Premier League Review: Gameweek 3

Newcastle 0-1 Arsenal

After Newcastle’s big summer signing Alexsandar Mitrovic got a straight red card in the 16th minute which meant Newcastle would have no attacking threat in this encounter at St James’ Park . Newcastle’s defence fought hard to get a draw from this game but after an own goal through club captain Fabricio Coloccini early in the second half you had to feel that Arsenal would go on to score a few more against a club that haven’t won yet this season.


Aston Villa 2-2 Sunderland

Sunderland are still searching for their first win of the season after getting a point at Villa Park. Yann M’Vila opened the scoring with a superb 20 yard free kick however not long after Sunderland skipper Lee Cattermole gave away a penalty. Scott Sinclair who was brought down for the penalty then calmly converted the spot kick to make it 1-1. Just after Scott Sinclair tapped in his second of the game before Jermaine Lens steered in from close range to make the game a draw.


Bournemouth 1-1 Leicester

Jamie Vardy netted a late penalty to earn Leicester a point and preserve his sides unbeaten start to the campaign. Callum Wilson’s bicycle kick opened the scoring but Jamie Vardy scored with 4 minutes of play left the strikers hard running was the star man of Leicester’s performance his hard running tricked Bournemouth defender Steve Cook to bring him down in the area and drop 2 points for the cherries.


Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace

Premier League title holders Chelsea suffered a shock result on Saturday. Jose Mourinho suffered only his second home defeat as Chelsea manager on his 100th game in charge at Stamford Bridge. Crystal Palace new boy Bakary Sako opened the scoring in the second half, Chelsea responded with ex Man United loanee Radamel Falcao netted his first goal for the West London side. Palace almost instantly regained the lead when Joel Ward nodded in a late winner.


Liverpool 0-3 West Ham

West Ham won for the first time at Anfield since 1963 and handed Liverpool their first loss of the season in a game that featured a sending off for both teams. The Hammers taught sides how to play affective counter attacking football in this match with Manuel Lanzini scoring on his premier league debut and then setting up the second of the game for West Ham skipper Mark Noble. Diafra Sakho added to the score line in injury time.


Man City 2-0 Watford

Raheem Sterling scored his first goal for the Manchester side after his big money move. Fernandinho added the second in a convincing win for City against a helpless Watford side that didn’t register a single shot in the game despite giving it their all to get something from this game.


Stoke 0-1 West Brom

Stoke had midfielders Ibrahim Afellay and Charlie Adam sent off in their 1-0 loss to West Brom. Albion’s £12 million signing Salomon Rondon netted his first goal for the away side as Stoke made West Brom work very hard for their 3 points but this loss still leaves Stoke without a win in the opening month! After a tough start to the season for West Brom having already played Manchester City and Chelsea their season is finally up and running.


Tottenham 0-0 Everton

Tottenham still remain without a win in the Premier league season after being held to a 0-0 draw against Everton. Harry Kane carried on his drought in this game having Spurs’ and the games biggest chance but Everton stopper Tim Howard denied him his first goal of the season. Tom Cleverly went closest for Everton before being carried off on a stretcher following Eric Dier’s tackle.


Southampton 3-0 Norwich

Southampton recorded their first win of the season when they swept aside ten man Norwich City. Steven Whittaker was sent off for the canaries just past the half hour mark having received two cautions in under 5 minutes which followed in constant pressure from the Saints and the resistance broke when Graziano Pelle converted a pass from Manchester United target Sadio Mane who got him self another assist in the second half after Dusan Tadic finished emphatically the Serbian then tapped home another two minutes later.


Swansea 2-1 Man United

Swansea produced a fantastic comeback at the Liberty Stadium having gone a goal behind against Manchester United. Swansea had the better first half but went into half time with nothing to show for their efforts and shortly after half time Juan Mata executed a great cross from England international Luke Shaw. Swansea summer signing Andre Ayew nodded in to get the hosts level this was the first goal that Manchester United had conceded this season. Ayew then provided a great pass for Bafetimi Gomis to put the Swans in front and beat the Manchester side for the third time in a row.




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