The first defeat of the championship leader, magical revival of "forty", the incredible performance of the Sabbath day, and a penalty.
Saturday stood out in the last round just crazy. Arbitrators have managed to appoint seven (!) Penalty and effectiveness in fights just rolls - 41 ball in eight matches, which means 5, 12 per game. And this despite the ongoing impact of 2, 78 for the match. There was no fight, which would have scored at least 3 goals. But first things first. The main sensation occurred in Wolverhampton, where the local "wolves" won the championship leader - "Manchester United».
All anything, but the team ... McCarthy now occupies the last place in the standings! This means that the worst team in the league beat the best!
Although the match began, "Devils" very cheerfully. Already in the third minute, Nani, passing on the right, left out in the Elokobi and put the guests ahead biting kick.
Cameroonian defender after 7 minutes avenged the Portuguese response goal after a corner.
And for 5 minutes before the break Kevin Doyle gave the home side the head.
Here the "Wolves" and showed how to skillfully defend. Guests could not do anything - no matter how much did attempts. At the pursuers had the chance to close the gap a little bit. "Manchester United" was the last team, which at the same count was zero.
Wolverhampton - Manchester United 2: 1Goly: Elokobi, 10, Doyle, 40 - Nani, 3
Wolverhampton: Hennessey, Zubar, Stirmen, Berra, Elokobi, Henry, Milijaš (Ebanks-Blake, 88), Hammill (Ward, 64), Jarvis, O'Hara (Foley, 59), Doyle
Manchester United: Van der Sar, Rafael, Evans (Smalling, 65), Vidic, Evra, Nani, Carrick (Scholes 46), Giggs, Fletcher, Berbatov (Chicharito, 65), Rooney
Warning: Henry O'Hara - Rooney, Scholes
Just mad bout issued "Newcastle" and "Arsenal". Even hard to remember when this happened the last time. As soon as it was three minutes of the game, the guests were already with the score 2: 0. Both scoring pass in the asset Andrei Arshavin. First, Theo Walcott in the first minute and the Russians caught transmit easily struck keeper.
And then he repeated the success of the Jura, just his head.
Ten minutes - Robin van Persie scored the third goal, "forty" after a pass Bacary Sagna.
And on 26 minutes the Dutchman prepares double. Now was the assistant Theo Walcott.
All? The winner of the known? Certainly not! Despite the advantage of the account and the game, the second half turned everything upside down. First for unsportsmanlike behavior was deleted by Abou Diaby.
Well, after the hosts began confidently roll out "Arsenal." After 69 minutes, Joey Barton scored his first goal of the match from the penalty spot.
With 75 minutes played, Best lived up to its name (the best - Eng.).
After 84 minutes, Barton draws up the second goal from the penalty spot. Both violations were recorded after the action "gunner" Koscielny.
And two minutes before the end of regular time Tiote bitingly struck from outside the penalty area.
4: 4 and who would have thought?
Newcastle - Arsenal 4: 4Goly: Barton, 69, 84 (both - from the penalty spot) Best, 75, Tiote, 88 - Walcott, 1, Djourou, 3, Van Persie, 10, 26
Newcastle: Harper, Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Jose Enrique, Barton, Tiote, Nolan, Gutierrez, Best (Guthrie, 90), Lovenkrands (Ranger, 73)
Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Djourou (Squillaci, 49), Koscielny, Clichy, Wilshere, Diaby, Fabregas, Walcott (Eboue, 79), Arshavin (Rosicky, 69), Van Persie
Warning: Nolan - Szczesny, Eboue
Removal: Diaby, 50
In London, on the "White Hart Lane" was not scoring extravaganza, but the match was interesting too. That only is the appointment of an arbitrator three penalty against "Bolton." However, the third arbitrator has had the sense to cancel. In the 6th minute the ball hits the hand of Kevin Davies and the referee points to the spot. Rafa VDV is cool.
It takes two minutes and then a penalty. Allegedly, Lennon was shot down.
But the second time the Dutchman missed a point.
"Tottenham" and then possessed an advantage, but scored "horses." Positional defensive blunder allowed Davis to go almost to the penalty and issue a scoring pass Sturridge, who scored the second match in a row.
Immediately replace the coaches do. One - to strengthen the protection of, the second - to strengthen the attack. In the second minute of added Kranjcar gave the hosts victory, which many have simply forgotten.
Tottenham Hotspur - Bolton Wanderers 2: 1Goly: Van der Vaart, 6 (pen.), Kranjcar, 90 +2 - Sturridge, 55
Tottenham: Gomes, Corluka, Gallas, Dawson, Assou-Ekotto, Lennon, Palacios (Kranjcar, 78), Jenas, Van der Vaart (Pienaar, 46), Crouch (Pavlyuchenko, 73), Defoe
Bolton: Yaaskelaynen, Ricketts, Cahill, Knight, Robinson, Elmander (Lee 68) M.Devis, Holden, Taylor (Petrov 77), Kevin Davies, Sturridge
Warning: Jenas - Ricketts, Cahill, M.Devis
After 8 minutes, Van der Vaart is not from the penalty spot (wide)
"Manchester City" took in his "City of Manchester" one of the contenders to take off - "West Bromwich Albion". We had to beat the visitors without any problems. And then there's the birthday of Carlos Tevez ... In general, it should have been - and failed. Hat-trick of Argentine football and have no chance of "West Brom».
Manchester City - West Bromwich Albion 3: 0Goly: Tevez, 17 (penalty), 22, 39 (with a penalty)
Man City: Hart, Boateng, Kolo Toure, Kompany, Kolarov, Zabaleta, Yaya Toure (Dzeko, 63), Barry, Milner, Silva (Razak, 90), Tevez (Wright-Phillips 86)
West Brom: Myhill, Olsson, Shorey, Morrison, Brunt (Jara, 70), Reed, Thomas (Vela, 46), Mulumbu, Scharner, Odemwingie (Tchoi, 87), Fortune
Warning: Zabaleta - Morrison Reid
On Sunday, "Chelsea" and "Liverpool" closed tour "Stamford Bridge". Recall that a few days ago from the camp of "Liverpool" has left Fernando Torres. And he went not just anywhere, but it is in "Chelsea».
The match was held in equal fight. And the main event was the exit of Torres against his former club.
The Spaniard ran off 66 minutes and scored nothing special, as it is constantly covered with rivals.
As soon as Fernando left the field, the guests scored immediately. In the course of the match was already when Ivanovic prevented Cech to score.
It so happened at this time. The most agile Raul Meireles appeared.
Ancelotti made two changes yet, releasing Malouda and freshman David Luiz. Did not help. "Chelsea" lost.
Chelsea - Liverpool 0: 1Gol: Meireles, 69
Chelsea: Cech, Bosingwa (David Luiz, 73), Ivanovic, Terry, Cole, Mikel (Malouda, 71), Essien, Lampard, Anelka, Torres (Kalou 66), Drogba
Liverpool: Reina, Skrtel, Carragher, Agger, Kelly, Lucas, Gerrard, Maxi (Aurelio, 75), Johnson, Meireles (Poulsen, 83), Kuyt
Warning: Mikel - Lucas
Other results of the 26th round of the English Premier League:
Stoke - Sunderland 3: 2Goly: Carew, 32, Huth, 83, Huth, 90 +3 - Richardson 2, Gyan, 48
Stoke: Begovic, Wilkinson (Walters, 66), Shawcross, Huth, Higginbotham, Pennant, Whitehead, Dilepa, Etherington, Jones, Carew
Sunderland: Gordon, Onuoha, Mensah, Ferdinand, Bramble, Bardsey Island, Henderson (Malbranque, 85), Muntari (Zenden, 89), Sessegnon, Richardson, Gyan
Warning: Dilepa - Henderson, Muntari, Sessegnon
Wigan - Blackburn 4: 3Goly: McCarthy, 35, 56, Rodallega, 50, Watson, 65 (pen) - Roberts, 23, Samba, 58, Dunn, 81 (pen)
Wigan: Al Habsi, Boyce, Gohuri, Alcaraz, Figueroa, Dyame, Watson, McCarthy (McArthur, 82), N'Zogbia (Di Santo, 88), Rodallega, Moses (Cleverley, 67)
Blackburn: Robinson, Michel Salgado, Samba, Nelsen, Olsson, Emerton (Dunn, 60), Jermaine Jones (Nzonzi 78), Pedersen, Hoyllet, Mwaruwari (Diouf, 60), Roberts
Warning: Di Santo - Michel Salgado, Jones
Aston Villa - Fulham 2: 2Goly: Peyntsil, 13 (own goal), Walker, 72 - Johnson, 52, Dempsey, 78
Aston Villa: Friedel, Walker, Dunne, Collins, Clark, Downing, Makoun, Petrov (Albrighton, 83), Ashley Young, Agbonlahor (Heskey 86), Bent
Fulham: Schwarzer, Peyntsil (Salcido, 62), Hughes, Hangeland, Baird, Duff (Davis, 67), Murphy, Sidwell, Dempsey, Dembele, Johnson (Gudyonsen, 90 + 4)
Warnings: Young, Petrov, Makoun - Murphy, Baird
Everton - Blackpool 5: 3Goly: Saha, 20, 47, 76, 84, Beckford, 80 - Baptiste, 37, Panchon, 62, Adam, 64
Everton: Howard, Neville, Heitinga, Distin, Baines, Coleman, Fellaini, Arteta, Rodwell (Beckford, 70), Bilyaletdinov (Cahill, 70), Saha (Jagielka, 86)
Blackpool Rahubka, Eardley, Evatt, Baptiste, Carney, Panchon (Edwards, 740, Vaughan, Adam, Grandin, Campbell (Southern 74), Beattie (Harewood, 80)
West Ham United - Birmingham 0: 1Gol: Zigic, 65
West Ham: Green, Jacobsen, Reid, Upson (Da Costa, 46), Bridge, O'Neil, Parker, Noble, Obinna, Piquionne (Cole, 59), Keane (Ba 75)
Birmingham: Foster, Carr, Johnson, Jiranek, Ridgewell, Bentley, Ferguson, Gardner, Bowyer, Jerome (Larsson, 57), Zigic
Warning: Noble - Foster