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Liverpool crush Bournemouth to equal biggest Premier League win

Liverpool equalled the record for the biggest Premier League win yesterday by thrashing Bournemouth 9-0 at Anfield to register their first victory of the season…

Liverpool equalled the record for the biggest Premier League win yesterday by thrashing Bournemouth 9-0 at Anfield to register their first victory of the season at the fourth attempt.

Roberto Firmino and Luis Diaz both scored twice with strikes from Harvey Elliott, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Fabio Carvalho and a Chris Mepham own goal completing the scoring.

Liverpool’s victory matched Manchester United’s 9-0 win over Ipswich in 1995. United defeated Southampton by the same score last year, while Leicester also won 9-0 at Southampton in 2019.

Also, Manchester United ended a dismal sequence of seven straight Premier League away defeats as they secured a narrow win at Southampton thanks to a second-half strike from Bruno Fernandes.

Similarly, Brighton & Hove Albion kept up their impressive unbeaten start to the Premier League season on Saturday with a second-half goal from German midfielder Pascal Gross sealing a 1-0 victory over Leeds United at the Amex Stadium.

Raheem Sterling’s first two goals for Chelsea steered the 10-man Blues to a hard-fought 2-1 home win over Leicester City as Thomas Tuchel’s side overcame the early dismissal of Conor Gallagher.

Manchester City’s Erling Haaland struck a second half hat-trick as the Premier League champions came back from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace 4-2 at the Etihad Stadium.

Arsenal have made their title intention known as the Gunners came from behind to defeat Fulham 2-1 at the Emirate stadium to maintain their unbeaten start  They top the table with 12 points from 4 games.

Meanwhile, action continues today when Wolves play host to Newcastle United while West Ham will be guests to Aston Villa. The last match will be Tottenham against Nottingham Forest