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Premier League: Chelsea get back on track with win, United held by Everton

Chelsea obtained again to successful methods on Saturday (Oct 2), beating Southampton 3-1 within the Premier League due to late targets by Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell after the Saints have been decreased to 10 males.

Blues defender Trevor Chalobah put the hosts forward within the ninth minute however Southampton hit again with a penalty transformed by James Ward-Prowse within the 61st minute after Chilwell fouled former Chelsea defender Tino Livramento.

Ward-Prowse was proven a straight purple card 16 minutes later for a foul on Jorginho which was picked up by the VAR officers and the sport swung again Chelsea’s method.

Within the 84th minute Werner scored from point-blank vary after a cross by captain Cesar Azpilicueta and 5 minutes later Chilwell atoned for making a gift of the sooner penalty by smashing the ball in after a goalmouth scramble.

The win lifted Chelsea to the highest of the desk forward of Sunday’s conflict between fellow title contenders Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis. Winless Southampton stay simply outdoors the relegation zone.

Manchester United held 1-1 by Everton at Previous Trafford

Manchester United was held to a 1-1 draw at residence to Everton on Saturday after Andros Townsend’s equaliser cancelled out Anthony Martial’s opener for the house facet.

United began off on the entrance foot with Martial heading broad on the again put up and Edinson Cavani forcing Jordan Pickford right into a diving save with a agency header from a properly floated Fred cross.

Everton although was effectively organised and set as much as hit on the break, and the vigorous Demarai Grey introduced David De Gea into motion with an excellent effort after bursting in from the left within the 34th minute.

Nevertheless it was a deserved lead that United took, two minutes earlier than the interval when Mason Greenwood, exhibiting some glorious touches on the flank, discovered Bruno Fernandes who expertly fed Martial, the Frenchman’s barely deflected shot flashing previous Pickford.

Solskjaer made a double substitution within the 57th minute, bringing on Ronaldo and Sancho for Martial and Cavani, however the change didn’t have the specified impact of ending the sport off.

As an alternative, Everton hit United on the counter-attack – breaking from a United nook with Grey outmuscling Fred on the left earlier than discovering the superb Abdoulaye Doucoure who in flip slipped it outdoors to the sprinting Townsend, who fired low previous the stationary De Gea.

Each groups are on 14 factors, along with leaders Liverpool which faces Manchester Metropolis at Anfield on Sunday.

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