Man Utd ended a run of back-to-back league defeats at home but could find no way through, as they played out a dull 0-0 draw with Chelsea in a match where both sides seemed more concerned about not losing than going for the win.
There were few chances although Blues boss Frank Lampard will feel his men should have had a first-half penalty when Harry Maguire held down Cesar Azpilicueta as a free-kick was swung into the United box.
Deadline Day signing, Edinson Cavani came on to make his debut for United and almost scored with his first touch, diverting Bruno Fernandes’s cross into the side-netting, while Marcus Rashford drew a fine late stop from Edouard Mendy.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team – who had lost their first two Premier League games at Old Trafford to Crystal Palace and Tottenham – stay in 15th, with Chelsea moving up to ninth.
Leicester claimed their first away Premier League win at Arsenal as Jamie Vardy’s late header sealed a 1-0 smash-and-grab victory at Emirates Stadium.
Vardy headed in fellow substitute Cengiz Under’s cross with 10 minutes remaining as the Foxes beat the Gunners at home for the first time since 1973 with what was their first attempt on target.
Alexandre Lacazette had an early header ruled out for offside and he and strike partner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang squandered a lot of first-half opportunities. The Gunners slipped to a third defeat of the season whiles the victory lifts the Foxes up to fourth in the Premier League, three points clear of the Gunners, who remain 10th.
Goals in either half from Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota gave Liverpool a 2-1 comeback victory over an inspired Sheffield United at Anfield.
The Blades, with only a point to show from their opening five games of the season, took a surprise lead after 13 minutes when VAR ruled Fabinho’s foul on Oli McBurnie had been just inside the home box – giving Sander Berge the perfect chance to beat Alisson from 12 yards.
A stunning cross from Jordan Henderson set up Liverpool’s equaliser four minutes before half-time, with Sadio Mane’s header palmed out by Aaron Ramsdale to Firmino, who scored just his third goal in his last 27 games for Liverpool.
The Blades continued to impress after the break without seriously threatening to further concern Alisson on his return from injury, and found themselves behind when Jota netted his first Premier League headed goal from Mane’s excellent delivery.
Victory sees Liverpool leapfrog Aston Villa into second place.
Phil Foden came off the bench to earn Man City a 1-1 draw at West Ham, cancelling out Michail Antonio’s spectacular first-half opener.
Antonio opened the scoring after 18 minutes with a wonderful overhead kick, given after a check for handball against Tomas Soucek.
However, the visitors levelled thanks to Foden’s well-taken strike six minutes into the second half, with the midfielder replacing Sergio Aguero at half-time.
As a result, both sides miss out on the chance to move into the top four, with each now on eight points.
Southampton moved up to sixth in the Premier League as Everton’s unbeaten record was ended by a 2-0 defeat on the south coast on Super Sunday.
James Ward-Prowse found the breakthrough with a sublime finish from Danny Ings’ pass before Che Adams’ second goal in as many games stretched Southampton’s lead.
Carlo Ancelotti’s side missed the chance to reclaim top spot outright but they remain ahead of second-placed Liverpool on goal difference as the Saints extended their unbeaten run to four games.
Jacob Murphy’s late free-kick cancelled out Raul Jimenez’s strike as Newcastle snatched a 1-1 draw against Wolves at Molineux.
After an even, but goalless, first half, Wolves dominated the second period and finally got the reward for their pressure when Jimenez scored in the 80th minute, sending a shot through the fingertips of Karl Darlow.
With Newcastle’s only shot on target of the second half, Murphy on the 89th minute curled a free-kick around the Wolves wall to secure a point for the visitors, who are unbeaten in their last seven league visits to Molineux.
The result means Wolves miss the chance to move into the top four, instead going from 10th into seventh, while Newcastle remain in 14th place.
Patrick Bamford’s second-half hat-trick brought Aston Villa’s Premier League winning run to a screeching halt as Leeds won 3-0 at Villa Park.
It was a great performance from Marcelo Bielsa’s side – who caught the eye with their lightning counter-attacks, neat one-touch football and 27 shots at Villa Park – despite a goalless first half.
Bamford had missed two glorious chances in the opening period, but soon made amends as he slotted home from an Emiliano Martinez’s save 10 minutes after the restart. The next two quickly followed – his second a sublime effort which found the top corner before completing his hat-trick with a scooped finish into the far corner.
Villa were ultimately unable to deal with Leeds’ direct play and miss the chance to go top of the Premier League table.
Wilfried Zaha created one goal and scored another as Crystal Palace eased to a 2-1 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Jairo Riedewald gave Roy Hodgson’s side the lead when he took Zaha’s pass and finished inside Alphonse Areola’s near post after just eight minutes.
The hosts came closest to an equaliser when Aleksandar Mitrovic blazed his rebound over after Ademola Lookman’s strike hit the post midway through the opening period.
But Zaha put the contest to bed when he was on hand to slide home Michy Batshuayi’s cross as Fulham’s wait for a first Premier League win of the season goes on. Their fourth defeat of the term was compounded when Aboubakar Kamara’s challenge on Ebere Eze was upgraded to a red card in the closing stages.
There was still time for Tom Cairney to strike a late consolation (90+5), but the result means Fulham remain bottom of the table with a solitary point from their opening six games, while Palace move up to fifth on 10 points ahead of the remaining fixtures this weekend.
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