Roundup of the latest Premier League action as Manchester City stay top, whilst there was movement in the fight against relegation.
Gabriel Jesus produced four goals as league leaders – Man City comfortably cruised to a 5-1 victory at home against second-bottom Watford, in which Hassane Kamara briefly reduced Watford’s deficit to 2-1 in the 28th minute.
Second-half headers from Andrew Robertson and Divock Origi saw Liverpool defeat Everton 2-0 in the Merseyside derby at Anfield, which kept Jurgen Klopp’s Reds still one point behind Man City in second.
Chelsea continue to sit third after Christian Pulisic fired in a 90th minute winner to defeat West Ham by a 1-0 result at Stamford Bridge, in which the Hammers’ Craig Dawson was red carded in the 86th minute for a foul on Romelu Lukaku.
Granit Xhaka’s 25-yard strike in the 70th minute lifted Arsenal into fourth following a 3-1 home win over Manchester United, in which Cristiano Ronaldo halved United’s deficit on his return from bereavement after Nuno Tavares and Bukayo Saka had put the Gunners 2-0 up within 32 minutes.
Tottenham fell to fifth after they were held to a goalless draw at Brentford, in a game where Spurs failed to register one shot on target for a second consecutive match.
Down in the relegation battle, Norwich remain rock-bottom after Joelinton’s brace and Bruno Guimaraes’ chipped strike fired Newcastle to a 3-0 win at Carrow Road.
Matej Vydra’s 62nd minute strike from Wout Weghorst’s low cross saw Burnley scrape a 1-0 victory over Wolves at Turf Moor, which lifted the Clarets out of the relegation zone at Everton’s expense as the Toffees slipped into the bottom three for the first time since December 2019.
Leeds sit five points above the relegation zone in 16th after holding Crystal Palace to a goalless draw in Monday Night Football at Selhurst Park.
Elsewhere, James Ward-Prowse’s brace fired Southampton to a comeback 2-2 draw away at Brighton, after Danny Welbeck’s second minute opener and Mohamed Salisu’s own goal had put the Seagulls 2-0 up on the stroke of half-time.
Finally, Leicester were held to a goalless draw at home to Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium.