EPL: Reds pip Saints at St Mary's

Southampton 1-2 Liverpool

Liverpool maintained their wiSnning start to the Premier League season with a 2-1 victory away to Southampton.

Sadio Mane broke the deadlock for the Reds on stroke of halftime with a stunning strike against his former side.

The win was sealed with 20 minutes remaining as Roberto Firmino skipped past one challenge before drilling the ball in to the bottom corner.

The Saints did pull a goal back through Danny Ings after an error from goalkeeper, but the Reds were able to see off a late charge to hold on for the win.

Aston Villa 1-2 Bournemouth

Bournemouth registered a second straight league win after defeating Aston Villa at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon.

The visitors raced in to an early lead through Joshua King's penalty in the second minute before Harry Wilson doubled the lead 10 minutes later.

Douglas Costa gave Villa hope after scoring a superb goal on 71 minutes, but the Cherries were able to hold out for the win.

Everton 1-0 Watford

Everton registered their first win of the season after edging past Watford 1-0 at Goodison Park.

Bernard's 10th minute strike was enough to seal the three points for Marco Silva's side.

Norwich City 3-1 Newcastle United

Norwich City got their first win of the season after thrashing Newcastle United 3-1 at Carrow Road.

Teemu Pukki stole the headlines on the day after netting a hat-trick, while Jonjo Shelvey bagged a late consolation for the Magpies.

Brighton and Hove Albion 1-1 West Ham United

Javier Hernandez's strike was cancelled out by Leandro Trossard as Brighton and West Ham played to a 1-1 draw at The American Express Community Stadium.
 

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