Manchester United were the stand-out team on Saturday as they thrashed Swansea 4-0 in their first away game of the season. Meanwhile Mexican Javier Hernandez netted a double for Hammers but in vain as Southampton did enough to register a 3-2 win.

Leicester City eased past Brighton with a comfortable 2-0 victory as Japanese forward Okazaki came intense as he got into the scoring sheet for the first time in the season. Vardy and Okazaki looked potentially lethal upfront in the setup.

Liverpool and West Brom also earned 3 points with respective victories against Crystal Palace and Burnley. Sadio Mane was the lone striker for Liverpool in the win while Hal Robson Kanu sealed the game for Albion.

Arsenal were handed their first defeat of the season by a new look Stoke City who edged past the gunners with the help of a good finish from new signing Jese Rodriguez who had a impressive first game in stoke jersey.

Results:

Swansea 0-4 Manchester United

Bournemouth 0-2 Watford

Burnley 0-1 West Bromwich Albion

Southampton 3-2 West Ham

Leicester City 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace

Arsenal 0-1 Stoke City

 

Premier League 2017-18 season table after Saturday action

 Pos        Team                    P             W            D             L              GD          Pts

1              Man Utd              2              2              0              0              8              6

2              West Brom         2              2              0              0              2              6

3              Watford               2              1              1              0              2              4

4              Liverpool             2              1              1              0              1              4

5              Southampton    2              1              1              0              1              4

6              Huddersfield      1              1              0              0              3              3

7              Man City              1              1              0              0              2              3

8              Tottenham         1              1              0              0              2              3

9              Leicester              2              1              0              1              1              3

10           Everton                1              1              0              0              1              3

11           Arsenal 2              1              0              1              0              3

12           Burnley                2              1              0              1              0              3

13           Stoke    2              1              0              1              0              3

14           Swansea              2              0              1              1              -4            1

15           Chelsea                1              0              0              1              -1            0

16           Newcastle           1              0              0              1              -2            0

17           Bournemouth   2              0              0              1              -3            0

18           Brighton               2              0              0              2              -4            0

19           Crystal Palace    2              0              0              2              -4            0

20           West Ham           2              0              0              2              -5            0

First Published | 20 August 2017 1:14 AM
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