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Full Time: West Ham United 0-0 Chelsea Chelsea's 100 per cent start to the season came to an end after their London derby against West Ham finished goalless. Maurizio Sarri was looking to become just the third manager, after Pep Guardiola and Carlo Ancelotti, to start his Premier League career with six...
Full Time: Real Madrid 1-0 Espanyol Real Madrid continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 1-0 win over Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu but had the video assistant referee (VAR) to thank. Marco Asensio struck a low effort into the bottom corner on 42 minutes but it appeared the goal had been ruled...
Full Time: Brighton 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur A penalty from Harry Kane and a goal from substitute Erik Lamela ended Tottenham's dismal run of three consecutive defeats with a 2-1 victory over Brighton. Kane had faced criticism over his lack of fitness in recent weeks and while the England striker struggled to influence the game,...
Full Time: Burnley 4-0 Bournemouth Burnley moved off the bottom of the Premier League table after ending a run of four consecutive defeats against Bournemouth on Saturday. Matej Vydra, Aaron Lennon and two-goal Ashley Barnes helped Burnley to a first Premier League win of the season as they cruised past Bournemouth 4-0 at Turf Moor. Sean Dyche's...
Full Time: Crystal Palace 0-0 Newcastle United Crystal Palace offered the greater threat at Selhurst Park, but neither they nor struggling Newcastle United could find a goal. Newcastle United's wait for a first win of the season goes on, but they were fortunate to even claim a point in a 0-0 draw...
Full Time: Leicester City 3-1 Huddersfield Leicester City recovered from an early setback to defeat Huddersfield Town 3-1 and get back on track in the Premier League. James Maddison scored an impressive free-kick as Leicester City came from behind to beat Huddersfield Town 3-1 in the Premier League, easing the pressure on...
Full Time: Manchester United 1-1 Wolverhampton Manchester United's mini revival under Jose Mourinho proved to be short-lived after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Wolves at Old Trafford. Fred's first Premier League goal ensured the home side went into half time in front, despite Wolves having the better of...
Full Time: Cardiff City 0-5 Manchester City Manchester City's all-time leading goalscorer Sergio Aguero celebrated signing a new deal in style against Cardiff City. Sergio Aguero scored on his 300th appearance for Manchester City as Pep Guardiola's side bounced back from their midweek Champions League disappointment with a resounding 5-0 win at...
Full Time: Liverpool 3-0 Southampton Virgil van Dijk's injury against former club Southampton marred a 3-0 Premier League win for Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday. Mohamed Salah broke a three-game goalless run for Liverpool as they brushed Southampton aside 3-0 at Anfield to win their opening six games for the first time in...
Full Time: Fulham 1-1 Watford The best and worst of Slavisa Kokanovic’s Fulham side were laid bare at Craven Cottage as Aleksandar Mitrovic’s fifth goal of the season earned a point against Watford. Andre Gray had the high-flying Hornets ahead with the club’s second fastest goal in their Premier League history...