Manchester Metropolis climb to the highest of the Premier League in a 4-0 loss to Southampton as Erling Haaland prolonged their unimaginable scoring run to 10 video games in a row, whereas resurgent Chelsea scored a 3-0 win towards Wolves on Saturday . joao cancello, Phil Foden And Riyadh Mahrezo Haaland netted all in favor of Pep Guardiola earlier than including on his customary aim to seal one other one-off success on the Etihad Stadium. Haaland has scored an astonishing 20 objectives in his first 12 aggressive video games since his £51m ($56m) transfer from Borussia Dortmund.
Metropolis, impressed by the Norwegian striker, are the primary membership since Wolves in 1959 to attain at the least three objectives in 9 consecutive top-flight dwelling matches.
The champions are actually two factors forward of second-placed Arsenal earlier than the north London membership’s conflict with Liverpool on Sunday.
Guardiola’s outstanding group has misplaced solely considered one of their final 37 league video games as they chased down a fifth English title previously six seasons.
Metropolis have scored 24 objectives of their final six matches, successful eight of their final 9 matches in all competitions.
In stark distinction to Metropolis’s blistering kind, Southampton’s fifth consecutive defeat added to the mounting strain on boss Ralph Hasenhutl.
Metropolis opened the scoring within the twentieth minute as Joao Cancello weaves by way of the Southampton protection, escapes James Ward-PrauseThe problem got here off the toes of keeper Gavin Bajunu.
Phil Foden doubles Metropolis’s lead as operating Kevin De BruyneClose to and after 32 minutes a intelligent lob lower over Bazunu within the far nook.
Riyad Mahrez places the consequence past doubt within the forty ninth minute Algeria winger assembly RoderickCross with a medical volley from a good angle.
Inevitably, Haaland was to not be denied and he ended Cancillo’s move within the sixty fifth minute with a usually brutal close-range effort.
At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea scored their third win in 4 video games from new boss Graham Potter since changing the sacked Thomas Tuchel.
Potter made seven adjustments after their midweek Champions League win over AC Milan, together with Reece James, Raheem Sterling And Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Of the remainder.
Exhibiting the depth of their squad, Chelsea took the lead when Kai Havertz Netted three minutes in first half stoppage-time with a looping header mason mountPin-point cross of .
Christian Pulisic put Chelsea in full management with a stunning finish after exchanging a move with Mount within the 54th minute.
Armando Broza scored his first aim for Chelsea from 20 yards within the ninetieth minute.
After their stellar kind on the finish of Tuchel’s reign, Chelsea are fourth, though Brighton will transfer previous them with a win towards Tottenham in late Saturday’s recreation.
Managerless Wolves, Who Sacked Bruno Engaged within the first week, keep within the relegation zone after the third consecutive defeat.
Bournemouth put Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers again within the sizzling seat with a 2-1 win at Dean Courtroom.
Second backside Leicester took the lead within the tenth minute when Patson Daka scored.
However Bournemouth equalized within the 67th minute by way of Philip Billing, who went into the roof of the web after a vout face mistake.
And Ryan Christie completed Bournemouth’s comeback with an in depth end within the 71st minute after Dominic Solanki flicked Billing’s cross.
Leicester, who registered their first win of the season on Monday, have misplaced seven of their final eight matches.
Fifth-placed Newcastle beat Brentford 5–1 at St James’s Park.
Eddie Howe’s males superior after 22 minutes when Bruno Guimaraes took the lead from Kieran Trippier‘Throughout.
six minutes later, callum wilson crossed for jacob murphy To faucet into the empty entice.
Evan Tony Decreased deficit with a 54th-minute penalty awarded for a handball Dan ByrneHowever Guimaraes’ long-range blast restored Newcastle’s two-goal benefit two minutes later.
Miguel Almiron’s personal aim within the 81st minute and Ethan Pinnock’s personal aim within the ninetieth ended Brentford’s disappointing day.
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