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Published: 16:29 | 20/8/16

PL round up: Chelsea hit back to beat Watford

Wins for Spurs, Burnley, Everton & Hull

Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road in the Premier League on Saturday.

Antonio Conte was the winner of the battle of the Italian managerial heavyweights, with the former Juventus boss making a crucial tactical change at 1-0 down to ex-Napoli supremo Walter Mazzarri's side by bringing on summer signing Michy Batshuayi and Cesc Fabregas and switching to 4-4-2.

Etienne Capoue had given the Hornets the lead on 55 minutes, his second goal in two Premier League games after just one in 57 matches before the start of this season.

But Batshuayi levelled on 80 minutes after Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes spilled a long-range Eden Hazard shot, then Diego Costa hit the winner seven minutes later from a Fabregas assist, the first time since January 2015 that the Brazil-born Spain international has scored in three consecutive Premier League games.

Gareth Barry scored his first goal in 84 Premier League matches as Everton came from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion 2-1 at the Hawthorns and hand Ronald Koeman his first victory as Toffees' manager.

The home side took the lead in the ninth minute when Gareth McAuley headed in a Craig Gardner corner at the far post, but Kevin Mirallas netted for the third time in five matches from Ross Barkley's pass to equalise just before the break.

Barry, making his 100th Premier League appearance for Everton, then bundled in a winner on the hour mark from Mason Holgate's touch following a corner.

Premier League new boys Burnley beat Liverpool 2-0 at Turf Moor.

Sam Vokes netted after less than two minutes, taking Andre Gray's pass to turn and smash in a strike from the edge of the penalty area, following a Nathaniel Clyne mistake.

Liverpool controlled the game until Gray grabbed Burnley's second eight minutes prior to break by beating Jordan Henderson and Ragnar Klavan to slot a low finish past Simon Mignolet.

As in the first period, Jurgen Klopp's men controlled the second half. The Merseysiders, however, were kept at bay by the well-organised and resolute home defence, as Burnley secured their triumph.

Relegation favourites Hull City are now six points from six from their opening two Premier League games of the season after their 2-0 win at Swansea City.

Hull goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic tipped an early Gylfi Sigurdsson strike onto the crossbar, before Wayne Routledge went close with a header.

For Hull, Adama Diomande spurned a fine chance, while Robert Snodgrass had a very strong penalty appeal waved away towards the end of the opening period.

Largely against the run of the play, the visitors broke the deadlock with 11 minutes remaining, as Shaun Maloney netted from close range after Curtis Davies had flicked on a Snodgrass corner.

With Swansea desperately pushing for an equaliser, Maloney superbly set up Abel Hernandez for a simple finish that confirmed the Tigers' victory.

Victor Wanyama's late goal secured Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane.

Spurs bossed the first half, with Toby Alderweireld wasting an excellent chance early on and Vincent Janssen unable to net from a double opportunity.

Palace had a good spell during the early stages of the second half but Spurs regained superiority, and Janssen failed with another good opportunity midway through the latter 45 minutes.

The hosts eventually broke the deadlock through Wanyama, who nodded in an 83rd-minute finish on his home debut, after Harry Kane had provided a flick-on.

Palace threw all that they had at Spurs in the time that remained, creating a couple of half-chances, but the North Londoners held on.

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