Chelsea’s barren run in front of goal continued for the third consecutive game as they failed to score against Leicester City, squandering the chance to go second on the table. Tottenham Hotspur returned to winning ways as they thrashed Everton 4-0 with Harry Kane becoming their record goalscorer.
Chelsea 0-0 Leicester City
But, the Blues failed to take an advantage of a 10-man opponent and the mercurial Eden Hazard was seen taken off early after failing to make any clear-cut chances whatsoever. Marcos Alonso tried a late resurgence from the free-kick that was deviated away by Kasper Schmeichel, which was the closest Chelsea got to the goal. The Blues now sit
Huddersfield Town 1-4 West Ham United
The Hammers extended their unbeaten streak in the Premier League to four games on Saturday as they ran riot over promoted side Huddersfield Town with a 4-1 win. Despite the hosts making a more lively start with their attacking trio of Rajiv van La Parra, Tom Ince, and Lolley looking a genuine threat, it was the London club who drew first blood in the 25th minute with Mark Noble scoring from a defensive mistake by Joe Lolley following Lossl's short goal kick.
Though Lolley soon made amends for it with a superb curling effort past Adrian in the 40th minute, Marko Arnautovic ensured that the Terriers didn’t get to capitalize on it. The Austrian scored 30 seconds into the second half as he got at the end of a Cheikhou Kouyate pass to restore the lead for West Ham. He turned provider ten minutes later as Manuel Lanzini increased the lead to two goals and take the result beyond doubt. The pair combined again after ten minutes for the final goal as the game ended 4-1.
Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Everton
Despite not having the best of starts in the first half, Spurs managed to go a goal up as Son Heung-Min scored in the 26th minute from a Serge Aurier cross after Everton’s
However, the Lilywhites didn’t leave anything to fate in the second-half as Harry Kane scored twice in the 47th and 59th minute. The first one came following a lovely interplay with Son, while the second one was a low cross by Eric Dier, as Kane became Tottenham's all-time leading goal scorer. The icing on the cake was provided by Eriksen who latched on to a subtle
Crystal Palace 1-0 Burnley
Newcastle United 1-1 Swansea City
Watford 2-2 Southampton
West Bromwich Albion 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion