Premier League Round-Up: Burnley Shock Liverpool As Hull City, Chelsea Continues Impressive Run

It was another interesting set of premier league games this afternoon as the excitement continues in the premier league.

Costa scored the winning goal in the 87th minute.
Costa scored the winning goal in the 87th minute.

Liverpool were the victims of the day after falling 2-0 to Burnley while Hull City showed their stuffs again as they defeated Swansea city away from home. Chelsea also came back from a goal down to defeat Watford away from home. Here is the round up of all the games;

First-half goals from Sam Vokes and Andre Gray gave Burnley a surprise win over Liverpool, who could not recover after some disastrous defending.Nathaniel Clyne gave the ball away for the Clarets’ first goal, with Gray finding Vokes to blast home.Steven Defour, on his Burnley debut, was allowed to charge forward and set up Gray to roll home the second.Liverpool had 80% of possession and 26 shots – but only tested Clarets keeper Tom Heaton with shots from distance.

Sergio Aguero and Nolito scored twice as Manchester City resisted Stoke’s second-half comeback to continue their winning start under Pep Guardiola.City led when Aguero converted from the spot – despite missing two penalties on Tuesday – with his second deftly nodded in from Kevin de Bruyne’s free-kick.Bojan lifted the hosts with the game’s second penalty – both awarded for tugging in the box.But Nolito came on to score two late goals and seal City’s win.

Hull secured victory late on at Swansea City to maintain their unlikely winning start to the Premier League season.Gylfi Sigurdsson hit the bar as the Swans shaded a first half in which the visitors were denied a penalty for an apparent foul on Robert Snodgrass.The hosts dominated possession after the break but Hull substitute Shaun Maloney struck from close range.Abel Hernandez added a second in injury time to take the Tigers, still without a permanent manager, up to third.

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Victor Wanyama’s first goal for Tottenham gave them all three points against Crystal Palace.The Kenyan midfielder headed home from a corner with eight minutes to go.Spurs had the better of the chances in a tight game with Vincent Janssen shooting wide after being played through by sub Dele Alli.Palace’s best chance fell to Yohan Cabaye but the Frenchman blasted over from 12 yards. Alan Pardew’s side have now lost their opening two games.

Diego Costa scored the winner for the second game in a row as Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford at Vicarage Road.Etienne Capoue had put the Hornets ahead on 56 minutes as the hosts looked in control of the game.But substitute Michy Batshuayi equalised with his first goal for Chelsea since his £33m move.Then Costa ran on to substitute Cesc Fabregas’ pass and slid the ball under Heurelho Gomes with three minutes left.

Gareth Barry’s close-range header secured Ronald Koeman’s first victory as Everton manager as they came from a goal down to win at West Brom.The home side went in front inside 10 minutes as Gareth McAuley headed in a Craig Gardner corner at the far post.Everton carried more threat once Romelu Lukaku came on as a first-half substitute, and Kevin Mirallas rolled in an equaliser just before the break.Barry then forced the ball in after Mason Holgate’s touch from a corner.


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