ManU fall to Crystal Palace As Madrid Draw And Chelsea, Liverpool, Juventus, B/Munich Win


Ayew scores the opening goal to upset Man U fate at Old Trafford


Coming from a 4-0 gaol thriller against Chelsea in their opening game gave a larger than life image to Manchester United in their new season but their preceding match draw with Wolves and another loss at home 1-2 to Crystal Palace is making book makers to look at their permutations again Yet the League is just starting, anyway and games are still there to recreate the waning charm..

But the team needed a win against Crystal Palace on Saturday to revive the confidence in the young players.

However, a late Patrick van Aanholt strike which squeezed past David De Gea was all Crystal Palace needed to seal victory.

United had most of the possession which stood at 75 percent, but they failed to utilize it allowing Jordan Ayew to put Palace ahead in the first half.

In another thrilling encounter, Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double, inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League encounter at Carrow Road on Saturday. It was a much needed win for the one of the greatest player of the Blues

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Top, Abraham scores the winning goal to give Chelsea their first victory and Lampard a big smile, bottom.

The 21-year-old Tammy Abraham struck on the half-volley in the third minute and, after a see-saw contest in which Norwich twice fought back from a goal down, he proved the match-winner with another superb strike in the 68th minute.

Liverpool Mo Sallah twice hit the back of Arsenal net at 50 and 59 minutes after a 42 opening goal headed in by Matip in their match. Arsenal pulled one back through an 86th min goal by Torreira with a fine pass from Aubumeyang. The three match win keeps Liverpool at the top of the table with 9 points followed, interestingly by Arsenal.  Fourth placed defending champion, ManCity has a match in hand though. In other matches Southampton beat Brighton, 2-0, while Leicester defeated Sheff United 2-1 and West Ham 3-1 against Watford.


Mo Sallah scores a brace in the 3-1 thriller against Arsenal


In the Serie A match between Juve and Perma, Chielini’s 21st  minute first half goal was all the defending champions needed in their first match victory to maintain the top spot on the table.

In the Bundesliga, defending champion Bayern talismanic Lewendoski pulled a hat-trick to seal victory against Schalke O4.

In Laliga, the tight match between Real Madrid and Valladolid ended tightly with Madrid Benzema scoring at the 83rd minutes and Sergi drew level at the 89th minute.