EPL game week 9: Roundup, results, team of the week

Bengaluru, Oct 24: Chelsea FC headlined game week 9 as they registered a crushing 4-0 win over rivals Manchester United last night (October 23) at the Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge for the first time as an opponent manager but his homecoming turned into utter humiliation as the Manchester United players surrendered haplessly.

Chelsea players celebrate (Image courtesy: Chelsea FC Twitter handle)

Pedro started the proceedings as early as in 30 seconds when took advantage of sloppy defending and netted the opening goal.

Shaking up from his poor form, Gary Cahill scored the second goal which helped Chelsea to take a convincing 2-0 lead in the first half.

Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante scored the other two goals in the second half to decimate the Red Devils completely.

In other matches of the week, Liverpool once again registered a comfortable 2-1 win over West Brom. Manchester City's woes continued as they were yet again held to a 1-1 draw by Southampton.

Arsenal's good run of form took a halt as they too were restricted by minnows Middlesbrough for a 0-0 draw.

Reigning champions Leicester City returned to winning ways with a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Here are all the results from Game Week 9

AFC Bournemouth 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal 0-0 Middlesbrough

Leicester City 3-1 Crystal Palace

West Ham United 1-0 Sunderland

Hull City 0-2 Stoke City

Swansea City 0-0 Watford

Burnley 2-1 Everton

Liverpool 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

Manchester City 1-1 Southampton

Chelsea 4-0 Manchester United

Team of the Week

Formation: 3-4-3

Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois

Defenders: Winston Reid, Gary Cahill, Christian Fuchs

Midfielders: Eden Hazard, N'Golo Kante, Phillipe Coutinho, Xherdan Shaqiri

Strikers: Pedro, Ahmed Musa, Sadio Mane

Team of the Week formation

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Story first published: Monday, October 24, 2016, 12:55 [IST]
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