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English Premier League Points Standings, Scores: Week 2

LONDON, Sporting Alert – The scores, results and table standings in the 2016/17 English Premier League after Week 2, following the games that concluded this past weekend, Aug. 21.

Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Hull City all secured their second successive wins in the new season, but Liverpool fell on the road and Arsenal failed to get on the scoresheet at defending champion Leicester City.

MANCHESTER CLUBS EARLY LEADERS

The early leaders after two weeks of battles are Manchester City and Manchester United, which both have six points from two opening game wins.

Manchester City ended Week 2 at the top of the EPL table standings, after hammering Stoke City 4-1 on the road on Saturday, with Sergio Agüero and new signing Nolito each scoring a brace for the Citizens, who have now scored six goals in two games and have a goal difference of +4 .

Meanwhile, Manchester United secured an impressive 2-0 win over Southampton on Friday night, with summer recruit Zlatan Ibrahimovic scoring both goals to hand manager Jose Mourinho his first victory at Old Trafford.

With the win on Friday night, the Red Devils also go to six points from two games, also with a goal difference of +4.

There were also back-to-back wins for Chelsea and Hull City.

Diego Costa scored the winner for the second game in a row and the Blues came from behind to edge Watford on the road. Michy Batshuayi netted the other goal for Antonio Conte’s side, which had trailed at Vicarage Road after Etienne Capoue gave the host the lead in the 55th minute.

Chelsea finished Week 2 in fourth place.

Hull City, still struggling to put together a first team of senior players and proper substitutes, extended its good start to the season to two games, after topping Swansea City 2-0 at Liberty Stadium.

Second half goals from Shaun Maloney and Abel Hernández, who netted two minutes in stoppage time, secured back-to-back three points for the Tigers, who moved up to third in the league standings.

Also picking up wins in the English Premier League and advancing up the EPL table standings were new boys Middlesbrough, Everton, Tottenham and West Ham United.

Leicester City and Arsenal finished 0-0 at King Power Stadium and manager Arsene Wenger was booed at the end of the game, with the Gunners fans demanding that he makes new signings before the window closes.

Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth are the early teams in the drop zone after they failed to score a win in two weeks of action.

English Premier League Scores and Results

Sunday, August 21
Sunderland 1 Middlesbrough 2
West Ham United 1 Bournemouth 0

Saturday, August 20
Burnley 2 Liverpool 0
Leicester City 0 Arsenal 0
Stoke City 1 Manchester City 4
Swansea City 0 Hull City 2
Tottenham Hotspur 1 Crystal Palace 0
Watford 1 Chelsea 2
West Bromwich Albion 1 Everton 2

Friday, August 19
Manchester United 2 Southampton 0

English Premier League Table Standings
Standings P W D L F A Pts
1 Manchester City 2 2 0 0 6 2 6
2 Manchester United 2 2 0 0 5 1 6
3 Hull City 2 2 0 0 4 1 6
4 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 4 2 6
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5 Everton 2 1 1 0 3 2 4
5 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 3 2 4
7 Tottenham Hotspur 2 1 1 0 2 1 4
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8 Burnley 2 1 0 1 2 1 3
9 West Bromwich Albion 2 1 0 1 2 2 3
9 West Ham United 2 1 0 1 2 2 3
11 Liverpool 2 1 0 1 4 5 3
12 Swansea City 2 1 0 1 1 2 3
13 Arsenal 2 0 1 1 3 4 1
14 Watford 2 0 1 1 2 3 1
15 Leicester City 2 0 1 1 1 2 1
16 Southampton 2 0 1 1 1 3 1
17 Stoke City 2 0 1 1 2 5 1
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18 Sunderland 2 0 0 2 2 4 0
19 Crystal Palace 2 0 0 2 0 2 0
20 Bournemouth 2 0 0 2 1 4 0

REPORTING BY JEFF-BRODRICKS

Just like James, Jeff works hard at providing the best possible news and reports for football fans. Some of his work includes getting starting lineups and scores in England and around Europe.

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