EPL: Super six for Blues

The Premiership's Super Six scored a combined total of 22 goals over a cracking weekend of football. Arsenal were the only ones not to find the back of the net, but that was the least of their problems.


You wonder what it's going to take for Jose Mourinho to say that Chelsea have a fair shot at the league title.

After hitting Arsenal for six at Stamford Bridge last Saturday, the Blues manager said: "We have a small chance."

On the other hand, Arsene Wenger, in charge of Arsenal for the 1,000th game, described his own team's title chances as "bleak".

Arsenal were never in the game, because Chelsea didn't let them.

The Blues flew off the blocks and went 2-0 up by the seventh minute, so there was no debate over whether Arsenal could have fought back after they conceded a penalty and had a man, albeit the wrong one, sent off in the 15th minute.

Chelsea's force and determination in those opening minutes would have blown any opposition away.

Mourinho called it the "10 amazing minutes".

At least he's right about that.


This isn't a recognition of Skrtel's defensive contribution in Liverpool's 6-3 win over Cardiff.

Rather, it was his efforts in the opponents' third of the field, which made the difference for the Reds.

His two goals - the first was Liverpool's second equaliser and the second gave them the lead for the first time in the game - turned the match around for Liverpool.


On a day when he had to shoulder United's scoring responsibility due to Robin van Persie's absence through injury, Rooney scored both goals in the 2-0 victory over West Ham.

His first, a half-volley from near the halfway line, is a contender for Goal of the Season.


Tottenham 3 Southampton 2

Chelsea 6 Arsenal 0

Man City 5 Fulham 0

West Ham 0 Man United 2

Cardiff 3 Liverpool 6

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