Arsenal underlined their credentials as real Premier League title contenders with a 3-1 win over arch rivals Tottenham, whereas Chelsea’s dramatic 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace gave Graham Potter his first success as Blues boss on Saturday. Because the Premier League returned with a bang after the worldwide break, Liverpool have been rocked by Brighton ahead Trossard’s hat-trick in a 3-3 draw at Anfield. However it was Arsenal who stole the highlight as ‘s facet made it seven wins from eight league video games, shifting them 4 factors clear on the prime of the desk.
put Arsenal forward early within the first half of the north London derby on the Emirates Stadium.
equalised with a penalty however third-placed Tottenham imploded after the interval as ‘s mistake allowed Jesus to revive Arsenal’s lead.
Tottenham defenderRoyal was despatched off for an unpleasant foul on earlier than ‘s objective ensured Arsenal would avenge the 3-0 defeat in opposition to their hated neighbours final season that value them a Champions League place.
Ending Tottenham’s 13-match unbeaten run within the league was a major assertion of intent from Arsenal.
“They have been phenomenal. We went from it and we created nice power within the stadium and deserved to win the sport,” Arteta stated.
“We have been free, brave and courageous. That is what we demand from the gamers.”
At Selhurst Park, Chelsea left it late to offer Potter his first win in his second match since arriving from Brighton to interchange the sacked Thomas Tuchel.
Chelsea, who drew 1-1 with RB Salzburg within the Champions League in Potter’s first recreation, suffered a nightmare begin on seven minutes as Wesley Fofana squandered possession and Jordan Ayew fed Odsonne Edouard to fireplace into the highest nook.
Chelsea defenderescaped a purple card when he was solely booked for stopping Ayew’s assault by intentionally dealing with.
Gallagher strikes late
Silva made probably the most of that escape as he offered the help for‘s thirty eighth minute equaliser.
The Brazilian headed the ball in direction of Aubameyang and he let it bounce throughout his physique earlier than swivelling to fireplace a half-volley into the underside nook from simply inside the world.
It was Aubameyang’s first Chelsea objective since signing from Barcelona on switch deadline day.
Conor Gallagher, who spent final season on mortgage at Palace, received it for Chelsea in stoppage-time when the substitute curled a wonderful end into the highest nook.
“To be a objective down and are available away with three factors is incredible, so credit score to the gamers,” Potter stated.
“There’s character, that is for positive. They might’ve felt sorry for themselves after conceding the objective however they stood up all through.”
Potter’s substitute at Brighton, former Shakhtar Donetsk bossDe Zerbi, loved a memorable introduction to the Premier League.
Trossard fired Brighton forward inside 4 minutes after punishing sloppy Liverpool defending.
With Liverpool in disarray, the Belgian ahead struck once more within the 18th minute.
gave Liverpool a thirty third minute lifeline when he turned in ‘s flick.
And Firmino grabbed Liverpool’s leveller with a 54th minute objective because the Brazilian side-stepped his marker to transform Luis Diaz’s move.
Jurgen Klopp’s males seemed to have accomplished an epic comeback within the 63rd minute when Albion keeperSanchez punched a nook that hit Adam Webster and deflected into his personal web.
However Trossard sealed his treble with a close-range end from Kaoru Mitoma’s cross to silence Anfield with seven minutes left.
“We might have received however would we’ve got deserved it? I am unsure,” Klopp stated.
“Confidence is just a little flower and when somebody stamps on it, it is actually tough.”
Newcastle ended their six-match winless run within the league as Eddie Howe’s males swept to a 4-1 rout of 10-man Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Bournemouth and Brentford shared a goalless draw at Dean Courtroom.
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