The weekend saw action resumed in top leagues across Europe post the international break with plenty of high-intensity games. Jose Mourinho returned to topflight football with Tottenham Hotspurs, helping the Londoners win their first away game in 305 days. Liverpool and Manchester City continued to dig deep with impressive victories against tough opposition. Manchester United and Arsenal dropped points again. Barcelona and Real Madrid won in a convincing manner, and the La Liga title could go down to the wire. In Italy, Juventus are being put under a lot of pressure by Inter Milan with just a point separating them. A look at the top 5 goals of the week.
1. Brandon Williams vs Sheffield United
Brandon Williams unleashed a first-time low drive into the bottom corner against Sheffield United which got the Red Devils back in the game. The youngster showed great composure when the ball fell to his feet to score his first in a United shirt. Premier League 2019-20: Manchester United Play Out 3-3 Draw Against Sheffield United.
2. Lucas Moura vs West Ham United
Brazilian forward Lucas Moura may have scored Tottenham Hotspurs’ second versus the Hammers, but it was a sublime effort from Deli Ali and Heung Min Son that set it up for him. Ali brought in all his acrobatic stuff to the fore to keep the ball alive and put through Son who then crossed for Lucas Moura. West Ham vs Tottenham Match Report & Result: José Mourinho’s Team Beats West Ham 3-2 During EPL 2019 Tie.
3. N’Golo Kante vs Manchester City
Midfielder N’Golo Kante is not known for his goal-scoring abilities but does pop in with crucial goals every now and then. A long ball over the top found Kante at the end of it who then twisted and turned to squeeze the ball past Ederson. Premier League 2019-20: Goals From Riyad Mahrez and Kevin De Bruyne Helps Manchester City Beat Chelsea 2-1 in a Comeback Victory.
4. Riyad Mahrez vs Chelsea
Riyad Mahrez gave City the lead against Chelsea with a fine run to cut inside three Blues defender and slot the ball home. Just before the goal, Mahrez was having issues with ball control and passing, but he put it all to rest with a spectacular effort.
5. Luka Modric vs Real Sociedad
Our goal of the week comes from Spain where Luka Modric’s brilliant half wholly put Madrid’s result beyond doubt. The Croatian skipper showed textbook technique with a left-footed strike that left Sociedad goalkeeper with absolutely no chance. La Liga 2019-20: Real Madrid Beats Real Sociedad 3-1 as Gareth Bale Gets Booed.
These were our top goals of the week and with European football coming up in mid-week, expect more drama to come our way with all the top clubs in action.