Premier League Recap for Today:
Newcastle United hands Sheffield United their first loss in over 2 months with a 2-0 win thanks to Allan Saint-Maximin and Jonjo Shelvey with Shelvey’s goal coming in a bizarre sequence. Brighton & Hove Albion gets their first away win since the start of the season with a 2-1 win over Arsenal, which extends their winless streak to 7 straight in the Premier League and 9 straight in all competitions, thanks to Neal Maupay’s 80th minute winner. At the end of Matchday 15, Liverpool remain at the top with 43 points ahead of Leicester City, Manchester City, Chelsea and Wolves. At the bottom of the table, you have Watford, Norwich City and Everton in the relegation spots with Southampton being the last safe team. Matchday 16 begins on Saturday with Everton hosting Chelsea with Everton Caretaker Duncan Ferguson making his managerial debut. A game to watch for is the Manchester Derby on Saturday at 12:30 PM EST on NBC.