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Ireland's Doherty on target for Wolves, Hourihane returns for Villa

Meanwhile, Jeff Hendrick started for Burnley, while Robbie Brady came off the bench.

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Matt Doherty (second right) celebrates scoring.
Wolverhampton Wanderers' Matt Doherty (second right) celebrates scoring.
Image: Dave Howarth

IRELAND INTERNATIONAL MATT Doherty scored the opening goal, as Wolves overcame Watford in the Premier League today.

The full-back slotted home to give the hosts the lead, before a Daryl Janmaat own goal doubled their advantage.

Elsewhere, Aston Villa’s Conor Hourihane made his first Premier League start since the opening day, as his side drew 2-2 with Burnley.

Jeff Hendrick started for the visitors, while Robbie Brady came off the bench to make his second appearance of the season.

Aston Villa’s John McGinn gave his side a 2-1 lead in the 79th minute but Chris Wood levelled for Burnley just two minutes later and the match finished level.

Frank Lampard’s Chelsea beat Brighton at Stamford Bridge, winning at home for the first time in the league under their new manager, courtesy of a Jorginho penalty and a Willian strike.

Crystal Palace were 2-0 winners against Norwich, thanks to a Luka Milivojevic penalty and a late Andros Townsend goal.

West Ham’s 2-2 draw at Bournemouth lifted them to third in the table.

High-flying Leicester host struggling Newcastle on Sunday while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s misfiring Manchester United are at home to Arsenal on Monday.

Additional reporting by AFP

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