The English Premier League is taking shape, and the action is getting tougher with every week that goes by. Teams are beginning to blend as new players are adapting to the style of play of their respective teams.

We had a great weekend that didn’t come short of upsets, goals, and entertainment. Let's delve into what happened on Match Day 3 in PL.

Liverpool - best team of match day 3

Liverpool FC was in fine form against London based side, Arsenal FC as they comfortably defeated Arsene Wenger's men 4-0.

The goals started pouring in from the 17th minute when Roberto Firminho headed-in Joe Gomez's cross from close range to beat Petr Cech.

Mane doubled the lead before half-time curling in Firminho's through ball as Liverpool FC ended the half on a high.

Arsenal pushed hard to get a goal in the second half, but their quest was halted as M. Salah dispossessed Hector Bellerin at the middle of the park and ran about 60 yards to make it 3-0 on the 57th minute of the game.

Sturridge wasn't left out of the party at Anfield as he dinked in a cross from Salah in the 77th minute. The game ended Liverpool 4 - 0 Arsenal.

With the win over Arsenal, Liverpool sits in the second position on PL table.

Total cards (39)

There were 39 cards shown to players in the various centers on matchday three. 37 yellow cards and two red cards were shown.

Premier league goals (20)

A total of 20 goals was scored on Matchday 3 (which is two goals less than Matchday 2). In the ten games played, they were 12 Goals scored in the second half and eight goals scored in first half.

Manchester United retains their position on top of the Premier League standings after a 2 - 0 win over Leicester City.

Manchester United is the only team to have won all three games in the Premier League this season.

Stat: Manchester United is the only team to have won all three games in the Premier League this season.

Penalties (1): One Penalty was awarded on Matchday 3 which was missed by Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United).

Stat: Lukaku is the first player to have missed a penalty in 2017/2018 PL season.

Week 3 results

Saturday 26 August

  • Bournemouth 1 - 2 Man City
  • Crystal Palace 0 - 2 Swansea
  • Huddersfield 0 - 0 Southampton
  • Newcastle 3 - 0 West Ham
  • Watford 0 - 0 Brighton
  • Man Utd 2 - 0 Leicester

Sunday 27 August

  • Chelsea 2 - 0 Everton
  • West Brom 1 - 1 Stoke
  • Liverpool 4 - 0 Arsenal

  • Spurs 1 - 1Burnley

More week one statistics

  • They were only four (4) home wins on week 3 of 2017/2018 Premier League season, same as week 1 and 2
  • Two away wins were recorded - Manchester City's win over Bournemouth and Swansea's win over C. Palace.
  • Four draws were recorded on matchday 3 of PL - the highest since the league started.

Which game did you fancy on Match Day 3 of PL?

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