EPL: Arsenal pip Spurs to finish second, Chelsea hold Champions Leicester

first_imgAn Olivier Giroud hat trick gave Arsenal a 4-0 victory over relegated Aston Villa on Sunday.The result, combined with Tottenham’s 5-1 defeat against Newcastle, means that Arsenal finishes the season in second place in the English Premier League, one point ahead of their north London rivals. (Also read: City seal Champions League berth)Giroud’s first goal came in the 5th minute on a header from a Nacho Monreal cross. The Frenchman raced to his hat trick within the space of three second-half minutes with Mesut Ozil and Hector Bellerin providing the assists in the 78th and 80th minutes, respectively. Mikel Arteta added Arsenal’s 4th in stoppage time. (Also read: Man United vs Bournemouth game postponed after security threat at Old Trafford)Aston Villa finished the season in 20th place.Newcastle thrash TottenhamTottenham blew its chance to finish second in the English Premier League following a 5-1 final-day thrashing at relegated 10-man Newcastle on Sunday. Newcastle went 2-0 up before halftime through Georginio Wijnaldum and Aleksander Mitrovic in the 19th and 39th minutes.Erik Lamela pulled one back for Tottenham in the 60th, and things looked brighter for Spurs when Mitrovic was sent off for Newcastle for a bad challenge on Kyle Walker in the 67th.However, a goal from Wijnaldum, followed by strikes from Rolando Aarons and Daryl Janmaat condemned Tottenham to its worst defeat of the season.Chelsea hold LeicesterLeicester ended its remarkable title-winning season with a 1-1 draw against manager Claudio Ranieri’s former club Chelsea on Sunday in the English Premier League.advertisementChelsea took the lead through Cesc Fabregas’ penalty in the 60th minute, following a foul on Nemanja Matic by Jeffrey Schlupp.Leicester’s equalizer came in the 82nd minute with Danny Drinkwater’s sublime finish into the bottom corner from outside the penalty box.Leicester finished the season top with 81 points, 10 points above its closest rival Arsenal.Following a disappointing season, Chelsea finished 10th.last_img read more

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Ranveer Singh goes gaga over Deepika Padukone’s smile: Dil le gaye dimples tere

first_imgApart from her acting talent, one thing that sets Deepika Padukone apart fron rest of the actresses in Bollywood is her dimples. The Padmaavat actress possess a beautiful smile with cute dimples that can make anyone go crazy about her. And it seems, it is Deepika’s dimples that took husband Ranveer Singh’s heart away.Deepika Padukone was on a picture uploading spree on Instagram today as she shared five pictures in one outfit. Blinging like a thousand moons, Deepika shined so bright that her fans couldn’t help but go gaga over her. Ranveer was not left behind and reacted to one of the pictures in the cutest way.On one of the pictures, in which Deepika is seen flaunting her dimples, Ranveer Singh wrote, “Dil le gaye dimples tere.” This is not the first time Ranveer has commented on Deepika’s pictures. The Gully Boy actor leaves no occasion to show his love for the dimple queen in the form of his cute and hilarious comments.A few days ago, Deepika Padukone shared a few pictures of her in a quirky, green attire. Along with the pictures, the actress chose to write a unique caption in Hindi. She wrote, “Vishisht aakriti dharan karna (Acquiring a unique shape).” To which Ranveer Kapoor reacted with writing, “Shuddh desi caption.” Deepika Padukone also replied and said, “more like shuddh desi dil.”On another picture from the same shoot, Ranveer Singh wrote, “Ive been told to eat my greens (sic).” The two actors never shy away from publicly showing their love for each other. From attending parties together to complementing each other with weird outfits, they set some major couple goals.On the work front, Deepika will be next seen in Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak. The actress is portraying the role of acid attack survivor Laxmi Aggarwal. The film is set to release on January 10 next year.Ranveer Singh, on the other hand is currently shooting for Kabir Khan’s 83, which is based on Indian cricket team’s win at 1983 World Cup. Ranveer is playing the role of Kapil Dev. Deepika Padukone has also joined the cast of the film. She will be seen as Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Bhatia in 83.Also Read | Deepika Padukone on playing Ranveer Singh’s wife in 83: This isn’t coming from a personal equationALSO READ | Will Deepika Padukone play Ranveer Singh’s wife in 83?ALSO READ | Kapil Dev on Ranveer Singh’s 83: India was not ready to make sports films 20 years agoALSO READ | 83: Ranveer Singh to live with Kapil Dev in Delhi for 10 daysALSO WATCH | Ranveer Singh makes Delhi dance to Gully Boy at India Today Conclave 2019last_img read more

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