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Chelsea, Man Utd bounce back in EPL



After suffering embarrassing defeats in their last matches, Chelsea and Manchester United returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Saturday with victories against Aston Villa and Everton respectively.

Diego Costa put the Premier League champions ahead at Stamford Bridge, before Villa defender Alan Hutton scored an own goal in Chelsea’s 2-0 win.

United won 3-0 against Everton at Goodison Park, with Morgan Schneiderlin, Ander Herrera and Wayne Rooney scoring.

Manchester City routed Bournemouth 5-1. Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick in the first half, and Wilfried Bony scored twice.

Read also: Mourihno, Wenger fume as Chelsea, Arsenal stumble

Elsewhere, Southampton surrendered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Leicester, Sunderland lost 1-0 at West Brom in Sam Allardyce’s first game in charge of the Black Cats and Crystal Palace was beaten 3-1 by West Ham.

Earlier Saturday, Juergen Klopp’s first Liverpool match ended 0-0 against Tottenham.

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