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12 Aug 2019, 00:14 IST
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Manchester United’s gamers have fun towards Chelsea

Manchester United kicked off their Premier League season in model with a 4-Zero victory over Chelsea at Previous Trafford on Sunday.

The ultimate sport of the weekend noticed United run out comfy winners on Frank Lampard’s bow as Chelsea head coach, with Marcus Rashford scoring twice.

Arsenal additionally made a optimistic begin to the 2019-20 marketing campaign as they edged out Newcastle United 1-Zero at St James’ Park, whereas the conflict between Midlands rivals Leicester Metropolis and Wolves completed goalless.

That sport was not with out its controversy, although, with VAR enjoying a giant half within the end result.



Regardless of beginning the match slowly and by no means actually hitting prime gear, United put 4 unanswered targets previous Chelsea in a outcome that may be thought-about a press release of intent.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer began two of his new signings – Aaron Wan-Bissaka and the world’s most costly defender Harry Maguire – earlier than bringing Daniel James on as a second-half substitute.

Rashford opened the scoring for the hosts from the penalty spot towards the run of play, after being introduced down by Kurt Zouma.

Chelsea struck the body of the aim by means of Tammy Abraham and Emerson Palmieri both facet of Rashford’s opener. Nonetheless, the sport quickly slipped away from them following the interval as Anthony Martial rounded off a swift counter-attack and Rashford slotted house a 3rd within the house of 95 seconds.

Debutant James accomplished the scoring to depart Lampard’s males within the relegation zone for the primary time since September 30, 2000. It was Chelsea’s greatest top-flight defeat to United in 54 years.


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang picked up from the place he left off final season by scoring the one aim of the sport as Arsenal claimed a 1-Zero win in Steve Bruce’s first aggressive match answerable for Newcastle.

A sport of few clear-cut possibilities was settled by final time period’s joint-Golden Boot winner, who made probably the most of some slack defending – loanee Jetro Willems being most at fault – to punish United with just below an hour performed.

Arsenal, who named new signings David Luiz, Nicolas Pepe, Emiliano Martinez and Dani Ceballos on the bench, noticed out the ultimate half an hour to match their away clear sheets tally from the entire of final time period in a satisfying outcome for Unai Emery.



Two sides tipped to presumably gatecrash the established prime six this season confronted off on the King Energy Stadium, with Leicester and Wolves sharing the spoils.

Dendoncker thought he had scored the one aim of the match after bundling in from a nook early within the second half, nevertheless it was dominated out as VAR official Jon Moss noticed a handball from Willy Boly within the build-up.

Raul Jimenez additionally got here near scoring for Wolves, who have been in motion three days on from a 4,000-mile spherical journey to Armenia for a Europa League qualifier, however his deflected shot was handled by Kasper Schmeichel.