Riyad Mahrez won the penalty after Ben Foster brought down the Algeria international inside the area after six minutes.

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On Sunday, it will be Liverpool at Chelsea with the former looking to restore their five point advantage, West Ham at Manchester United, Wolves at Crystal Palace, and Aston Villa at Arsenal.
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With Liverpool’s upcoming visit to Stamford Bridge on Sunday as the main headline of the week, Manchester City stole the headlines in sensational style on Saturday as they ripped apart a woeful Watford team by eight goals to naught to inch two points closer to Liverpool on the Premier League table on Saturday. Not to be outdone, Leicester City roared back from a goal down for a 2-1 victory to dampen Tottenham’s title hope in an absorbing thriller at the King Power Stadium.

An own goal and a Lys Mousset strike saw Sheffield hand Everton their third loss of the season, Burnley took full advantage of home court for a comfortable 3-0 win over Norwich, and Brighton picked up an impressive point on the road against Newcastle.

Earlier on Friday, Bournemouth survived a second-half fightback to secure a first ever victory at Southampton.

Liverpool retained their five-point lead at the top of the table as they became the first team to win their opening six Premier League games in successive seasons with a fiercely-fought victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. A stunning free-kick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang helped 10-man Arsenal come from behind to edge Aston Villa by three goals to two at the Emirates. Also on Sunday, West Ham downed visiting Man United by two goals to naught, and Crystal Palace managed a point at home against Wolves

EPL Week 06 Standings

 

EPL Week 06 Standings

Friday

Southampton 1-3 Bournemouth

Bournemouth won at St Mary's for the first time as they beat Southampton 3-1 in the Premier League on Friday.

The Cherries had failed to win at their south coast rivals in 15 attempts, but they got off to the perfect start when Nathan Ake headed home inside 10 minutes before Harry Wilson (35) fired the ball home to double their lead.

Southampton were much improved in the second half and pulled one back inside seven minutes as James Ward-Prowse (53) scored a smashing penalty. They kept piling on the pressure but a calamitous error between Jan Bednarek and goalkeeper Angus Gunn with seconds to play allowed Callum Wilson (90+4) to score into an open goal.

It was a second successive victory for Bournemouth, as they catapulted from ninth place into third ahead of the weekend games, while Southampton fell to 11th from tenth.

Saturday

Burnley FC 2-0 Norwich City

Chris Wood scored twice as Burnley eased to a deserved 2-0 victory against Norwich at Turf Moor.

The result never really looked in doubt with Wood scoring twice in four minutes to give the dominant hosts an early lead after just 14 minutes.

Norwich went close through Teemu Pukki and Moritz Leitner, whose shot struck the post in the first half, but Daniel Farke's side were a shadow of the team that sealed a stunning 3-2 victory over Manchester City last weekend.

Defeat leaves Norwich, who drop down to 15th, without a point on the road since returning to the top-flight, while a deserved three points see Burnley, who picked up their first win since the opening day of the season, rise to seventh.

Manchester City 8-0 Watford

Manchester City scored five goals in a devastating opening 18-minute spell as they responded to their shock defeat at Norwich with an 8-0 demolition of Watford on Saturday.

David Silva opened the scoring with just 52 seconds on the clock before Sergio Aguero put the champions two up from the penalty spot on seven minutes with his 100th Premier League goal at the Etihad Stadium.

City added a third on 12 minutes through a deflected Riyad Mahrez free-kick before Bernardo Silva's stooping header and Nicolas Otamendi's close-range tap-in saw Pep Guardiola's side race into a five-goal lead faster than any side in Premier League history.

Bernardo Silva scored City's sixth four minutes into the second half and completed his first top-flight hat-trick with their seventh on the hour.

Kevin De Bruyne capped a stunning individual performance with a thunderbolt into the top corner with five minutes remaining as the champions closed the gap on leaders Liverpool to two points with their biggest top-flight victory while inflicting Watford's heaviest defeat in English football.

Leicester City 2-1 Tottenham

James Maddison's fine late strike saw Leicester come from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 in a game filled with more VAR drama.

Maddison's powerful 25-yard effort settled a wonderful game of twists and turns that saw Spurs surrender the lead for the third time in four games.

Leicester thought they had scored the opener when Wilfred Ndidi bundled home after Paulo Gazzaniga's fumble, but VAR ruled it out for an offside, and minutes later Harry Kane put Spurs ahead with a superb finish, somehow hooking the ball past Kasper Schmeichel while falling to the ground from Caglar Soyuncu's shove.

After half-time, the visitors thought they had doubled their lead when Serge Aurier powered in a low effort from just outside the box before VAR again adjudged an offside in the build-up, and moments later Leicester equalised when Ricardo Pereira fired in a loose ball from 12 yards.

Both sides had enjoyed plenty of opportunities in a game which still threatened to go either way - but a moment of magic from Maddison would end up defining it, beating Gazzaniga from 25 yards with a fine finish five minutes from time.

 

Everton 0-2 Sheffield United

Sheffield United recorded their first away Premier League win of the season as they beat an abject Everton side 2-0 at Goodison Park.

Marco Silva's side slumped to a third defeat in four league games as Yerry Mina's own goal (40) was followed by a second from Blades substitute Lys Mousset (79).

Moise Kean had a good chance to level when his shot was saved by Dean Henderson, but Everton were second best all afternoon against their spirited, determined and talented opponents.

The Yorkshire side leapfrog the Toffees into eighth with the win; Chris Wilder's men are unbeaten on the road since mid-January - a run of 12 away league games - with Everton dropping to 14th.

Newcastle 0-0 Brighton

Newcastle and Brighton both lacked the required quality in the final third as they played out an uninspiring goalless draw at St James' Park.

Graham Potter's side bossed possession, registering 71 per cent, and created the better chances as only a miraculous clearance off the line from Fabian Schar, to deny substitute Aaron Connolly, kept Newcastle in the game.

There wasn't much for the home fans to shout about with the loudest cheer being saved for Andy Carroll's homecoming from the bench as he made his first appearance since rejoining the club in the summer. Steve Bruce is still searching for his first home win as Newcastle boss as their display was greeted with boos on both the half-time and full-time whistles.

 

Sunday

West Ham 2-0 Manchester United

Diogo Jota scored in the fifth minute of injury-time to give 10-man Wolves a dramatic 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace.

After failing to muster a decent effort on goal before the break, Palace took the lead in the first minute of the second half when Joel Ward's strike from the edge of the box was deflected past Rui Patricio off Leander Dendoncker for an own goal.

Wolves' hopes took a further turn for the worse when defender Romain Saiss was shown a second yellow card following a foul on Wilfried Zaha, reducing the visitors to 10 men.

Palace had chances to score the clinching second goal but, with time almost up, Adama Traore's cross into the box caused panic and Jota fired home from close range to give Wolves an unlikely equaliser.

Crystal Palace 1-1 Wolves

Goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell ensured West Ham recorded a convincing 2-0 victory over an injury-hit Manchester United to move fifth in the Premier League.

The Hammers went after the visitors from the off and were rewarded with a deserved lead as Yarmolenko struck a half-volley past a diving David de Gea on the stroke of half-time after some fine one-touch football.

While United started the second half brightly, an injury to Marcus Rashford stunted hopes of a comeback that were put fully to rest when Cresswell scored a wonderful free-kick five minutes from time.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side went home with nothing except a longer injury list, while Manuel Pellegrini's men celebrated their third win of the season.

Arsenal 3-2 Aston Villa

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's dramatic winner helped 10-man Arsenal complete a stunning late comeback to beat Aston Villa 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners suffered an early setback when John McGinn gave Villa the lead in the 20th minute and things went from bad to worse for the hosts when Ainsley Maitland-Niles received his marching orders for a second bookable offence just before the break.

Nicolas Pepe's first goal for the club gave Arsenal a lifeline in the 59th minute, but Villa regained the lead 89 seconds later through Wesley and looked on course for a famous victory.

But their resistance was finally broken in the final 10 minutes as goals from substitute Calum Chambers (81) and Aubameyang (84) secured Unai Emery's side a vital three points to move them up to fourth.

Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

Liverpool weathered a spirited second-half fightback as a 15th straight Premier League win defeated Chelsea 2-1 and maintained their perfect start to the season.

Trent Alexander-Arnold's thunderbolt and Roberto Firmino's free header, either side of a disallowed Cesar Azpilicueta equaliser, saw the league leaders open up a two-goal lead inside half an hour at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante's brilliant solo effort set up a tense final 19 minutes in which substitute Michy Batshuayi and Mason Mount spurned glorious chances to earn Frank Lampard's side a point.

But Liverpool ground out a sixth Premier League win from six this season which restores their five-point lead at the top of the table and extends their unbeaten league run to 23 games - their longest run since November 1990.

EPL Week 06 Scores At A Glance

 

Friday

Southampton 1-3 Bournemouth

Saturday

Burnley FC 2-0 Norwich City

Manchester City 8-0 Watford

Leicester City 2-1 Tottenham

Everton 0-2 Sheffield United

Newcastle 0-0 Brighton

Sunday

West Ham 2-0 Manchester United

Crystal Palace 1-1 Wolves

Arsenal 3-2 Aston Villa

Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

 

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

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