English Premier League Standings, Results In Week 1: Aug 14

English Premier League Standings and Results In Week 1 after the games that were played on Sunday. Manchester United were most impressive with a 4-0 win over West Ham United and Romelu Lukaku bagged a brace.

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Lukaku Romelu scores two goals for Manchester United against West Ham United

LONDON, Sporting Alert — English Premier League standings and results from the matches played after Week 1 on Sunday, August 13.

Title chasers Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham all scored impressive victories and kept clean sheets in their Week 1 fixtures.

However, defending champion Chelsea were beaten by Burnley, an unsettled Liverpool drew with Watford, while Arsenal were all over the place in their seven-goal thriller against Leicester City.

Manchester United scored the biggest and most notable win in the opening round with Romelu Lukaku netting a brace on his debut in a 4-0 positive result over West Ham United.

Lukaku opened the scoring for Manchester United at Old Trafford and then made it 2-0 in the second half on Sunday.

Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba rounded out the scoring as the Red Devils raced to the top of the English Premier League standings on goal scored.

Also on Sunday, Tottenham picked up a 2-0 victory at Newcastle United, who had to play all but four minutes of the second half with 10-man after midfielder Jonjo Shelvey was sent off for yet another stupid act.

The Newcastle captain was dismissed in the 49th minute for stamping on the foot of Tottenham’s Dele Alli right in front of the referee.

Alli and Ben Davies netted the goals for Spurs.

Meanwhile, Manchester City beat new boys Brighton and Hove Albion 2-0 to start their season with a victory, while newcomers Huddersfield Town stunned Crystal Palace 3-0 on the road.

Picking up wins in Week 1 as well were Arsenal, following a thrilling 4-3 victory over Leicester City on Friday, Wayne Rooney scored the only goal for Everton in the 1-0 win against Stoke City, while West Bromwich Albion edged Bournemouth 1-0.

In other results, defending champions Chelsea fell 3-2 to Burnley and finished the game with nine-players, while Watford held Liverpool 3-3 and Southampton and Swansea City ended 0-0.

English Premier League Standings, Results In Week 1

Sunday, August 13

Manchester United 4 West Ham United 0
Newcastle United 0 Tottenham Hotspur 2

Saturday, August 12

Brighton and Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 2
Chelsea 2 Burnley 3
Crystal Palace 0 Huddersfield Town 3
Everton 1 Stoke City 0
Southampton 0 Swansea City 0
Watford 3 Liverpool 3
West Bromwich Albion 1 Bournemouth 0

Friday, August 11

Arsenal 4 Leicester City 3

Standings P W D L F A Pts

1 Manchester United 1 1 0 0 4 0 3
2 Huddersfield Town 1 1 0 0 3 0 3
3 Manchester City 1 1 0 0 2 0 3
3 Tottenham Hotspur 1 1 0 0 2 0 3
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5 Arsenal 1 1 0 0 4 3 3
6 Burnley 1 1 0 0 3 2 3
7 Everton 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
7 West Bromwich Albion 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
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9 Liverpool 1 0 1 0 3 3 1
9 Watford 1 0 1 0 3 3 1
11 Southampton 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
11 Swansea City 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
13 Leicester City 1 0 0 1 3 4 0
14 Chelsea 1 0 0 1 2 3 0
15 Bournemouth 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
15 Stoke City 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
17 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 0 0 1 0 2 0
17 Newcastle United 1 0 0 1 0 2 0
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19 Crystal Palace 1 0 0 1 0 3 0
20 West Ham United 1 0 0 1 0 4 0

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