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Nobby’s week 5 in review

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imageWe had three teams with a 100% record before the break and now there is only one after Pep’s City beat Jose’s United 2-1 at Old Trafford. Pep Guardiola emerged victorious from his first Premier League battle with old adversary Jose Mourinho as Manchester City secured a fully deserved win in a frantic Old Trafford derby.

Chelsea had to fight back to take a point at Swansea in an entertaining Sunday game. Harry Kane ended a nine-match goal drought as Tottenham cruised to a comfortable win which kept Stoke bottom of the Premier League.

At The Emirates Santi Cazorla’s stoppage-time penalty gave Arsenal a dramatic victory over a determined Southampton side, who were unfortunate to leave with nothing.

Leicester are struggling to make the same impact as last season and were roundly stuffed by Liverpool, who easily beat the Premier League champions on the eve of their Champions League debut 4-1 in their first home game of the season due to the construction of a new stand.

The most incredible performance of the weekend, which wins the Nobby’s Nuts award was by Watford. The Hornets came from 2-0 down to beat West Ham 4-2.

Callum Wilson’s superb late goal earned Bournemouth victory over West Brom 1-0, their first Premier League win of the season. Robert Snodgrass scored a 95th-minute free-kick to rescue a point for Hull City at Burnley. The midfielder curled in from 20 yards following Ben Mee’s foul on Tom Huddlestone. Steven Defour had scored a belter for the Clarets earlier.

Middlesbrough’s unbeaten start to the season came to an end as Crystal Palace claimed their first win of the new campaign with victory at the Riverside.

That tentative top 6 looks very ominous with only Hull showing any beacon of hope that the title will not be kept away from the big boys for another season. Here were week 5’s results:

Sunday Sept 11th
Swansea 2-2 Chelsea

Saturday Sept 10th
Man Utd 1-2 Man C
Arsenal 2-1 Southampton
Bournemouth 1-0 WBA
Burnley 1-1 Hull
Middlesbrough 1-2 C Palace
Stoke 0-4 Tottenham
Liverpool 4-1 Leicester
West Ham 2-4 Watford

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