Date: 15th September 2015 at 9:17am
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Manchester United bounced back from their first defeat of the season with a 3-1 over fierce rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Daley Blind gave United the lead before Ander Herrera netted a penalty after he was brought down by Joe Gomez. Christian Benteke pulled one back with a sensational overhead kick but Anthony Martial came off the bench to seal the win with a brilliant solo goal on his debut.

12th September 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Liverpool - Anthony Martial of Man Utd celebrates after scoring their 3rd goal - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Anthony Martial

Defending champions Chelsea continued their miserable start to the season as they were beaten 3-1 by Everton at Goodison Park thanks to a Steven Naismith hat-trick.

The Scot came off the bench early in the game to strike twice in five minutes to put the hosts two up, before a thunderous Nemanja Matic strike reduced the deficit. However, Naismith would complete his hat-trick late in the second half to condemn Jose Mourinho’s men to a third defeat, the same they suffered the whole of last term, in six league matches.

12th September 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Everton v Chelsea - Steven Naismith of Everton celebrates after scoring their 1st goal - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Steven Naismith

Manchester City made it five wins from five along with five clean sheets this season with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

Substitute Kelechi Iheanacho netted the winner in stoppage time with a tap-in after Alex McCarthy spilled Samir Nasri’s shot.

Leicester came from 2-0 down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 at the King Power Stadium and continue their unbeaten start.

Strikes from Jack Grealish and Carles Gil put the visitors ahead midway through the second half. However, Ritchie De Laet flicked in from a corner before Jamie Vardy poked in from close range to level things up. Then, in the last minute of normal time, substitute Nathan Dyer – making his debut – bravely got his head to a Riyad Mahrez cross before Brad Guzan to seal all three points.

Arsenal beat Stoke 2-0 at the Emirates to keep the visitors winless this season. Goals from Theo Walcott in the first half and Olivier Giroud in the second ensured the Gunners eased to a routine win.

In the battle of the newly promoted sides it was Norwich who beat Bournemouth 3-1 at Carrow Road.

Cameron Jerome gave the home side the lead before Wes Hoolahan doubled the advantage. Matt Jarvis netted the third on his debut before Steve Cook scored a late consolation for the Cherries.

On Monday night, West Ham coasted to a 2-0 win over Newcastle at Upton Park for their first home victory of the season.

Dimitri Payet netted both goals early in each half for the Hammers, to leave Steve McLaren’s men without a win so far this season.

14 September 2015 - Barclays Premier League - West Ham v Newcastle United - Dimitri Payet of West Ham celebrates scoring his 2nd goal - Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

Dimitri Payet

Spurs got their first win of the season with a 1-0 triumph over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

Ryan Mason scored the winner in the final 10 minutes after a lovely flowing move saw him sent through to poke the ball past Costel Pantilimon.

Watford secured their first victory of the season with a 1-0 over Swansea to end the visitors’ unbeaten start.

Odion Ighalo netted the only goal with a finish from close range after a Troy Deeney knock down, and the Hornets held on, despite seeing Valon Behrami sent off soon after the goal.

West Brom and Southampton had a goalless bore draw at the Hawthorns, where Jay Rodriguez had the best chance of the game, heading wide from a Dusan Tadic’s cross.

Player of the Week: Steven Naismith (Everton)
Team of the Week: Leicester
Goal of the Week: Christian Benteke (Liverpool)

 
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