Andre Schuerrle's hat trick sent Chelsea four points clear at the top of the English Premier League with a 3-1 victory at Fulham, capitalizing on Arsenal losing at Stoke on Saturday.
Stories with tag "Stoke City"
Manchester United's new-look line-up crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Stoke City on Saturday as they squandered another opportunity to make up ground on the Premier League's top four.
Manchester United beat Stoke City 2-0 to reach the League Cup semi-finals on Wednesday, while the post-Andre Villas-Boas era at Tottenham Hotspur began with defeat by West Ham United.
Manchester United's dismal season lurched into crisis on Saturday after a 1-0 loss at home to Newcastle United condemned the champions to their fifth defeat of the campaign.
Last week saw the emergence of a new top 4 in the English Premier League, a top 4 no one would have predicted at the start of the season. With Arsenal ruling the roost and 2 points away from them are Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. In 4th there is Everton. With both teams from Manchester choking against opponents they did not take seriously, this week could be a very important one.
Manchester City held on for a 0-0 draw at Stoke City on Saturday as former boss Mark Hughes proved a thorn in the side of his old club.
So finally the Premier League is underway. With Manchester United, Liverpool & Chelsea winning and Arsenal slipping to a loss, we saw some good performances. Based on those performances we selected these players. Agree or disagree? You can drop your team/views in the comments below.
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