Premier League Review: Chelsea Stay Top; Sunderland Bottom Again; United’s Worst Ever Start To A League Campaign

Chelsea came from a goal down to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening and hand Spurs their first domestic defeat of the season.

Christian Eriksen put the north-Londoners ahead before goals from Pedro and Victor Moses helped Antonio Conte’s men stay top of the league.

Manchester City were top albeit momentarily, after Sergio Aguero’s double proved pivotal away to Burnley in the weekend’s early kick-off.

Dean Marney put Burnley ahead before Aguero scored either side of half-time to put City top and see his own personal tally go to double figures for the season.

Liverpool then joined City soon after despite having to wait til the 75th minute to break the deadlock against Sunderland, through striker Divock Origi.

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Divock Origi celebrates as he gives Liverpool a 1-0 lead over Sunderland during their Premier League tie on Saturday

James Milner then converted a 91st minute penalty to ensure maximum points and send David Moyes’s men back to the bottom after just one week.

Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home to West Ham to officially record their worst ever start to a Premier League campaign.

Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands for the second time in three home games as Irish International keeper Darren Randolph survived a second-half onslaught from United to help his side gain a valuable point at Old Trafford.

Speaking after the game Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera hammered home the frustration being felt at the club.

“I dont know what we have to do to win one game” said the Spaniard. “We created more chances than our opponents, their keeper was the best player for them again”

Swansea manager Bob Bradley has recorded his first win since he took charge of the club in a 5-4 thriller at home to Crystal Palace.

Palace were ahead heading into injury time before Spaniard Fernando Llorente scored twice to lift his side off the bottom.

Arsenal remain in touching distance of the top following a routine 3-1 victory over Bournemouth at the Emirates. Alexis Sanchez scored twice to help the gunners stay three points off leaders Chelsea.

Two Alvaro Negredo goals was not enough for Middlesbrough away to Leicester, as Riyad Mahrez’s 94th minute penalty rescued a 2-2 draw.

Ronald Koeman’s return to St. Mary’s ended in defeat as Everton were beaten 1-0 by Southampton thanks to a first minute Charlie Austin goal.

19- year-old Saints debutant, Josh Sims put in a man of the match performance as his side picked up their first win in 5 games.

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Josh Sims gets on the ball for Southampton during his Premier League debut against Everton on Sunday

Hull and West Brom drew 1-1 on Saturday while Charlie Adam scored the only goal of the game as Stoke City beat Watford.

William Dunne

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