exit as Wenger and Arsenal shine

Chris Smalling
Chris Smalling
Chelsea crashed to yet another Premier League defeat against West Ham on Saturday

Another thrilling game week in the Premier League ended yesterday and we look back at this weekend’s action from the most popular league in world football.

After 10 weeks in the Premier League, the cream seems to be rising to the top finally. The likes of Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal seem to be in a rich vein of form and are building on their good start to the season.

As Mauricio Pochettino continues to impress in his second season, the likes of Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp are under increased scrutiny and pressure at Chelsea and Liverpool respectively.

Meanwhile, Leicester City and West Ham United continue to punch above their weight. The Hammers have well and truly established themselves as giant killers after beating Chelsea on Saturday. In from striker Jamie Vardy scored again to inspire the foxes to yet another Premier League win.

Week 10: Premier League results

Aston Villa 1-2 Swansea City

Leicester City 1-0 Crystal Palace

Norwich City 0-1 West Brom

Stoke City 0-2 Watford

West Ham 2-1 Chelsea

Arsenal 2-1 Everton

Sunderland 3-0 Newcastle United

AFC Bournemouth 1-5 Tottenham Hotspur

Manchester United 0-0 Manchester City

Liverpool 1-1 Southampton


Premier League Top Scorers

Jamie Vardy (Leicester City): 10

Sergio Aguero (Manchester City): 6

Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal): 6

Georginio Wijnaldum (Newcastle United): 6

Andre Ayew (Swansea City): 5

Olivier Giroud (Arsenal): 5

Odion Ighalo (Watford): 5

Romelu Lukaku (Everton): 5

Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City): 5

Dimitri Payet (West Ham United): 5

Graziano Pelle (Southampton): 5

Callum Wilson (AFC Bournemouth):  5

Talking points from Premier League Week 10

Jose Mourinho edges closer to exit

mourinho west ham united

The Chelsea manager is under tremendous pressure to deliver and has failed yet again. The Premier League champions crashed to another disappointing defeat against rivals West Ham. The Blues have looked hapless this season and if something does not change drastically, Mourinho is likely to be handed his P45 once again.

Jurgen Klopp is no miracle worker


The German will need time to clean up Brendan Rodgers’ mess. The former Borussia Dortmund manager inherited a team packed with average players and it shows on the pitch. Although the Reds have played with more desire and determination since the sacking of Rodgers, Klopp will need time and a few transfer windows to get Liverpool firing once again.

Arsenal are a force to be reckoned with

Arsenal FC vs Galatasaray Istanbul

After a poor start to the season Arsenal have bounced back in some style. Wins against Manchester United, Everton, Bayern Munich this month has shown that the Gunners are well capable of competing at the top end of the table. Despite an injury to Aaron Ramsey, Wenger’s side never looked vulnerable against Everton. If they can keep up their current form and avoid key injuries, Arsenal are definite title contenders.

Also the consistency of in form trio (Ozil, Sanchez and Giroud) will be key.


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