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EPL Wrap: Man City bounce back

Posted: 1 September 2018 Time: 16:49

Chelsea made it four wins from four matches, while Wolverhampton Wanderers claimed their first win of the seson in Saturday's Premier League action.

Manchester City 2-1 Newcastle United

Manchester City bounced back from the draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers to beat Newcastle United.

The Citizens went ahead after seven minutes through Raheem Sterling's impressive finish, before Deandre Yedlin levelled matters after 27 minutes.

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The winning goal arrived midway through the second thanks to a superb long-range effort from Kyle Walker.

Chelsea 2-0 Bournemouth

Chelsea kept the pressure on leaders Liverpool by continuing with their unbeaten start to the season with four wins on the spin.

After a goalless first half, goals from Pedro on 72 minutes and Eden Hazard in the final minutes helped the Blues shrug off the Cherries challenge.

Brighton and Hove Albion 2-2 Fulham

A double from Glenn Murray in either half helped Brighton to a 2-2 draw at home to the promoted Fulham.

Brighton recovered after going a goal in the first half and did so again late on with Murray converting from the spot to force a draw.

Fulham hit the ground running with a strike from Andre Schurrle before veteran Aleksandr Mitrovic added a second though it wasn’t enough for a victory.

Everton 1-1 Huddersfield

Everton rallied from a goal down to force a 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield to continue their improved campaign under Marco Silva.

Philip Billing gave the visitors the lead on 34 minutes, but a header from youngster Dominic Calvert-Lewin ensured the Toffees walk away with a point.

West Ham United 0-1 Wolves

West Ham United’s woeful start to the season continued after Wolves left it late at the London Stadium in an uneventful encounter.

Substitute Adama Traore came off the bench to hit the winner for Wolves at the death to leave them with all the points.

The Hammers as a consequence remain rock bottom, with four losses on the bounce while Wolves surge up slightly.

Crystal Palace 0-2 Southampton

Crystal Palace were made to pay for a host of missed chances at home to Southampton. The result gave Mark Hughes side the perfect momentum ahead of the international break.

It took a second-half performance from Danny Ings and an added time finish from Pierre-Emile Hojberg to seal the victory.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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