The leaders Manchester City were held to a goalless draw against Aston Villa at Villa Park in Remi Garde’s first game in charge.
City had the best chances as Fernando headed against the bar and Raheem Sterling saw his close range header saved by Brad Guzan, whose side stay bottom on five points.
In the North London derby, Arsenal failed to take advantage of City’s slip as they drew 1-1 with Tottenham at the Emirates. Harry Kane put the visitors ahead in the first half, but substitute Kieran Gibbs bundled the ball in at the back post with 15 minutes remaining to rescue a point for the Gunners.
Chelsea lost a third successive league game for the first time since 1999 as they were downed 1-0 by Stoke at the Britannia. Marko Arnautovic netted the only goal of the game early in the second half with an acrobatic finish to condemn the Blues to a seventh league defeat this season – the most Jose Mourinho has ever lost in a single campaign.
Jurgen Klopp lost for the first time as Liverpool manager as the Reds were downed 2-1 by Crystal Palace at Anfield. Yannick Bolasie thumped the Eagles in front midway through the first half, before Philippe Coutinho equalised shortly before half-time. However, with just eight minutes remaining, Scott Dann headed in at the second attempt to secure the points.
Leicester took their unbeaten run to five games as they beat Watford 2-1 at the King Power Stadium. N’Golo Kante gave Leicester the lead after a howler from Heurelho Gomes, and the keeper then gave away a penalty that Jamie Vardy dispatched for a goal in a ninth consecutive game. Watford pulled one back from the spot themselves not long after through Troy Deeney, but couldn’t find an equaliser.
Manchester United ended their goal drought with a 2-0 win over West Brom at Old Trafford. Jesse Lingard gave the home side the lead with a sublime finish, before Juan Mata scored from the penalty spot in stoppage time after Gareth McAuley brought down Anthony Martial and was shown a red card.
Newcastle secured their second win of the season with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Ayoze Perez scored the winner midway through the first-half with a tidy finish and a brilliant display from goalkeeper Rob Elliot ensured the visitors took all three points.
West Ham and Everton drew 1-1 at Upton Park. Manuel Lanzini gave the Hammers the lead in the first-half with a curled effort, before Romelu Lukaku equalised on the stroke of half-time after a wonderful pass by Gerard Deulofeu.
Southampton stretched their unbeaten run to six games with a 1-0 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light. Dusan Tadic’s penalty proved to be the difference midway through the second-half after Yann M’Vila brought down Ryan Bertrand in the box.
Norwich ended a run of four straight defeats with a 1-0 triumph over Swansea at Carrow Road. Jonny Howson scored the only goal from close range after a knock-down from Dieumerci Mbokani.
Player of the Weekend: Rob Elliot (Newcastle United)
Team of the Weekend: Crystal Palace
Goal of the Weekend: Manuel Lanzini (WEST HAM vs Everton)