|Gonzalo Higuain scored a brace for Chelsea|
Gonzalo Higuain opened his Chelsea’s goal scoring chart as he scored a brace in his Premier League home debut to help Maurizio Sarri’s side to a 5-0 win over Huddersfield.
Eden Hazard also scored a brace in the night to make it double trouble for Huddersfield and David Luiz also got on the score sheet to return Chelsea back to winning ways. The Stamford bridge side returns to 4th on the table with 50 points while Huddersfield are last with 11 points.
Chelsea have now lost only one of their last 16 Premier League home matches, drawing six and winning nine.
Huddersfield have now failed to find the back of the net in 13 different Premier League matches this campaign.
This is the first time since December 2017 against Stoke City that Chelsea would score five goals in a Premier League match.
Higuain has now scored as many as 38 goals in a total of 37 league games under Maurizio Sarri as his manager.
Hazard has now been involved in 201 goals in his top-flight league career with 117 goals and 84 assists with 130 of those being for Chelsea.
This is the first time in N’Golo Kante’s career that he would provide two assists in a single league game.
|Heung-min Son wins it for Tottenham|
Heung-min Son came to a late Tottenham’s rescue again as Mauricio Pochettino’s side defeated Newcastle by 1-0. It was a tough one out there with Newcastle putting in a massive shift as striker Salomon Rondon struck the post. Tottenham are now second on the table with 57 points while Newcastle are 15th with 24 points.
Tottenham are the first ever Premier League club to go 29 games in a season without a draw, beating Bolton’s long term record of 28 matches without a draw in 2011.
Newcastle are yet to win any of their last 14 Premier League away matches against the big six, they’ve lost 13 and drawn one.
|Lionel Messi rescued a point for Barcelona|
Lionel Messi scored twice to salvage a point as Barcelona came from 2-0 down to draw Valencia 2-2. All thanks to Messi, Barcelona are a force to reckon with and they still stand first with 50 points while Valencia have 30 points and are 7th on the log.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace was not enough for Juventus to see off Parma as Gervinho stole the show scoring a late brace to earn a 3-3 draw for Parma. Juventus are still first with 61 points.
Results in full…
Tottenham 1-0 Newcastle
Brighton 0-0 Watford
Burnley 1-1 Southampton
Chelsea 5-0 Huddersfield
Crystal Palace 2-0 Fulham
Everton 1-3 Wolverhampton
Cardiff 2-0 AFC Bournemouth
Empoli 2-2 Chievo
Napoli 3-0 Sampdoria
Juventus 3-3 Parma
Levante 0-0 Getafe
Real Sociedad 2-1 Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona 2-2 Valencia
Celta Vigo 1-0 Sevilla
1. FC Nürnberg 1-1 Werder Bremen
Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 Bayern München
Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Borussia Dortmund
Hertha BSC 0-1 Wolfsburg
Hoffenheim 1-1 Fortuna Düsseldorf
Schalke 04 0-2 Borussia Mönchengladbach
Monaco 2-1 Toulouse
Angers 1-0 Dijon
Rennes 1-0 Amiens
Reims 2-1 Marseille
Matches continue today with the following fixtures…
Leicester City Vs Manchester United 3:05pm
Manchester City Vs Arsenal 5:30pm
SPAL Vs Torino 12:30pm
Genoa Vs Sassuolo 3:00pm
Udinese Vs Fiorentina 3:00pm
Inter Vs Bologna 6:00pm
Roma Vs Milan 8:30pm
Villarreal Vs RCD Espanyol 12:00pm
Real Betis Vs Atletico Madrid 4:15pm
Eibar Vs Girona 6:30pm
Real Madrid Vs Deportivo Alaves 8:45pm
Augsburg Vs Mainz 05 3:30pm
VfB Stuttgart Vs Freiburg 6:00pm
Nimes Vs Montpellier 3:00pm
Lyon Vs Paris Saint-Germain 9:00pm
All time is in GMT+1…