Bundesliga

Brighton & Hove Albion – Liverpool 0:1 (0:0)

League leaders Liverpool with a narrow victory in the Premier League back on track. In the case of Brighton & Hove Albion, the Team of coach Jürgen Klopp 1:0 (0:0) sat down and built the lead ahead of pursuer and defending champion Manchester City, at least temporarily, to seven points.

The winning goal for the Reds, the Egyptian Mohamed Salah scored in the 50. Minute via the penalty spot. The former Ingolstadt’s Pascal Gross had previously pulled in the penalty area to Salah’s family Jersey, and brought the African footballer of the year. The long stretches of the game, disappointing Liverpool defended the closeness of the result by the disputed closing stages and survived the five minutes of stoppage time.

After the first League defeat of the season at title-holders Manchester City and the League for Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Reds celebrated in Brighton to their first competitive victory this year. Champions Manchester City can shorten the distance to the Klopp-Eleven on Monday with a win against Wolverhampton back to four points.

Jubilant players of West Ham United

West Ham United – FC Arsenal 1:0 (0:0)

Arsenal had already suffered earlier in the battle for Champions League places. The Gunners conceded a 0:1 (0:0)-defeat in the London Derby at West Ham United and have won their fifth defeat of the season as the table fifth, six points behind the Fourth Chelsea FC, 2:1 against Newcastle.

The guests with the German goalkeeper Bernd Leno, in goal by Declan Rice (48.) an unfortunate character who, given the first 30 minutes, then the hammer to your French new signing Samir Nasri but were always stronger.

According to the residue of the guests, in their squad, Mesut Özil, once more, lacked increased the pressure. Especially top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang spurned but the best opportunities for the Gunners. In the end, the home side celebrated their first home victory against Arsenal since 2006.

after coach Emery had to leave critical questions in regards to Mesut Özil like. He had not called the 30-Year-old in the squad for the London Derby, although Ozil had trained to knee problems and was fit.

“I selected the players that I thought of this Match for the most suitable,” said Emery after the defeat. “The players have played today, deserved it to be in this game, whether we won or lost.”

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