EPL Gameweek 7: Saturday Football — As it happened...

Liverpool registered a come from behind victory at Swansea, which propelled Jurgen Klopp's side the second place in the league table.

Last Updated: Oct 01, 2016, 22:40 PM IST
EPL Gameweek 7: Saturday Football — As it happened...

Liverpool registered a come from behind victory at Swansea, which propelled Jurgen Klopp's side the second place in the league table.

Former champions Chelsea also win, at Hull City, to bring their season on the tract. But day's fixtures involving Sunderland-West Brom, Watford-Bournemouth and West Ham-Middlesbrough ended in draws.

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FULL-TIME UPDATE

West Ham (Payet 57') 1 - 1 (52' Stuani) Middlesbrough:
Hull City 0 - 2 (61' Willian; 67' Costa) Chelsea
Sunderland (van Aanholt 83') 1 - 1 (35' Chadli) West Brom
Watford (Deeney 50'; Success 65') 2 - 2 (32' Wilson; 62' King) Bournemouth


SECOND-HALF


Watford (Deeney 50'; Success 65') 2 - 2 (32' Wilson; 62' King) Bournemouth: Joshua King gave Bournemouth lead in the 62nd minute, but Watford found the second equaliser within three minutes, scored by Isaac Success.


Hull City 0 - 2 (61' Willian; 67' Costa) Chelsea: Then, Diego Costa doubled the lead within six minutes. Chelsea cruising.


Hull City 0 - 1 (61' Willian) Chelsea: The former Champions finally broke the Hull resistance with a Willian strike, from a Diego Costa assist.


West Ham 0 - 1 (52' Stuani) Middlesbrough: Christian Stuani scored from a Victor Fischer delivery to give the visiting team lead.


Watford (Deeney 50') 1 - 1 (Wilson 32') Bournemouth: Troy Deeney produced a clinical finish to give side the equaliser.



FIRST-HALF

Sunderland 0 - 1 (35' Chadli) West Brom: GOAL! Nacer Chadli scored for West Brom as the visitors take lead at Stadium of Light.


Watford 0 - 1 (Wilson 32') Bournemouth: GOAL! Callum Wilson scored for the visiting team at Vicarage Road.


Hull City 0 - 0 Chelsea: Dogged display from Hull City to deny Chelsea clear cut goal scoring opportunities. In fact, th lone attempt on goal came from Hull. And, it's already 20 minutes into the first half.


West Ham 0 - 0 Middlesbrough: Ten minutes into the first-half, and not much action.  But an early substitute for West Ham. Samuel Byram off, Alvaro Arbeloa on.


Team news

West Ham vs Middlesbrough

Hull City vs Chelsea

Sunderland vs West Brom

Watford vs Bournemouth



FULL-TIME UPDATE

Swansea (Fer 8') 1 - 2 (55' Firmino, 84' Milner) Liverpool: The match ended with a flurry of Swanse attacks, but Liverpool managed to thwart each of those moves, and they returned deserved winners.

Two results so far from gameweek 7. Everton hold Crystal Palace 1-1 at home early morning today, and now Liverpool beat Swansea 2-1.

Four matches today.


SECOND-HALF


Swansea (Fer 8') 1 - 2 (55' Firmino, 84' Milner) Liverpool: PENALTY! Reds persistence paid off with Roberto Firmino earning a penalty, thanks to a foul inside the box from Angel Rangel.

And James Milner slotted from the spot. His third penalty goal this season.


Swansea (Fer 8') 1 - 1 (55' Firmino) Liverpool: GOAL!  A lucky one for Liverpool. From some 25 yards, a free-kick from Philippe Coutinho hit the wall, deflecting towards Jordan Henderson, who had a go at the goal. But it was Roberto Firmino, who headed home the goal.


Swansea (Fer 8') 1 - 0 Liverpool: It's still Liverpool which is dominating the proceedings at Liberty Stadium, but the home side will be happy to just hang on there, after taking that that early lead.



In the day's first kick-off, Liverpool travel to Swansea. Then, there will be West Ham vs Middlesbrough, Hull City vs Chelsea, Sunderland vs West Brom, and  Watford vs Bournemouth.


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