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EPL Update: Jesus Shines For Arsenal In Six-goal Thriller, Mixed Fortunes For Manchester Clubs 

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There were seven matches played in the Premier League on Saturday with two more games coming up on Sunday and one on Monday.

Prime Business Africa’s Izuchukwu Okosi recaps what went down so far.

In the first English Premier League game of the day on Saturday Aston Villa beat Everton 2-1 at the Villa Park.

Gabriel Jesus was the hero in Arsenal’s 4-2 win against Leicester City in Saturday evening as he had a hand in all four goals.

The Brazilian scored twice and assisted the other two to make it two out of two for Mikel Arteta’s side. A much better start than their three defeats on the spin last season.

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Gabriel Martinelli and Grant Xhaka were the other scorers for the Gunners.

Champions Manchester City produced amagnificent performance as they thrashed Bourne mouth 4-0 with goals from Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden and a Jefferson Lerma own goal.

The win was easy for Pep Guardiola’s team.

At the Amex Stadium, Brighton Hoves Albion were held to a scoreless draw by Newcastle United. The home side had 13 shots, but could not make them count.

Joe Sa’s penalty save from Aleksandar Mitrovic was the highlight of the clash between Wolverhampton Wanderers and promoted Fulham United.

Joe Aribo scored his first Premier League goal of the season for Southampton as the Saints recovered from 2-0 down to snatch a point against Leeds United.

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In Saturday’s last game in the Premier League, Manchester United were humiliated by Brentford at the Gtech Communications Stadium with a 4-0 rout which sees the Red Devils occupy the bottom spot in the table.

 

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