EPL Review: Manchester City retains top spot after 5-0 win

This Saturday’s premier league games were absolutely explosive as Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool all secured maximum points.

The battle for top spot in the league rages on as both Manchester clubs are level on points. Manchester city take top spot but only because of their superior goal difference.

Manchester city continue to show their attacking prowess as they trampled upon bottom place Crystal palace in a 5-0 triumph at the Etihad.

Manchester United survived a narrow one-goal lead away from home to Southampton. Romelu Lukaku was the only name on the score-sheet as the Belgian Striker buried a rebound in the 20th minute of the game.

Tottenham held onto a 3-2 lead against West ham after Aurier got sent off in the 70th minute after receiving a second yellow card. Harry Kane found the back of the net twice while hitting the post twice. Christian Eriksen added the 3rd goal from a well-struck effort from the edge of the box. Goals from Javier Hernandez and Cheikhou Kouyate gave the home side a fighting chance but they failed to provide an equalizer as Tottenham held firm.

EPL Defending champion, Chelsea FC secured all 3-points away from home in a 4-0 thrashing of Stoke city. Diego Costa’s replacement, Alvaro Morata scored his first hat-trick in a blues’ jersey to seal a third win for his new club.

A brace from Oumar Nisse helped Everton come from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1 at Goodison Park.

At the Liberty Stadium, Richarlison netted a last-minute winner for Watford to secure a 2-1 victory over Swansea.

Huddlersfield held Burnley to a goalless draw at Turf Moor.

It rained goals in the King Power Stadium as Liverpool pulled a 3-2 victory over Leicester city. Prodigal son, Philippe Coutinho returned to limelight as he scored a goal and provided the assist for Salah’s opening goal. Jamie Vardy squandered a golden opportunity to bring the home team leveled from a spot-kick in the 73rd minute.

England – Premier League (EPL) September 23

West Ham United 2 – 3 Tottenham Hotspur

Burnley 0 – 0 Huddersfield Town

Everton 2 – 1 AFC Bournemouth

Manchester City 5 – 0 Crystal Palace

Southampton 0 – 1 Manchester United

Stoke City 0 – 4 Chelsea

Leicester 2 – 3 Liverpool

 

 

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