Chelsea beat Arsenal in London derby thriller

CHELSEA moved to the top of the fledgling Premier League table
after a 3-2 victory over Arsenal.
The Blues had been odds-on to win their first home game under
MaurizioSarri, and were only 1-12 in-play after Pedro and Alvaro
Morata putthem 2-0 up after just 20 minutes.

But the Gunners were level by the break in an open contest, and
it took a strike from Marcus Alonso just nine minutes from the
end to seal the points.

West Ham prop up the Premier League table after they threw
away a half-time lead to lose 2-1 at home to Bournemouth.
Cardiff remain relegation favourites at just 8-15 after they
needed a late penalty save to hold ten-man Newcastle to a goalless
draw at home.

Huddersfield and Brighton, next in the drop betting, are in
action on Sunday and then it’s second-bottom Fulham at 11-4.

The Cottagers were beaten 3-1 by Tottenham at Wembley, where
Harry Kane netted the third for Spurs to get off the mark for the
season.

There were also first wins of the campaign for Everton and
Leicester.

Match in Focus

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Man City v Tottenham

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Man City have lost only once at home in the Premier League this season.
Expert verdict
Following their Champions League humdinger, Manchester City and Tottenham reconvene in the Premier League and the game is unlikely to be anywhere near as pulsating. With City not needing to press for early goals, they can play their usual free-flowing game and make it seven wins in nine matches against top-six opposition this season. Only one of those eight meetings so far have featured over 4.5 goals and punters should expect a narrow win for Pep Guardiola's side.

 

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