The Premier League action during the weekend had it’s fair share of football drama.Manchester United faced a worsening crisis following a disheartening loss to Brighton at Old Trafford.
Liverpool and Tottenham overcame shaky beginnings to secure thrilling victories, maintaining their pursuit of Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Meanwhile, Chelsea’s struggles intensified after a lackluster draw against Bournemouth.
Here is a look at the talking points from the Premier League action.
Manchester United’s troubles in need of a decisive spark
Christian Eriksen analyzed the aftermath of Manchester United’s 3-1 loss to Brighton, maintaining that the team’s woes can be remedied with a more potent attack.
Amidst the echoes of frustrated fans’ jeers following their third defeat in five league matches, Eriksen,sought to unravel his team’s crisis.
The midfielder is confident that the team can dispel the somber atmosphere at Old Traffor.
He believes they should adopt a more ruthless style of play, starting with their Champions League group stage opener against Bayern Munich scheduled for Wednesday.
“I still think we had enough chances to come back but we just didn’t take them,” he said.
“It’s been like this, so far. I think if we change that, I think a lot of the games will be a lot easier to play,” he added.
Postecoglou lifts Spurs
Tottenham appeared destined for a Premier League loss when Gustavo Hamer gave Sheffield United the lead in the 73rd minute.
However, the home team maintained their composure and in stoppage time, Richarlison equalized.
Kulusevski’s decisive strike just two minutes later, propelled them to second place in the standings.
Postecoglou, the former Celtic manager, has successfully restored the sense of positivity after a challenging period marked by his predecessor Antonio Conte’s departure by mutual consent last season.
Kulusevski paid tribute to Postecoglou following Tottenham’s fourth consecutive league victory.
“We have got to stay calm. You see our coach Ange, he is on the side always being very calm so we have to do that as players.
Fresh Start for Liverpool
Looking back at the Premier league campaign last season, Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson is confident that his team is set for a fresh start.
Following an early opener by Hwang Hee-Chan at Wolves, Liverpool managed to level the score thanks to Cody Gakpo.
With just five minutes remaining, Robertson found the back of the net for the first time since May 2022.
Liverpool made it three in time added on, with Wolves’ Hugo Bueno touching the ball into his own net from a shot by Harvey Elliott.
Last season, they secured a fifth-place finish, trailing champions Manchester City by 22 points.
However, Robertson perceives promising indications that Jurgen Klopp’s team is capable of an improved performance this time around.
“It’s a new start. We’ve got a lot of new players, kind of a new way of playing and things like that. So I think we just feel free,” he said.
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