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Barclays premier league review

Published:Monday | September 29, 2014 | 9:00 AM
AP Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey (left) and Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose vie for the ball during their English Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London, Saturday. The game ended 1-1.

SAT, SEPTEMBER 27

ARSENAL 1

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1

GOALS:-ARSENAL: OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN 74. TOTTENHAM: CHADLI 56.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain claimed Arsenal's fourth draw from six games already this season in an entertaining north London derby at the Emirates Stadium. Nacer Chadli's fourth goal in five Barclays Premier League games gave Tottenham Hotspur the lead early in the second half, but Oxlade-Chamberlain hit back with 15 minutes to go.

CHELSEA 3

ASTON VILLA 0

GOALS:-CHELSEA: OSCAR 7; COSTA 59; WILLIAN 79.

Chelsea remain top of the Barclays Premier League after Diego Costa's outstanding start to his career at Stamford Bridge continued with his eighth league goal. The Spain striker then created another as Jose Mourinho's side secured their fifth win of the season. Oscar was first on the score-sheet while Costa added a second with a header before his set up Willian's goal from close range.

CRYSTAL PALACE 2

LEICESTER CITY 0

GOALS:-PALACE: CAMPBELL 51; JEDINAK 54.

Two goals in three second-half minutes gave Crystal Palace their first home win of the season with victory over Leicester and extended their unbeaten run to four games. After a poor first half, Palace took the lead six minutes into the second courtesy of Fraizer Campbell following a corner. It was 2-0 soon after as Mile Jedinak headed in a Jason Puncheon free-kick.

HULL CITY 2

MANCHESTER CITY 4

GOALS:-HULL: MANGALA OG 2; HERNANDEZ PEN 32. MAN CITY: AGUERO 7; DZEKO 11, 68; LAMPARD 87.

Frank Lampard scored his fourth goal in three games for Manchester City, while two goals from Edin Dzeko ensured champions Manchester City overcame Hull City. The visitors had taken a two-goal lead after Sergio Aguero's volley and a Dzeko strike from long range. But Eliaquim Mangala headed into his own net, then conceded a penalty, from which Abel Hernandez made it 2-2.

LIVERPOOL 1 EVERTON 1

GOALS:-LIVERPOOL GERRARD 65. EVERTON: JAGIELKA 90.

Phil Jagielka's spectacular injury-time equaliser earned Everton an unlikely Barclays Premier League point in the 223rd Merseyside derby at Anfield. Steven Gerrard's superb second-half free-kick gave Liverpool the lead but Jagielka's swerving shot into the top corner from 30 yards stunned the home fans and earned the visitors a point.

MANCHESTER UNITED 2

WEST HAM UNITED 1

GOALS:-MAN UTD: ROONY 5; VAN PERSIE 22. WEST HAM: SAKHO 37.

Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney was sent off as his side clung on to resolutely beat West Ham for their second league win of the season. The home side were in charge after Rooney swept in a Rafael cross and Robin van Persie rifled in a low shot. But Diafra Sakho nodded in for the Hammers before Rooney was sent off for a reckless tackle on Stewart Downing.

SOUTHAMPTON 2

QUEENS PARK RANGERS 1

GOALS:-SOUTHAMPTON: BERTRAND 54; PELLE 68. QPR: AUSTIN 66.

Second-placed Southampton claimed their sixth win in a row in all competitions to beat struggling Queens Park Rangers. The hosts, enjoying their best start to a Barclays Premier League season, went ahead with Ryan Bertrand shooting low beneath Robert Green, before Charlie Austin levelled with a superb volley on the turn. But Graziano Pelle's stunning goal, his fourth for the Saints, confirmed the win.

SUNDERLAND 0 SWANSEA CITY 0

Sunderland are still looking for their first Barclays Premier League of the season after a dour stalemate with Swansea. The Black Cats have drawn five of their first six games, while Swansea gained a first point in three matches despite Angel Rangel's late red card. Rangel was booked after an hour and earned his second caution for a foul on Will Buckley with 10 minutes to go.

SUN, SEPTEMBER 28

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 4

BURNLEY 0

GOALS:-WBA: DAWSON 30; BERAHINO 45, 56; DORRANS 90.

West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Irvine secured his first home league win as two goals by Saido Berahino helped send Burnley to the bottom of the table. Craig Dawson netted his first Albion goal after connecting with Chris Brunt's corner before Berahino's header made it 2-0. Berahino's composed finish added to Burnley's misery before Graham Dorrans's shot completed the rout.