Premier League leaders Chelsea beat London rivals Arsenal 2-1 with goals from Spaniards Fernando Torres and Juan Mata on Saturday to maintain their unbeaten start to the season while handing Arsenal their first defeat.
Liverpool recorded their first league win at the sixth attempt with an
emphatic 5-2 victory at Norwich City with Luis Suarez scoring a
hat-trick after also scoring three at Carrow Road in April. Nuri Sahin
and Steven Gerrard scored Liverpool's other goals.
Everton maintained their good start to the campaign, coming from behind
to beat Southampton 3-1 with all their three goals coming in 13
They moved into second place behind Chelsea at least until Manchester
United, who started the day in second place, play Tottenham Hotspur at
Old Trafford in the 1630 GMT kickoff.
Champions Manchester City, without a win in any competition for four
games, came from behind to win 2-1 at Fulham with a late goal from Edin
Dzeko grabbing the three points.
In the other games, Stoke City sent Swansea City to a third successive
defeat with Peter Crouch scoring both in their 2-0 win, Sunderland beat
10-man Wigan Athletic 1-0 for their first win after four successive
draws and Reading and Newcastle United drew 2-2