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English Premier League 5 facts from Match day 2

After another exciting round of matches at the English Premier League, these are the five things we saw after Match Day 2

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  play Manchester United continues their unbeaten run at Villa Park (Daily Mail/Ian Hodgson)
  play Romelu Lukaku is the highest scoring Belgian in the EPL (BPI/James Marsh)

1. Villa Park

Home of Aston Villa have become a way away from home for Manchester United. The Red Devils 1-0 win on Friday, August  14 stretches United's unbeaten run to 20 games. That run is the longest unbeaten run at a ground in the English Premier League.

2. Romelu Lukaku

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku was impressive against Southampton, netting a brace in the 3-0 win. The striker's brace got him to 44 goals making him the highest scoring Belgian in the EPL.

3. Newcastle United

  play Steve McClaren is yet to get his winning formula (Reuters)

 

Steve McClaren is yet to get the winning formula as Newcastle United fell to Swansea 0-2. The defeat at the Liberty Stadium is the Newcastle's seventh straight defeat. The last time that had this woeful run was in 1999.

4. Chelsea

  play Chelsea are without a win yet this season (Simon Stacpoole/ Offside)

 

Jose Mourinho's men continued their woeful start to the season with a 3-0 defeat at Manchester City. This is the first time since 1998 that Chelsea have not won their opening two league games.

5. John Terry

  play John Terry was substituted against Manchester City (Getty Images)

 

Chelsea captain was withdrawn from the defeat at City on Sunday at halftime. That was the first time the cenetral defender was substituted by Jose Mourinho in the Premier League.

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