BPL Highlights, Recap: Liverpool denied penalty shout in loss, Aguero double, more

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By MATTHEW LEVINE
Staff Writer

It started so brightly for Liverpool against Chelsea.

However, that dream start turned nightmare amid controversy at Anfield.

Emre Can‘s ninth minute tally grabbed the Reds an early lead. His shot from 25 yards out took a heavy deflection off Gary Cahill and into the back of the net.

It was Cahill who would pull the Blues level five minutes later. Diego Costa‘s initial header was saved by Simon Mignolet, but Cahill was able to bundle the ball over the line, which was confirmed by goal line technology.

Costa scored his 10th goal of the season in the 67th minute to grab the lead for Chelsea. He finished off at the back post after Mignolet initially parried away a cross.

The controversy ensued shortly after leaving the Reds feeling like they were denied of a point. Steven Gerrard‘s strike from the top of the box was blocked by Cahill. However, the ball looked to come off the defender’s arm as he flung himself at the ball, but no call was forthcoming.


Liverpool 1 – 2 Chelsea HighLights HD Premier… by troublemakers41

Other BPL Results

1. QPR draw Man City– Sergio Aguero‘s double rescued a point for Manchester City against Queens Park Rangers.

Charlie Austin found the back of the net to open the scoring in the 21st minute after having an earlier goal disallowed. He slotted the ball past Joe Hart after Mauricio Isla‘s pass. Aguero scored the equalizer 11 minutes later after bringing down Eliaquim Mangala‘s long ball, created space for himself and fired past Robert Green.

It was Austin again causing problems. His cross that was aimed at Bobby Zamora came off of Martin Demichelis for an own goal 76th minute. However, it was Aguero again to equalize. Another long ball troubled QPR with Aguero taking the ball out of the air from Yaya Toure‘s ball forward, rounded Green and scored to level the game at two.  It was Aguero’s Premier League leading 12th goal.


QPR vs Manchester City (2-2) Full Highlights 08… by rubin7190

2. Swansea late flyers– Arsenal let a lead slip during a mid-week Champions League clash against Anderlecht to play to a draw. Against Swansea, they allowed a lead slip away once more, but this time for a defeat.

Bafetimbi Gomis scored almost instantly coming on as a substitute in the second half. He headed in Jefferson Montero‘s cross for the winner in the 78th minute. Three minutes prior, Gylfi Sigurdsson had equalized the match with a superb free kick. His curling effort over the wall flew into the top corner as Wojciech Szczesny couldn’t reach the attempt on goal.

Alexis Sanchez had given the Gunners the lead with his eight goal of the Premier League campaign in the 63rd minute. Danny Welbeck found space down the right, intelligently cut the ball back and squared to Sanchez to fire in.


Swansea 2-1 Arsenal – All Goals & Highlights… by VideoRE

3. Chadli goal not enough for Spurs– Nacer Chadli scored a wonderful goal for Tottenham, but it wasn’t enough to help lift Spurs to points. They fell 2-1 to Stoke City.

The Tottenham winger rifled in a volley from Danny Rose‘s cross from close-range in the 77th minute. However, Spurs were already down two goals at that point. The task to fightback and get something from the game was made more difficult when Kyle Naughton was sent off for clipping a streaking Victor Moses in the 85th minute.

Bojan picked up a ball just over the halfway line and sprinted through the midfield. He then fired from 25 yards out past Hugo Lloris for the opener in the sixth minute. The advantage was doubled in the 33rd minute through Jonathan Walters. He finished unmarked with his first touch from Mame Biram Diouf‘s squared pass.

4. Everton, Sunderland even– Sunderland looked on pace to win their second Premier League game in a row, but were undone by a late penalty.

Sebastian Larsson curled a free kick over the wall and past a diving Tim Howard for the lead in the 67th minute. However, it was short-lived with Everton scoring the equalizer nine minutes later. Seamus Coleman was taken down by Connor Wickham to set up the penalty kick. Leighton Baines stepped up to take the ensuing kick as his shot went underneath Costel Pantillimon to pull the game level.

5. Pair of 2-0s–  Southampton continues to play inspired as does Newcastle. Both clubs secured 2-0 victories.

Shane Long‘s double late lifted the Saints. He scored his first in the 75th minute when Graziano Pelle held the ball up well and laid it off for Long to send a curling effort past Kasper Schmeichel. Five minutes later his brace was completed past the Leicester City keeper after taking down Victor Wanyama‘s long ball.

Newcastle continues to climb the table after their slow start.

Ayoze Perez scored with a brilliant back-heel to open the scoring for the Magpies against West Brom. He flicked the ball from Daryl Janmaat‘s low cross and it rolled in at the far post in the 45th minute. Fabricio Coloccini doubled the advantage shortly after the hour mark. Janmaat was the provider once more as his cross was headed in by the Argentine defender.   

6. Burnley get first win– It’s taken 11 games, but all Premier League clubs have now recorded a win. Burnley secured a 1-0 win over Hull City.

Five minutes into the second half, the lone goal of the game was scored. Ashley Barnes headed in emphatically from Kieran Trippier‘s cross.Burnley still remains at the bottom of the Premier League, but near closer to clawing their way out with the three points.


Burnley (1-0) Hull City Full Highlights 08-11… by musicandother2014

7. Mata goal sinks Palace– Manchester United were on the front foot for the majority of the game against Crystal Palace. However, they were held frustrated until the 67th minute.

Juan Mata fired from distance past Julian Speroni to break the deadlock. Speroni did get his hands to the left-footed strike, but he was unable to keep it out as the Red Devils took all three points.

8. Guzan clean sheet in draw ends losing skid– Aston Villa still continues to struggle in the goals department, but they were able to snap a six-game losing skid with the scoreless draw against West Ham.

Both sides has chances, but the best fell to the home side. Diafra Sakho sent a header wide in the 78h minute after connecting with a Carlton Cole cross. Carl Jenkinson may have had the best opportunity finding himself unmarked at the back post, but his header was right at Brad Guzan in the 89th minute.

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