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Season Timeline 2020/21

September

Sat 12 Sep, Liverpool 4-3 Leeds
Sat 12 Sep, Liverpool 4-3 Leeds
Leeds United announced themselves in the Premier League in style with a thrilling contest against reigning champions Liverpool on the opening weekend, narrowly losing 4-3 late on at Anfield.
Sat 19 Sep, Man Utd 1-3 Crystal Palace
Sat 19 Sep, Man Utd 1-3 Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace won at Old Trafford for the second season in a row, triumphing 3-1.
Sun 20 Sep, Southampton 2-5 Spurs
Sun 20 Sep, Southampton 2-5 Spurs
Son Heung-min scored four goals, all set up by Harry Kane, as Spurs won 5-2 at Southampton in a Matchweek where a record 44 goals were scored.
Sat 26 Sep, Brighton 2-3 Man Utd
Sat 26 Sep, Brighton 2-3 Man Utd
Bruno Fernandes scored a winning penalty in the 10th minute of stoppage time, the latest winner ever recorded in the Premier League by Opta, as Man Utd triumphed 3-2 at Brighton & Hove Albion.
Sat 26 Sep, West Brom 3-3 Chelsea
Sat 26 Sep, West Brom 3-3 Chelsea
Chelsea battled back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 at promoted West Bromwich Albion, with Tammy Abraham netting a stoppage-time equaliser.
Sun 27 Sep, Man City 2-5 Leicester
Sun 27 Sep, Man City 2-5 Leicester
Jamie Vardy hit a hat-trick as Leicester City won 5-2 at Manchester City, while the Foxes set a Premier League record by scoring three penalties in one match.

October

Sun 4 Oct, Man Utd 1-6 Spurs
Sun 4 Oct, Man Utd 1-6 Spurs
After conceding the opening goal in the second minute, Spurs romped to an incredible 6-1 win at Man Utd.
Sun 4 Oct, Aston Villa 7-2 Liverpool
Sun 4 Oct, Aston Villa 7-2 Liverpool
Aston Villa stunned reigning champions Liverpool, beating them 7-2 with summer signing Ollie Watkins scoring a hat-trick.
Sun 18 Oct, Spurs 3-3 West Ham
Sun 18 Oct, Spurs 3-3 West Ham
West Ham United found themselves 3-0 down after 16 minutes at Spurs but fought back to draw 3-3, with Manuel Lanzini scoring a stunning long-range equaliser in stoppage time.
Fri 23 Oct, Aston Villa 0-3 Leeds
Fri 23 Oct, Aston Villa 0-3 Leeds
Patrick Bamford scored a 19-minute hat-trick as Leeds continued to impress in the top flight, winning 3-0 at Aston Villa.

November

Sun 1 Nov, Spurs 2-1 Brighton
Sun 1 Nov, Spurs 2-1 Brighton
Gareth Bale scored his first Premier League goal for seven and a half years, and it was an important one as he came off the bench to head in the winner in a 2-1 victory over Brighton.
Sun 1 Nov, Aston Villa 3-4 Southampton
Sun 1 Nov, Aston Villa 3-4 Southampton
James Ward-Prowse scored two superb free-kicks as Southampton won 4-3 at Aston Villa, who nearly nicked a point after scoring twice in stoppage time.
Fri 6 Nov,  Southampton 2-0 Newcastle
Fri 6 Nov, Southampton 2-0 Newcastle
After beating Newcastle United 2-0, Southampton finished a day at the top of the Premier League table for the first time ever. Two days later the top six teams were separated by just three points, the smallest gap ever after eight rounds of PL matches.
Sat 21 Nov, Spurs 2-0 Man City
Sat 21 Nov, Spurs 2-0 Man City
Spurs beat Man City 2-0, finishing a day at the top of the table for the first time in over six years while leaving Pep Guardiola's side 13th.
Sun 29 Nov, Southampton 2-3 Man Utd
Sun 29 Nov, Southampton 2-3 Man Utd
With Man Utd trailing 2-0 at half-time, Edinson Cavani came off the bench and scored twice as the Red Devils won 3-2 at Southampton. United finished the season unbeaten on the road, becoming only the third Premier League team to achieve that feat.

December

Sun 5 Dec, Chelsea 3-1 Leeds
Sun 5 Dec, Chelsea 3-1 Leeds
Chelsea went top after coming from behind to beat Leeds 3-1, extending an unbeaten run to nine Premier League matches.
Sat 19 Dec, Crystal Palace 0-7 Liverpool
Sat 19 Dec, Crystal Palace 0-7 Liverpool
Liverpool ensured they would be the No 1 team at Christmas as they recorded their biggest ever Premier League away win, triumphing 7-0 at Crystal Palace. They also set a PL record, with seven different players assisting a goal for the same team.
Sun 20 Dec, Man Utd 6-2 Leeds
Sun 20 Dec, Man Utd 6-2 Leeds
Scott McTominay scored twice in the opening three minutes as Man Utd beat Leeds 6-2. They went on to take 10 points from their following four matches and moved top of the table in mid-January.

January

Tue 26 Jan, West Brom 0-5 Man City
Tue 26 Jan, West Brom 0-5 Man City
Ilkay Gundogan netted twice as Manchester City won 5-0 at West Bromwich Albion, becoming the ninth different club to finish a day top of the table in the season, a Premier League record. City went on to win 12 straight PL away matches, another competition record.

February

Tue 2 Feb, Man Utd 9-0 Southampton
Tue 2 Feb, Man Utd 9-0 Southampton
Man Utd equalled the biggest ever winning margin in PL history by beating Southampton 9-0. They also became only the second team in the competition to have seven different goalscorers in a match.
Sat 20 Feb, Liverpool 0-2 Everton
Sat 20 Feb, Liverpool 0-2 Everton
Everton ended a 22-year wait for a Premier League win at Anfield and inflicted a fourth straight home defeat on Liverpool. The Reds ended up with a six-match losing run at home.

March

Tue 2 Mar, Man City 4-1 Wolves
Tue 2 Mar, Man City 4-1 Wolves
A 4-1 home win over Wolverhampton Wanderers gave Man City a 15th successive Premier League victory and a 15-point lead at the top. They fell just short of the record of 18 straight PL wins as they lost to Man Utd in their next match.
Sun 21 Mar, West Ham 3-3 Arsenal
Sun 21 Mar, West Ham 3-3 Arsenal
Arsenal became the third team in 2020/21 to battle back from three goals down and avoid defeat, doing so at West Ham. This was the first season for a decade to have so many three-goal comebacks.

April

Sat 3 Apr, Chelsea 2-5 West Brom
Sat 3 Apr, Chelsea 2-5 West Brom
Matheus Pereira scored two goals and set up two more as West Brom triumphed 5-2 at Chelsea. The Blues had kept a clean sheet in their first five home matches under Thomas Tuchel, a Premier League record for a new head coach.

May

Tue 11 May, Man Utd 1-2 Leicester
Tue 11 May, Man Utd 1-2 Leicester
Man Utd's 2-1 home defeat against Leicester ended the title race, with Caglar Soyuncu's decisive header at Old Trafford ensuring that Man City were crowned champions for a fifth time.
Sun 16 May, West Brom 1-2 Liverpool
Sun 16 May, West Brom 1-2 Liverpool
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson scored a stoppage-time winner at West Brom as the Reds won their final five matches to finish in the top four. It was the first header, and the first winner, to be scored by a goalkeeper in the Premier League.
Tue 18 May, Chelsea 2-1 Leicester
Tue 18 May, Chelsea 2-1 Leicester
Chelsea beat Leicester 2-1 in a crucial top-four duel, leapfrogging their visitors and going on to secure UEFA Champions League qualification. Leicester missed out despite spending 242 days in the top four during the season, more than any other side.
Sun 23 May, Man City 5-0 Everton
Sun 23 May, Man City 5-0 Everton
Sergio Aguero said farewell in style as Man City lifted the Premier League Trophy, scoring twice in his final match to reach 184 PL goals for City, a record for one club in the competition, beating Wayne Rooney's 183 for Man Utd.
Sun 23 May, Leicester 2-4 Spurs
Sun 23 May, Leicester 2-4 Spurs
After scoring one goal and setting up another on the final day, Spurs' Harry Kane won the Golden Boot and Playmaker award, becoming only the third player to finish a PL season with both the most goals and assists. Man City's Ederson won the Golden Glove with 19 clean sheets.

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