Marcus Rashford (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal with teammates in Manchester United's 2-0 win over Leicester.
Marcus Rashford (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal with teammates in Manchester United's 2-0 win over Leicester. Michael Regan

Substitutes get job done as Manchester United stays unbeaten

MANCHESTER United has kept up its 100% winning start to the English Premier League season with a 2-0 home success over Leicester City.

United is two points clear at the top of the ladder and is yest to concede a goal in three starts.

The Red Devils even had the luxury of a missed penalty from Romelu Lukaku before substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored in the last 20 minutes.

Socceroos star Aaron Mooy's Huddersfield Town is in second place after staying unbeaten in 0-0 home draw with Southampton.

United was frustrated by Leicester but kept patient before sealing all three points.

"I think we played very well,” manager Jose Mourinho said.

"If I have to choose a word to describe my team, I would have to say 'solid'.”

Manchester City is in third after a come-form-behind win at Bournemouth.

Charlie Daniels scored a contender for goal of the season for the home team before Gabriel Jesus equalised.

The visitorsd left it until the 96th minute to score the winner, with Raheem Sterling's deflected shot stealing the win.

Sterling was then shown a second yellow card by referee Mike Dean for celebrating with City fans who spilled on to the pitch.

Newcastle finally got its campaign rolling against a poor West Ham side.

Spain striker Joselu scored the Magpies' first league goal of the campaign before half-time and Ciaran Clark and Aleksandar Mitrovic wrapped up the points in the second half.

West Ham have lost its first three games for the first time since the 2010-2011 season when the club was relegated.

Swansea shrugged off the departure of Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton with a 2-0 victory at Frank de Boer's Palace on-loan teenager Tammy Abraham scored his first EPL goal before Jordan Ayew scored the second in a 2-0 success.

Watford remains unbeaten after grinding out a 0-0 draw with Brighton despite having Uruguayan defender Miguel Britos sent off midway through the first half for a horror tackle.


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