Key Leeds duo on the bench, Spurs star keeps place, Blues midfielder ruled out – originally posted on Sportslens.com
The 35th round of fixtures in the Premier League features some crucial matches at both ends of the EPL table.
We’ll update this story with reports, results, highlights and the latest Premier League standings throughout the weekend.
The action got underway on Friday evening as Leicester City went head-to-head with Newcastle United at the King Power Stadium.
The Magpies upset the odds with a superb 4-2 victory – Callum Wilson (2), Joe Willock and Paul Dummett got the goals.
Kalvin Phillips and Raphinha are on the bench for Leeds United’s home game against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
Gareth Bale keeps his place in the Spurs’ starting XI after his impressive display against Sheffield United last weekend.
An unchanged #LUFC Starting XI but Kalvin Phillips and Raphinha make the bench against Tottenham
— Leeds United (@LUFC) May 8, 2021
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) May 8, 2021
There are three more games on Saturday, with the early evening clash between Manchester City and Chelsea the pick of the bunch.
The Blues will be without midfielder Mateo Kovacic who has failed to recover from injury.
Aston Villa vs Manchester United and West Ham United vs Everton are the standout games from four fixtures on Sunday.
The latest round of matches concludes on Monday as relegation-threatened Fulham face Burnley at Craven Cottage.
Week 35 EPL Results
Friday, May 7
Leicester City 2-4 Newcastle United
Saturday, May 8
Leeds United vs Tottenham Hotspur
Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace
Manchester City vs Chelsea
Liverpool vs Southampton
Sunday, May 9
Wolverhampton Wanders vs Brighton & Hove Albion
Aston Villa vs Manchester United
West Ham United vs Everton
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion
Monday, May 10
Fulham vs Burnley
Premier League Highlights
Çağlar Söyüncü is having a nightmare!
Joe Willock picks the defender’s pocket and scores *again* for #NUFC!
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 7, 2021
Premier League Table
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