As things stand in the ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Liverpool is first to get to 20+ points in Europe’s top five leagues. (21)
The gap between Liverpool and the chasing pack stayed at 5 points because Manchester City kept up the pace.
Leicester City is looking like a team that could return to the Champions League in the coming season.
Sergio Aguero remains top scorer in the league despite not scoring a goal in this round.
Manchester United and Arsenal played on a Monday evening in a week that has Champions League football. (the mighty has fallen).
Watford is the only team without a win in the league.
Liverpool is the only team without a defeat in the league.
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Sheffield United 0-1 Liverpool
Goal Scorers Liverpool – Georgino Wijnaldum 70′
Aston Villa 2-2 Burnley
Goal Scorers Aston Villa – Anwar El-Ghazi 33′ John McGinn 79′
Goal Scorers Burnley – Jay Rodriguez 68′ Chris Wood 81′
Bournemouth 2-2 West Ham United
Goal Scorers Bournemouth – Joshua King 17′ Callum Wilson 46′
Goal Scorers West Ham United – Andriy Yarmolenko 10′ Aaron Cresswell 74′
Chelsea 2-0 Brighton
Goal Scorers Chelsea – Jorginho 50′(pen) Willian 76′
Crystal Palace 2-0 Norwich
Goal Scorers Crystal Palace – Luka Milivojevic 21′(pen) Andros Townsend 90+2′
Tottenham 2-1 Southampton
Goal Scorers Tottenham – Tanguy Ndombele 24′ Harry Kane 43′
Goal Scorers Southampton – Danny Ings 39′
Wolves 2-0 Watford
Goal Scorers Wolves – Matt Doherty 18′ Daryl Janmaat 61′(og)
Everton 1-3 Manchester City
Goal Scorers Everton – Dominic Calvert-Lewin 33′
Goal Scorers Manchester City – Gabriel Jesus 24′ Riyad Mahrez 71′ Raheem Sterling 84′
Leicester City 5-0 Newcastle
Goal Scorers Leicester City – Ricardo Pereira 16′ Jamie Vardy 54′ 64′ Paul Dummett 57′(og) Wilfried Ndidi 90′
Manchester United vs Arsenal
Goal Scorers Manchester United – Scott McTominay 45′
Goal Scorers Arsenal – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 58′
A goalkeeping howler by Dean Henderson gave Liverpool another win in the league. Liverpool extended their winning record in the league after getting the only goal of the match to beat Sheffield United.
Burnley came from a goal down to two occasions to get a point at Aston Villa.
Aaron Cresswell 74th-minute goal saved West Ham from a defeat at Bournemouth. A ‘2-2’ draw kept the 1-point difference between the two teams in the league standings.
Chelsea bounced back from their home defeat to Liverpool with a ‘2-0’ win against Brighton.
It is now 4 league defeats in the last 5 matches for Norwich City. The shocking win against Manchester City is the only result that is preventing Norwich from going 5 straight defeats in the league and 6 straight defeats in all competitions after they received a ‘2-0’ loss to Crystal Palace.
Harry Kane got Tottenham back to winning ways with his 43rd-minute goal against Southampton. Tottenham took all three points despite playing 2/3 of the match with fewer men. Serge Aurier received his second yellow card of the match in the 31st-minute, about 3 minutes after his first.
Watford remains the only team in the Premier League without a win after losing ‘2-0’ to Wolves, giving Wolves their first victory of the season.
Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling scored the second-half goals to give Manchester City a road victory against Everton. The result keeps the 5-point gap between Manchester City and the top (Liverpool).
It was a humiliation at Leicester for Newcastle United after a 5-0 defeat. Jamie Vardy scored a second-half brace as Leicester City added 4 goals in the second half to Ricardo Pereira match-winning goal. To be fair to Newcastle United, they had to play the entirety of the second-half with a numerical disadvantage.
Despite Manchester United being in a poor form, Arsenal’s winless run at Old Trafford continued. Arsenal hasn’t won a Premier League match at Old Trafford since 2006.