What happened in the Premier League on the weekend?

first_imgElsewhere, Tottenham continued their 100% start under Jose Mourinho, but they suffered a late scare in their 3-2 victory over Bournemouth.Dele Alli struck twice and Moussa Sissoko made it three before Harry Wilson pulled two back for the visitors, including a fine free-kick.And Crystal Palace ended their five-match winless streak with a 2-0 victory at Burnley, with Wilfried Zaha and Jeffrey Schlupp on target for the Eagles.Meanwhile, in the late kick-off Watford squandered a one-goal lead to lose 2-1 at Southampton, with James Ward-Prowse’s glorious free-kick – which sealed all three points – reminiscent of something a certain David Beckham would have produced back in the day.SundayPierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Freddie Ljungberg’s first game in interim charge of Arsenal end in a 2-2 draw at Norwich, while Wolves and Sheffield United played out a 1-1 draw at Molineux.Leicester extended their Premier League winning run to six games with a 2-1 victory over Everton thanks to Kelechi Iheanacho’s 94th minute strike, which was initially ruled out for offside before VAR overturned it.Manchester United were held at home by Aston Villa in a 2-2 draw.  Jack Grealish scored a stunning early goal to break the deadlock. United levelled just before half-time when Marcus Rashford’s header hit the post and went in off goalkeeper Tom Heaton for an own goal and then after the break Victor Lindelof headed the hosts in front. However, the lead lasted just four minutes before Tyrone Mings sprung the offside trap to volley home unmarked.Premier League resultsNewcastle 2-2 Man CityBurnley 0-2 Crystal PalaceChelsea 0-1 West HamLiverpool 2-1 BrightonTottenham 3-2 BournemouthSouthampton 2-1 WatfordNorwich 2-2 ArsenalWolves 1-1 Sheffield UnitedLeicester City 2-1 EvertonManchester United 2-2 Aston Villa Earlier in the day, Man City dropped two points away at Newcastle and league-leaders Liverpool took full advantage with a 2-1 win over Brighton, although they made hard work of it.With the hosts seemingly cruising at 2-0 thanks to a double from Virgil van Dijk, Alisson saw red for handling outside the box and Lewis Dunk converted the resulting free-kick with some quick-thinking.And the Reds were forced to survive some late pressure to gain all three points and go 11 points clear of Man City and Leicester. Here’s what happened in the Premier League over the weekend…SaturdayWest Ham got one over on former player Frank Lampard by beating his wasteful Chelsea side 1-0 at Stamford Bridge, condemning them to back-to-back defeats in the Premier League.Lampard made five changes – naming Willian, N’Golo Kante and Cesar Azpilicueta on the bench – and the Blues paid the price as Aaron Cresswell struck to end a run of eight games without a win for the Hammers. Getty Images – Getty 2 2 AFP or licensors West Ham won against a heavily-changed Chelsea at Stamford Bridge Alisson saw red for a moment of madness last_img

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