Whether it’s Everton, Aston Villa or Leeds United, there have been several surprises in the Premier League this season. Perhaps the biggest is another team – and that made people laugh.
Southampton FC responded with a nod to the surprising Premier League lead – joking about the still US President Donald Trump. “STOP THE COUNT” tweeted the “Saints” after their 2-0 win against Newcastle United, securing at least temporary first place. In other words, it’s best not to whistle about the upcoming games anymore.
With “STOP THE COUNT”, Trump had demanded vote counting in the disputed US states. secured the championship lead on Friday. The 2-0 win against the “Magpies” was the fifth win in their last six games.
Liverpool for the top match
The goals for Southampton were scored by Che Adams (7th) and Stuart Armstrong (82nd). It was a deserved victory in a match that the Hasenhüttl team had continuously under control. With more ball possession and more scoring opportunities, Southampton took control of the action.
Due to the success, the surprise team now has 16 points on the bill. Everton could overtake Manchester United with a win on Saturday. Tottenham, Leicester and Liverpool could also overtake the “Saints”. But: Liverpool in particular has tough opponents this weekend. Manchester City challenges Jürgen Klopp’s team.