EPL Round up: Chelsea put seven past Norwich | Dailytrust

EPL Round up: Chelsea put seven past Norwich

Mason Mount scored a hat-trick as Premier League leaders Chelsea thrashed bottom club Norwich at Stamford Bridge.

Thomas Tuchel’s side were 2-0 ahead inside 18 minutes as Mount and Callum Hudson-Odoi scored their first goals of the season, with Mount turning provider to set up Reece James for a third goal before half-time.

Fellow defender Ben Chilwell scored for the fourth successive game to extend Chelsea’s lead shortly after the restart, before Max Aarons’ own goal and Mount’s late double wrapped up the win.

Canaries defender Ben Gibson was sent off for two yellow cards to cap a miserable afternoon for the away side, who remain rooted to the bottom of the table and without a win this season.

Meanwhile, Phil Foden scored twice as Manchester City produced a devastating first-half display to beat Brighton and move up to second in the Premier League.

Pep Guardiola’s side scored three goals in the opening half hour as Brighton, who could have gone above City with a win, simply could not cope with the away side’s sweeping attacks.

In other games, Claudio Ranieri secured his first win as Watford boss following a 5-2 away win at Everton while Rodrigo earned Leeds United a late point against Wolves as the game ended 1-1.

It was a 2-2 apiece when Southampton played against Burnley while Callum Wilson scored a stunner to rescue Newscastle from another defeat in a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace.



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