Arsenal ended a run of 29 games without a win at a big-six side as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s second-half penalty gave them a 1-0 victory at Manchester United.
In Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s 100th game in charge, Manchester United’s diamond midfield struggled to deal with Arsenal’s energy, and the visitors had the better of the chances as Willian hit the bar and Bukayo Saka headed over unmarked.
Aubameyang curled an effort just wide after the break, but he got another chance from the penalty spot after Paul Pogba had fouled Hector Bellerin in the box, and the Gabon striker duly converted to earn the Gunners’ first win at Old Trafford in 14 years.
Diogo Jota’s third straight Anfield goal in the Premier League got Liverpool out of jail with a 2-1 comeback victory against a stubborn West Ham.
For the third time in four Premier League games at Anfield this season champions Liverpool conceded first, as Pablo Fornals capitalised on a sloppy Joe Gomez clearance to score from 12 yards.
But Liverpool’s equalizer was equally as cheap as Arthur Masuaku’s needless nibble on Mo Salah in the box earned the hosts a penalty, which Salah duly converted (42).
Liverpool heaped on the pressure as sub Jota saw his rebounded effort chalked off by VAR for Sadio Mane’s foul on Angelo Ogbonna (77), but Jota got his chance again and converted fellow sub Xherdan Shaqiri’s brilliant through ball to give Liverpool the win
Gareth Bale scored his first goal since his return to Tottenham to secure Jose Mourinho’s side a 2-1 victory over Brighton to move second in the Premier League.
Brought on in the 70th minute with the scores locked at 1-1, it took the 31-year-old just 200 seconds to make an impact, heading home Sergio Reguilon’s cross to seal all three points.
Harry Kane had given Spurs the lead in the first half, winning and scoring a penalty after a foul from Adam Lallana and some VAR intervention.
VAR was at the centre of Brighton’s equaliser too as Tariq Lamptey’s cool finish stood despite referee Graham Scott checking the pitchside monitor for a potential foul from Solly March on Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
Bale then sealed all three points with his first goal for the club in seven years and 166 days.
Kyle Walker’s first-half strike was enough to see his current side Manchester City beat his childhood club Sheffield United 1-0 in the Premier League.
The right-back scored through a goal from range in the 28th minute which sealed all three points for Man City.
Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale made a number of saves to deny the visitors and the Blades were an improved side in the second half, but they lacked a finishing touch.
It leaves Chris Wilder’s side without a Premier League win this season and they remain in 19th place with one point.
Chelsea kept a fourth clean sheet in a row as Frank Lampard’s side blew away Burnley 3-0 with Hakim Ziyech scoring on his first Premier League start.
The arrival of Edouard Mendy, who has conceded just one goal in six appearances, seems to have settled Lampard’s team down defensively, although the goalkeeper was not tested at Turf Moor from the moment Ziyech put the visitors in front.
Kurt Zouma powered home his third goal of the Premier League season from a Mason Mount corner before Timo Werner wrapped up the points with a majestic finish to send Burnley bottom of the league.
Everton missed the chance to go top of the Premier League as their lack of squad depth was showcased in a 2-1 defeat at Newcastle.
Steve Bruce’s side exploited the Toffees’ lack of strength in depth without Lucas Digne, Richarlison, James Rodriguez and Seamus Coleman as Callum Wilson scored a second-half double.
Wilson’s first came from the penalty spot after Andre Gomes clumsily fouled the striker before the former Bournemouth man wrapped up the points by finishing off a counter-attack, spearheaded by Ryan Fraser. Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored late with a neat finish which only proved to be a consolation.
James Ward-Prowse scored two stunning first-half free-kicks to help in-form Southampton beat Aston Villa 4-3 at Villa Park in the Premier League.
The visitors thought they had taken an early lead when Ezri Konsa inadvertently headed into his own net, only for the Video Assistant Referee to spot a very tight offside against Che Adams.
However, the visitors brushed aside that disappointment to open the scoring after 20 minutes thanks to Jannik Vestergaard’s bullet header, before the Saints captain took over.
The England international became the first player in Premier League history to score two direct free-kicks in the first half of a game to put his side in total control, before Danny Ings’ long-range curler made it 4-0 after half-time.
Despite Tyrone Mings’s glancing header, an Ollie Watkins penalty and Jack Grealish’s clever finish , it was too little, too late for the home side, who slipped down to sixth in the table, while Ralph Hasenhuttl’s team jump up to third.
Wolves moved level on points with Everton and Liverpool at the top of the Premier League thanks to a 2-0 victory over 10-man Crystal Palace at Molineux.
A minute after Michy Batshuayi had a goal correctly disallowed for offside for the visitors, debutant Rayan Ait-Nouri opened the scoring (18) when his first-time shot arrowed into the bottom corner.
Daniel Podence doubled his side’s advantage nine minutes later and everything was going Wolves’ way. Palace thought they had a penalty just before the break after Patrick van Aanholt was brought down by Willy Boly, but referee Martin Atkinson’s decision was overturned by VAR with the full-back offside in the build-up.
Wolves’ two first-half goals proved to be enough and a bad evening for Palace got even worse in the dying stages when captain Luka Milivojevic was sent off after a VAR review for a late challenge on Wolves substitute Joao Moutinho.
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