Gameweek 12, EPL: As it Happenned...

Welcome to the live coverage of Saturday's EPL matches of Gameweek 12. 

Gameweek 12, EPL: As it Happenned...

New Delhi: Welcome to the live coverage of Saturday's EPL matches of Gameweek 12. 


GOAL: Arsenal 1-2 Man United (Olivier Giroud)

A defensive error and a clinical counter-attack have seen United score.

Rio Ferdinand feels David de Gea is the player United should thank.

Ashley Young is subbed. Darren Fletcher sent on. 

GOAL: Arsenal 0-2 Manchester United (Wayne Rooney) Goal assisted by Angel di Maria.

Substitution: Olivier Giroud replaces Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal)

James Wilson replaces Robin van Persie (Man United)


Some big players haven't contributed much in the game.

David de Gea, Alexis Sanchez and Chamberlain have been the only and best players from both teams tonight.

SUBSTITUTE: Emiliano Martinez comes on for his Premier League debut, replacing the injured Szczesny for Arsenal. Man Utd lead 1-0 (60 mins)

GOAL: Arsenal 0-1 Man United (Kieran Gibbs, og)


Substitute: Jack Wilshere is replaced by Santi Cazorla.

Arsenal have started the second half really well and United are again in problem. The team ridden with injuries have looked clueless and there hasn't been anything for Van Persie and Rooney to do. 

Half time: Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United.


Rio ferdinand sharing some thoughts on Twitter.


Arsenal have been the better side so far. They have looked lively. For United the injury situation worsens. Luke Shaw becomes the 40th United player to get injured this season.

SUBSTITUTION: Luke Shaw limps off with an ankle injury to be replaced by Ashley Young. Arsenal 0-0 Man Utd

Meanwhile, former United defender Rio Ferdinand predicts a 2-1 win for United, and so does West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle who feels Wayne Rooney will be the crux for the Red Devils. 


Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey to play his 200th match today for the London club.


Meanwhile, as the EPL table stands so far. Top four!

Now the big big game at the Emirates in London. 

Full time scores: Chelsea 2-0 West Brom, Stoke 1-2 Burnley, Man City 2-1 Swansea, Everton 2-1 West Ham, Leicester 0-0 Sunderland, Newcastle 1-0 QPR.


All over at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea win and keep their unbeaten run to 20 games in all competitions. Leicester and Sunderland play out a 0-0 draw. Newcastle win again and move upto 5th in the table. City strengthen their grip on third place after a 2-1 win against Swansea. Meanwhile, Burnley get their second successive win and Everton too push up the table.

Nearing dying minutes here and will we get more goals?

Substitution for Chelsea. Drogba replaces Costa.

GOAL! Newcastle 1-0 QPR (Sissoko) Ameobi on the counter-attack finds Sissoko who lashes on goal.

Goal! Everton 2-1 West Ham (Osman) The veteran on his 400th appearance for the Toffees, gives the hosts the lead for the second time. Assisted by Samuel Eto'o

Team line-ups for Arsenal vs Manchester United.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Chambers, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Arteta, Ramsey, Sanchez, Wilshere, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Welbeck. Subs: Rosicky, Podolski, Giroud, Cazorla, Flamini, Martinez, Bellerin.

Man Utd: De Gea, Smalling, McNair, Blackett, Shaw, Carrick, Valencia, Fellaini, Rooney, Di Maria, van Persie. Subs: Mata, Januzaj, Lindegaard, Young, Ander Herrera, Fletcher, Wilson.

Referee: Mike Dean

GOAL! Manchester City 2-1 Swansea (Yaya Toure) Toure lashes on goal after getting feeded from a through-ball. City are up at home. (Goal assisted by Fernandinho)

GOAL! Everton 1-1 West Ham (Zarate) Zarate who just came off the bench, dragged his side back into the game. He cut inside from the left, played a nice one-two and his shot took a deflection off Jagielka before it reached the back off the net.

We are back to kick-off here and Chelsea are already in top gear just like the first half. Matic and Terry have both missed crucial chances to add to the score-line.

Chelsea's Diego Costa is on fire and has scored his 11th goal of the season so far.


Half-time here at gameweek 12 in all the matches. 

Diego Costa and Oscar are both denied by West Brom's Ben Foster in a matter of seconds. Chelsea are all over WBA. Will it be a goal-fest?

Substitution: Newcastle's Ryan Taylor is injured and is replaced by Yoan Gouffran.

Goal! Stoke 1-2 Burnley (Jon Walters) Comeback is on for Stoke with Bojan’s superb cross from the right which was met by the head of Walters.

Goal! Everton 1-0 West Ham United (Romelu Lukaku) He scored from Barkley's deflected shot as it looked off-side. But the referee gives a goal.

Red Card! Claudio Yacob who made his debut today for West Brom in EPL this season is sent off after making a two-footed challenge on Diego Costa.

Eden Hazard scores! Chelsea 2-0 West Brom.

Another GOAL! Manchester City 1-1 Swansea (Stevan Jovetic) Yaya Toure lays the ball off to Jesus Navas on the right, who puts the ball on for Stevan Jovetic to sweep home from close range.

Chelsea are all over West Brom and chances are coming in a galore. Costa misses two chances after his goal.

Burnley have gone 2-0 up against Stoke and it is all happening fast. Danny Ings with both the goals there. Stoke 0-2 Burnley.

Swansea have taken the lead against Manchester City with Wilfred Bony scoring the goal. Man City 0-1 Swansea. Bony picked out Dyer's pass, and he takes the ball down on his chest and he puts his side into the lead.

Well we have today's first goal with Chelsea's Diego Costa scoring a neat goal. It's Chelsea 1-0 West Brom. A cross from the left finds Costa. The visitor's defence all over playing for offiside but it ain’t happening and Costa does the rest.

Chelsea vs West Brom: Inside nine minutes and John Terry's left footed shot was saved by Ben Foster. Close chance before Sessengon has a shot that goes wide off Chelsea's post. 

The players are out and we are ready for live kick-off. Remember six teams playing today all at the same time before the big game between Arsenal and Man United.

West Ham United players train ahead of their match against Everton at Goodisson Park.

West Ham United's Kevin Nolan shares his thoughts ahead of the match against Everton.

West Brom's Chris Baird and Claudio Yacob are making their debut EPL appearances for the season today.


Stats of the day: Leon Osman is making his 400th appearance for Everton today.


Swansea City meanwhile are out on the field for the practice session.

By the way as we are minutes away from kick-off, Chelsea's Gary Cahill, shares his thought ahead of the match.

Team News of today's matches: Chelsea vs West Brom 

Everton vs West Ham United:

Leicester vs Sunderland:

Manchester City vs Swansea:

Newcastle vs QPR:

Stoke vs Burnley:

A big day here as seven matches will be played today in Super Saturday. Six of the matches are starting at 8:30 pm IST whereas Arsenal vs Manchester United will kick-off at 11:30 pm. 

Today's matches (8:30 pm IST): Chelsea vs West Brom, Everton vs West Ham, Leicester vs Sunderland, Manchester City vs Swansea, Newcastle vs QPR, Stoke vs Burnley.

(11:30 pm IST): Arsenal vs Man United.

Today's matches provide extreme entertaining packages as the results will be a big factor in setting the tempo in a packed table. Chelsea who haven't had best of results against WBA recently, will look to consolidate their unbeaten run so far atop. Diego Costa is fit and Mourinho will hope his tactics are spot-on in an entertainig game at Stamford Bridge. 

Manchester City will hope to get back to winning ways after a dismal runs of results except the Manchester derby where they prevailed 1-0. They face a positive looking Swansea, who beat Arsenal on matchday 11. Everton who have made a tough start will take on a confident West Ham side. 

Focus then comes on the big game of the day which sees Arsenal take on Man United. Louis van gaal's injury ridden side need a win desperately with Arsenal hoping to take advantage of their opponent's leaky inexperienced defence. All eyes will be on Danny Welbeck and the return of Olivier Giroud. Arsenal last beat United in 2011 and search for a rare victory in three years.