Match of the Day running order: Lineker confirms Liverpool & Chelsea positions

Match of the Day running order: Saturday Gameweek 5

The Premier League returns from the international break and so does Match of the Day!

Two teams continue to have a perfect start to the 2018/2019 season and Liverpool and Chelsea lead the way on Match of the Day.

Gary Lineker has Tweeted the Match of the Day running order tonight as follows:


LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur and Roberto Firmino of Liverpool battle for the ball during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool FC at Wembley Stadium on September 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s win at Spurs is first on Match of the Day

Match of the Day begins with Liverpool’s 2-1 win at Wembley over Tottenham.

Goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino did the damage for Liverpool.

Erik Lamela scored late on for Spurs, who also had a good looking penalty appeal in the final seconds. Will Match of the Day analyse the Heung Min Son/Sadio Mane incident?


LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Cardiff City at Stamford Bridge on September 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s rout of Cardiff is second on Match of the Day

Chelsea joined Liverpool with five wins from five Premier League games on Saturday.

Eden Hazard was the undoubted star of the show with a hat-trick for the Blues.

Sol Bamba had given Cardiff a shock lead after just 16 minutes.

Hazard responded with goals on 37, 44 and 80. Willian added a fourth late on.

Bournemouth 4 – Leicester 2 is third on Match of the Day

Bournemouth’s fine start to the season continued with a 4-2 win over Leicester and that is third on Match of the Day.

This is followed by Manchester United’s 2-1 away win at Watford. Then comes Manchester City easing past Fulham.

Before Match of the Day closes out with Arsenal’s victory at Newcastle and Crystal Palace’s 1-0 win at Huddersfield.

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