It was Ivan Toney’s day on the Etihad within the early Premier League kick-off. The Brentford ahead bounced again from the frustration of not making it to England’s World Cup squad by scoring a brace that noticed his aspect defeat Manchester Metropolis 2-1.
Brentford confirmed no indicators of timidity on their go to to the Premier League champions and opened the scoring within the sixteenth minute with an opportunistic header from Toney. Phil Foden’s half-volley levelled issues going into halftime, however Brentford held agency towards the relentless onslaught on their objective, and Toney grabbed the winner within the eighth minute of harm time.
Within the post-match press convention, Thomas Frank known as it the “single greatest end result” within the membership’s historical past. The loss leaves Manchester Metropolis rooted in 2nd place and implies that Arsenal will enter the World Cup break high of the desk.
Collectively ❤🐝 pic.twitter.com/sfU3gNJTxz
— Brentford FC (@BrentfordFC) November 12, 2022
Antonio Conte’s Tottenham aspect is making a behavior out of second-half comebacks as they thrice got here again from a objective right down to defeat Leeds United 4-3. Rodrigo’s good end within the 76th minute regarded like the ultimate nail within the coffin, however pushed on by the marauding Dejan Kulusevski on the suitable wing, Spurs didn’t again down. Rodrigo Bentancur equalised within the 81st minute and once more scored two minutes later to ship Spurs quickly into third place.
Liverpool eased to a 3-1 win in Nathan Jones’ first recreation as Southampton boss. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for Liverpool and a first-half brace from Darwin Nunez noticed the sport basically wrapped up by halftime. Nunez has come below quite a lot of scrutiny since his arrival within the Premier League, however the Uruguayan has a commendable 9 objectives in 10 begins for the membership in all competitions.
Darwin Nunez is averaging a objective contribution each 88 minutes this season 😳 pic.twitter.com/1oT1p11lsK
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) November 12, 2022
Elsewhere within the Premier League, Bournemouth beat Everton 3-0 to heap the strain on Toffees’ boss Frank Lampard whose aspect has received simply one in every of its final 5 video games and lie in seventeenth. Bournemouth had been strongly tipped for relegation at the beginning of the season, however now enter the World Cup break thirteenth on the desk. Leicester defeated West Ham 2-0 to proceed their wealthy vein of type and Nottingham Forest beat Crystal Palace 1-0 for under their third win of the season.