Best pictures and facts from the weekend!

Another fine weekend of football saw some brilliant moments produced once more, here’s AFEfootballnews’ best picks of pictures and facts from the weekend fixtures (courtesy of Premier League’s official website).

Manchester United v Manchester City
He came, he saw and he conquered – Guardiola still appears to have the upper hand on Mourinho.
Arsenal 2-1 Southampton
One way to celebrate your 31st birthday – with a worldie!
Middlesbrough 1-2 Crystal Palace
I got this bro – One Benteke for another.
West Ham 2-4 Watford
Rabona – Pure class assist from Payet!
West Ham 2-4 Watford
Deeney scores a brilliant goal to bring Watford back from 2-0 down to 2-2 at the London Stadium.
Burnley v Hull City
Robert Snodgrass equalises late on for Hull against Burnley with a fabulous free-kick.
Swansea City v Chelsea
Diego Costa maintained his great start to the season with this powerful overhead kick finish to help Chelsea to a 2-2 draw against Swansea.

Top facts:

Pep Guardiola is the fourth manager in Premier League, and the first outside of Chelsea, to win his first four matches in the competition (after Mourinho, Hiddink and Ancelotti).

Laurent Koscielny became the fifth Arsenal player to score on his birthday when he scored his brilliant overhead kick on Saturday afternoon. The other four were Paul Merson, Robert Pires, Yossi Benayoun and Santi Cazorla).

Christian Benteke is the first Belgian to score for three different Premier League clubs (Aston Villa, Liverpool and Crystal Palace).

Watford scored four goals away from home in the Premier League for the first time, and won a PL match having been at least two goals behind for the first time, having lost previous 37 instances.

Liverpool have won more matches (20) against reigning Premier League champions than any other side.

Gylfi Sigurdsson has now scored more Premier League goals for Swansea than any other player (26).

And here are the results just in case you missed them …

Saturday, 10th of September, 2016:

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City

Arsenal 2-1 Southampton

Bournemouth 1-0 West Brom

Burnley 1-1 Hull City

Liverpool 4-1 Leicester City

Middlesbrough 1-2 Crystal Palace

Stoke City 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Sunday. 11th of September, 2016:

Swansea City 2-2 Chelsea

Sunderland host Everton at the Stadium of Light tomorrow night on Monday Night Football.

Bring on next weekend already I say!


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