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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson’s error allowed Rachid Ghezzal to score a consolation goal for Leicester

Liverpool held off a spirited Leicester City comeback to remain top of the Premier League as Chelsea and Manchester City also maintained their unbeaten starts to the season.

After goals from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino had given Jurgen Klopp’s side a comfortable lead at half-time, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson made a horrendous error to allow Leicester’s Rachid Ghezzal to score a consolation as the Reds won 2-1.

Chelsea ran out 2-0 winners at home to Bournemouth courtesy of substitute Pedro and Eden Hazard, ensuring they remain level on points with Liverpool with only an inferior goal difference keeping them off the top.

In the evening game, Kyle Walker’s 25-yard strike gave champions Manchester City a 2-1 victory over Newcastle after DeAndre Yedlin had levelled following Raheem Sterling’s opener for the champions.

Aleksandar Mitrovic had a mixed afternoon as his Fulham side drew 2-2 at Brighton, scoring the Cottagers’ second before conceding the penalty that led to the hosts’ equaliser.

Andre Schurrle had given Fulham the lead but Glenn Murray scored twice in the second half for the Seagulls.

Elsewhere, Adama Traore scored an injury-time winner for Wolves as they beat West Ham 1-0 – the Hammers are still without a point – while there was a late goal too for Southampton as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg found the back of the net.

Danny Ings had earlier scored for the Saints as they completed a 2-0 victory away to Crystal Palace to secure their first league win of the season.

Huddersfield were also seeking their first victory of the campaign and there were two goals in two minutes as they took on Everton at Goodison Park.

Philip Billing scored the opener for the Terriers but Dominic Calvert-Lewin hit his third goal in two games to ensure a point for the unbeaten Toffees.

In the Championship, Aston Villa’s unbeaten start to the season was ended in spectacular fashion as they were thumped 4-1 at Sheffield United, while Derby County recorded a third successive win against Hull City.

In the Scottish Premiership, Hearts went five points clear at the top with a 4-1 win over St Mirren as Livingston beat Hibernian 2-1 in Gary Holt’s second game in charge.

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