EPL Table: 2017 Premier League Standings After Sunday’s Week 1 Matches

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Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur both took care of business on Sunday, ending Week 1 of the 2017-18 Premier League season with wins over West Ham United and Newcastle United, respectively.

Romelu Lukaku bagged a brace and Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba were also on target in a 4-0 triumph for the Red Devils, a result that took them to the top of the standings on goal difference. Spurs won 2-0, courtesy of goals from Dele Alli and Ben Davies.

Here’s a look at the standings:

Team/Points

Manchester United/3

Huddersfield Town/3

Tottenham Hotspur/3

Manchester City/3

Arsenal/3

West Bromwich Albion/3

Burnley/3

Everton/3

Liverpool/1

Watford/1

Southampton/1

Swansea City/1

Leicester City/0

Chelsea/0

Stoke City/0

Bournemouth/0

Brighton & Hove Albion/0

Newcastle/0

Crystal Palace/0

West Ham United/0

For the full Premier League standings, click here.

     

Recap

Spurs and Newcastle served up a relatively drab first half, but last year’s runners-up showed their class after the break, as Alli and Davies put the final score on the board in a span of 10 minutes.

Alli was the victim of an off-the-ball stamp from Jonjo Shelvey early in the second half―the former Swansea City man was rightly sent off―and he got his revenge when it counted. Davies enjoyed a fine outing, playing a starring role at left-back, and he finished off a great team move to double Spurs’ advantage.

While Tottenham impressed, former England international Gary Lineker still found something to complain about:

Manager Mauricio Pochettino spoke of the importance of making a fast start to the season:

Not to be outdone, United also put together a solid outing, with Lukaku soaking up the headlines. The…

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