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Aubameyang (14) pulls off his signature celebration – a forward front-flip – after scoring his side's second goal in style.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s winner handed Arsenal successive victories to the start of the season, a Premier League feat not achieved since 2009, Everton edged Watford ...
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Title contenders, Liverpool, maintained their perfect start to the season with a 2-1 win over Southampton for an 11th successive top-flight victory dating back to last season, whilst champions, Manchester City, gave up the lead twice and settled for a 2-2 tie at the Etihad against Tottenham Spurs after Gabriel Jesus injury-time winner was ruled out by VAR.

 Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fires a low, hard shot from outside the area after Dani Ceballos (centre, back) won the ball for Arsenal. 

Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fires a low, hard shot from outside the area after Dani Ceballos (centre, back) won the ball for Arsenal.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s winner handed Arsenal successive victories to the start of the season, a Premier League feat not achieved since 2009, Everton edged Watford by a lone goal for their first win of the young season, and an impressive hat-trick from Teemu Pukki handed newly promoted side, Norwich, their first win of the season against a labored Newcastle United, who have now lost two straight.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Bournemouth handed A. Villa their second straight loss of the young season and Brighton managed a point at home against West Ham.

And on Sunday, Frank Lampard’s home debut did not go as well as planned as Wilfred Ndidi’s fine header denied him victory in his first home game and John  Lundstram’s second-half goal handed Blades their first Premier League win of the season.

Monday Night Football saw United follow up their impressive 4-0 trouncing of Chelsea on opening day with a 1-1 tie at Wolves that saw Paul Pogba miss from the spot.



Saturday

Arsenal 2-1 Burnley

Arsenal made it two wins from two matches as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's goal secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Burnley.

Arsenal 2-1 Burnley | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS | 8/17/19

Alexandre Lacazette's early opener was cancelled out by Ashley Barnes in the 43rd minute as Burnley's direct approach caused Arsenal problems. But Aubameyang struck a fine goal from outside the box in the 64th minute to secure victory for the Gunners.

It is the first time Arsenal have won their opening two games of a Premier League season in 10 years.

Southampton 1-2 Liverpool

Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino's goals gave Liverpool a 2-1 win at Southampton despite a late scare from the hosts.

Southampton 1-2 Liverpool | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS | 8/17/19

A Liverpool performance which had started so poorly on the south coast still held a half-time lead thanks to Mane's curling strike just before the break, and they marked a much-improved second half with a smart finish from Firmino (71).

But goalkeeper Adrian, who passed a late fitness test to start the game, had a moment to forget when his clearance rebounded in off Danny Ings to set up a tense ending, during which the ex-Liverpool forward missed a golden chance to level from close-range. Southampton were left with nothing to show for a spirited effort come the full-time whistle, while Liverpool continued their perfect start.

Brighton 1-1 West Ham

Brighton rued several missed opportunities and a disallowed goal by VAR as they were held to an entertaining 1-1 draw by West Ham. The points were shared after two goals in four second-half minutes.

After Javier Hernandez broke away to give West Ham the lead with the visitors' first shot on goal, home debutant Leandro Trossard fired home a deserved equaliser.

Earlier, Trossard's fine volley past the excellent Lukasz Fabianski had been ruled out after a VAR check detected offside in the build-up.

Both sides had chances to claim victory during a breathless finale with substitute Michail Antonio nearly snatching a winner deep into injury time for the Hammers.

Everton 1-0 Watford

Bernard's first Premier League goal of the season helped Everton edge a 1-0 win over Watford.

The Brazilian's deflected strike into the bottom corner in the first half (10) proved the difference in the swirling conditions on Merseyside, but the visitors came close when Craig Dawson's header hit the woodwork midway through the first half.

Richarlison squandered two great chances to score for Everton. Despite Watford's sporadic efforts to equalise, including Troy Deeney's strike which forced a brilliant save from Jordan Pickford, the hosts held on for their first win of the season.

The result means Everton move up into fifth on four points with Watford atrock bottom after two straight losses.

Norwich City 3-1 Newcastle

A wonderful Teemu Pukki hat-trick sealed Norwich's first win back in the Premier League as they beat Newcastle 3-1 at Carrow Road.

Norwich 3-1. Newcastle | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS | 8/17/19

After a few chances at either end, Pukki got his first goal just after the half-hour mark (32), producing a sensational volley with his first touch.

It took another 31 minutes before he found the net again, expertly sweeping home through the legs of Emil Krafth (63), and the Newcastle defender was unable to handle Pukki again as the striker completed his first Premier League treble, tapping home nine minutes later (74).

Jonjo Shelvey nabbed a 93rd minute consolation for Newcastle, getting away from Ben Godfrey before driving the ball home on the angle, but it was not enough.

Aston Villa 1-2 Bournemouth

Aston Villa were condemned to a second straight defeat as Bournemouth won 2-1 at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon.

Villa endured a nightmare start to their first top-flight home game since May 2016 as Tom Heaton tripped Callum Wilson after just 41 seconds with Josh King slotting home the resulting penalty.

Harry Wilson doubled the lead in the 12th minute after an error from Douglas Luiz and while the Villa midfielder atoned for that mistake with a sensational curling goal in the 71st minute, it was not enough as Bournemouth held on for their first win of the season.

The result leaves Villa without a point from their first two games after promotion, following last weekend's 3-1 defeat away at Tottenham.

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham

Substitute Gabriel Jesus had an injury-time goal ruled out by VAR as Tottenham left Manchester City with a 2-2 draw, scoring with their only two shots on target.

Manchester City 2-2Tottenham Hotspur | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS

Jesus looked to have extended City's winning Premier League run to 16 games with an effort on the stretch, but a handball in the lead up by Aymeric Laporte meant Spurs benefited from VAR again, just four months after their historic Champions League quarter-final at the Etihad.

City went ahead on Saturday evening through Raheem Sterling's deft far-post header from a superb Kevin De Bruyne cross (20), but Spurs were soon level as Erik Lamela's low, curling effort from 20 yards found the bottom corner (23).

The champions went into the half ahead through Sergio Aguero's sweeping close-range finish, again from De Bruyne's wondrous right-wing delivery (35), but Spurs levelled again through Lucas Moura's header, his first touch after being subbed on (56).

Aguero and Pep Guardiola looked to be involved in a heated argument as the striker was subbed off with 25 minutes remaining for Jesus, but the manager's decision looked to be vindicated - until the Brazilian's late effort was ruled out.

Sunday

Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City

Sheffield United 1-0 Crystal Palace

Monday

Wolves 1-1 Manchester United

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Saturday

Arsenal 2-1 Burnley

Southampton 1-2 Liverpool

Brighton 1-1 West Ham

Everton 1-0 Watford

Norwich City 3-1 Newcastle

Aston Villa 1-2 Bournemouth

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham

Sunday

Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City

Frank Lampard remains winless as Chelsea head coach after being held to a 1-1 draw by Leicester at Stamford Bridge on Super Sunday.

Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS | 8/18/19

Chelsea's energetic start brought a goal as Wilfred Ndidi's error allowed Mason Mount to tuck home his first goal for Chelsea (7), but Ndidi made up for it in the second half with a towering header from a James Maddison corner (67).

While Chelsea had chances to build on their first-half lead, Leicester too had clear opportunities to win it after levelling, as Lampard's first game back at Stamford Bridge ended in frustration.

The result means Lampard is the first Chelsea manager to fail to win any of his first three games in charge of the club since Rafael Benitez in the 2012/13 campaign.

Sheffield United 1-0 Crystal Palace

John Lundstram's goal gave Sheffield United their first Premier League win since 2007 by beating Crystal Palace 1-0 at Bramall Lane.

Lundstram scored three minutes into the second half, turning home the rebound from Luke Freeman's shot after Vincent Guaita had palmed it into his path.

The Blades were well worth their first Premier League win since promotion against a lacklustre Palace side who tested Dean Henderson only once, when Andros Townsend's curling effort deflected off Jack O'Connell, but the goalkeeper adjusted well to keep it out.

Monday

Wolves 1-1 Manchester United

Paul Pogba saw a penalty saved as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Wolves on Monday Night Football.

Wolves 1-1 Manchester United | PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS | 8/19/19

Anthony Martial scored for the second game in a row to put United ahead in the 27th minute, but Ruben Neves levelled with a brilliant curling strike from outside the box shortly after half time.

Pogba had the chance to restore United's lead when he was tripped in the box, but his 67th-minute penalty was well saved by Rui Patricio.

There appeared to be discussions between Pogba and Marcus Rashford over who would take the penalty, before Rashford, who scored from the spot on the opening weekend against Chelsea, gave the ball to Pogba.

The draw means United have now failed to win on their last three visits to Molineux.

Game day reports from BBC and skysports were used in this writeup.

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