Sunday, 22 April 2012

Super Sunday EPL Special LIVE, PFA Player (and Young) of the Year Coverage:


Super Sunday EPL Special LIVE:

Today:

12:30pm:

Manchester United 4 Everton 4

This match was played at Old Trafford, as 1st placed United hosted 7th placed Everton. 

Striker Nikica Jelavic broke the deadlock in the 34th minute after heading the ball from an impossible angle past De Gea which hit the post before hitting the net.

Deadlock broken: Jelavic heads Everton ahead against Manchester United in the 34th minute at Old Trafford to make it 1-0.
Shock start: Jelavic celebrates his goal with his team-mates, after he opened the scoring against Manchester United.



Wayne Rooney equalised just before half-time in the 41st minute to ensure Everton would not take a lead into the second half.

Striker Wayne Rooney's header beats goalkeeper Tim Howard to equalise for United in the 41st minute.
After half-time, in the 57th minute striker Danny Welbeck did a fake shot past two defenders before placing the ball into the top right hand corner of the net from 20 yards out.

Power over placement: Young striker Danny Welbeck makes it 2-1 to United with a beautiful effort.
Winger Nani used his incredible pace to push past the Everton defenders before chipping the ball over Tim Howard's head into the goal-mouth in the 61st minute to make it 3-1 to United.

Cheeky chip: Winger Nani chips 'keeper Howard to give United a 3-1 lead in the 61st minute.
If only you knew: Nani celebrates with Evra, Welbeck and Carrick, thinking that the match is over.
In the 69th minute, midfielder Marouane Fellani hit a clean volley past goalkeeper David De Gea to put Everton back into the match from a cross.
Back in the match: Fellani celebrates his goal with his team-mates to make it 3-2 against Manchester United.
2 minutes later, striker Wayne Rooney scored his second goal of the match to give United a 4-2 lead.

Is it over yet? Wayne Rooney scored his 34th goal of the season to make it 4-2 against Everton.
In the 83rd minute, striker Nikica Jelavic scored a late goal to give Everton  hope of getting something out off the match..


6th goal in the EPL: Nikica Jelavic scores his second of the match, to make it 4-3 against United with 5 minutes to play.




2 minutes later, midfielder Steven Pienaar took a shot from inside the box in the 85th minute which beat De Gea before hitting the back off the net to make it 4-4, and complete an amazing comeback.

Steven Pienaar scores his 5th goal of the season, and it was his most important as he made it 4-4 against United.
Comeback kings: Everton celebrate Pienaar's goal to equalise against United and earn a point in the race against their rivals Liverpool for 7th place.



United pressed for a late goal, but Everton stayed strong for the last 10 minutes (5 minutes of stoppage time), and took a well earned point from Old Trafford (while scoring 4 at OT), which is not an easy thing to do.




16:00pm:
 
Wolves 0 Manchester City 2 

This match was played at Molienuex, as 20th placed Wolves HAD to win against Manchester City, or they would be relegated to the Championship.
Manchester City needed a win, to close the gap between them and 1st placed rivals United to only 3 points after United failed to beat Everton earlier in the day.


Striker Sergio Aguero finally broke the deadlock for the away side in the 27th minute after a heap of chances were all wasted.

Finally: Sergio Aguero breaks the deadlock in the 27th minute to give Manchester City the lead at Molienuex.

22nd goal in the EPL: Aguero wheels away to celebrate his goal against Wolves.



Liverpool 0 West Bromwich Albion 1 
This match was played at Anfield, as 8th placed Liverpool had the chance to overtake rivals Everton into 7th place.

Striker Peter Odemiwngie scored the only goal of the match in the 78th minute, to give the away side the three points at Anfield.


PFA Player of the Year Winner:

Robin Van Persie  (Arsenal)

Captain Fantastic: 34 goals this season in all competitions for Van Persie.
2nd place: David Silva (Manchester City)

3rd place: Wayne Rooney (Manchester Untied)


PFA Young Player of the Year Winner:

Kyle Walker (Tottenham)

Young startlet: Full-back Kyle Walker is a favourite to play for England at Euro 2012.
2nd place:
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)

3rd place:
Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) 

PFA EPL Team of the Year:


Goalkeeper: Joe Hart
Defenders: Vincent Kompany, Fabricio Coloccini, Leighton Baines, Kyle Walker. 
Midfielders: Yaya Toure, David Silva, Scott Parker, Gareth Bale.
Strikers: Robin Van Persie and Wayne Rooney.