LONDON – Romelu Lukaku prolonged his sizzling streak as Manchester United powered to a Four-Zero victory towards Crystal Palace, whereas Harry Kane impressed Tottenham’s Four-Zero demolition of Huddersfield on Saturday.
With Manchester Metropolis dealing with champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge afterward Saturday, United quickly moved to the highest of the Premier League as Lukaku scored his seventh purpose in his final six appearances.
Jose Mourinho’s males have now received six successive matches in all competitions and have dropped solely two factors from their first seven league video games. Metropolis should beat Chelsea to regain high spot from their Manchester rivals on purpose distinction.
Backside of the desk Palace arrived at Outdated Trafford as the primary English top-flight workforce to lose their first six video games with out scoring a single purpose. It took simply three minutes for United to breach Palace’s leaky defence when Juan Mata marked his 200th Premier League look together with his first purpose of the season, the Spanish winger ending emphatically from Marcus Rashford’s cross. Mourinho’s males struck once more within the 35th minute as Ashley Younger whipped a cross to the far put up, the place Marouane Fellaini stabbed house for his third purpose of the season. Fellaini wasn’t completed but and the Belgian midfielder headed United’s third from a Rashford free-kick within the 49th minute.
Within the 86th minute, Lukaku capped United’s fourth Four-Zero league win this time period when the Belgium striker scored his 11th purpose in 10 video games since his close-season transfer from Everton. “Three factors and an excellent efficiency. We began robust and completed robust,” Mourinho stated. “We rotated after enjoying within the Champions League. The gamers’ mentality allowed me to try this. The momentum is nice and the gamers are joyful and assured.”
On the John Smith’s Stadium, Kane’s masterclass ensured Tottenham cruised to their greatest win of the season. Kane hit a hat-trick when Tottenham beat APOEL Nicosia within the Champions League in midweek and the England striker demolished Huddersfield to take his tally to 11 objectives in his final six appearances.
He opened the scoring with a medical strike within the ninth minute and Ben Davies added Tottenham’s second seven minutes later. Kane’s excellent curling effort within the 23rd minute made it three earlier than Moussa Sissoko added a 90th-minute fourth as Mauricio Pochettino’s facet stored in contact with the leaders.
Tottenham have received six of their final seven matches in all competitions and Pochettino stated: “Harry Kane is in a tremendous second. He’s scoring objectives, his power is incredible.”
“We deserved the victory. We dominated the sport and that is why I’m so pleased with everybody.”
Diafra Sakho eased the stress on West Ham boss Slaven Bilic as his last-gasp strike clinched a 1-Zero win over Swansea on the London Stadium. Amid rumours that sacked Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti is a goal for the Hammers, Sakho netted within the 90th minute to present Bilic’s facet simply their second league success this season and raise them out of the relegation zone.
Peter Crouch gave Stoke a 2-1 house win over his former membership Southampton. Senegal ahead Mame Biram Diouf put Stoke forward 5 minutes earlier than half-time. Moments later Saints defender Virgil van Dijk conceded a penalty with a foul on Saido Berahino, however the striker’s spot-kick was saved by Fraser Forster.
Japan defender Maya Yoshida equalised for Southampton with a blistering volley within the 75th minute, however Stoke substitute Crouch grabbed the 85th-minute winner.
Richarlison’s late leveller earned Watford a 2-2 draw at West Bromwich Albion. Albion had scored solely 4 instances of their earlier six league matches, however Salomon Rondon put them forward within the 18th minute on the Hawthorns and the hosts doubled their lead three minutes later by Jonny Evans.
Nonetheless, Abdoulaye Doucoure gave Watford a lifeline within the 37th minute and Richarlison equalised within the closing seconds. Bournemouth stay second backside after being held to a Zero-Zero draw by Leicester at Dean Courtroom.
Tottenham Four-Zero Huddersfield
Manchester United Four-Zero Crystal Palace
Bournemouth Zero-Zero Leicester
Stoke 2-1 Southampton
West Brom 2-2 Watford
West Ham 1-Zero Swansea