London: It was an action packed Saturday at the Premier League. In the two big matches of the weekend, Manchester City hosted Liverpool while Tottenham visited Everton. The big clubs Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United were all in action.
Liver’pool’ of goals by City
City handed a 5-0 thrashing to 10-man Liverpool at the Etihad to send an ominous message of intent to their title rivals.
Aguero’s goal opened the account for City which was then enhanced as Jesus and Sane each scored a brace in the second half.
Chelsea triumph Leicester, Arsenal win comfortable
Chelsea resisted a buoyant Leicester side to register a 2-1 victory, courtesy of goals from Morata and N’Golo Kante.
Arsenal returned to winning ways against Bournemouth as Danny Welbeck scored twice on either side of the halfway mark and set up Alexandre Lacazette in between.
Tottenham sweep Everton, United held at Stoke
Harry Kane scored his first and second goals of the season as Tottenham swept past Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park.
At Stoke, United were held to a 2-2 draw by the Potters, who showcased an exemplary display of resolute defending.