Premier League

Season Timeline 2017/18

August

Fri 11 Aug, Arsenal 4-3 Leicester
Olivier Giroud headed in a stoppage-time winner as Arsenal kicked off the season with a comeback win over Leicester City.
Olivier Giroud leaps to head past Kasper Schmeichel
From the Gallery Olivier Giroud leaps to head past Kasper Schmeichel
Sat 12 Aug, Chelsea 2-3 Burnley
Defending champions Chelsea lost at home to Burnley after being 3-0 down at half-time with 10 men.
Sam Vokes heads in Burnley's third goal at Stamford Bridge
From the Gallery Sam Vokes heads in Burnley's third goal at Stamford Bridge
Sat 19 Aug, Swansea 0-4 Man Utd
Paul Pogba scored a goal and set up another, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan provided two assists for the second successive match.
Paul Pogba shoots at goal against Swansea City
From the Gallery Paul Pogba shoots at goal against Swansea City
Sat 26 Aug, Bournemouth 1-2 Man City
Charlie Daniels scored the Carling Goal of the Month but Raheem Sterling hit a stoppage-time winner for Manchester City.
Charlie Daniels wheels away to celebrate after his rocket against Manchester City
From the Gallery Charlie Daniels wheels away to celebrate after his rocket against Manchester City
Raheem Sterling strikes at the death to grab victory for Manchester City
From the Gallery Raheem Sterling strikes at the death to grab victory for Manchester City
Sun 27 Aug, Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal
Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah were all on target, while Firmino and Salah also set up a goal each.
Roberto Firmino heads in Liverpool's opener against Arsenal at Anfield
From the Gallery Roberto Firmino heads in Liverpool's opener against Arsenal at Anfield
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah celebrate after scoring Liverpool's second and third goals
From the Gallery Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah celebrate after scoring Liverpool's second and third goals

September

Sat 9 Sep, Man City 5-0 Liverpool
Man City took advantage of Sadio Mane’s first-half red card with Kevin De Bruyne setting up two of the five goals.
Sadio Mane raises his foot as he challenges Ederson, earning a red card
From the Gallery Sadio Mane raises his foot as he challenges Ederson, earning a red card
Kevin De Bruyne, right, celebrates with Gabriel Jesus after setting up the first of the Brazilian's goals
From the Gallery Kevin De Bruyne, right, celebrates with Gabriel Jesus after setting up the first of the Brazilian's goals
Sat 9 Sep, Brighton 3-1 West Brom
Pascal Gross struck twice and set up a goal for Tomer Hemed as Brighton secured their first PL victory.
Tomer Hemed gets in front of Jonny Evans to put Brighton 3-0 up
From the Gallery Tomer Hemed gets in front of Jonny Evans to put Brighton 3-0 up
Sat 16 Sep, Watford 0-6 Man City
Sergio Aguero hit a hat-trick and laid on a goal for strike partner Gabriel Jesus in a commanding win at Watford.
Sergio Aguero slips the ball past Heurelho Gomes to complete his treble
From the Gallery Sergio Aguero slips the ball past Heurelho Gomes to complete his treble
Sat 23 Sep, West Ham 2-3 Spurs
Harry Kane’s first-half brace helped Spurs to establish a 3-0 lead, but West Ham nearly grabbed a point.
Harry Kane breaks the deadlock with a close-range header
From the Gallery Harry Kane breaks the deadlock with a close-range header
Cheikhou Kouyate narrows the gap to one goal at 3-2
From the Gallery Cheikhou Kouyate narrows the gap to one goal at 3-2
Sat 30 Sep, Stoke 2-1 Southampton
Peter Crouch's late winner earned the Potters their second league win of the season.
Peter Crouch celebrates his 85th-minute strike
From the Gallery Peter Crouch celebrates his 85th-minute strike

October

Sat 14 Oct, Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea
Wilfried Zaha struck the winner as Palace got their first goals and points of the campaign.
Zaha scores Crystal Palace's second goal
From the Gallery Zaha scores Crystal Palace's second goal
Sat 14 Oct, Man City 7-2 Stoke
Manchester City had six different goalscorers and five different assist-makers as they put Stoke City to the sword.
Bernardo Silva scores Manchester City's seventh goal
From the Gallery Bernardo Silva scores Manchester City's seventh goal
Sat 21 Oct, Huddersfield 2-1 Man Utd
Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre struck as promoted Huddersfield stunned Man Utd.
Aaron Mooy celebrates after opening the scoring
From the Gallery Aaron Mooy celebrates after opening the scoring
Sun 22 Oct, Spurs 4-1 Liverpool
Spurs scored twice in the opening 12 minutes and led 3-1 at the break as they beat Liverpool at Wembley Stadium.
Son Heung-Min finishes past Simon Mignolet to put Spurs 2-0 up
From the Gallery Son Heung-Min finishes past Simon Mignolet to put Spurs 2-0 up
Sat 28 Oct, Man Utd 1-0 Spurs
Anthony Martial struck a late winner for Manchester United in a tight match at Old Trafford.
Anthony Martial celebrates his decisive strike at Old Trafford
From the Gallery Anthony Martial celebrates his decisive strike at Old Trafford

November

Sun 5 Nov, Chelsea 1-0 Man Utd
Alvaro Morata scored his first goal since September, his second-half header securing a home win for Chelsea.
Alvaro Morata savours the feeling of being the matchwinner
From the Gallery Alvaro Morata savours the feeling of being the matchwinner
Sat 18 Nov, Arsenal 2-0 Spurs
Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez scored for Arsenal in the North London Derby.
Alexis Sanchez doubles Arsenal's lead, firing past Hugo Lloris at close range
From the Gallery Alexis Sanchez doubles Arsenal's lead, firing past Hugo Lloris at close range
Sat 18 Nov, Bournemouth 4-0 Huddersfield
Callum Wilson netted a hat-trick in only his second PL start since a knee injury in February 2017.
Callum Wilson, centre, heads in the first of his three goals
From the Gallery Callum Wilson, centre, heads in the first of his three goals
Sun 26 Nov, Huddersfield 1-2 Man City
Raheem Sterling scored another late winner as Man City came from behind to triumph at Huddersfield.
Raheem Sterling celebrates his 84th-minute strike at Huddersfield Town
From the Gallery Raheem Sterling celebrates his 84th-minute strike at Huddersfield Town
Wed 29 Nov, Man City 2-1 Southampton
Raheem Sterling repeated the feat, this time on home turf, as his stoppage-time strike secured Man City’s 12th successive PL win.
Raheem Sterling fires home in the 96th minute against Southampton
From the Gallery Raheem Sterling fires home in the 96th minute against Southampton

December

Sat 2 Dec, Arsenal 1-3 Man Utd
Antonio Valencia and Jesse Lingard struck inside the opening 11 minutes and David De Gea made a stunning double save as Man Utd won despite Paul Pogba’s dismissal.
David De Gea dives to deny Alexandre Lacazette - one of his 14 saves during the match
From the Gallery David De Gea dives to deny Alexandre Lacazette - one of his 14 saves during the match
Sat 9 Dec, West Ham 1-0 Chelsea
Marko Arnautovic fired home in the sixth minute as David Moyes earned his first win as West Ham manager.
Marko Arnautovic places the ball past Thibaut Courtois
From the Gallery Marko Arnautovic places the ball past Thibaut Courtois
Sun 10 Dec, Man Utd 1-2 Man City
Manchester City won their derby duel and became the first PL team to win 14 consecutive matches in the same season, while moving 11 points clear at the top.
Nicolas Otamendi celebrates after scoring the winning goal at Old Trafford
From the Gallery Nicolas Otamendi celebrates after scoring the winning goal at Old Trafford
Fri 22 Dec, Arsenal 3-3 Liverpool
Arsenal fought back from 2-0 down to grab a share of the spoils in one of the matches of the season.
Mesut Ozil lifts the ball over Simon Mignolet as Arsenal score for the third time in five minutes
From the Gallery Mesut Ozil lifts the ball over Simon Mignolet as Arsenal score for the third time in five minutes
Sun 31 Dec, Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City
Man City’s record-breaking 18-match PL winning run was ended by Crystal Palace, who had a late penalty saved.
Leroy Sane shows his frustration as Manchester City fail to find a breakthrough
From the Gallery Leroy Sane shows his frustration as Manchester City fail to find a breakthrough

January

Wed 3 Jan, Arsenal 2-2 Chelsea
Hector Bellerin struck a stoppage-time equaliser in a match featuring 33 chances, with all four goals coming in the last half-hour.
Hector Bellerin celebrates his stoppage-time equaliser
From the Gallery Hector Bellerin celebrates his stoppage-time equaliser
Sun 14 Jan, Bournemouth 2-1 Arsenal
AFC Bournemouth won midway through a seven-match unbeaten run that earned Eddie Howe the Barclays Manager of the Month award.
Jordon Ibe, left, runs to the crowd after completing the turnaround
From the Gallery Jordon Ibe, left, runs to the crowd after completing the turnaround
Sun 14 Jan, Liverpool 4-3 Man City
Liverpool scored three goals in nine minutes as Man City suffered their first defeat of the season, despite scoring twice late on.
Roberto Firmino beats Ederson to put Liverpool 2-1 up
From the Gallery Roberto Firmino beats Ederson to put Liverpool 2-1 up
Mon 22 Jan, Swansea 1-0 Liverpool
Alfie Mawson’s first-half strike was decisive, leading Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal to compare Liverpool with a Formula 1 car stuck in traffic.
Alfie Mawson celebrates while Liverpool's players show their frustration and dejection
From the Gallery Alfie Mawson celebrates while Liverpool's players show their frustration and dejection
Tue 30 Jan, Swansea 3-1 Arsenal
Swansea moved out of the relegation zone for the first time since November after surprising Arsenal.
Sam Clucas, left, fires through a mass of bodies to score his second goal of the match
From the Gallery Sam Clucas, left, fires through a mass of bodies to score his second goal of the match
Wed 31 Jan, Spurs 2-0 Man Utd
Christian Eriksen scored after 11 seconds, the joint third-fastest goal in PL history, as Spurs triumphed.
Christian Eriksen jumps for joy after giving Spurs a perfect start
From the Gallery Christian Eriksen jumps for joy after giving Spurs a perfect start

February

Sat 3 Feb, West Brom 2-3 Southampton
West Bromwich Albion paid their respects to Cyrille Regis and took an early lead, but Southampton fought back to win.
The two teams lead a minute's applause for Cyrille Regis before kick-off
From the Gallery The two teams lead a minute's applause for Cyrille Regis before kick-off
James Ward-Prowse celebrates after putting Southampton 3-1 up with a free kick
From the Gallery James Ward-Prowse celebrates after putting Southampton 3-1 up with a free kick
Mon 5 Feb, Watford 4-1 Chelsea
Three late goals secured an emphatic victory for Watford against 10-man Chelsea in Javi Gracia’s first home match in charge.
Roberto Pereyra scores Watford's fourth goal in stoppage-time
From the Gallery Roberto Pereyra scores Watford's fourth goal in stoppage-time
Sun 11 Feb, Huddersfield 4-1 Bournemouth
Huddersfield halted a five-match losing streak in style, beating in-form AFC Bournemouth to climb out of the relegation zone.
Rajiv van La Parra slots home from the penalty spot to wrap up Huddersfield Town's victory
From the Gallery Rajiv van La Parra slots home from the penalty spot to wrap up Huddersfield Town's victory
Sat 24 Feb, Brighton 4-1 Swansea
A Glenn Murray double briefly took Brighton & Hove Albion as high as 11th in the table.
Glenn Murray forces the ball into the net to score his and Brighton's second goal
From the Gallery Glenn Murray forces the ball into the net to score his and Brighton's second goal

March

Mon 5 Mar, Crystal Palace 2-3 Man Utd
Man Utd battled back from two goals down, with Nemanja Matic hitting a long-range stoppage-time winner.
Nemanja Matic unleashes a rising drive to win the match at the death
From the Gallery Nemanja Matic unleashes a rising drive to win the match at the death
Sat 10 Mar, Man Utd 2-1 Liverpool
Marcus Rashford scored twice as Jose Mourinho’s second-placed side moved five points clear of their visitors.
Marcus Rashford whips the ball into the net to open the scoring
From the Gallery Marcus Rashford whips the ball into the net to open the scoring
Sat 17 Mar, Liverpool 5-0 Watford
Mohamed Salah struck four times as Liverpool opened up a seven-point gap over fifth-placed Chelsea.
Mohamed Salah gives Liverpool the breakthrough with a low finish
From the Gallery Mohamed Salah gives Liverpool the breakthrough with a low finish
Sat 31 Mar, West Ham 3-0 Southampton
West Ham got three goals in the opening 17 minutes as David Moyes’s side won a crucial relegation match.
Marko Arnautovic tucks the ball past Alex McCarthy to put West Ham United 2-0 ahead
From the Gallery Marko Arnautovic tucks the ball past Alex McCarthy to put West Ham United 2-0 ahead

April

Sun 1 Apr, Chelsea 1-3 Spurs
Christian Eriksen's long-range strike and two Dele Alli goals gave Spurs their first win at Chelsea in 28 years.
Dele Alli's second strike gives Spurs a two-goal cushion at Stamford Bridge
From the Gallery Dele Alli's second strike gives Spurs a two-goal cushion at Stamford Bridge
Sat 7 Apr, Man City 2-3 Man Utd
Man City looked set to claim the title against their city rivals after going 2-0 up, but Man Utd fought back to put the celebrations on hold.
Ilkay Gundogan, right, embraces Raheem Sterling after giving Manchester City a 2-0 lead
From the Gallery Ilkay Gundogan, right, embraces Raheem Sterling after giving Manchester City a 2-0 lead
Manchester United's goalscorers Chris Smalling, left, and Paul Pogba celebrate the winner
From the Gallery Manchester United's goalscorers Chris Smalling, left, and Paul Pogba celebrate the winner
Sat 14 Apr, Spurs 1-3 Man City
Man City responded well to their setback against Man Utd, with two quickfire goals midway through the first half again putting them on the brink of the title.
Gabriel Jesus gives Manchester City their breakthrough despite pressure from Davinson Sanchez
From the Gallery Gabriel Jesus gives Manchester City their breakthrough despite pressure from Davinson Sanchez
Sun 15 Apr, Man Utd 0-1 West Brom
Jay Rodriguez scored the decisive goal as the PL’s bottom side triumphed at Old Trafford and handed the Trophy to Manchester City.
Jay Rodriguez arrives to head between David De Gea and Anthony Martial at close range
From the Gallery Jay Rodriguez arrives to head between David De Gea and Anthony Martial at close range
Sat 14 Apr, Burnley 2-1 Leicester
Burnley secured a fifth successive win in a run that earned Sean Dyche March’s Barclays Manager of the Month award.
Chris Wood celebrates scoring Burnley's opener
From the Gallery Chris Wood celebrates scoring Burnley's opener
Sat 28 Apr, Crystal Palace 5-0 Leicester
Five different players scored as Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace all but secured their PL status against 10-man Leicester City.
James McArthur fires in Crystal Palace's second goal
From the Gallery James McArthur fires in Crystal Palace's second goal

May

Fri 4 May, Brighton 1-0 Man Utd
Pascal Gross’s second-half header ensured safety for Brighton with two matches to spare.
Pascal Gross watches as his header crosses the line
From the Gallery Pascal Gross watches as his header crosses the line
Sat 5 May, Stoke 1-2 Crystal Palace
Stoke’s Xherdan Shaqiri scored a first-half free-kick but Crystal Palace’s comeback ended the Potters’ 10-year stay in the top flight.
Xherdan Shaqiri curls his free kick towards the top right corner, giving Stoke City the lead
From the Gallery Xherdan Shaqiri curls his free kick towards the top right corner, giving Stoke City the lead
Erik Pieters struggles to come to terms with the Potters' relegation
From the Gallery Erik Pieters struggles to come to terms with the Potters' relegation
Sat 5 May, West Brom 1-0 Spurs
Jake Livermore's stoppage-time winner extended Darren Moore’s unbeaten run as manager to five matches and delayed West Brom’s relegation.
Albion's players and fans celebrate wildly as Jake Livermore, centre, bundles the ball into the net
From the Gallery Albion's players and fans celebrate wildly as Jake Livermore, centre, bundles the ball into the net
Tue 8 May, Swansea City 0-1 Southampton
Substitute Manolo Gabbiadini struck the winner, relegating West Brom and securing Southampton’s safety at Swansea’s expense.
Gabbiadini breaks the hearts of the Swansea faithful
From the Gallery Gabbiadini breaks the hearts of the Swansea faithful
Sun 6 May, Man City 0-0 Huddersfield
Man City were presented with the PL Trophy after a goalless draw with Huddersfield, who picked up a valuable point in their battle to avoid the drop.
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner urges his players on as they close in on an invaluable point
From the Gallery Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner urges his players on as they close in on an invaluable point
Wed 9 May, Chelsea 1-1 Huddersfield
Another draw at a top-six side secured Huddersfield’s PL status, meaning all three promoted teams stayed up.
Lossl stretches to deny Chelsea and earn his side a vital point
From the Gallery Lossl stretches to deny Chelsea and earn his side a vital point
Sun 13 May, Spurs 5-4 Leicester
Harry Kane scored twice to push Mohamed Salah close for the Golden Boot, while Erik Lamela and Jamie Vardy also struck braces in a pulsating match.
Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals
From the Gallery Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals
Sun 13 May, Liverpool 4-0 Brighton
Mohamed Salah opened the scoring and finished two goals ahead of Harry Kane in the fight for the Golden Boot, while Liverpool secured fourth place.
Mohamed Salah spins in the Brighton box and opens the scoring
From the Gallery Mohamed Salah spins in the Brighton box and opens the scoring
Mohamed Salah shows off his Golden Boot trophy
From the Gallery Mohamed Salah shows off his Golden Boot trophy
Sun 13 May, Huddersfield 0-1 Arsenal
Arsene Wenger’s 22-year reign at Arsenal ended with a win after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fourth goal in three matches.
Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the fans
From the Gallery Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the fans
Sun 13 May, Southampton 0-1 Manchester City
Gabriel Jesus’ stoppage-time winner made Man City the first team to reach 100 points, while Kevin De Bruyne’s assist made him the first winner of the PL Playmaker award.
A jubilant Guardiola celebrates with his staff
From the Gallery A jubilant Guardiola celebrates with his staff