The big three in the English Premier League (EPL) namely Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea secure respective wins in their various Matchday 6 clashes as the title race hots up.
Manchester City thrashed bottom club Crystal Palace 5-0 at courtesy goals from Raheem Sterling (2), Leroy Sane, Sergio Aguero and substitute Fabian Delph while Manchester United needed a 20th minute strike from Romelu Lukaku to secure a 1-0 win at Southampton. Chelsea also won against hosts Stoke City with new summer signing Alvaro Morata netting a hattrick in addition to a lovely strike from fellow Spanish teammate to give the champions a 4-0 win.
The victories recorded by the three teams maintain the three points separating the three big teams before the start of Matchday 6 with Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea on 16 points, 16 points and 13 points respectively.
Matchday 6 Results:
Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea
Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace
Southampton 0-1 Manchester United
Burnley 0-0 Huddersfield Town
Swansea City 1-2 Watford
West Ham United 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur
Everton 2-1 Bournemouth