West Ham United 2 – 3 Tottenham Hotspur
Burnley 0 – 0 Huddersfield Town
Everton 2 – 1 AFC Bournemouth
Manchester City 5 – 0 Crystal Palace
Southampton 0 – 1 Manchester United
Stoke City 0 – 4 Chelsea
Swansea City 1 – 2 Watford
Leicester City 2 – 3 Liverpool
Alvaro Morata scored his first Chelsea hat-trick as the champions began life without Diego Costa with a 4-0 win at Stoke.
Morata struck inside 80 seconds at the bet365 Stadium to give Antonio Conte’s men the lead before Pedro punished an error from Darren Fletcher to add a fine second on the half hour.
Stoke, missing three of their four first-choice defenders, were put the sword after the break as Morata doubled his tally on 77 minutes before completing his treble with a close-range finish eight minutes from time.
The victory maintains Chelsea’s 100 per cent away record this season and lifts them up to third in the Premier League behind the Manchester clubs.
Stoke remain 15th after a fifth game in all competitions without victory.
- Manchester City 5 – 0 Crystal Palace
Raheem Sterling scored twice as Manchester City cruised to a 5-0 victory over Crystal Palace, who are still yet to score.
City were only top alphabetically before kick-off, but now lead neighbours Manchester United on goal difference after continuing a prolific start to the new campaign that has seen them score 22 goals in their past five matches.
Leroy Sane broke the deadlock with a stylish goal that saw him gallop into the area and lift David Silva’s pass over the head of the hapless Scott Dann before prodding home.
At that stage Palace still had hope, but that evaporated at the beginning of the second half thanks to two Raheem Sterling goals in the space of eight minutes. Sterling made it 2-0 when he met a peach of a cross from Sane and then ended the game as a contest when he fired home Aguero’s pull-back from close range.
Aguero, needing three goals to pass Eric Brook and become City’s record scorer, joined the party with 11 minutes to go when he nodded home another Sane delivery.
Substitute Fabian Delph completed the rout to punish Palace further with a fierce strike into the top corner before the end.
It completed a miserable second-half for Palace, who become the first side in English Football League history to lose their first six games of the season without scoring.
It is now 630 minutes – or seven full games – since Crystal Palace last scored a Premier League goal, on 14 May.
In that time, City have scored 29 league goals in eight matches, and show no sign of stopping – whoever is in their lineup.
- Southampton 0 – 1 Manchester United
Romelu Lukaku continued his fine goalscoring form for Manchester United to give them a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Lukaku scored his eighth goal in eight games for United after 20 minutes, converting a rebound after his initial header was saved by Fraser Forster.
Saints piled on the pressure in the second half, going close through Oriol Romeu on two occasions, and Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands in the final minute of stoppage-time for venturing onto the pitch, but United held on for a vital three points.
- Leicester City 2 – 3 Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho scored a stunner in a chaotic 3-2 win over Leicester on Saturday.
The victory broke a run of four games without a win in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp’s men but they were indebted to Simon Mignolet, who saved a Jamie Vardy penalty with 20 minutes remaining.
Coutinho’s sensational free-kick came after Mohamed Salah’s opener which put Liverpool firmly in control until Shinji Okazaki scrambled home from close range just before the break.
Jordan Henderson looked to have made the game safe for the Reds midway through the second half but Vardy took just 90 seconds to hit back.
Leicester were rampant and missed a glorious chance to level it up three minutes later when Mignolet denied Vardy from 12 yards.
Leicester knocked Liverpool out of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday but Klopp’s men were fast out of the blocks back in Premier League waters.
- West Ham United 2 – 3 Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham beat West Ham 3-2 in the Premier League on Saturday, surviving a red card and a late home fightback.
Kane’s header and low strike gave the visitors a 2-0 half-time lead before midfielder Christian Eriksen fired home the third in the 60th minute.
The Hammers had been disjointed and jaded to that point, but five minutes later Mexico forward Javier Hernandez nodded in from close range.
Tottenham wing-back Serge Aurier was then shown a second yellow card 20 minutes from time for a late tackle on Andy Carroll.
West Ham made their numerical advantage count when Cheikhou Kouyate powered in a magnificent cross from substitute Arthur Masuaku with three minutes left.
However, the Hammers – who are 17th – failed to test the Spurs goal again as they lost for the fourth time in the league this season.
- Everton 2 – 1 AFC Bournemouth
Everton substitute Oumar Niasse’s two goals to turn defeat into victory against Bournemouth could prove a defining moment in the Toffees’ season, says boss Ronald Koeman.
The Blues were trailing to Joshua King’s sumptuous low 20-yard finish when Niasse was introduced in the 55th minute in place of Wayne Rooney, who had earlier been denied a penalty after being elbowed by Simon Francis.
Niasse hammered the equaliser from a pass by fellow substitute Tom Davies before hooking home the winner from close range at Goodison Park.
Instead of a fourth successive league defeat, Everton are up to 13th in the table after a second league win of the season.
Rooney was angry with referee Martin Atkinson for not punishing Francis and made his feelings known as he went off for treatment with blood pouring from a facial cut.
Jermain Defoe should have made it 2-0 soon after King’s opener but was denied by Everton keeper Jordan Pickford. The Cherries remain 19th in the table – one point from safety.
- Swansea City 1 – 2 Watford
Richarlison’s late winner helped Watford edge past Swansea 2-1 and record a third successive Premier League victory away from home.
Andre Gray’s first goal for Watford handed the visitors a deserved lead before Tammy Abraham responded after the break.
And with both teams going for the victory late on, Richarlison capitalised on some lax Swansea defending to steal all three points for the Hornets in the 90th minute.
Defeat for Swansea is their third on the spin at the Liberty Stadium, while Watford – who have now won three top-flight games in a row for the first time in their history – move up to fifth in the table.
- Burnley 0 – 0 Huddersfield Town
Burnley and Huddersfield played out a drab goalless draw at Turf Moor with both sides lacking the quality they have shown this season.
Chris Wood came closest to breaking the deadlock with his first-half effort from Stephen Ward’s cross but the former Leeds striker headed wide.
Huddersfield were the better side in the second period and had the better chances as Tom Ince fired wide from 25 yards after substitute Rajiv van La Parra had shot tamely at Nick Pope.