July 26, 2018

Premier League Season 2017/2018 – Highlights and Recap

The Highs and Lows

As we await the new opening of English side’s top flight football league, let’s recount all that transpired last season.

August 2017

Arsenal opener-banger
The Gunners open the season with an explosive 4-3 win against Leicester City. Late goals from Olivier Giroud and Aaron Ramsey earned them the comeback triumph.

November 2017

Mohamed Salah shines for Liverpool
AS Roma recruit Mo Salah shows goalscoring brilliance in the Reds’ 4-1 win over West Ham at the London Stadium. The Egyptian powerhouse eventually won PFA Player of the Year and 33 other individual awards for his debut season at the Merseyside.

December 2017

Manchester City, one to beat
Pep Guardiola’s side looks unstoppable in their charge towards first place in the table. Manchester City have broken records with 16 victories.

January 2018

Carling Goal Award
Strikes from Pedro Obiang, Jesse Lingard, Roberto Firmino, Christian Eriksen, Son Heung-min, Anthony Martial, and Alexandre Lacazette make it to the shortlist of Carling’s Goal of the Month.

February 2018

Chelsea v AFC Bournemouth
Boscombe slips one past Chelsea. Callum Wilson, Junior Stanislas, and Nathan Ake’s combined goalscoring efforts led to the 3-0 breakout win.

March 2018

Swedish international draws the curtain
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s stay with Manchester United comes to a close. He has made 53 appearances and 29 goals at Old Trafford.

April 2018

The Wolves get promoted
Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers hurtle to the top division with four games left after Fulham drew to Brentford.

Manchester City wins

Man City lay claim to the Premier League title without having to fight as rivals Manchester United lose chance to relegation-wary West Bromwich Albion.

Introduction of VAR
Premier League teams have voted against the implementation of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system for season 2018/2019.

May 2018

Tottenham Hotspur wins in nine-goal thriller
Mauricio Poccetino’s men secure a spot in the top four for the third straight season. They capped their campaign with 77 points.

Arsene Wenger exits
Arsenal’s figurehead of 22 years bids Au Revoir in a fitting farewell. The club rallies to 1-0 win at Huddersfield and gives Wenger the honours.

Cardiff City hops back to EPL
Cardiff City clinches an automatic spot in Premier League on dramatic season finale win over Fulham. Their return to top league sparked wild scenes of celebration.

Stoke City in puddle of tears after relegation
Crystal Palace saves face at bet365 Stadium at the expense of Stoke City. The Potters’ 2-1 defeat brought an end to their tenure at Premier League.

Swansea City takes the drop
The Swans needed a win in final match but heaven forbade a miracle. They were officially relegated to second division after suffering 2-1 loss from Stoke City.

Fulham makes a return
Wembley stadium heard the roars of the Fulham camp as they conquered play-off opposite Aston Villa. They will be back to compete against the best teams after three years of relegation status.

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