Match week 5: Chelsea and Liverpool maintain 100% start
Chelsea and Liverpool match on in match week 5 as Watford drop out of the 100% league. Elsewhere, Man City help themselves to a win while Arsenal continued their winning streak.
Tottenham Hotspur 1:2 Liverpool
Where are we getting it wrong? This is a question Spurs will be eager to answer in their next outing after losing at home to Liverpool. Tottenham were hoping to get back to win ways after losing to Watford but Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino goals ensured Lamela’s 90th minute strike came as a consolation.
AFC Bournemouth 4:2 Leicester City
Ryan Fraser scored a first half brace as Bournemouth proved too good for Leicester. Leicester and Bournemouth came into the game on the back of loses against Liverpool and Chelsea respectively. Bournemouth came out victorious scoring a whopping 4 goals against Leicester. Joshua King penalty and Adam Smith 81st minute strike added to Fraser brace with Maddison and Albrighton giving Leicester two late goals. Leicester captain Wes Morgan was sent off in the 69th minute.
Chelsea 4 – 1 Cardiff City
The season might be young but there is reason for optimism in Chelsea camp after their recent all-round performance against Cardiff City. Cardiff took the lead in the 16th minute through Sol Bamba but came crashing when Eden Hazard proved his class scoring a hat trick in the process. The Chelsea star scored in the 37th, 44th and 80th minutes while substitute Willian added a fourth in the 83rd minute.
Huddersfield Town 0:1 Crystal Palace
It was a close encounter at John Smith’s stadium as Crystal Palace secured a narrow win over Huddersfield. Wilfried Zaha continue to show his class for Crystal Palace as his lone goal secured the win. Zaha goal came in the 38th minute, a true evidence of his craft.
Manchester City 3:0 Fulham
At Etihad Stadium it was another Man City day as the thrash Fulham 3-0. It was a quick start for The Citizens as the returning Leroy Sane gave them a two minute lead. Pep Guardiola’s men never looked back from there adding two more goals in the 21st and 47th minutes through David Silva and Raheem Sterling respectively.
Newcastle United 1:2 Arsenal
The gunners have put their bad start to the season behind them with wins in their last three matches, the latest being a win over Newcastle. There was nothing to celebrate for both teams in the first half as it ended in a goalless draw. The turning point came early in the second half when Granit Xhaka struck from a free kick in the 49th minute. Mesut Ozil added a second for Arsenal in the 58th minute while Ciaran Clark 90th minute strike served as a consolation for Newcastle.
Watford 1:2 Manchester United
United got the better of Watford in Saturday’s late kick off inflicting on them their first lose of the season. Two quick goals in the 35th and 38th minutes through Lakaku and Smalling respectively gave United a two goal lead. Andre Gray pulled one back for Watford in the 65th minute, but United held on to secure a morale boosting win.
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1:0 Burnley
Wolves secured an important win against Burnley at Molineux Stadium. Burnley are yet to win this season falling to another defeat against Wolves. Raul Jimenez 61st minute goal was all Wolves needed to secure the win.
Everton 1 -3 West Ham United
West Ham got their long awaited first win of the season against Everton. Andriy Yarmolenko scored a brace for West Ham. Gylfi Sigurdsson pulled one back for Everton but Marko Arnautovic 61st minute strike ensured Everton took nothing from the match