Premier League roundup

Premier League Roundup – Game-week 3

Another week of action is over in Premier League, and we are headed into two weeks of international break.

In the main results of the week, Manchester clubs and Chelsea continued their perfect start to the season while Arsenal and Leicester City picked up their first wins during the weekend.

The third game-week of the Premier League started off with an early kick-off between Tottenham and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

James Milner gave the lead to the visitors from the penalty spot in the first half. The Reds were the better team on the day, but they had to share points with Spurs. Danny Rose scored the equaliser for the North London team in the second half, and the game ended 1-1.

Chelsea maintained their 100% record with a comfortable 3-0 win over Burnley at Stamford Bridge. Eden Hazard, Willian, and Vitor Moses were on the scoresheet for the Blues.

Arsenal claimed their first win of the season with a convincing 3-1 win over Watford at Vicarage Road. The Gunners were unstoppable in the first half and raced to a 3-0 lead thanks to the goals from Santi Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez, and Mesut Ozil. The Hornets tried to make a comeback in the second-half, but could only put one goal on the scoresheet through debutant Roberto Pereyra.

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Premier League champions Leicester City also claimed their first three points of the season on Saturday. They defeated Swansea 2-0 at King Power Stadium. Jamie Vardy and Wes Morgan were on target for the Foxes while Leroy Fer pulled one back for the Swans.

Everton continued their impressive start to the season with a 1-0 win over Stoke City at Goodison Park. Goalkeeper Shay Given scored an own goal for the Potters from Leighton Baines’ penalty.

Crystal Palace and Bournemouth played out a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park. Josh King put the visitors ahead in the 11th minute of the game. The Cherries looked like winning the game before Scott Dann scored an injury-time equaliser for the Eagles.

The game between Southampton and Sunderland also ended in a 1-1 draw at St Mary’s Stadium. Both goals were scored in the last ten minutes of the match. Jermaine Defoe gave the lead to his side from the penalty spot in the 80th minute. James Rodriguez equalised for the Saints five minutes later.

In the late kick-off on Saturday, Manchester United defeated Hull City 1-0 at KC Stadium. The Tigers put in a resolute defensive display in front of the home crowd and United looked set to drop their first points of the season. However, Marcus Rashford popped in the box in the 90+2nd minute to win the game for his side.

Sunday started off with a dull goalless draw between West Brom and Middlesbrough at the Hawthorns. Both teams looked bereft of ideas and content with a single point in the game.

Manchester City ended the game-week with an impressive 3-1 win over West Ham at Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola-side looked unstoppable in their play and scored two early goals through Raheem Sterling and Fernandinho. The Hammers managed to make the game interesting after they to pulled one back through Michail Antonio early in the second half. However, Sterling scored his second of the day in the injury time to complete the scoreline.

Here’s how the league table looks at the moment.

Premier League table

Highlights

Tottenham Vs Liverpool

Watford Vs Arsenal

Chelsea Vs Burnley

Hull City Vs Manchester United

Manchester City Vs West Ham United

 

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