The Premier League entered into game week for this past weekend with 16 teams in action.
On Saturday, Dominic Calvert-Lewin equalized with 9 minutes to play to ensure Everton and Liverpool share the spoils (2-2) in the Merseyside derby. The returning Sadio Mane had put the visitors ahead before Michael Keane equalized. Salah the netted a scored for Liverpool in the second half.
At Stamford Birdge, Jan Verstergaard salvaged a late point for Southampton as he netted a sixth goal of a thrilling 3-3 contest. Timo Werner and Kai Hervetz scored for Chelsea while Danny Ings and Che Adams found the net for the hosts.
At the Etihad, Raheem Sterling’s first half goal proved to be the difference as Man City city scrapped past Arsenal 1-0.
In Saturday’s late kick off, Harry Maguire, Bruno Fernandes, Aaron Wan Bisaka and Anthony Martial all scored in Man United’s 4-1 come back victory over Newcastle who took the lead through a Luke Shaw own-goal.
On Sunday, Fulham earned their first point of the campaign in a 1-1 draw with Sheffield United.
Crystal Palace could not hold onto a lead as they dropped two points in a 1-1 draw at home to Brighton.
In the most thrilling game of the day, Tottenham Hotspur threw away a 3-0 to draw three-all at home to West Ham United. Harry Kane scored twice and Son Heung Min netted the other for Jose Mourinho’s side. Manuel Lanzini, Fabian Bulbuena and Davinson Sanchez own-goal did the trick for West Ham United.
In Sunday’s final game, Ross Barkley’s stunner ensured Aston Villa continue the 100% start to the season as they beat Leicester City 1-0 away from home.
Here are the XI players who stood out according to Shaban Lubega in a 4:2:2:2.
GK: Ederson (Man City)
Not the most iconic of performances by the Brazilian shot-stopper literally won the game for City as they beat Arsenal 1-0, making two superb saves to deny Bakayo Saka and Pierre Emerick Aubameyang.
RB: Fabien Balbuena (West Ham United)
Balbuena scored West Ham United’s opening goal as they came from 3 goals down to draw at Spurs.
CB: Harry Maguire (Man United)
After two weeks in hell for Maguire, the Man United captain opened the scoring in his side’s 4-1 come-back win at Newcastle United.
CB: Jan Vestergaard (Southampton)
Netted a late equalizer as the Saints fought back to draw 3-3 at Chelsea.
LB: Lucas Digne (Everton)
Assisted Calvert-Lewin’s late equalizer in the draw at home to City rival Liverpool.
MF: Ross Barkley (Aston Villa)
What a strike to win a game of football! Barkely grabbed the headlines in Villa’s 1-0 victory away to Leicester City.
MF: Bruno Fernandes (Man United)
Scored one goal, assisted another, had a goal disallowed and missed a penalty as Man United beat Newcastle United 4-1.
FW: Son Heung Min (Tottenham Hotspur)
Continued his fine start to the season with a goal and an assist in the 3-3 draw at home to West Ham United.
FW: Marcus Rashford (Man United)
Scored and assisted twice in the win at Newcastle United on Sunday.
ST: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur )
Netted a brace and assisted Son’s opener in the draw against West Ham United.
ST: Timo Werner (Chelsea)
Scored twice and assisted Kai Hervetz’s goal as Chelsea drew 3-3 at home to Southampton on Saturday.