It was a win for Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool in the English Premier League matchday 5 fixtures as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City were held by Southampton.
Premier League (EPL) News Round-Up For Today
Although it is too early to predict who will be the Champion of the English Premier League 2021/22 season nonetheless some teams have shown a glimpse of being champions after just five matches.
Over the weekend, defending Champion, Manchester City played a disappointing draw against visiting Southampton and now three points behind the current league leader, Chelsea who on Sunday thrashed London neighbour, Tottenham 3-0.
The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford suddenly made Man United become one of the favourites after scoring in all matches he had played since his arrival.
Ronaldo could not save his team from defeat against Young Boys in the Champions League as he continued his impressive goal-scoring form after putting his side on level against stubborn Westham United before Jesse Lingard grabbed the winning goal in a dramatic encounter.
Meanwhile, two German tacticians, Thomas Tuchel and Jurgen Klopp occupy the first and second position on the Premier League (EPL) table with their respective Clubs.
Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace 3-0 with Arsenal resurrection continues after recording two wins in two consecutive EPL games.
The Gunners currently sit in the 13th position with six points and are currently behind Leicester City on goal difference.
Brendan Rogers’ side continued their disappointing run in the Premier League losing 2-1 against Brighton & Hove Albion.
EPL League Table After Matchday 5
EPL Top Scorers After Matchaday 5
|Michail Antonio–West Ham United||4||3|
|Bruno Fernandes–Manchester United||4||0|
|Saïd Benrahma—West Ham United||3||2|
|Jamie Vardy–Leicester City||3||1|
|Cristiano Ronaldo–Manchester United||3||0|
|Neal Maupay–Brighton & Hove Albion||3||0|
Premier League EPL Matchday 6 Fixtures
SATURDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER
- Chelsea 12:30 Manchester City
- Manchester United 12:30 Aston Villa
- Everton 15:00 Norwich City
- Leeds United 15:00 West Ham United
- Leicester City 15:00 Burnley
- Watford 15:00 Newcastle United
- Brentford 17:30 Liverpool
SUNDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER
- Southampton 14:00 Wolverhampton Wanderers
- Arsenal16:30Tottenham Hotspur
MONDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER
- Crystal Palace 20:00 Brighton & Hove Albion