DFC Liverpool have also won their third English Premier League game of the season. The team of football coach Jürgen Klopp beat on Saturday Arsenal 3-1 (1-0), in which Mesut Özil again was not in the squad. Chelsea won their first victory under coach Frank Lampard 3-2 (2-2) at Norwich City. Record champions Manchester United surprisingly conceded an unfortunate 1: 2 (0: 1) home defeat to Crystal Palace.
Champions League winners Liverpool won the offensive game against the Gunners thanks to goals from Joel Matip (41 minutes) and Mohamed Salah (49 th penalty / 59 minutes). The Egyptian striker was fouled in the penalty area by David Luiz before the 2-0 win and converted the penalty in front of Anfield's home crowd. Substitute Lucas Torreira scored the only goal for the visitors from London (84 '). "It was a brilliant game so early in the season. It was excellent. A performance full of power, energy and passion, "said Klopp enthusiastically after the final whistle.
At Arsenal Özil is still waiting for his first assignment. Why the midfielder was not in the squad was initially unclear. Four weeks after an attempted robbery on Özil and after a short illness-related break in the past week, he had again fully trained with the team. According to media reports, the 30-year-old is in the United States at MLS club D.C. United in conversation.
In Norwich, despite the midday heat, four goals came in the first half hour. Tammy Abraham (3rd) and Mason Mount (17th) were successful for Chelsea. Todd Cantwell (6) and former Schalke player Teemu Pukki (30), who has five goals in three games of the season, equalized for the strong climber.
"That was a tough test, and Norwich will score many points here because it's a good team," Lampard praised the opponent after his first success as a Chelsea coach. The winner for his blues scored again Abraham (68.). A fourth goal by Kurt Zouma was not counted after a video decision due to a foul on Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul.
Man-United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was served after the home defeat against Crystal Palace. "We just did not hit the gate. We dominated the game but did not control it, "he told BBC. "They scored two very easy goals." Jordan Ayew (32) and Patrick van Aanholt (90 + 3) gave Palace the first ever Premier League victory against Man United.
On the eve of a 2-1 win over which United goalkeeper David de Gea did not look good, Daniel James (89 ') had made the well deserved equalizer for the superior Red Devils. The record champion had previously had bad luck again. Marcus Rashford (70 ') missed a penalty when he hit only the inside post. Just a week ago, his team-mate Paul Pogba had missed a penalty.
(tagToTranslate) Mesut Özil (t) Jürgen Klopp (t) Frank Lampard (t) David de Gea (t) Tammy Abraham (t) Joel Matip (t) Mohamed Salah