EPL game week 5: Roundup, results, team of the week

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Bengaluru, Sep 19: Pep Guardiola's Manchester City was yet again the best team of the game week as they picked up another smooth win over minnows AFC Bournemouth.

Kevin De Bruyne once again starred in Manchester City's glory as he guided the team from the front in the absence of Sergio Aguero and David Silva.

EPL game week 5 (Image courtesy: Premier League Twitter handle)

The week kicked-off on a high as Liverpool outclassed Chelsea 2-1 thanks to Dejan Lovren's strike and Jordan Henderson's world class goal. Diego Costa pulled one back for the Blues but it was just not enough.

Jurgen Klopp's men travelled to Stamford Bridge on Friday and produced quality football. Klopp masterminded a brilliant pressing football which proved to be a hit against Antonio Conte 4-1-4-1 formation.

Along with the Cityzens, Arsenal too had a cakewalk against Hull City as the Gunners thrashed the Tigers 4-1 thanks to a brace from Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean had also missed a penalty in the match.

The other scorers were Theo Walcott and Granit Xhaka. Robert Snodgrass scored one goal for the home side from penalty.

The biggest shock of game week 5 came on Sunday (September 19) when Watford defeated Manchester 3-1 at home.

Jose Mourinho's men were stunned and completely outclassed by Walter Mazzari's Watford. It was a third consecutive defeat on the trot for the Red Devils.


Here are all the results from game week 5:

Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

Hull City 1-4 Arsenal

Manchester City 4-1 AFC Bouremouth

Leicester City 3-0 Burnley FC

Everton 3-1 Middlesbrough

Watford 3-1 Manchester United

Crystal Palace 4-1 Stoke City

Southampton 1-0 Swansea City

Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Sunderland


Team of the Week

Goalkeeper: Heurelho Gomes

Defenders: Seamus Coleman, Juan Camilo Zuniga, Wes Morgan, Christian Fuchs

Midfielders: Nacer Chadli, Jordan Henderson, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling

Strikers: Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku

EPL team of the week formation

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