Manchester United has reached the same level in points in the Premier League with Manchester City. The team of Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer competed against a thinned Southampton: 9-0, which equals the highest score ever in the Premier League. At rest, the home club already led with 4-0.
Southampton was in big trouble on Old Trafford since the second minute. The Swiss midfielder Alexandre Jankewitz quickly got red during his debut in the base team for a hard charge on Scott McTominay. After that there was for middlemoter Southampton no stick to it. Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Marcus Rashford, Jan Bednarek (own goal) and Edinson Cavani scored for peace.
With Donny van de Beek for Luke Shaw ManUnited started the second half. The former Ajacied quickly collected a yellow card because of a late tackle. Anthony Martial (two), McTominay, Bruno Fernandes and Daniel James continued to increase the score. In the 86th minute Bednarek also got red with the visitors.
Manchester United, which won only 1 point from the previous two competition duels, stands second with 44 points. Stadmate City has just as many points, but played two less duels.
Crystal Palace won 2-1 at Newcastle United. For the visitors Jairo Riedewald (ex-Ajax) and Gary Cahill came to score. In addition to Riedewald, Patrick van Aanholt was also a basic player at Palace, which strengthened the position in the middle.
Rampavond Arsenal: defeat and two red cards
Arsenal has continued a disappointing season with a defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-1). The fallen top club from London ended with nine players. Defender David Luiz and goalkeeper Bern Leno got a red card.
Luiz was the first to do the visitors a disservice. The defender got a red card after he caused a penalty kick. Arsenal led 0-1 by a hit by Nicolas Pépé, when Luiz overthrew his opponent Willian José. The Brazilian got his third red card in 46 duels for Arsenal. He was only just off the field when Rúben Neves used the penalty. João Moutinho made the 2-1 shortly after rest
Arsenal had to continue with nine players after 72 minutes because goalkeeper Bern Leno made his hand just outside his penalty area. Arsenal is tenth in the Premier League for now. Wolverhampton climbed to a thirteenth place.
Fourth victory Sheffield
Sheffield celebrated the third league victory of the season. The gate closer won West Bromwich Albion (2-1), thanks to goals by Jayden Bogle and Billy Sharp.