PL Saturday Round-Up: Chelsea sinks Pep City, Aguero sees Red…Sanchez on a hat-trick….

PL Saturday Round-Up: Chelsea sinks Pep City, Aguero sees Red…Sanchez on a hat-trick….

Chelsea put up a beautiful  second half display to come from behind and beat Manchester City 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium. Gary Cahill’s own goal gave Pep Guardiola’s side a deserved lead just before the break as Chelsea were struggling to contain the City attack. In the second half The hosts could have put the game to bed  but Kevin de Bruyne somehow hit the bar from a couple of yards out with the goal empty. City were left to rue their missed opportunities soon after when Diego Costa met a long pass from “Fabrepass” to put his team on level, later in the game Costa played in substitute Willian whose powerful shot couldn’t be stopped by Bravo to keep the visitors ahead in the game.

Hazard sealed the win with another goal on the break, taking Marcos Alonso’s pass in his stride before drilling the third past Bravo.  City’s bad day was worsened in injury time when  Sergio Aguero allowed his frustrations to get the better of him when he scythed down David Luiz, making no attempt to play the ball at all, he received a straight red which could keep him out up to 3 matches. In the resulting melee, Fernandinho was also shown a straight red card for pushing Fabregas.

This win makes it 8/8 for Chelsea in the PL.

At White Hart-lane Two goals each from Harry Kane, Christian Eriksen and one from Son Heung-Min helped Tottenham Hotspur ease past dismal Swansea 5-0 to put them 3 points behind 4th place.
A brace from Christian Benteke helped earn Crystal Palace a first win in eight matches as they beat Southampton 3-0 at Selhurst Park. Benteke took the lead after the miss kick by the saints stopper, one fans wouldn’t want to see again.

Sunderland have moved up to 18th in the Premier League table after winning their third game on-the-spin, beating Leicester City 2-1 at the Stadium of Light. Robert Huth own goal put the cats ahead before Jermain Defoe added the second, Shinji Okazaki pulled one back for the defending champions but it was not enough to give them a point at the stadium of light.

Two first-half goals from the former Manchester United man Johnny Evans and Chris Brunt helped West Brom side overcome ten-man Watford 3-1 at the Hawthorns as the Baggies start to establish themselves as the set-piece specialists in the Premier League. Scoring six goals from corners, more than any other side in the league. Despite Christian Kabasele pulling one back for the visitors, all hopes disappeared when Roberto Pereyra was dismissed. Matt Phillips confirmed their victory by scoring the last goal on stoppage time. This win takes them to 6th – waiting for the Manchester United game.

Mark Huges men Stoke climbed into the top half of the table after they ran out comfortable 2-0 winners over Burnley at the Brittania Stadium, with goals from Jonathan Walters and Marco Muniesa.

A hat-trick from Alexis Sanchez helped Arsenal ease past a poor West Ham 5-1 in the Premier League at the Olympic stadium. Other goals from Ozil and the Ox and Carrol pulled one back for the hammers on his return after a long injury.

Currently Arsenal is 2nd on the league table with Liverpool yet to play.

On Sunday:

1:30GMT Liverpool Vrs Bournemouth 

4:00GMT Everton Vrs Manchester United 

Middlesbrough hosts Hull City on Monday night football 


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