Here’s your weekend soccer round-up from the MTN 8 and English Premier League

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The English Premier League kicked off on Friday and over the weekend. All the teams took to the field to battle it out for 3 points and here’s how things panned out:

Man United vs West Ham (4-0)

New Manchester United No:9 Romelo Lukaku converted two goals on his first competitive match in the premier league, Anthony Martial scored the 3rd goal and Paul Pogba added the fourth. Man Utd won by 4-0 against West Ham and are top of the league.

Newcastle vs Tottenham (0-2)

Last season’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur claimed 3 points in their opening match against hosts Newcastle United. Playing with only 10 men, it was always gonna be a tough one for Newcastle.

Southampton vs Swansea City (0-0)

It was not the start Southampton FC hoped for after Saturday’s goalless draw against Swansea City FC.

West Bromwich vs Bournemouth (1-0)

West Bromwich will certainly be feeling extra confident going into their second match against Burnley FC at Turf Moor next weekend having won Saturday’s game.

Crystal Palace vs Huddersfield (0-3)

A newly promoted side Huddersfield FC fought their way to secure 3 points against Crystal Palace. A positive way to kick-off the premier league.

Everton vs Stoke City (1-0)

Former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney helped Everton FC to a win after scoring the only match goal right on halftime. What a return!!

Watford vs Liverpool (3-3)

Watford held Liverpool to a 3-3 draw. Among the scorers was Liverpool’s record signing Mohamed Salah.

Arsenal vs Leicester City (4-3)

Arsenal emerged victorious against the almighty foxes Leicester City in the opening game of the season 2017/2018.

Brighton vs Man City (0-2)

It was a comfortable win for Man City who enjoyed possession in their match against Brighton FC. City will hope to keep this run in their next game against Everton FC on August 21.

Chelsea vs Burnley FC (2-3)

Last season’s champions, Chelsea, got off to a bad start after losing their opening match to a formidable Burnley side.

MTN 8 results:

The games kicked off on Friday and matches continued over the weekend.

  • Bidvest Wits vs Golden Arrows (2-2 FT) (3-2 P)
  • Kaizer Chiefs vs Supersport United (0-1)
  • Cape Town City vs Polokwane City  (1-0)
  • Mamelodi Sundowns vs Maritzburg United (0-1)


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