2020-21 Premier League: Week Ten Roundup

Tottenham Hotspur remain top of the Premier League following an eventful weekend in which none of the top four won, whilst there was a serious incident at Arsenal. 

Diogo Jota’s strike proved enough to send Liverpool top on Saturday despite drawing 1-1 at Brighton after Pascal Gross scored a late penalty to earn the Seagulls their first-ever Premier League point against Jurgen Klopp’s Reds, having lost all six previous Premier League clashes beforehand.

Tottenham reclaimed top spot 28 hours later on goal difference after finding themselves held to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge by third-placed Chelsea, who were celebrating their 1,000th match under the ownership of Roman Abramovich.

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Leicester sit fourth despite Harvey Barnes’ late consolation strike after goals in eight minutes from Ademola Lookman and Ivan Cavaleiro gifted Fulham victory to move them out of the bottom three.

Headers from Angelo Ogbonna and Jarrod Bowen proved enough to send West Ham fifth as they edged out Aston Villa for victory at the London Stadium, with Villa’s Ollie Watkins seeing a late sweeping equaliser chalked off for offside by VAR.

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Down in the relegation zone, Conor Gallagher’s rifled effort proved enough to lift West Brom to within a point of safety as they picked up their first league win of the season against rock-bottom Sheffield United, who now are the only top flight team without a league win this season.

Burnley slipped back into the relegation zone after being embarrassed 5-0 at Manchester City for the fourth consecutive season as Riyad Mahrez netted a rare hat-trick.

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Elsewhere, goals from Pedro Neto and Daniel Podence either side of Gabriel’s equaliser clinched Wolves their first away win over Arsenal since September 1979 and first at the Emirates Stadium, despite losing Raul Jimenez to a serious head injury in which the Mexican suffered a fractured skull.

Edinson Cavani struck twice as Manchester United came from two goals behind at half-time to stun Southampton 3-2 in a five goal thriller at St Mary’s Stadium.

Raphinha’s late strike proved enough for Leeds to stun Everton at Goodison Park in a nervy thriller which featured 38 shots, of which only 14 were on target in total.

Finally, Newcastle snatched a late victory at Crystal Palace after Callum Wilson and Joelinton struck within the final three minutes of a tense encounter inside Selhurst Park.

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