Moon Soccer 13 Saturday Soccerround
Premier League – Leicester City are seven unbeaten but deserved more in their 1-1 draw with Swansea at the King Power Stadium. Jamie Vardy gave the Foxes the lead but Federico Fernandez got an equaliser against the run of play to earn the Welsh side a draw. In the late game Everton were thumped by Arsenal 5-1 as Aaron Ramsey grabbed a Hat-Trick for a Rampant Gunners. Dominic Calvert-Lewin as a substitute got Everton’s consolation in a poor display.
Championship – Derby County continued their promotion push with a 3-0 win over Brentford. Tom Huddlestone gave the Rams the lead before Cameron Jerome got his first goal for the club to make it 2-0. a late Matej Vydra penalty completed the scoring. Nottingham Forest had a less positive afternoon, losing 2-0 at Fulham with second half goals from Lucas Piazon and Stefan Johansen. Joe Worrall had hit the post for Forest early in the second half, but in the end Forest were well beaten
League 1 – Blackpool were denied an away victory late on at Bury. A superb volley from 30 yards by Sean Longstaff gave the Tangerines the lead but a close range effort from George Miller on 83 minutes meant it ended a point a piece.
League 2 – Notts County got back to form with a dominant 4-1 win over Crewe at Meadow Lane. Shaun Miller scored first for Crewe but Noor Husin equalised from long range as the Magpies took control. The star was Eliott Hewitt who got two goals to put the game away. Mason Bennett added a fourth late on. Notts remain 3rd.
Mansfield Town are only a point behind Notts after a 3-1 win at Field Mill against Barnet. Alex MacDonald, Will Atkinson and Danny Rose with his 12th league goal of the season were on the scoresheet for the Stags who are nine unbeaten. Newport County’s minds may have been on their replay with Tottenham as they were beaten 2-0 at Colchester. Ben Stevenson and Tom Eastman got the second half goals to give the Essex side the victory.
National League – A James Norwood double saw Tranmere move up to 4th after a comfortable afternoon beating Ebbsfleet 3-0 at Prenton Park. Andy Cook opened the scoring and Ollie Norburn had decent chances to add to the lead. Norwood finished the game adding two goals in each half to secure the three points.
Scottish Championship – Queen of the South’s play off hopes took another hit as they were well beaten at ST Mirren. Liam Smith and a Harry Davis penalty in the first half ensured the league leaders move 14 points clear at the top. Queen of the South remain 6th but fortunately only one point off the final play off spot due to other result going their way.
Moon Soccer 13 Saturday Soccerround Classified Results
Arsenal (4) 5 (Ramsey 3, Koscienly, Aubameyang)
Everton (0) 1 (Calvert-Lewin)
AT THE EMIRATES STADIUM, ISLINGTON, LONDON
Leicester City (1) 1 (Vardy)
Swansea City (0) 1 (Fernandez)
AT THE KING POWER STADIUM, LEICESTER
Derby County (2) 3 (Huddlestone, Jerome, Vydra)
Brentford (0) 0
AT PRIDE PARK, DERBY
Fulham (0) 2 (Piazen Johansen)
Nottingham Forest (0) 0
AT CRAVEN COTTAGE, FULHAM, LONDON
Bury (0) 1 (Miller)
Blackpool (0) 1 (Longstaff)
AT GIGG LANE, BURY
Notts County (2) 4 (Husin, Hewitt 2, Bennett)
Crewe Alexandra (1) 1 (Miller)
AT MEADOW LANE, NOTTINGHAM
Mansfield Town (1) 3 (MacDonald, Atkinson, Rose)
Barnet (0) 1 (Akinola)
AT FIELD MILL, MANSFIELD
Colchester United (0) 2 (Stevenson, Eastman)
Newport County (0) 0
AT THE COLCHESTER COMMUNITY STADIUM, COLCHESTER
Tranmere Rovers (2) 3 (Cook, Norwood 2)
Ebbsfleet United (0) 0
AT PRENTON PARK, BIRKENHEAD
ST Mirren (2) 2 (Smith, Davis)
Queen Of The South (0) 0
AT ST MIRREN PARK, PAISLEY, SCOTLAND