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Wigan thrashes Hull 5-0 in Premier League

Wigan thrashes Hull 5-0 in Premier League

Newcomer Hull lost its first Premier League match of the season, thrashed by Wigan 5-0 Saturday.
The Tigers got four points from their first two games but went behind to Wigan after just five minutes when Sam Ricketts scored an own-goal. Antonio Valencia doubled the visitors' lead in the 13th.
Amr Zaki scored twice after the break _ either side of a strike from Emile Heskey _ to complete the easy win for Steve Bruce's side.
Hull coach Phil Brown called the match a "harsh reality check."
Everton also lost heavily at home as Portsmouth recovered from two straight defeats with a 3-0 win.
Jermain Defoe put Pompey ahead after 12 minutes and Glen Johnson added a second goal five minutes before half time.
Everton had a chance to pull a goal back in the 46th but David James saved Yakubu's penalty. Defoe got his second goal with a superb chip in the 69th
Middlesbrough needed a late goal from Tuncay Sanli to beat 10-man Stoke.
Alfonso Alves put the Teesiders in front after 37 minutes, moments after Stoke's Amdy Faye had been sent off. Stewart Downing missed a penalty for Middlesbrough and Stoke drew level with an own-goal from Justin Hoyte in the 71st.
Tuncay slotted the winner past Thomas Sorensen in the 85th.
West Ham beat Blackburn 4-1 at Upton Park. Goals from Callum Davenport and Dean Ashton gave the Hammers an early 2-0 lead, but Jason Roberts pulled one back before the break.
Roberts had a penalty saved by Robert Green moments after the restart and Craig Bellamy finally ended Rovers' hopes when he struck in the 90th minute, before Carlton Cole added a fourth in stoppage time.
West Brom picked up its first point of the season, drawing with Bolton 0-0.
Arsenal hosts Fulham later Saturday.
On Sunday, it's Chelsea vs. Tottenham; Aston Villa vs. Liverpool; and Sunderland vs. Manchester City.
Manchester United was without a league fixture this weekend, having lost to Zenit St. Petersburg 2-1 in the European Super Cup on Friday.