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Home Score Away
Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal
Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester City
Everton 1-1 Swansea
Southampton 0-0 Liverpool
Stoke City 0-1 Bournemouth
Sunderland 3-0 Hull City
Watford 2-1 Leicester City
Tottenham 3-2 West Ham
Middlesbrough 0-1 Chelsea
West Bromwich - Burnley

The English Premier League entered Week 12 this weekend with leaders - Liverpool - hanging on to the Premier League top spot after failing to score for the third time this season following a goalless tie against Southampton on Saturday, and Yaya Toure marked his shock return to the Manchester City team with a double as his side nabbed a dramatic late win at Crystal Palace to move joint-top of the log.

Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United crew were denied a second successive victory at Old Trafford, thanks to Olivier Giroud’s 89th minute equalizer that salvaged a point for Arsenal, Harry Kane’s double snatched a dramatic late win for Tottenham Spurs against West Ham as the latter maintained kept their unbeaten run in the PL alive in a come from behind win, and Jermain Defoe scored his 150th PL goal as Sunderland defeated Hull City to vacate the cellar.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Everton’s Seamus Coleman game waning moment equalizer denied Bob Bradley his first win as Swansea Boss, Bournemouth ended Stoke’s six game unbeaten run as they picked up their first PL away win of the season, and Leicester City decreased their chances of a successful PL title defence courtesy of a second straight loss, this time at Watford, that left them a whopping 15points adrift of the summit.

Chelsea leapfrogged Liverpool and Manchester City for the PL summit on Sunday after managing a lone goal in their dominant performance against Middlesbrough at Riverside. And on Monday Night Football, West Brom thrashed Burnley FC by four goals to nothing.



Middlesbrough 0-1 Chelsea

Diego Costa's 10th goal of the season moved Chelsea top of the Premier League as their sixth straight win saw off Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.

After an even start, Chelsea upped the tempo and deservedly led at the break when Costa reacted quickest to drill in a loose ball inside the Boro box.

The Blues continued to create chances, Pedro going closest when he smacked a rising drive against the crossbar.

Boro's best chance came when Alvaro Negredo's 78th-minute volley was saved.

It was the only time the home side forced Blues keeper Thibaut Courtois into a serious stop as they lost for the first time in four matches.



West Bromwich 4-0 Burnley FC

West Brom scored three first-half goals as they swept aside a Burnley team that is struggling away from home this season.

The Clarets, now with only one point from 15 on their travels, got off to an awful start when Matt Phillips turned six yards out and fired high past keeper Tom Heaton.

Like Phillips, James Morrison also scored for a second successive game when he ran on to Salomon Rondon's pass and curled a low shot inside Heaton's near post from the edge of the box.

And the impressive Phillips provided the cross for the third, which was tapped in at the far post by Darren Fletcher for his first of the season.

Forward Rondon produced another terrific all-round performance and was rewarded with a goal after the break when his strike took two slight deflections as it beat Heaton.

The Baggies are back up to ninth in the Premier League, replacing Bournemouth, while Burnley move one place down to 12th.


Saturday games

Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal

Olivier Giroud's 89th-minute equaliser earned Arsenal a point and denied Jose Mourinho's Manchester United a victory they deserved at Old Trafford.

Juan Mata looked to have put United on course for three points with a sweeping left-foot finish from Ander Herrera's cut-back after 68 minutes.

Arsenal had not had an effort on goal but secured the draw that leaves them six points ahead of United when substitute Giroud rose at the far post to head home Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's cross.

Mourinho cut a dejected figure at the final whistle as this result means he has now faced Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal in the league this season and not recorded a win.

Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester City

Yaya Toure marked his return to Manchester City's starting line-up by scoring twice in Pep Guardiola's side's 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace.

Making his first Premier League start of the season, Toure opened the scoring in the 39th minute after his shot deflected off James Tomkins and into the top corner.

Palace hit back in the second-half through substitute Connor WIckham (66) but City, who lost captain Vincent Kompany in the first half, after he was involved in a nasty looking collision with goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, regained the lead with just seven minutes remaining, courtesy of Yaya Toure who tapped home from close range to send his level on points with Liverpool atop the PL table.

Everton 1-1 Swansea

Bob Bradley's search for a first Swansea win goes on after Seamus Coleman's late header earned Everton a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park.

Swansea were heading for their first Premier League win since the opening day of the season, but Coleman rose highest to equalise in the 89th minute.

Gylfi Sigurdsson had given Swansea the lead from the spot in the first half after he was brought down by Phil Jagielka.

Southampton 0-0 Liverpool

Liverpool failed to make their second-half dominance count as they were held to a goalless draw at Southampton on Saturday.

Sadio Mane was brilliantly denied by Fraser Forster in the first half, but it was after the break that the Premier League leaders turned the screw.

Roberto Firmino and Nathaniel Clyne spurned the Reds' best opportunities, both failing to hit the target from good positions.

Stoke City 0-1 Bournemouth

Nathan Ake's header handed Bournemouth a fine 1-0 win at Stoke, who missed a second-half penalty through Bojan at the Bet365 Stadium.

Bournemouth took the lead on 26 minutes through Ake's close-range header, his first goal on his first start for the club.

Bojan missed a penalty for Stoke in the second half, hitting the bar from the spot after Simon Francis had stepped on the Spaniard's foot.

The result means Bournemouth go up to ninth, four points off the top six, while Stoke are in 13th, just three points off the drop zone.

Sunderland 3-0 Hull City

Jermain Defoe scored his 150th Premier League goal and Victor Anichebe struck twice as Sunderland recorded a precious win over Hull City.

Defoe's darting run and firm low finish made him just the eighth player in Premier League history to bring up the milestone and set Sunderland on their way to consecutive top-flight wins for the first time since May.

The in-form Victor Anichebe scored twice after the break for David Moyes' rejuvenated side, who remain inside the bottom three but are now two points ahead of Swansea and just two behind third-bottom Hull.

The Tigers had more possession and more chances than their hosts in an open and entertaining game.

Watford 2-1 Leicester City

Watford scored inside the opening 33 seconds as they defeated champions Leicester at Vicarage Road.

Etienne Capoue volleyed the Hornets into the lead - their fastest Premier League goal - before Roberto Pereyra curled in a second after 12 minutes.

Leicester pulled one back when Riyad Mahrez converted a penalty after Miguel Britos' clumsy foul on Jamie Vardy.

But the Foxes could not score again and remain without an away league victory this season.

Tottenham 3-2 West Ham

Tottenham maintained their unbeaten start to the PL amid high drama as Harry Kane struck twice at the death in a breathless victory over West Ham at White Hart Lane.

Michail Antonio's first-half header and a Manuel Lanzini penalty had put West Ham 2-1 up and seemingly on course for only a fourth league win of the season, but Kane's late show emphatically turned the contest on its head.

First the England striker turned home from close range after good work down the left by substitute Son Heung-Min, while two minutes later the South Korean was brought down in the area by Havard Nordtveit and Kane tucked away the resulting spot-kick.

Earlier, 20-year-old midfielder Harry Winks had equalised for Tottenham on his full Premier League debut, but Lanzini's penalty - awarded after Vincent Janssen pulled back Winston Reid in the area - put West Ham back in the driving seat before Kane intervened.


Match day reports from skysports and bbc.co.uk were used in this compilation.

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