Arsenal continue to sit atop of the Premier League following the latest round of top-flight action.
A 58 second opener from Gabriel Martinelli plus Bukayo Saka’s brace saw league leaders, Arsenal beat Liverpool 3-2 at Emirates Stadium, despite Darwin Nunez and Roberto Firmino’s strikes for the Reds having pegged Miikel Arteta’s Gunners back twice.
Joao Cancelo and Phil Foden both provided goals and assists as Manchester City thrashed Southampton 4-0 at home to stay in second place, albeit one point behind the Gunners.
Harry Kane’s 22nd minute header from Son Heung-min’s cross ensured third-placed Tottenham scraped victory at Brighton, as the Seagulls lost their first home match under Roberto De Zerbi.
Goals from Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic and Armando Broja fired Chelsea up to fourth as they thrashed 18th-placed Wolves 3-0 at Stamford Bridge, as the visitors remain in the relegation zone.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th club goal as he struck a 44th minute winner for fifth-placed Manchester United, after Antony had cancelled out Alex Iwobi’s fifth minute opener in a comeback 2-1 win at Everton.
Down in the relegation zone, Leicester remain rock-bottom following a 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth after having led through Patson Daka’s 10th minute opener, only to suffer defeat following quick-fire goals from Philip Billing and Ryan Christie in the second-half.
Nottingham Forest remain second-bottom following a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa at the City Ground, after Emmanuel Dennis’ 15th minute header was cancelled out by Ashley Young’s 25-yard strike seven minutes later.
Elsewhere, Bruno Guimaraes’ brace fired Newcastle to a ruthless 5-1 home win over Brentford, as Jacob Murphy and Miguel Almiron also scored for the Magpies on top of Ethan Pinnock’s own goal, despite Ivan Toney briefly pegging the hosts back with a 54th minute penalty.
Second-half goals from Gianluca Scamacca and Michail Antonio completed West Ham’s 3-1 comeback home win over Fulham, after Jarrod Bowen’s penalty cancelled out Andreas Pereira’s early opening goal.
Finally, Eberechi Eze’s 76th minute strike fired Crystal Palace to a comeback 2-1 home win against Leeds after Pascal Struijk’s opener for the visitors was cancelled out by Odsonne Edouard’s header.