EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Football — As it happened...

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EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Football — As it happened...

That brings to the close of today's EPL football actions. Five matches, 14 goals and a send off, that of Adnan Januzaj after two yellow cards.

But today's big result was Watford's emphatic 3-1 win over visiting Manchester United. Other results are — Crystal Palace 4-1 Stoke City, Southampton 1-0 Swansea, and of course, Tottenham's 1-0 win over Black Cats.


After fifth round, all conquering Manchester City lead the points table with 15 points, followed by an unlikely Everton with 13. Both the teams are enjoying their respective best starts to a season.

Today's win helps Toons to third place, with all points, ahead of Arsenal by one point. Chelsea, beaten by Liverpool, are fifth.

The Reds themselves in the sixth place, ahead of traditional rivals United. Palace, Watford and West Brom made up the top-10.


Tottenham (Kane 59') 1 - 0 Sunderland: 10 minutes in to regulation full time, and Tottenham still lead by a solitary goal.

Both the teams have two changes each, Erik Lamela and  Ben Davies coming for Moussa Dembele and Eric Dier respectively for Toons; Duncan Watmore on for Steven Pienaar, and Wahbi Khazri for Jan Kirchhoff for the visitors.

Tottenham (Kane 59') 1 - 0 Sunderland: Reflecting Tottenham's domination, as many as four Sunderland players have been booked, latest being Didier Ndong in the 62nd minute.

Tottenham (Kane 59') 1 - 0 Sunderland: Still goal less at White Hart Lane. Sunderland have somehow managed to keep a clean slate against a dominating Tottenham team.

Toons have as many as 21 attempts on the goal, as against Black Cats' 3. Credit to Jordan Pickford, the visiting goalie.

But the goal came at the stroke of hour mark, with Harry Kane putting the ball inside the net. One defensive lapse, that's all.


Meanwhile, read how fans reacted to Wayne Rooney's performance against Watford HERE

Tottenham 0 - 0 Sunderland: 10 minutes into the first half, still no goals at White Hart Lane. Toons getting a complete control of proceedings so far,. already got three attempts, with one hitting the target against Black Cats' none.

And week 5's final fixture, between Tottenham and Sunderland. It has been a goal fest. 35 goals in nine games, and two red cards also.

FULL-TIME update:

Crystal Palace 4 - 1 Stoke City

Southampton 1 - 0 Swansea


Crystal Palace (Tomkins 9'; Dann 12'; McArthur 71'; Townsend 75') 4 - 1 (90+4' Arnautovic) Stoke City: Consolation goal for visitors. Too little, too late for Stoke.

Team sheets out for Tottenham vs Sunderland

Crystal Palace (Tomkins 9'; Dann 12'; McArthur 71'; Townsend 75') 4 - 0 Stoke City: Goal fest in Selhurst Park as Palace scored fourth goal, second inside four minutes as Andros Townsend finished good move by  finding the bottom right corner.

Crystal Palace (Tomkins 9'; Dann 12'; McArthur 71') 3 - 0 Stoke City: Another goal for Palace. James McArthur produced a clinical strike to give home side third goal.

Southampton (Austin 64') 1 - 0 Swansea: Charlie Austin scored from a rebound, into the top right corner, to give Saints a deserved lead against visiting Swans.

Southampton 0 - 0 Swansea: Into 55 minutes of play, but still goal less at St Mary's. But both the sides have made subs.

Crystal Palace (Tomkins 9'; Dann 12') 2 - 0 Stoke City: Alan Pardew has taken off goal scorer James Tomkins, for Damien Delaney in 46th minute.


Meanwhile, this is what Mourinho has to say about United's defeat at Watford

Southampton 0 - 0 Swansea: Fifteen minutes into first half, and it's nil-nil at St. Mary's. Saints enjoying better possession, but Swans have got two targets, one of which was on target.

Crystal Palace (Tomkins 9'; Dann 12') 2 - 0 Stoke City: Then, the lead doubled with Scott Dann scoring within two minutes of first goal.

Crystal Palace (Tomkins 9') 1 - 0 Stoke City: James Tomkins gave Crystal Palace a dream start, thanks to a Andros Townsend's delivery.

Mourinho's United suffered back-to-back defeats in the league. In the Manchester derby, last week, they were undone by City.

For Watford, it's a great win considering how suffered a league double blow last season to United.

United have now dropped six points in two matches, and are now sixth in the table. Watford have moved to eighth.


Watford (Capoue 34'; Zuniga 84'; Deeney 90+5') 3 - 1 (62' Rashford) Manchester United: PENALTY. Clumsy tackle by Marouane Fellaini, just in front of the United goal., to that man Juan Zuniga.

And Troy Deeney converted from the spot. That's killing.

Watford (Capoue 34'; Zuniga 84') 2 - 1 (62' Rashford) Manchester United: Another set of bookings, Troy Deeney for Watford and Marouane Fellaini for United in a space of two minutes. Two more minutes into regulation full time at Vicarage Road.

Watford (Capoue 34'; Zuniga 84') 2 - 1 (62' Rashford) Manchester United: Then came a goal, from Juan Zuniga with six minutes left in the match. Brilliant finish from the Colombian who just arrived couple of minutes ago. Super Sub.

Watford (Capoue 34') 1 - 1 (62' Rashford) Manchester United: Ten minutes into the regulation full time, but the score remains same. But United certainly have  increased the tempo, and in the last of their moves, Zlatan Ibrahimovic forced Watford goalie Heurelho Gomes to a brilliant save.

Moments ago, United's record signing Paul Pogba, and Watford's Miguel Cabrera and Jose Holebas were booked.

Watford (Capoue 34') 1 - 1 (62' Rashford) Manchester United: Brilliant play from Manchester United with wonder-boy Marcus Rashford finishing a good move from just outside the goal line. And just before the equaliser, United made their second SUB, Juan Mata on for Antonio Valencia.

Team sheets out for

Southampton vs Swansea City

Crystal Palace vs Stoke City

Watford (Capoue 34') 1 - 0 Manchester United: First SUB for Watford. Nordin Amrabat on for Daryl Janmaat, in the 51st minute. United have got their first sub, Ashley Young for Anthony Martial, in the first half itself, in the 38th minute.


Watford (Capoue 34') 1 - 0 Manchester United: Despite Jose Mourinho's United playing better and getting more chances, Watford have managed to score that all important goal. And it's Etienne Capoue, who made the difference, scoring in the 34 minute, from the edge of the box.


Here's how the #PL stands ahead of today's fixtures pic.twitter.com/aSII122ZnG

After a cracking Saturday, there are four matches lined-up including the big one between Watford and Manchester. Day's other fixtures are Southampton vs Swansea City, Crystal Palace Stoke City, Tottenham vs Sunderland.

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