Sunderland 1-2 Blackburn

By | Sep 30, 2007

Blackburn scored twice in two minutes to maintain their unbeaten start to the league season away from Ewood Park. A dull first half only sparked into life in the last five minutes when Sunderland striker Michael Chopra had a penalty appeal turned down. But within 10 minutes of the restart, David Bentley had smashed Rovers […]

Wigan 0-1 Liverpool

By | Sep 30, 2007

A brilliant individual goal from substitute Yossi Benayoun gave Liverpool a hard-earned victory against Wigan at the JJB Stadium. The Israeli latched onto a through ball from Jermaine Pennant and dribbled past Titus Bramble before finding the net from 10 yards in the 75th minute. Striker Fernando Torres was guilty of wasting good chances for […]

West Ham 0-1 Arsenal

By | Sep 30, 2007

Arsenal maintained their place at the top of the Premier League with a controlled victory over West Ham. Robin van Persie scored the only goal of the game when he rose at the far post to nod in Alexander Hleb’s centre. Hleb was later carried off after a bad tackle by Mark Noble, but Arsenal […]

Portsmouth 7-4 Reading

By | Sep 30, 2007

Benjani Mwaruwari struck a hat-trick as Pompey won an incredible match. Two Benjani strikes had the home side cruising before Stephen Hunt struck on the stroke of half-time and David James then gifted Dave Kitson an equaliser. But Hermann Hreidarsson restored the lead before James atoned for his error by keeping out a Nicky Shorey […]

Derby 1-1 Bolton

By | Sep 30, 2007

The Premier League’s bottom two sides Derby and Bolton shared the spoils in an entertaining contest at Pride Park. Kenny Miller gave Derby the lead from 10 yards, slotting in after some fine control and a cross from Steve Howard. Bolton levelled when Nicolas Anelka was given time to shoot from 20 yards, the ball […]