Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Games of the week - 16-19 Aug 2013

This year I will have a new series that will show the highlights of the best games from Scotland and England each week. Hope you enjoy. Leave a comment to say what I can improve.

Arsenal 1 Aston Villa 3 (Premier League)
August 17, Emirates Stadium

Highlights of Arsenal's defeat as Christian Benteke scores two goals whilst Arsenal play with ten men. Worries for the Champions League qualifier as Oxlade-Chamberlain injured and goal-line technology is used for the first time in the Premier League.

Attendance - 60004

MoTM - Christain Benteke (Villa)
Video from Football Ghost HD3

Swansea 1 Manchester United 4
August 17, Liberty Stadium  

Robin Van Persie and Danny Wellbeck both score twice as David Moyes starts his first Premier League game as manager with a win. Wayne Rooney came off the bench to set up two goals late on as Manchester United take Swansea to pieces in Wales.
Attendance - 20733
MoTM- Robin Van Persie
Video from Kaarlos

Partick Thistle 1 Heart of Midlothian 1
August 16, Firhill (Scottish Premiership)

A late wonder goal from Hearts secured a draw as they crawl one point closer to 0 points for the administration-struck club.  Partick took the lead with a 84th minute penalty in a great advert for Scottish Football.

Attendance - 6540
MoTM - Jamie Macdonald (Hearts)
Video from SPFL
Hibernian 1 Dundee United 1
August 17, Easter Road

Hibs' Scott Robertson with 8 minutes to rescued go a point after two red cards and 65 minutes of Dundee United dominiance. Scotland U21 captain Stuart Armstrong scored to take the lead in the 29th minute.
Attendence - 9500
MotM - Gary Mackay-Steven (Dundee Utd)
Video from SPFL

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