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Vital View - Premier League - 19th-21st August 2017

Vital View - Premier League - 19th-21st August 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

For a second successive weekend Manchester United recorded a comfortable win in the end, seeing off a Swansea side, which had a decent record against United recently, 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium.

West Brom maintained a 100% start with a 1-0 victory at Burnley, who had such an impressive Turf Moor record last season, the stable for securing a Premier League place.

A narrow Liverpool win was secured over Crystal Palace, who headed to Anfield looking for a fourth successive victory on Merseyside, still seeking a first point under Ronald De Boer. Meanwhile, five goals were shared between Southampton, a club who struggled for home goals last season, and West Ham, edged 3-2 by the Saints at St Mary's.

Saturday's late kick off saw Arsenal slip up at Stoke - the Gunners losing 1-0 at the Bet365 Stadium.

A Championship fixture last season, of course a Premier League one this time round, but Sunday's Huddersfield v Newcastle meeting went the way of the Terriers, who made it two wins out of two. Meanwhile, Chelsea, also on Sunday, recovered from a shock opening day defeat to come away from Wembley with a victory over Tottenham.

Finally, a first Monday night game of the new campaign, it ended level at the Etihad Stadium, in more ways than one, as Manchester City and Everton played out a 1-1 draw - both sides finished with 10 men too.

Here's a round-up of the Premier League results.

Results

Saturday 19th August
Swansea City 4-0 Manchester United 12:30
Bournemouth 0-2 Watford 15:00
Burnley 0-1 West Bromwich Albion 15:00
Leicester City 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion 15:00
Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace 15:00
Southampton 3-2 West Ham United 15:00
Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal 17:30

Sunday 20th August
Huddersfield Town 1-0 Newcastle United 13:30
Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Chelsea 16:00

Monday 21st August
Manchester City 1-1 Everton 20:00

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday August 22 2017
Time: 8:00AM

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