EPL 2012-13: Premier League outcomes report – Sport Week 5 | Laurent Koscielny | Robin van Persie | Steven Gerrard | Demba Ba | Jermain Defoe


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London, Sept 24: Manchester United got here again from being a objective down towards Liverpool after Robin van Persie’s penalty within the second half. The Reds skipper Steven Gerrard put the hosts forward however was cancelled out by United right-back Rafael.

In an emotion-charged match, Liverpool dominated the primary 45 however struggled all through the remainder of the match. Midfielder Jonjo Shelvey was controversially sent-off in a 50-50 problem with Jonny Evans.

Arsenal fought their means again towards champions Manchester Metropolis to earn a 1-1 draw on the Etihad Stadium. Metropolis went forward within the first half by means of Joleon Lescott’s header from a nook. Gunners defender Laurent Koscielny lashed on a failed clearance from Lescott to stage simply eight minutes from time. Each title contenders this season stay unbeaten up to now.

Demba Ba’s 19 minute strike handed Newcastle their second straight victory over Norwich Metropolis. Hatem Ben Arfa supplied the help to the Senegalese whereas Papiss Cisse missed a penalty, however the single objective was sufficient for Alan Pardew’s males.

Tottenham survived a shock house defeat to London rivals Queens Park Rangers. The match ended 2-1 in Spurs favour at White Hart Lane. QPR striker Bobby Zamora put the guests forward within the first interval however Spurs dominated the second half. Two targets had been scored within the area of 90 seconds.

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