Westham United gave Manchester United Loanee Jesse Lingard his full debut which paid off as he scored twice plus Tomas Soucek opener to seal an emphatic 3-1 victoty at Villa Park. Westham United completed a double over rivals Aston Villa following 2-1 victory last year at London Stadium & 3-1 victory at Villa Park. Jack Grealish combined with Ollie Watkins to score the consolation goal for Aston Villas who face Arsenal on Saturday at Emirates Stadium. Both Jesse Lingard goals (56, 83) were assisted by Antonio as Benrahma assisted Soucek to score the opener in the 5th minute & Cresswell shown a yellow card for tripping in first half. Westham climbed above Chelsea who play Tottenham today in London derby to position 5 with 38 points while Aston Villa remained below Chelsea at position 9 with 32 points.
Everton cruised past Leeds United 2-1 at Elland road to climb above rivals Chelsea to position 6 with 36 points after 11 victories from 22 Premier League fixtures. The toffees looked forward to conplete their first league double over the White roses after winning their previous fixture 2-1 at Goodison Park. The games was closely contested as Everton found the breakthrough in the 9th minute as Sigurdson connected well with Digne cross & headed home the opening goal of the game. Everton pushed more harder for the second goal in which Dominic Calvert Lewin scored a stunner in the 41st minute after Godfrey clever pass to seal a 2-0 lead at halftime. Leeds United who won recently against Leceister City tried to comeback & salvage atleast a point but were unsuccessful as Raphinnah 48th minute goal (assist Bamford) wasnt enough to salvage a point.
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