What happened in the EPL yesterday?

What happened in the EPL yesterday?

The English Premier League is never short of entertainment and Saturday's fixture proved that yet again.

The matches had the good, the bad, the expected, and the unexpected. Here is a summary.

Norwich got relegated

Many expected this, given how the Canaries were playing, but to see them actually go down and to see the players crying on the pitch at fulltime after their 4-0 thumping by West Ham made it all real.

The interesting thing about this game is that Michail Antonio scored all the four goals and earned his first-ever match ball because of the hattrick.

We wish Norwich the best in the Championship!

VAR 'punishes' Newcastle

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce became the latest Premier League manager to question the capability of VAR after seeing his side lose to two Troy Deeney penalties at Watford.

Dwight Gayle had given the visitors the lead at Vicarage Road before Deeney stepped up to smash home two spot-kicks and earn Watford a 2-1 win as the Hornets took a big step closer to top-flight survival.

Deeney made no mistake in ending a six-game scoring drought after Craig Pawson pointed to the spot following Matt Ritchie's trip of Kiko Femenia, with the Watford skipper repeating the feat 10 minutes from the end as Ismael Sarr was adjudged to have been fouled by Javier Manquillo.

"I thought the first penalty was really, really soft," Steve Bruce said after the match.

Burnley end Liverpool's 100% home record

Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Burnley Anfield. 

Liverpool's run of successive home league wins came to an end as Jay Rodriguez canceled out Andrew Robertson's first-half strike.

The point secure for Burnley kept their European hopes alive as they are currently 9th on the log while the Premier League champions have accumulated 93 points.

The Blades cut through the Blues

David McGoldrick struck twice as Sheffield United secured their most impressive win of the season with a fully-deserved 3-0 defeat of Chelsea.

McGoldrick scored his first Premier League goal and pounced again to seal a stunning victory in the second period after Oli McBurnie's fine header had given the Blades a 2-0 half-time lead.

This season keeps getting better for Chris Wilder's side, who climbed up to sixth place, four points behind Manchester United, to give their Europa League hopes another big boost.

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