Premier League 2

PL2 review: Okoflex hits hat-trick on West Ham debut

17 Aug 2021
Armstrong Okoflex

Summer signing inspires a 6-1 Division 1 win against Arsenal as we look at the opening Premier League 2 results

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Armstrong Okoflex marked his Premier League 2 debut with a 20-minute hat-trick as West Ham United kicked off the 2021/22 season with a 6-1 win over Arsenal in Division 1.

The 19-year-old winger, a summer signing from Celtic, scored his first on 58 minutes, before striking in the 68th and 78th minutes against his boyhood club at London Stadium.

West Ham's goals v Arsenal

Elsewhere, last season's Division 1 runners-up Chelsea conceded two second-half goals as they drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur.

Harvey Vale struck twice for the Blues, but Spurs fought back after the break through Dilan Markanday and J’Neil Bennett.

Summerville finishes superb team goal

A composed eighth-minute finish from Crysencio Summerville gave 2020/21 Division 2 winners Leeds United their first goal as they won 3-1 at fellow promoted side Crystal Palace on their Division 1 debut.

Wakeling impresses

Jake Wakeling made up for his penalty miss with a smart finish as Leicester City drew 2-2 at Manchester United on Sunday.

Seagulls soar

Cameron Peupion rounded off a fine passing move from Brighton & Hove Albion to give them the lead in a 2-0 win at Derby County.

PL2 Matchweek 1 results
Division 1

Liverpool 0-0 Man City | LIV report | MCI report
Man Utd 2-2 Leicester | MUN report | LEI report
Blackburn 2-2 Everton | BLB report | EVE reaction
Crystal Palace 1-2 Leeds | CRY report | LEE report
Derby 0-2 Brighton | DER report | BHA report 
Spurs 2-2 Chelsea | TOT report | CHE report
West Ham 6-1 Arsenal | WHU blog

Division 2

Aston Villa 5-2 Nott’m Forest | AVL report | NFO report
Southampton 0-3 Norwich | SOU report | NOR report
Newcastle 1-1 Reading | NEW report | RDG report
Stoke 2-1 Birmingham | STK report | BIR report
Sunderland 3-4 Fulham | SUN report | FUL report
West Brom 3-2 Burnley | WBA report | BUR report
Wolves 2-1 Middlesbrough | WOL report | MID report

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