Saturday football as it happened

Reaction after Arsenal beat Liverpool, Manchester City hit seven past Norwich and Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic scores.

2 November 2013 Last updated at 19:57

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  1. 1953: 

    Arsenal's tough run continues, with Borussia Dortmund away in midweek followed up by Premier League games against Manchester United and Southampton.

    Play like that though and they'll be sound.

    Hope you enjoyed today's coverage, thanks for your company as always and join Mike Henson tomorrow for more top-flight action. Adios!

  2. 1951: 
    INJURY LATEST

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that Jack Wilshere missed today's game with an inflamed ankle and it is too early to say if he will be fit to face Dortmund, Kieran Gibbs has a calf injury.

  3. 1950: 
    MOTD

    Here's the running order for Match of the Day tonight then, on BBC One at 2225:

    1. Arsenal/Liverpool, 2. Man City/Norwich, 3. Newcastle/Chelsea, 4. Fulham/Man Utd, 5. Hull/Sunderland, 6. Stoke/Southampton, 7. WBA/Palace, 8. West Ham/Villa

  4. 1948: 
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    Tom Holmes: No need to get carried away but defeat today was pretty poor. We can and will play better but Arsenal were phenomenal tonight.

    James: We'll that's 40 million + 1 pound saved

  5. 1946: 
    INJURY LATEST

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says that defender Glen Johnson is in hospital with a 'problem with his jaw.'

  6. 1944: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool
    Arsene Wenger

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: "We had a convincing, controlled performance. We kept their offensive force quiet and took our own chances.

    "That is as well as we have played all season. People have been sceptical about us so far this season but today will increase our confidence and get the fans right behind us."

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    Luis Suarez

    Mark: Isn't the old adage 'judge us after 10 games'? Gunners sailing through that test.

    Andrew Priestley: John W. Henry famously asked during the summer, "What are they smoking over at the Emirates?" The answer, a victory cigar.

  8. 1942: 
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    Rich, Hertfordshire: We may have lost today but we were well in the game and it's clear we're heading in the right direction - just need to improve the midfield over time and we'll get there. Rodgers is the man.

  9. 1941: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: "The best team won. They had a greater control of the game but we were still a threat. Their mobility and passing was better than ours.

    "We never pressed the ball well enough but we kept going all night. After 10 games you can analyse the league, my players have been brilliant and we will be in with a shout. We have shown enough that we have a fighting chance of a place in the top four."

  10. 1935: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool
    Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrate

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: "It was a convincing win against a good team which is what we wanted. We responded well to losing in midweek.

    "The first goal was a vital moment, after that I felt we had the opportunities to make a difference and Aaron Ramsey scored a stunning goal.

    "We had only top players on the pitch today. Aaron is a young player, he has room for improvement but he has grown in confidence in front of goal. Five points clear is positive and nice but it is very early in the season."

  11. 1931: 
    PLAYER REACTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Arsenal goalscorer Aaron Ramsey: "We really enjoyed it today, everyone was up for it. The fans were right behind us, and we got stuck into them early on.

    "They are full of confidence as well at the moment. They showed that early on, and we weathered the storm.

    "I saw Kolo Toure drop off a bit, so I thought why not try an effort from distance? It was a great moment for me. I was waiting for the ball to sit up for me, so I could strike it cleanly.

    "I am feeling a lot more confident in front of goal, and that is up there with the best I've scored.

    "We have had to play catch up in the last few seasons. If we get ourselves into a strong position coming into January, I think we will have a very successful season."

  12. 1930: 

    Arsenal top the table by five points or more for the first time since February 2008 - when they led Manchester United by five points following their 2-0 home win v Blackburn.

    What happened that season? Er, United won the league and Arsenal were third...

  13. 1924: 
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    Per Mertesacker

    Bishop Yinkus: Who can argue with Wenger's selections if the pairing of Koschieny and Mertesacker continue to work wonders like this?

    Jacky Chau: Lovin' the Mertesacker Koscielny love affair at the back. #solid

    Jacob Mignano: Tom, re your mistake at 1908, I can't blame you. I'd much rather type 'Simon Mignolet' than 'Wojciech Szczesny'

    Thanks Jacob, put that one down to mental fatigue...

  14. 1921: 
    TOP OF THE CHARTS
    Premier League

    The Premier League table makes very attractive reading for Arsenal fans, as the Gunners stretch out into a five-point lead after 10 games of the season. Will they still be there in May?

  15. 1920: 
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    Will, London: People are gonna keep underestimating Arsenal until they're 5 points clear at the top of the league...oh, wait.

  16. 1919: 
    FULL-TIME- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    There it is, a fine win for Arsenal who do move five points clear at the top of the table.

  17. 1916: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Mesut Ozil in for a third - no, he drills a shot straight at Simon Mignolet! That really was Simon Mignolet that time...

  18. 1913: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    What a chance! Luis Suarez breaks clear of a ragged offside trap, he could lay the ball to Daniel Sturridge for a tap in but shoots, and puts his effort wide of the far corner. Sturridge is livid about that, Suarez didn't even look over to his right...

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    Burt: We might have had a good start to the season, but our injury bulk is still worrying me. Although having said that, when is Gibbs NOT injured?

  20. 1911: 
    FINAL FIVE- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Into the last five minutes then.

  21. 1910: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Carl Jenkinson is on for the final few minutes, replacing the outstanding Santi Cazorla.

  22. 1908: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Some headed 'tiki-taka' sees Liverpool work their way through the Arsenal defence as Luis Suarez and Steven Gerrard nod it to Philippe Coutinho, but he is shut down by the onrushing Wojciech Szczesny. Fine save from the Pole.

  23. 1907: 
    REAL RUMBLE- Rayo Vallecano 0-1 Real Madrid

    It's taken all of three minutes for Cristiano Ronaldo to find the net.

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  24. 1904: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    You won't believe this but - Kieran Gibbs is injured. He pulled up after putting that low cross in and has to come off, with forgotten man Thomas Vermaelen on in his place.

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    Giverson: At a classical music concert with the missus, Arsenal jersey on and applauding all the way

    I would genuinely love to see this...

  26. 1901: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Nacho Monreal in his new position as game-ending left winger, bursts away into space and then picks out Mesut Ozil on his shoulder. Ozil's first touch looks clumsy but he manages to break a tackle and then get a low shot away, which Simon Mignolet gathers at the second attempt.

    Kieran Gibbs then powers into the box but puts his cross behind the waiting Olivier Giroud. Fifteen minutes left.

  27. 1859: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Better from Liverpool, who go really close to a goal! A cross from the left causes mayhem at the back stick, Daniel Sturridge looks to work the angle on his right foot, Luis Suarez takes the ball off him and then clips a shot across goal, flicking the outside of the post!

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    Pete in Carlisle: Can't believe I'm gonna say this but I think Liverpool need to take Gerrard off to get some life in the midfield...how times change

  29. 1856: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Jordan Henderson is now filling in at right-back for Liverpool as they go all-out for a way back into the game. And Henderson delivers a fine cross on the run to pick out Daniel Sturridge, but he can't control the header which flies wide of the target.

    Arsenal make a change as Nacho Monreal comes on in place of Tomas Rosicky.

  30. 1853: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Change for Liverpool as Victor Moses comes on in place of Jon Flanagan. Good luck at the back here Liverpool, they've piled the attackers on...

  31. 1850: 
    Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool

    Kieran Gibbs manages to find a pathway into the penalty area and his rising shot is deflected away for a corner. Arsenal hungry for more goals here as they look to cement their place at the top of the table.

  32. 1849:  
    BBC Sport Chief Football Writer Phil McNulty at the EmiratesArsenal 2-0 Liverpool
    Aaron Ramsey

    "Arsenal's second goal was yet another testimony to superb technique, this time from Aaron Ramsey. The Emirates is absolutely alive. Liverpool started this second half brightly but Arsenal are suddenly finding the gaps."

  33. 1848: 
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    Ka Lun NG: You beauty Rambo!

    John: Best player in Wales...

    Aloufika: Now kids that's how u strike a ball!

  34. 1845: 
    GOAL- Arsenal 2-0 Liverpool - Aaron Ramsey (59 mins)

    Brilliant. That's all you can really say as Aaron Ramsey thumps home his 10th goal of the season.

    Mesut Ozil finds space on the right wing, picks out Ramsey 25 yards out, his first touch controls the ball, he is allowed time to address the ball and fires a swerving, dipping strike up and over Simon Mignolet with the outside of his right boot. Magic.

  35. 1843: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Another chance for Arsenal, another opening for Olivier Giroud, stretching to get a toe on to Santi Cazorla's pass, but he can't generate much power and it's an easy save this time. Liverpool look ropey at the back since their half-time tinkering.

  36. 1841: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Chance! Must be! No!

    Kolo Toure breathes a huge sigh of relief as his square pass to Martin Skrtel is intercepted by Olivier Giroud, who is in on goal. Simon Mignolet races out to narrow the angle, Giroud goes for the chip - and it drifts just wide of the top corner. So, so close to a second.

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    Tyler Gilson: Liverpool are just going to get overrun in midfield now.

    Kolo Toure tackles Mesut Ozil
  38. 1838: 
    EUROTRASH- Rayo Vallecano v Real Madrid (1900 GMT)

    Gareth Bale lit up the Bernabeu with two goals for Real Madrid in midweek, can he keep up his form?

    If you follow our live text commentary of Rayo Vallecano v Real Madrid with Jonathan 'La LIga' Jurejko, you'll find out won't you? Get another window open.

  39. 1835: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Arsenal have been caught napping as Liverpool have another early chance. Luis Suarez runs in behind and stands up a cross which is too long for Daniel Sturridge but finds Jordan Henderson in space. Rather predictably though his touch is a bad one and he then hurries into smashing a shot over the crossbar. Consider that your final warning...

  40. 1834: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    What formation are Liverpool in now then? Looks like Mamadou Sakho at left-back, with Philippe Coutinho behind the front two in a sort-of 4-3-1-2.

    Luis Suarez almost gets free on the right of the area but is closed down well and squeezes a cross/shot across goal and to safety.

  41. 1831: 
    KICK-OFF- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Back under way...

  42. 1829: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    As I predicted. Philippe Coutinho is coming on for Liverpool. As requested, it's left wing-back Aly Cissokho who is off.

    Looks like one of his team-mates has cut Coutinho's hair while he was asleep as well, a real butcher job. You've got to shave the lot off there son...

  43. 1827: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Mikel Arteta and Aaron Ramsey dominated the play in that half, having 67 touches each. Liverpool's most influential player on the ball was Steven Gerrard with 43.

    Arsene Wenger's only gripe with Ramsey will be that he only touched the ball three times inside the penalty area in that first half (see below).

    Aaron Ramsye
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    Matt, a neutral, in Aberystwyth: Norwich fans saying "Hughton out"... Who exactly will come in to take his place? Not a lot of free managers on the market. Unless you want Di Canio....

    Mo: Dear Rodgers, please take Cissokho off and change the 3-5-2!!! It doesn't work hence we concede against every team nevermind Arsenal!!

  45. 1819: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    What can Brendan Rodgers do to turn this one around then? Find a place for the fit-again Philippe Coutinho? He's on the bench.

  46. 1816:  
    BBC Sport Chief Football Writer Phil McNulty at the EmiratesArsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    "This is a very open, high-quality game and Arsenal are just shading it. Santi Cazorla is a real threat coming from midfield while Mikel Arteta has also excelled for The Gunners. Liverpool may feel they are unfortunate to be behind as they move the ball around with real purpose. Plenty more to come you suspect."

  47. 1816: 
    HALF-TIME- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool
  48. 1815: 
    CLOSE!- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    A sweeping counter-attack from the hosts tees up Santi Cazorla on the edge of the box, he tries to reverse a left-footed shot across goal and into the far corner but just overhits it.

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    Greig, a Manchester-based Norwich fan: The dark days remembered today. No fight, no spirit, surely no manager. Sorry Chris Hughton, please leave now!

  50. 1813:  
    BBC RadioArsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Former Liverpool midfielder Jimmy Case, speaking on BBC Radio Merseyside: "The game is very, very open. There are not enough players to pass to when Liverpool get near the Arsenal box."

  51. 1812: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    More good work from Aaron Ramsey sees him nick the ball in midfield and drive on towards goal but he runs out of gas and is eventually stripped by Mamadou Sakho. The game remains stretched as we approach half-time.

  52. 1809:  
    Former Liverpool and Germany midfielder Dietmar HamannArsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    "Mesut Ozil is a joy to watch. Plays the game at his own pace."

  53. 1808: 
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    Belete Eshetea: Joy to watch Arsenal with the ball, but without the ball they look very ordinary!

  54. 1805: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Wonderful front play. Luis Suarez holds the ball up on his own, beating a man and then flinging a pass over the top for Daniel Sturridge to chase. There's enough check side on the ball for it to hold up, and Sturridge then beats Laurent Koscielny with a clever turn. He looks to power into the area but runs out of turf. Great invention from the front two though.

  55. 1802: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Arsenal have scored in every league game this season and have scored the opening goal in nine of their 10 Premier League games so far this season. That's why they're top of the league.

    Aaron Ramsey is another reason, working space nicely on the left of the area but he hesitates before getting a shot away and the chance has gone.

    Daniel Sturridge then nips in to cause danger but he was just offside.

  56. 1758: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Aaron Ramsey dashes into space on the left of the area and gets an early drive on goal, forcing Simon Mignolet into the save at his near post. This is such an open game there has to be more goals soon...

  57. 1757:  
    BBC Sport Chief Football Writer Phil McNulty at the EmiratesArsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    "Liverpool had actually made the more convincing start until Santi Cazorla's goal but it is clear Arsenal feel they can probe the left-hand side of the visitors' defence, where they are trying to put Aly Cissokho under pressure - and that is where the goal came from.

    "Brendan Rodgers, however, will feel his team have shown more than enough so far to suggest they can work their way back into this game."

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    Mr Oli: There's something wrong with your defence when Santi Cazorla is free and able to head the ball goalwards.

    Mister C: Cazorla just gave an important lesson - if you miss, don't stand with your head in your hands.

    Ridhwaan Aziz: Rodgers decision to play three in defence backfiring. Arsenal are simply too fast and fluid and exploiting it ruthlessly.

  59. 1755: 
    YELLOW CARD- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Cynical, cynical stuff from Bacary Sagna, who hauls down Luis Suarez as he runs away down the left. Suarez takes the free-kick quickly, Daniel Sturridge crosses for Jordan Henderson to net but the referee had already called it back.

    Kolo Toure then has a header well saved by Wojciech Szczesny from the free-kick but the flag was raised for offside. Liverpool knocking on the door.

  60. 1754: 
    MIND THE GAP?- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool
    Premier League

    Arsenal are five points clear at the summit of the Premier League as is stands then.

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    Pasa Mustafa: Nice one-two with the post from Cazorla! Great goal!

  62. 1753:  
    Former England defender Martin Keown on Final ScoreArsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    "It was fantastic skill from Santi Cazorla, but I can tell you it was not easy. A lot of people would have hit row Z."

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  63. 1751: 
    Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Santi Cazorla is full of beans now, firing in a dipping shot from 25 yards which forces Simon Mignolet into a save. The Emirates is rocking for the league leaders.

  64. 1751: 
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    Joe Wedgwood: Normal service resumed for Utd and City, result of the day so far goes to Newcastle though! Arsenal to win 3-2 in late kick-off.

    Jamie Mulholland: Blackpool's win at Forest definitely. Feeling 'Glad All Over' tonight indeed!!!

    Sam Walker: Surely Sheffield Wednesday beating a supposed promotion contender, in Reading, 5-2

  65. 1750:  
    BBC RadioArsenal 1-0 Liverpool

    Former Liverpool midfielder Jimmy Case, speaking on BBC Radio Merseyside: "The difference between the two sides is that Arsenal's full-backs are getting forward a lot more. Santi Cazorla took his goal well though - it was a good technical shot into the net and it has opened the game up now."

  66. 1748: 
    GOAL- Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool - Santi Cazorla (19 mins)

    Liverpool may have been on top but it's Arsenal who lead! Mikel Arteta sends Bacary Sagna away down the right, his cross picks out Santi Cazorla unmarked and he heads powerfully against the post. Martin Skrtel stands and watches the ball come back off the woodwork, Cazorla nips in behind him and converts the loose ball with a well-controlled strike for his first goal of the season.

  67. 1746: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    Brazil-like stuff from Liverpool, with Kolo Toure waltzing out from the back three and popping up on the edge of the Arsenal area. Maverick. He almost gets in on goal too until Per Mertesacker hooks it away. Arsenal on the back foot.

  68. 1743: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool having a good spell here, Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez working hard to retrieve a lost cause and Wojciech Szczesny then punches a cross away for a corner.

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    Marty in Kent: As a Liverpool fan, very nervous about this game, potentially the start of something big or the end of a decent run. Nail biting stuff!!!

  70. 1741: 
    MANAGER REACTION- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    West Ham manager Sam Allardyce: "After three home defeats on the trot it was very important we didn't lose.

    "We tried to win it but we didn't find the quality to put the ball into the net. We delivered 38 balls into the box, but it's a spell we are having where we can't find the net.

    "In the last two home games we have conceded three in both so it was vital to get back to keeping clean sheets.

    "There's only one thing missing, and that's scoring a goal or two, but we are only a small margin away from being a three-point team instead of a one-point team."

  71. 1739: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    Jordan Henderson wins the ball from Santi Cazorla on the halfway line and he is away, nobody's going to catch him here, he runs and runs, breaking away from Bacary Sagna...and produces a horrible left-footed shot, the ball barely reaching the goal. There was zero conviction behind that strike from Henderson.

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    Tom in Norwich: Chris Hughton. Please leave. Don't make this painful. All our love. The Norwich fans.

  73. 1737: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Hull 1-0 Sunderland
    Lee Cattermole

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet: "I'm convinced he (Lee Cattermole) didn't deserve the red card. I think sometimes people see Lee Cattermole make a challenge and it is not allowed because people put things in the minds of other people. We need to be fair to him. I'd like the pundits to comment."

  74. 1736:  
    Injured Manchester City captain Vincent KompanyManchester City 7-0 Norwich

    "One of the most impressive displays of the season. 7-0, well done City!"

  75. 1735: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    Another lovely flick from Olivier Giroud - he's great at those isn't he? - plays in Tomas Rosicky bursting into the box, he gets a shot away quickly and Simon Mignolet has to be sharp to turn the ball around the post. Lively start from the Arsenal.

  76. 1734: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Fulham 1-3 Man Utd

    Fulham boss Martin Jol: "We gave the game away in the first half, they cut through us like a knife through butter and that was a horrendous scenario but we showed energy and character in second half."

  77. 1734:  
    BBC RadioArsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    Former Liverpool midfielder Jimmy Case on BBC Radio Merseyside: "Neither side is passing the ball about early on - nobody wants to make a mistake and it's all about hitting the man up top and feeling your way into the game."

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    Jamie in Cheshunt: Re 1717 - Lukas Podolski has clearly been seeking advice from Joachim Low on where to source a cardigan. Lovely stuff.

  79. 1732: 
    Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool line up in their now familiar 3-5-2, with man of the moment Jon Flanagan at right wing-back. Arsenal are playing Mikel Arteta as the anchor man in their midfield.

  80. 1732: 

    Two trips to Manchester this week then for Norwich - and an 11-0 aggregate gubbing. Chris Hughton has had better weeks...

  81. 1730: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Manchester City 7-0 Norwich
    Chris hughton

    Norwich manager Chris Hughton, speaking to BBC Sport: "It was difficult from start to finish. We knew the quality they had and they showed that today. You have to be resilient but you can't concede the goals we did. For our standards they were too soft, except the Yaya Toure free kick and one that was offside. We are conceding goals, we need to stop that and stop it straightaway.

    "The fact they got their goals early put us on the back foot. Going in at half time at 2-0 there is a lot to grasp hold of but it gets to a stage when you fear it because every time they attacked you fear it might be a goal. That certainly affects performance, but it can only be us who puts things right.

    "I have confidence in my own ability and in the players in the changing room. We have been in this position before, although not after a defeat like we have had today. We need to put it to bed as quickly as possible and be far better next week. It is hurting at this moment, we have supporters who travelled to Manchester in midweek and travelled here and we have let them down today."

  82. 1730: 
    KICK-OFF- Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    We are under way in north London.

  83. 1728: 
    GOALIE ACTION
  84. 1726: 
    Arsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)

    I didn't predict Jon Flanagan's name would be on the tip of my tongue when I mentioned the day's selection issues at 1445, but here he comes with the rest of the Liverpool side at the Emirates...

  85. 1724: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    Hull manager Steve Bruce on Sunderland's two red cards: "The second one (Andrea Dossena's) is a horror challenge when I see that one again. I know Lee Cattermole and I know what he is like as a competitor. But in today's game you cannot make that challenge anymore. In my opinion the referee got them both right."

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    Rupert Colwill: People slating Rodgers over picking Flanagan like they watch him train everyday. He will prove you wrong tonight.

  87. 1723: 

    Fair play to Artur Boruc for speaking to the media after that goal.

  88. 1721: 
    PLAYER REACTION- Stoke 1-1 Southampton
    Asmir Begovic

    Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, who scored inside 15 seconds: "It's a cool feeling but it is a fortunate incident. I feel bad for Artur Boruc when that happens but it's a good point for us.

    "Hopefully we can keep the confidence going. It does not make a goalkeeper look good and after it I did not want to celebrate against him. Hopefully I can get a couple more!

    "We are at home and want to get points. We had to graft one out in the end with the conditions.

    "It's the worst conditions you can play in. The wet you can deal with but the wind makes it difficult. You don't know where the ball is going to go."

    Southampton keeper Artur Boruc: "I don't want to remember it anymore. I blame the wind for that. I'm really sorry for my team-mates and our supporters but what can I say? What happens, happens and I need to bounce back. I promise to get those two points back.

    "These kinds of things happen to goalkeepers. It has happened before and will happen again.

    "That's the life of being a goalkeeper, it is not always beautiful. I look forward to the next game."

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    Stephen in Skelmersdale: People seem to be forgetting how good Flanagan played when he first emerged against Man City a while back, he was excellent, I have complete faith in Rodgers' team selection tonight.

  90. 1718: 

    Is that Jack Wilshere having a brew? My faith in the youth of today is mildly restored.

  91. 1717: 
    Injured Arsenal forward Lukas PodolskiArsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)
    Arsenal players Lukas Podolski and Jack Wilshere

    "All eyes on Emirates tonight. And we're crossing our fingers for the Gunners. Come on AFC!!!"

  92. 1716: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Manchester City 7-0 Norwich
    Manuel Pellegrini

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, speaking to BBC Sport: "We were very unhappy when we lost against Chelsea, but we didn't deserve to lose that match, we dominated possession, so we continued playing the same way, we won against Newcastle in the Cup in midweek and I thought today we had a really good match. Norwich did not have a chance to score, we scored seven and could have scored more.

    "It was a very good game, we played really well. We moved the ball quickly and we were always pressing. We didn't try to defend the score, the team played the same for the 90 minutes. Now we have to recover points we have lost away. We need to continue trying to win every game.

    "From tomorrow we think about CSKA, it is a very important competition, we need to qualify to the last 16 and if we win on Tuesday we are through to the next round."

  93. 1716: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Fulham 1-3 Man Utd
    Manchester United manager David Moyes

    Manchester United boss David Moyes: "It's always been my team since I've taken over from Sir Alex Ferguson, it can take time to settle in and it has for us but Manchester United usually make slow starts and get better as the season goes on. The players have great habits from the previous manager and they have a winning mentality which I see every day."

  94. 1714:  
    BBC Sport Chief Football Writer Phil McNulty at the EmiratesArsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)

    "No Glen Johnson through illness in Liverpool's team - so that means a surprise selection for youngster Jon Flanagan. It is his first Premier League start since April 2012 and manager Brendan Rodgers will also be delighted to have Philippe Coutinho back on the bench after his recovery from a shoulder injury.

    "Jack Wilshere misses out for Arsenal after taking a knock on his ankle but Arsenal are confident he will be fit for the midweek Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund in Germany."

  95. 1713: 
    LEAGUE TWO ROUND-UP
    Aidy Boothroyd

    Finally something for Accrington fans to cheer, as their late draw against Wycombe lifts them above Northampton and off the bottom of the Football League. The Cobblers lost at Plymouth while Fleetwood have gone top after an impressive 4-1 victory over 10-man Newport County. Torquay manager Alan Knill must be feeling pretty happy tonight too after leading the Devon side to a 3-1 victory over his former club Bury at Gigg Lane.

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    Cam H: Flanagan would be my eighth choice at right wing-back. Ahead of him: Johnson, Kelly, Wisdom, McLaughlin, Toure, Henderson & Sterling.

    Jason Chesters: What a day for Flanagan to step up! Wing-backs very important to our game. Rodgers needs to get this right, would take a draw.

    Don Limani: Flanagan starting... Really? Surely there were better candidates for that position!

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    Spaghetti Hans: With Lucas being so defensive, Liverpool are basically playing six defenders. If they score first, will be frustrating game for Arsenal.

  98. 1711: 
    FULL-TIME STATS- Fulham 1-3 Man Utd
    Fulham v United

    Manchester United may not have been too exciting after the break but they were certainly clinical, netting three of their four efforts on target.

  99. 1706: 
    LEAGUE ONE ROUND-UP

    Leyton Orient are now six points clear in the automatic promotion places following their 3-1 victory over third-placed Peterborough at London Road. Wolves remain on their tails after a 2-0 victory over Stevenage, while Swindon put five past poor Port Vale. Joe Garner's 90-minute strike helped Preston rescue a draw against Tranmere while Oldham left it late to snatch a point against lowly Bristol City, who lift themselves off the bottom at the expense of Notts County.

  100. 1704: 
    Arsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)
    Premier League table

    Let's begin to turn our attention to the game at the Emirates then, where the top two meet. It's already been a good day for Liverpool, they've gone up a place without kicking a ball. Always a bonus when that happens.

    An Arsenal win tonight would put them five points clear though.

  101. 1702: 
    NEW RECORD- Fulham 1-3 Man Utd

    Robin van Persie is now the leading Dutch scorer in Premier League history, overtaking Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (127).

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    Tom in London: I know Southampton are a good side, but Stoke need to start winning these types of games. Draws not good enough, only one win at the Britannia all season.

  103. 1701: 
    CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND-UP

    Burnley's lead at the top of the Championship has been cut to just one point this afternoon, following their 2-2 draw at Millwall and Leicester's earlier victory over Watford. Sheffield Wednesday's season might finally be up and running after they hammered Reading 5-2, while Stephen Dobbie's late, late goal snatched victory for Blackpool at the home of fellow promotion-chasers Nottingham Forest. Middlesbrough's misery continues after they were narrowly beaten at Blackburn.

  104. 1659: 
    #Resultoftheday

    Goals flying in for the Manchester clubs, Newcastle beating Chelsea, Blackpool winning at Forest - what's the #resultoftheday?

    Let us know on twitter...

  105. 1656: 
    FULL-TIME- Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    But it's not enough, Hull hang on to take the win.

  106. 1656: 
    Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    Still playing at Hull, Sunderland have keeper Vito Mannone up for a corner...

  107. 1656: 
    FULL-TIME- West Brom 2-0 Crystal Palace
  108. 1654: 

    Who's on SackWatch this evening then? Martin Jol? Chris Hughton? Aidy Boothroyd...?

  109. 1654:  
    BBC Radio 5 live's David Pleat at Craven CottageFulham 1-3 Man Utd

    "United, without being superbly drilled as a group, moved around well and demolished Fulham. The home side showed more spirit in the second half, particularly Scott Parker who shone in adversity, but if United had shown a bit more they would have won much more convincingly."

    Listen to Fulham's goal in the second half.

  110. 1653: 
    FULL-TIME- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa
  111. 1652: 
    FULL-TIME- Fulham 1-3 Man Utd
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    Chris, a Norwich fan in denial: Seven goals totally against the run of play... We was robbed I tell you!!!

  113. 1651: 
    FULL-TIME- Stoke 1-1 Southampton
  114. 1651: 
    Fulham 1-3 Man Utd

    Bit of a scuffle in the corner as Adnan Januzaj and Sascha Riether clash.

  115. 1651: 
    FULL-TIME- Manchester City 7-0 Norwich
  116. 1649: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    Gaston Ramirez to win it! Great save from Asmir Begovic as the forward's shot is well saved. The offside flag was up though.

  117. 1648: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    One or two boos at the KC Stadium as Hull fail to press home their advantage against Sunderland's nine men. Home keeper Steve Harper makes a terrific save to deny Adam Johnson a dramatic equaliser before Jake Livermore rattles the woodwork at the other end.

  118. 1647: 
    GREAT SAVE!- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    Christian Benteke...No! The Belgian is denied by a strong wrist from Jussi Jaaskelainen

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    Ciaran: 7-0! Lovely finish from Dzeko, might as well sub Joe Hart on and stick him up front.

  120. 1647:  
    BBC Radio 5 live's David Pleat at Craven CottageFulham 1-3 Man Utd

    "It's been a semi-lazy display from United in the second half. They've not really got forward too much."

  121. 1646: 
    LINE-UPS- Arsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)

    Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Ramsey, Arteta, Rosicky, Ozil, Cazorla, Giroud. Subs: Vermaelen, Monreal, Fabianski, Bendtner, Jenkinson, Akpom, Hayden.

    Liverpool: Mignolet, Toure, Skrtel, Sakho, Flanagan, Gerrard, Lucas, Henderson, Cissokho, Sturridge, Suarez. Subs: Brad Jones, Agger, Coutinho, Moses, Allen, Sterling, Kelly.

    Referee: Martin Atkinson (W Yorkshire)

  122. 1646:  
    Former England defender Martin Keown on Final ScoreManchester City 7-0 Norwich

    "It is getting worse for Norwich. This has been embarrassing for them, and Manchester City are improving as this game goes on."

    Watch Final Score now on BBC One, the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  123. 1646: 
    PENALTY APPEAL- Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    Now then! Big penalty appeal for Southampton as Ryan Shawcross handles a free-kick whipped into the box! He was stretching but it nicked off his hand. Referee Chris Foy isn't having any of it though...

  124. 1644: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Fulham 1-3 Man Utd

    Darren Bent is on for Fulham and is right into the action, flicking a header on to the crossbar from close range. Would that have cheered Martin Jol up?

  125. 1644: 
    GOAL- West Brom 2-0 Crystal Palace - Gareth McAuley (84 mins)

    That puts it to bed. Gareth McAuley heads in at the back stick to put the game beyond a valiant Crystal Palace side.

  126. 1643: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 7-0 Norwich - Edin Dzeko (86 mins)

    It's clay pigeon shooting for Manchester City. Pull! Booom! Edin Dzeko is the latest to queue up for a goal, collecting Jesus Navas's pass, having the space and time to turn and rattle in left-footed.

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    John Pearce in Cheltenham: Manchester City have threatened to batter someone by six or seven for a while. They will probably win 15-16 games at the Etihad - it's their away form which is in question.

  128. 1640: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Manchester City 6-0 Norwich

    Almost a seventh for Manchester City. Yaya Toure for once hits a free-kick into the wall, it drops for Martin Demichelis who swivels and shoots but John Ruddy just about keeps it out.

  129. 1639: 
    BREAKING TEAM NEWS- Arsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)

    A surprise in the Liverpool side as Jon Flanagan starts in place of Glen Johnson. For Arsenal, Tomas Rosicky starts.

  130. 1637: 
    LAST TEN

    Into the last 10 minutes then. Can anyone nick it? I'm looking at you, Stoke, Southampton, Sunderland, Aston Villa and West Ham...

  131. 1637:  
    BBC Radio 5 live's David Pleat at Craven CottageFulham 1-3 Man Utd

    "The blustery conditions have affected the quality of the play, but Fulham's back four has been stung on more than one occassion by the pace of Manchester United's attack."

  132. 1637: 
    LEAGUE ONE UPDATE

    Leaders Leyton Orient are now leading 3-1 at third-placed Peterborough thanks to David Mooney's second of the afternoon. High-flying Preston have gone behind at home to Tranmere while Coventry now lead Notts Country 3-0. Both MK Dons and Gillingham hold slender leads heading into the final 10 minutes after scoring midway through the second half.

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    Jono Boxhall: I'm sure this Man City win is mainly down to the attacking threat of Costel Pantilimon.

  134. 1635: 
    WHAT A TACKLE!- West Brom 1-0 Crystal Palace

    Palace's Dean Moxey arrives out of nowhere to slide in and rob Shane Long who is already planning his goal celebration as he lines up a shot 10 yards out. Great intervention.

  135. 1634: 
    Fulham 1-3 Man Utd

    More belated signs of life for Fulham who almost cause a few nerves in the United backline, Antonio Valencia doing his best to block a Kieran Richardson shot after determined work down the right wing.

  136. 1634: 
    West Brom 1-0 Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace come close again as Marouane Chamakh's miscontrol in the box trickles past an advancing Boaz Myhill but wide of the goal. West Btrom could do with putting this to bed. Twenty minutes to go.

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    Tunde Akere: That is criminal defending from Norwich, at this point in time, they are supposed to adopt Tony Pulis's style. All men behind.

  138. 1632: 
    STAT UPDATE- Manchester City 6-0 Norwich
    man City v Norwich

    This is what domination looks like. Norwich have been battered.

  139. 1631: 
    Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    The nine men of Sunderland are digging in at the KC Stadium and Hull have been unable to add to their narrow lead. George Boyd, Ahmed Elmohamady and Jake Livermore have all gone close to adding a second for the hosts.

  140. 1631:  
    BBC Radio 5 live's David Pleat at Craven CottageFulham 1-3 Man Utd

    "The excellent movement of Adnan Januzaj, Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney demoralised Fulham in the first half. They have been better in the second but Dimitar Berbatov has not received any service at all."

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    Jon Evans: Why are Villa playing 5-3-2? Has Lambert not learnt from last season? Utter rubbish.

  142. 1630: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    Aston Villa have a chance to nick the lead at Upton Park as Christian Benteke hits the crossbar from six yards out, before Kevin Nolan hits a shot just wide at the other end. All set for a decent finale in the east end...

  143. 1628: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 6-0 Norwich - Sergio Aguero (71 mins)

    Fill your boots time at the Etihad! Dreadful, despondent defending from Norwich though as David Silva meanders past an uninterested challenge on the left, his cross is then sliced out by Sebastien Bassong straight to Sergio Aguero, who leathers home from 10 yards.

  144. 1627:  
    BBC Sport Chief Football Writer Phil McNulty at the EmiratesArsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)

    "Chelsea's surprise defeat at Newcastle United raises the stakes even further at The Emirates, where Premier League leaders Arsenal meet second-placed Liverpool. Despite impressive starts to the season, both are still struggling to convince the sceptics that they are serious title contenders - we may know more later."

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    Harry in Oxford: Don't you think an easy home game against Norwich would have been the perfect confidence boost for Joe Hart, and taken lots of the pressure off him?

  146. 1626: 
    CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE

    Look away now Sunderland fans, because your striker Connor Wickham has managed to bag this afternoon - helping his loan club Sheffield Wednesday to a 4-1 lead against Reading. Surely the Owls will win their first league game of the season now? A big goal at the top of the table too, where Burnley have drawn level with Millwall at The Den. Game on.

  147. 1626:  
    Former Wales international Robbie Savage on Final ScoreManchester City 5-0 Norwich

    "I think John Ruddy was too far over for that Yaya Toure free-kick. He would not have saved it anyway, but it is important to note his poor positioning."

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  148. 1626: 
    CLOSE!- West Brom 1-0 Crystal Palace

    Mile Jedinak should really have pulled Palace level there. He climbs highest in the six-yard box but the header seems to catch him a little by surprise and the ball floats narrowly, but harmlessly, wide of the West Brom goal.

  149. 1624: 
    GOAL- Fulham 1-3 Man Utd - Alex Kacaniklic (65 mins)

    A goal out of nothing for Fulham! Winger Alex Kacaniklic cuts in from the left wing and fires in a hopeful shot which Wayne Rooney tries to block, getting a toe to the ball and sending it past a wrong-footed David de Gea. Looked like an own goal to me but the Swede has been credited with it.

  150. 1623: 
    West Brom 1-0 Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace attacks have been few and far between, but Jason Puncheon forces a decent save from Boaz Myhill with a curling effort towards the near post. That was a reminder to the hosts that the three points are not safe yet.

  151. 1622: 
    CLOSE!- Fulham 0-3 Man Utd

    The second half has been pretty dead at Craven Cottage as Manchester United take their feet off the gas, but they almost have a fourth as Marouane Fellaini heads in to the side-netting.

  152. 1621: 
    SUBSTITUTION- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    Sam Allardyce makes an attacking double substitution as he brings on Carlton Cole and Joe Cole as the Hammers look to push on and collect the three points.

    Matt Jarvis and Jack Collision are the men to make way. Can West Ham's fortunes change now they have a striker on the pitch?

  153. 1620: 
    Hull 1-0 Sunderland
    Hull manager Steve Bruce

    George Boyd and Ahmed Elmohamady have had half-chances to extend Hull's lead, and they need a second goal, no matter how poor Sunderland have been.

  154. 1620: 
    LEAGUE TWO UPDATE

    There appears to be no way back for Bury at Gigg Lane with Torquay extending their lead to 3-1 in Lancashire. Fleetwood have also scored again to go 2-0 up against Newport. Sammy Moore has pegged back Rochdale with a leveller for AFC Wimbledon.

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    Paul Anderson: Beyond abject from Sunderland AGAIN! What must Sunderland do? What must it take?

  156. 1617: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 5-0 Norwich - Yaya Toure (60 mins)

    What is it with Yaya Toure at that end of the Etihad? He scores a third identical free-kick of the season, curling over the wall from 20 yards and right into the top corner. What other assets to his game has the big man got in his locker?

    Won a Champions League final at centre-half? Check. Won the league with late goals from midfield? Check. Free-kick specialist? Check. Stick him in goal for the last 10 minutes...

  157. 1617: 
    SUBSTITUTION- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    Bad news for Aston Villa as Andreas Weimann, who has looked their greatest threat, limps off with a hamstring injury.

    Villa have now not scored in more than five-and-a-half hours of Premier League action and bring on Czech Republic striker Libor Kozak in place of Weimann.

  158. 1616: 
    LEAGUE ONE UPDATE

    Dean Cox has put league leaders Leyton Orient into the lead against Peterborough at London Road, while Jordan Clarke has given Coventry the advantage against Notts County. It's looking bleak for Port Vale, who are now 2-0 down at Swindon.

  159. 1615: 
    CLOSE!- Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    Stoke may not be as direct as they used to be, but they remain a threat at corners. Ryan Shawcross times his run well to lose his marker but his header is well over the top.

  160. 1614: 
    CLOSE!- West Brom 1-0 Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace defender Joel Ward gets a crucial touch to divert Morgan Amalfitano's cross away from Shane Long who was poised to convert and double the lead at the back post. Another goal might be enough to put the seal on a seventh successive league defeat for the visitors.

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    Elliott Soards: Really feel Adam Lallana deserves a chance for England. Integral player for Southampton.

  162. 1614: 
    CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE

    Nick Powell continues to impress for Wigan while on loan from Manchester United as he puts the Latics back into the lead against Huddersfield following Oliver Norwood's leveller. They're celebrating at Elland Road too, where Ross McCormack has rifled Leeds into the lead against Yeovil.

  163. 1613: 
    West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa
    Andreas Weimann of Aston Villa has his shot saved by Jussi Jaaskelainen

    West Ham, missing the cutting edge of a proven striker, have two early chances in the second half at Upton Park.

    But Ravel Morrison's effort from 20 yards is well blocked by Aston Villa defender Nathan Baker, with Kevin Nolan then firing well over from the rebound.

    Villa's day so far is summed up by a woeful effort from Yacouba Sylla, which is so far off target the ball ends up in the top tier of the stand.

  164. 1611: 
    CLOSE!- Manchester City 4-0 Norwich

    Big opening for Norwich as Bradley Johnson picks out Johan Elmander in the middle, he has time but his shot is woeful, screwing over the top from six yards.

    At the other end, Sergio Aguero chips into the side-netting after John Ruddy can't hold Samir Nasri's low shot.

  165. 1611: 
    CLOSE!- Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    But Lambert is shrugged aside by James Ward-Prowse, who floats the free-kick onto the roof of the net. Inches away!

  166. 1609: 
    Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    Southampton win a free-kick in Rickie Lambert territory...

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    Jonathan Guckian: Fellaini, Kagawa and Smalling: Three subs with huge points to prove. They won't get a better chance to impress.

  168. 1607: 

    I'm not sure how I would describe the manner in which Fulham are losing at the moment. Meekly?

  169. 1607:  
    Former England defender Martin Keown on Final ScoreFulham 0-3 Man Utd

    "Sometimes the manner in which you lose can cost you your job. That could be an issue for Fulham boss Martin Jol."

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  170. 1607: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    Marko Arnautovic has not seen a win bonus in 2013, he hasn't won a league game for Stoke or Werder Bremen, but he goes close to a goal here. The Stoke winger fires in a low shot which forces Artur Boruc into evasive action, fisting the ball clear.

  171. 1605: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Fulham 0-3 Man Utd

    Rafael, Jonny Evans and Tom Cleverley all come off at the break for United, with Chris Smalling, Shinji Kagawa and Marouane Fellaini on for a nice little runaround.

  172. 1604: 
    KICK-OFF

    We are back under way elsewhere now as well.

  173. 1602: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Manchester City 4-0 Norwich

    Alvaro Negredo must have been told that he could knock off at half-time if he scored as he's off at the break, Edin Dzeko is on. Norwich also make a change as Johan Elmander slopes on...

  174. 1602: 
    KICK-OFF- Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    Back under way at the Britannia, where Asmir Begovic has not scored after 14 seconds of the half. Rubbish...

  175. 1600: 
    WHAT HE SAID EARLIER...- Fulham 0-3 Man Utd
    Martin Jol

    Fulham boss Martin Jol on whether today's game adds to the pressure on his job: "I could deny that but on the other hand we have won three of last five games so it's not that bad. If we get the points today, we can be in a nice position in the table."

  176. 1600:  
    MOTD's Guy Mowbray at the EmiratesArsenal v Liverpool (1730 GMT)

    "The idea that Arsenal won't get results against their main rivals for the season's prizes has begun a thorough examination. Successive home defeats by Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea are being followed by this game, then Dortmund and Manchester United away - and on current form you can throw in Southampton at home before November is out.

    "If defence is the weak spot for Arsenal though, Liverpool are currently the team to highlight it, with Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez arguably the best strike partnership in the league. With both sides with only one defeat since March, it promises to be a close encounter."

  177. 1600: 

    One game still to come of course - and it's a biggun...

  178. 1559:  
    MOTD presenter Gary LinekerHull 1-0 Sunderland

    "Sunderland are down to nine men. The second red for Dossena after he commits one of the worst tackles you're ever likely to see."

  179. 1559: 
    LEAGUE TWO UPDATE

    Rochdale are the current leaders of League Two, thanks to their slender lead over Wimbledon and the fact Bristol Rovers are currently holding Oxford United at 0-0. Ricky Holmes's goal on the stroke of half-time has put Portsmouth ahead against Exeter, while Fleetwood continue to lead against 10-man Newport.

    League Two latest score updates.

  180. 1557: 
    AS IT STANDS
    Premier League

    While at the bottom it's looking increasingly grim for Crystal Palace and Sunderland. Fulham sliding down into trouble as well...

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    Statisticians Opta: 7 - Lee Cattermole was sent off for the seventh time in the PL; only three players (Vieira, Dunne, Ferguson) have seen red more often. Rash.

  182. 1555: 
    AS IT STANDS
    Premier League

    Manchester City and Manchester United are on the up, while Southampton remain a fixture in that top five at half-time...

  183. 1554:  
    Former Wales international Robbie Savage on Final ScoreHull 1-0 Sunderland

    "Absolute nonsense from Sunderland. Who would be a manager when players keep letting you down?"

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  184. 1554: 
    LEAGUE ONE UPDATE

    It's honours even so far in the big League One clash between Peterborough and Leyton Orient - David Mooney equalising Tommy Rowe's opener for Posh. Shrewsbury are enjoying a half-time lead against Sheffield United while Brentford, Rotherham, Swindon and Wolves are also in front. As are basement side Bristol City, thanks to Jay Emmanuel-Thomas's effort against Oldham.

    League One latest score updates.

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    Josh: 315 mins and no goals for Villa. And counting... Time to stand up Mr Benteke.

  186. 1554: 
    MOTD's Dan O'Hagan at the KC StadiumHALF-TIME- Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    "Have Sunderland had a worst first half? They're one goal down and two players down while goalkeeper Kieren Westwood has gone off injured. Hull are not complaining. They're in complete control."

  187. 1552:  
    MOTD's Conor McNamara at the HawthornsHALF-TIME- West Brom 1-0 Crystal Palace

    "West Brom have not peppered the opposition with shots by any means, but Saido Berahino's strike is enough to send them down the tunnel ahead."

  188. 1551: 
    RED CARD- Hull 1-0 Sunderland - Andrea Dossena

    Good grief, Sunderland are down to nine men before half-time! This is a real ugly one, Andrea Dossena's first touch is poor, he lunges after the spinning ball and stamps in on David Meyler. Everything going wrong for Gus Poyet's men.

  189.  
    CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE

    It's turning into a good game in south London, where Millwall's two-goal lead has been halved by Burnley's Sam Vokes. Can the leaders turn it around in the second half? Third-placed QPR have been pegged back by Derby thanks to Simon Dawkins' strike while Sheffield Wednesday have stormed into a 3-1 lead against Reading. Bolton's good form looks like it could continue too - David N'gog giving them the lead against Bournemouth at Dean Court.

    Latest scores from the Championship.

  190. 1550: 
    GET INVOLVED- #bbcfootball
    Lee Cattermole is sent off

    Ryan Trezise: Lee Cattermole? Sent off?? Surely not, that's so unlike him!!

    Ross Lawson: Yet another red for Cattermole. His midfield work is superb for Sunderland, but surely too much of a disciplinary liability?

    Chris Lutton: The four most inevitable words in football: Lee Cattermole sent off.

  191. 1549:  
    MOTD's Steve Wilson at Craven CottageHALF-TIME- Fulham 0-3 Man Utd

    "A devastating 13 minutes for David Moyes' Manchester United has almost eliminated Fulham from this match and it's left the hosts with a case of damage limitation."

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    Kofi Asamoa: The two sides of Manchester are making a statement!

  193. 1548:  
    MOTD's John Motson at Upton ParkHALF-TIME- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    "It has been a bright and entertaining first half, but West Ham are probably wondering why they are not in front.

    "Aston Villa will look back on one chance they had, but Christian Benteke is finding it hard to get into game and is not getting any service. No goals but a fair bit of excitement."

  194. 1548:  
    MOTD's Jonathan Pearce at the Etihad:HALF-TIME- Manchester City 4-0 Norwich

    "An own goal by Bradley Johnson set the home side on the way and then the floodgates were open. Manchester City are rampant, Norwich City, very poor."

  195. 1546: 
    RED CARD- Hull 1-0 Sunderland - Lee Cattermole

    It's a straight red card to cap a nightmare few minutes for Sunderland. Lee Cattermole is off for clattering into Ahmed Elmohamady.

  196. 1546:  
    MOTD's Martin Fisher at the BritanniaHALF-TIME- Stoke 1-1 Southampton

    "We had barely taken our seats when Asmir Begovic scored and Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc was embarrassed. Southampton eventually got the ball on the deck and started playing their beautiful football with Jay Rodriguez getting the equaliser before the break after good play down the right."

  197. 1545: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    Kieren Westwood lasts another few minutes before he signals to the Sunderland bench that he can no longer continue. Former Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone takes over between the posts, the Italian's league debut for the Black Cats.

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    Henry Dummett in London: That's three first half assists for Aguero, surely the most complete striker in the league?

  199. 1544: 
    GOAL- West Brom 1-0 Crystal Palace - Saido Berahino (44 mins)

    He looks like a player this lad. England under-21 striker Saido Berahino coolly collects Stephane Sessegnon's square ball just inside the area and weighs up the options before deciding sweeping the ball into the bottom corner is best.

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    James Taylor: Ruddy isn't doing much to take advantage of Joe Hart's poor form.

    Sean Patrick: This is starting to get ugly for Norwich...

  201. 1541: 
    GOAL- Stoke 1-1 Southampton - Jay Rodriguez (42 mins)

    You can't keep a good side down, Southampton are level. It's a good goal too, James Ward-Prowse looking up and picking out a searching crossfield pass from right to left, the Stoke full-back is nowhere to be seen and Jay Rodriguez has the freedom of the penalty area to head down into the turf, over Asmir Begovic, and just in at the far post. Clever finish.

  202. 1540: 
    Hull 1-0 Sunderland

    There is a long delay at the KC Stadium as Sunderland goalkeeper Kieren Westwood receives treatment to a neck injury after challenging for the ball with Hull's Paul McShane. Westwood is eventually able to continue but whether he finishes the match is another matter.

  203. 1540: 
    West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    West Ham's Stewart Downing, who spent two seasons at Aston Villa, is looking like the most likely source of inspiration at Upton Park.

    He shot straight at Brad Guzan earlier in the match and again cuts in from the right wing where his floated cross finds Jack Collison. But the midfielder's flick-on is narrowly missed by Kevin Nolan at the far post. Still goalless at Upton Park, but it has been entertaining.

  204. 1539: 

    Scott Carson, David James, Paul Robinson, Chris Woods - stand by your phones....

  205. 1539:  
    Former Wales international Robbie Savage on Final ScoreManchester City 4-0 Norwich

    "John Ruddy is having a poor, poor afternoon for Norwich. The next option for England is Celtic's Fraser Forster, who has problems with consistency.

    "There are issues in goal for England."

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  206. 1539: 
    CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE

    Scott McDonald has given Millwall a surprise lead over Championship leaders Burnley, while Sheffield Wednesday are also enjoying ripping up the formbook as they have taken a 2-0 lead over Reading. It's so far so good for Wigan too, who are in front against Huddersfield - Leon Barnett on the scoresheet. How Norwich could do with him today!

  207. 1539: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Manchester City 4-0 Norwich

    Costel Pantilimon's first action of the day, and it's a good save, getting all of his height down well to turn Anthony Pilkington's low shot away for a corner.

  208. 1536: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 4-0 Norwich - Alvaro Negredo (36 mins)

    More lovely stuff in and around the penalty area, and it's just too good for Norwich. Yaya Toure dinks a 'Barcelona' pass over the top, a real deft little chip, Sergio Aguero arrives at pace on the overlap to square the ball and Alvaro Negredo hammers into the roof of the net from six yards out.

    Aguero was possibly marginally offside there, a gnat's breath.

  209. 1535: 
    Fulham 0-3 Man Utd

    Patrice Evra was able to carry on but Manchester United have problems at the other full-back now. Rafael is down holding his ankle.

  210. 1534: 
    Manchester United celebrate their first goal

    It's definitely not a word Jeff but I appreciate where you are coming from. Fulham have basically tried to play a very high line with a back four containing Philippe Senderos and it's not gone well.

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    Jeff from Norwich: Anything terrible Fulham can do, Norwich can do terriblier! (Is that a word?)

  212. 1533: 
    LEAGUE TWO UPDATE

    Robbie Willmott's afternoon lasted just two minutes for Newport County before he was shown a straight red card for a handball in the area. Steven Schumacher stepped up to put Fleetwood in front in the clash between two sides in the top seven. Chesterfield and Hartlepool are also leading while Cheltenham against York is 1-1 and Torquay have taken a 2-1 lead against Bury at Gigg Lane.

  213. 1532: 
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    Jamie Atkins: The real question is who is getting sacked first? Jol or Hughton?

    As long as they both remain in place until I go home Jamie, that's the real point...

  214. 1531: 
    Stoke 1-0 Southampton

    Stoke remain on top against the season's surprise package, who are struggling so far. Asmir Begovic's goal is possibly the second-quickest goal in Premier League history by the way, second only to Ledley King's bobbler at Bradford back in the day...

  215. 1532: 
    SUBSTITUTION- West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    Most of the action in the first half at the Hawthorns has been on the substitute bench. West Brom are forced into a change as Billy Jones tweaks a hamstring and is replaced by striker Saido Berhino.

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    Andrew Roberts: I will never understand why Martin Jol plays Senderos ahead of Aaron Hughes. Tactically naive, Jol must go.

  217. 1529: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Fulham 0-3 Man Utd

    Fulham trying desperately to keep their heads above water and they put together another smart move. Scotty Parker again picks out a nice pass, Bryan Ruiz backheels one around the corner and Dimitar Berbatov gets a shot away which David de Gea lands gratefully on.

    Patrice Evra is now down with an injury for United.

  218. 1528: 
    GET INVOLVED- #bbcfootball

    Chris Rod: Where does Januzaj get the composure to play like this?! He's just a kid but looks so confident.

  219. 1527: 
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    Barney in Twickenham: The Fulham manager said he was not under pressure but this is a results business. I am sorry, the writing's been on wall for a while now. We need a change, Martin Jol's got to go .

  220. 1525: 
    West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    The hosts are nearly caught from their own corner as a quick counter-attack sees Villa striker Andreas Weimann through on goal 35 yards out. However, Ravel Morrison, the last West Ham player back, is able to recover and Weimann does not have the pace or strength to hold off Morrison, who manages to clear.

    Andreas Weimann of Aston Villa challenges for the ball with Ravel Morrison

    Weimann fell to the ground 20 yards from goal after the Morrison challenge and thought he had been fouled. Morrison could have been sent off if referee Howard Webb had agreed but the official judged Morrison to have won the ball cleanly.

  221. 1525: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 3-0 Norwich - Matija Nastasic (25 mins)

    It's all too easy for City as Matija Nastasic has his first City goal. It's as simple as it gets, Nastasic winnign a header six yards out to nod in Samir Nasri's corner.

  222. 1525: 
    LEAGUE ONE UPDATE

    Second-placed Wolves have not taken long to get their noses in front at Stevenage - Kevin Doyle giving them the lead with a right-footed shot. Elsewhere, Matt Tubbs has equalised for Rotherham after Marcus Bean had given Colchester the lead in south Yorkshire.

  223. 1524: 
    GOAL- Hull 1-0 Sunderland - Carlos Cuellar OG (25 mins)

    After a quiet start, the KC Stadium comes to life as Carlos Cuellar heads into his own net while under pressure from Yannick Sagbo following Liam Rosenior's driven cross. Former Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has a smile on his face.

  224. 1524:  
    Former Wales international Robbie Savage on Final ScoreFulham 0-3 Man Utd

    "Fernando Amorebieta and Philippe Senderos are having an absolutely shocking afternoon.

    "They are holding a high defensive line, without putting any pressure on. It is so poor."

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  225. 1523: 
    West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    It looked innocuous at the time, but Adlene Guedioura's collision with Boaz Myhill has ended the Palace attacker's afternoon. He heads off on a stretcher to be replaced by Jason Puncheon.

  226. 1521: 
    GOAL- Fulham 0-3 Man Utd - Wayne Rooney (22 mins)

    Dearie me, Fulham are falling apart. Again it's one ball back to front which leaves them carved open, Robin van Persie is played onside down the right wing and has time and space to measure a cutback for Wayne Rooney to tap in from three yards out. This could be a hammering.

    Manchester United celebrate their first goal
  227. 1520: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 2-0 Norwich - David Silva (20 mins)

    Goals flying in for the Manchester set. Samir Nasri floats a pass over the top for Sergio Aguero, who holds it up smartly before finding David Silva on his right. Silva's shot is too hot for John Ruddy and flies into the net.

  228. 1519: 
    GOAL- Fulham 0-2 Man Utd - Robin van Persie (20 mins)

    Another highlight for the Adnan Januzaj 'young player of the year' montage, as the youngster wins the ball in midfield and then runs on to pick out Robin van Persie clear on goal. He may be slightly offside but the Dutchman hammers a shot into the roof of the net.

  229. 1518: 
    CLOSE!- Fulham 0-1 Man Utd

    One spotters' badge on the way to Scott Parker, who picks out a monumental through ball with the outside of his boot, inch-perfect to find Dimitar Berbatov racing his way in on goal, but Rafael gets back to make a fine challenge and the ball spins wide.

  230. 1518: 
    CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE

    Jermaine Jenas has given QPR an early lead at Loftus Road in their battle with fellow promotion-chasers Derby County. Brighton have also raced out of the traps - Jake Forster-Caskey putting the Seagulls in front at Doncaster.

  231. 1518: 
    West Brom goalkeeper Ben FosterStoke 1-0 Southampton

    "Feeling for you Artur, it happens to us all bro..."

    Foster was beaten by Paul Robinson once upon a time...

  232. 1515: 
    GOAL- Manchester City 1-0 Norwich - Bradley Johnson (OG 16 mins)

    Penalty box pinball puts Manchester City ahead! David Silva sees a shot on the turn blocked, Sergio Aguero then hits a shot which is blocked by Michael Turner, hits Bradley Johnson and spins slowly, slowly into the net with John Ruddy already on the floor. Desperately unlucky for the former Northampton man...

  233. 1514: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Manchester City 0-0 Norwich

    Chants of 'There's only one Joe Hart' ring out around the Etihad before Samir Nasri hits the post! Lovely feet from the midfielder to skip away from two tackles, but his left-footed shot pings back off the near post.

  234. 1514: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea

    Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, speaking to BT Sport: "We had exerted so much energy in midweek we decided to be very cautious at the start. We perhaps let them have too much possession but we knew in the second half, with the three subs, that we could exert more pressure and that is what happened. The goal came at an important time for us.

    "We have a great spirit in the group. We have played well, we are together and this win is for Mike Ashley and all our Newcastle fans. I am pleased for the club, we want the local press to be on side with us and today was about giving as message to our fans that we are very much alive and kicking.

    "We have no Europa League this year, we are going along nicely. We are probably thee points short of where we hoped but we are nicely poised."

  235. 1513: 
    West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    The first sight of goal at the Hawthorns surprisingly comes for Crystal Palace who have struggled to get a kick so far.

    Marouane Chamakh climbs well to flick a long ball forward into the path of Adlene Guedioura whose meatily-struck shot is palmed away by Boaz Myhill.

  236. 1513:  
    MOTD presenter Gary LinekerStoke 1-0 Southampton

    "Great to see Mark Hughes change Stoke's style to more of a long-ball game. Tony Pulis' side never scored from that far out!"

  237. 1513:  
    Former Wales international Robbie Savage on Final ScoreFulham 0-1 Man Utd

    "Myself and Alan Hansen were debating the best strike pairing in the Premier League last weekend, and that was great play from Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney.

    "But it was very poor defending from Fulham. Philippe Senderos is so slow, and has been a liability this season."

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  238. 1512: 
    CLOSE!- Stoke 1-0 Southampton
    Dejan Lovren

    Southampton's first chance of the day as both sides continue to struggle in the biting Potteries wind. Asmir Begovic decides to stay on his line for an inswinging corner and Dejan Lovren takes advantage to meet it with a header from no more than four yards out, but he spears his effort wide.

  239. 1512: 
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    Craig in South Manchester: Better defensive pairing for Manchester United and a big game for Phil Jones... Say what you will about David Moyes and his safety first tactics, but away at Fulham I'm happy with this XI.

  240. 1512: 
    GREAT SAVE!- West Ham 0-0 Aston Villa

    A quiet start at Upton Park. Aston Villa, who are playing with a 3-5-2 formation, have the first half-chance of the game when Andreas Weimann races on to a long ball after an error from Hammers defender Winston Reid.

    But West Ham goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen is well positioned to block the Austrian's shot on the edge of the penalty area as the hosts can then clear the danger.

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    Nathan Lissner: Begovic has more Premier League goals than Jermain Defoe this season.

    Oscar Craven: Not sure whether to laugh or feel sorry for Artur Boruc, not really justified given that he has played well this season.

    Adam Tungatt: Begovic goal will hurt Southampton more as he used to play for Portsmouth. 14 seconds, wow. What a season already.

  242. 1509: 
    CLOSE!- Stoke 1-0 Southampton

    Great chance for Stoke to double their lead as Ryan Shawcross swings at a corner, completely misses the ball and it hits his back leg to spin off for a goal kick. Asmir Begovic would have netted...

  243. 1509: 
    GOAL- Fulham 0-1 Man Utd - Antonio Valencia (9 mins)

    Lovely move for Manchester United as they open the scoring at the Cottage. Robin van Persie pokes the ball through to Wayne Rooney, he breaks the offside trap before cleverly squaring the ball for Antonio Valencia to tap into the net.

  244. 1508: 
    Manchester City 0-0 Norwich

    Lovely feet from David Silva as he dances his way into the penalty area but his cutback is poor. Norwich struggling in the early stages.

  245. 1506: 
    Stoke 1-0 Southampton

    Statisticians Opta: 5 - Asmir Begovic is the fifth goalkeeper to score a goal in the Premier League (Schmeichel, Howard, Friedel, Robinson). Elite.

  246. 1506: 
    Manchester City 0-0 Norwich
    Manchester City fans show their support for Joe Hart

    A nice easy start for Costel Pantilimon in the City goal as the hosts make a bright start, no real chances to speak of as yet though.

  247. 1505: 
    Fulham 0-0 Man Utd

    First attempt at Craven Cottage as Pajtim Kasami cuts in from the left and whistles a diagonal shot from 18 yards but David De Gea is down to smother it.

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    Aidan Williams: Wait what? Begovic has scored in the first minute? Bizarre to say the least.

  249. 1503: 
    Asmir Begovic is congratulated

    What a start to the afternoon's antics! Asmir Begovic looked embarrassed to claim that one...

  250. 1502:  
    Former England defender Martin Keown on Final ScoreStoke 1-0 Southampton

    "The goalkeeper Artur Boruc was too far out, but he was not expecting that. It is incredibly windy there at the Britannia Stadium, as it always is."

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  251. 1500: 
    GOAL- Stoke 1-0 Southampton - Asmir Begovic (1 minute)

    Extraordinary! Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic scores after 14 seconds!

    It's a windy day at the Britannia, it always is, but this is a monster of a wind-assisted goal! Begovic kicks it from deep in his own penalty area, Southampton's centre-halves let the ball bounce and it skips over the head of Artur Boruc to fly into the net. What a start!

  252. 1500: 
    KICK-OFF

    Whistles blown around the land - we are under way...

  253. 1458: 
    Manchester City v Norwich (1500 GMT)

    Joe Hart's wearing Roberto Mancini's scarf as he takes an unfamiliar place in the dugout...

  254. 1457: 
    PLAYER REACTION- Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea
    Remy scores

    Newcastle goalscorer Loic Remy, speaking to BT Sport: "We worked hard today to win this game. I am very happy because the whole team worked hard. We were strong at the back and in attack as well. I have a very good time at Newcastle, all the supporters have been very sociable with me and I had a good welcome. I will try to do my best for the club. I am very happy."

  255. 1456: 
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    Henry: Re Matt (14:45) - When Ferguson did the exact same thing it was 'intelligent rotation'. For years it won is the league, and Moyes is trying use the same tactic to his advantage.

  256. 1454: 

    Strong words from Jose Mourinho there, but he is right to criticise Chelsea who were as limp and lifeless as Cheryl Tweedy's hair in a shampoo advert today.

    Early days of course, but his side will have to improve a lot on that display if they are to win the Premier League.

    Anyway, the teams are coming out of tunnels around the nation, hold on to your hats...

  257. 1451: 
    MANAGER REACTION- Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea
    Jose Mourinho

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, talking to BT Sport: "I didn't like it. I think we deserved to lose. We had a couple of good chances to score the equaliser but they were in the game more than us, they fought more than us and they were much more committed than us. They were the best team on the pitch, if someone had to win, I think it was Newcastle not us.

    "The game was quite easy to play in the first half but we were not sharp, we were not intense with the ball. So we let the game go, waiting for a chance to score a goal or a chance to concede and lose it and that is exactly what I was telling the players at half-time."

    Thoughts on Chelsea and the Premier League, 10 games in: "I don't need to lose a match to be aware of [how competitive the league is]. It is something I know and pass on to my players every game, I know exactly how it is. The race is there for everybody. If Arsenal win today they open the gap. I didn't like my team today."

  258. 1448: 
    Joe Hart

    Only time will tell whether Manuel Pellegrini has made the right call to drop Joe Hart from the Manchester City goal, but all eyes are now on the giant Costel Pantilimon, who narrowly edged out Richrad Wright to get the nod this afternoon.

    The Romanian keeper is either 6ft 8 or 6ft 9, depending on who you believe. He shouldn't be getting chipped, put it that way...

  259. 1447:  
    Former Wales midfielder Robbie Savage on Final ScoreManchester City v Norwich (1500 GMT)

    "I think it is the correct decision to drop Joe Hart. For me, the mistake against Chelsea had to be Hart's.

    "Costel Pantilimon looked very comfortable in mid-week, he came for every cross. It is the correct decision to give someone else a chance."

    Watch Final Score now on the BBC Sport website and Red Button.

  260. 1445: 
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    Matt: Yet more reshuffling from Moyes! Can't help but feel he is a million miles away from knowing his best starting XI.

  261. 1445: 

    Afternoon all!

    That has got the day off to a rocking start hasn't it? You just don't know what you are going to get from Chelsea these days, a complete lottery week-in, week-out.

    Now that Juan Mata has finally started a league game we can maybe put that selection issue to bed, but there are plenty of other big calls to talk about today.

    Joe Hart has been dropped, Marouane Fellaini can't get a game in midfield for Manchester United and Marouane Chamakh keeps his place up front for Crystal Palace.

    Madness...

  262. 1441: 
    AS IT STANDS
    Premier League table

    Newcastle fans head off down the gangways grinning. Their side are up to ninth, while Chelsea fall away from Liverpool and Arsenal at the top.

    To take you through the rest of the afternoon's action, here is Tom Rostance. Enjoy.

  263.   
    MOTD presenter Gary LinekerNewcastle 2-0 Chelsea

    "This most unpredictable of seasons continues to surprise and bewilder. Chelsea are beaten by Newcastle. All the fun and games on Match of the Day."

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    Harry Root in Carlisle: This Newcastle result has now set up a lovely opportunity for Arsenal to go five points clear at the top! Not so convinced though!

    Charlie from Holloway: People say Arsenal need to beat the big teams, but if Chelsea can't beat the smaller teams that's surely just as big a flaw to their title ambitions?!

  265. 1440: 
    LINE-UPS- West Ham v Aston Villa (1500 GMT)

    West Ham: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Reid, Tomkins, Rat, Nolan, Noble, Collison, Downing, Morrison, Jarvis. Subs: Maiga, Adrian, O'Brien, Diame, Carlton Cole, Joe Cole, Potts.

    Aston Villa: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Bacuna, Westwood, El Ahmadi, Sylla, Benteke, Weimann. Subs: Helenius, Steer, Herd, Bowery, Tonev, Kozak, Johnson.

    Referee: Howard Webb (S Yorkshire)

  266. 1440: 
    LINE-UPS- Manchester City v Norwich (1500 GMT)

    Man City: Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Nastasic, Clichy, Nasri, Fernandinho, Toure, Silva, Aguero, Negredo. Subs: Hart, Richards, Lescott, Milner, Dzeko, Kolarov, Jesus Navas.

    Norwich: Ruddy, Martin, Turner, Bassong, Olsson, Johnson, Whittaker, Howson, Fer, Pilkington, Hooper. Subs: Bunn, Hoolahan, Elmander, Garrido, Becchio, Ryan Bennett, Murphy.

    Referee: Phil Dowd (Staffordshire)

  267. 1440: 
    LINE-UPS- Stoke v Southampton (1500 GMT)

    Stoke: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Pieters, Whelan, Nzonzi, Walters, Ireland, Arnautovic, Crouch. Subs: Palacios, Jones, Adam, Assaidi, Etherington, Sorensen, Wilson.

    Southampton: Boruc, Clyne, Fonte, Lovren, Shaw, Wanyama, Schneiderlin, Ward-Prowse, Rodriguez, Lallana, Lambert. Subs: Kelvin Davis, Steven Davis, Ramirez, Cork, Lee, Chambers, Hooiveld.

    Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)

  268. 1440: 
    LINE-UPS- West Brom v Crystal Palace (1500 GMT)

    West Brom: Myhill, Billy Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Brunt, Mulumbu, Morrison, Sessegnon, Amalfitano, Long. Subs: Popov, Yacob, Rosenberg, Lugano, Luke Daniels, Vydra, Berahino.

    Crystal Palace: Speroni, Ward, Gabbidon, Delaney, Moxey, Bannan, Dikgacoi, Guedioura, Jedinak, Thomas, Chamakh. Subs: Mariappa, Bolasie, Phillips, O'Keefe, Puncheon, Gayle, Price.

    Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Lancashire)

  269. 1439: 
    LINE-UPS- Hull v Sunderland (1500 GMT)

    Hull: Harper, Rosenior, Davies, McShane, Figueroa, Elmohamady, Huddlestone, Livermore, Boyd, Sagbo, Aluko. Subs: Meyler, Koren, Brady, Jakupovic, Faye, Quinn, Proschwitz.

    Sunderland: Westwood, Bardsley, Cuellar, O'Shea, Dossena, Larsson, Cattermole, Colback, Borini, Fletcher, Altidore. Subs: Ki, Brown, Gardner, Johnson, Celustka, Giaccherini, Mannone.

    Referee: Andre Marriner (W Midlands)

  270. 1439: 
    LINE-UPS- Fulham v Man Utd (1500 GMT)

    Fulham: Stekelenburg, Riether, Senderos, Amorebieta, Richardson, Dejagah, Sidwell, Parker, Kasami, Ruiz, Berbatov. Subs: Kacaniklic, Stockdale, Karagounis, Hughes, Taarabt, Boateng, Bent.

    Man Utd: De Gea, Rafael Da Silva, Evans, Vidic, Evra, Jones, Cleverley, Valencia, Rooney, Januzaj, van Persie. Subs: Smalling, Lindegaard, Hernandez, Nani, Young, Kagawa, Fellaini.

    Referee: Lee Probert (Wiltshire)

  271. 1437: 
    Fulham v Man Utd (1500 GMT)

    Fulham make nine changes to the team that lost to Leicester in the League Cup but that only equates to one alteration from their previous Premier League outing as Ashkan Dejagah makes his first Premier League start in place of Darren Bent.

    For Manchester United, there are six changes to the team that beat Norwich in the cup outing in midweek. Adnan Januzaj and Nemanja Vidic remain, but Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney are among those who come in. Phil Jones will partner Tom Cleverley in central midfield as Michael Carrick is injured.

  272. 1437: 
    FULL-TIME- Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea

    Mike Williamson sees off David Luiz's late burst into the box before Lee Mason blows time to get the party started on Tyneside.

    You can hear 5 live commentary of Yoan Gouffran giving Newcastle the lead.

  273. 1436: 
    Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea

    Mapou Yanga Mbiwa heads clear as Chelsea pumps the ball towards Samuel Eto'o. The visitors have not shown much imagination today.

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    Tom Duncan: Worries me how hard Chelsea have found it to keep a clean sheet this season. Hazard and co can't always outscore the opposition.

  275. 1434: 
    Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea

    Despite no other teams playing, this defeat will send Chelsea slipping from second to third, behind Liverpool on goal difference.

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    Gareth McFarland: Another November and another set of wheels come off for Chelsea.

  277. 1433: 
    FIVE MINUTES OF INJURY TIME- Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea

    We are into time added on and jubilant songs echo around the home stands, some of which advise Jose Mourinho to take a seat and his medicine.

  278.   
    Former Newcastle winger Chris Waddle at St James' ParkNewcastle 2-0 Chelsea

    "What a good goal. Vurnon Anita has excelled in that midfield role since he came on, and he put in a great ball from midfield.

    "Newcastle deserve it, they have been very well organised."

    Listen to commentary of Newcastle's game against Chelsea on BBC Radio 5 live now.

  279. 1429: 
    GOAL- Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea - Loic Remy (89 mins)

    Heading to the corner flag looked like the shrewd tactic as Newcastle break upfield. Vurnon Anita had other ideas. Cutting in off the flank, he lays the ball into the path of Loic Remy who wraps his foot around a low shot that cannons in off the inside of the post. Game over.

  280. 1428: 
    CLOSE!- Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Might that have been Chelsea's big chance? Eden Hazard drills a yard wide from the angle after finding himself in a pocket of space in the box.

  281. 1427: 
    FIVE MINUTES TO GO- Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Newcastle are applying a bit of pressure of their own as the clock ticks past 85 minutes.

  282. 1426: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Goalscorer Yoan Gouffran gives way to Gabriel Obertan.

  283. 1425: 
    Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Yohan Cabaye eases Ramires off the ball with a squeeze of a shoulder barge on the edge of the box. Ramires hits the deck but there is no free-kick for him. Newcastle relieve the pressure and have not got long to hold on.

  284. 1424: 
    Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho is standing stony-faced in the rain as his side toil in search of a point. He does not look at all amused by the situation.

  285. 1423: 
    West Ham v Aston Villa (1500 GMT)

    West Ham start without a recognised centre-forward for the fourth Premier League match in a row and make two changes from the side that drew 0-0 at Swansea on Sunday. Matt Jarvis comes in for Ricardo Vaz Te, while Jack Collison starts with Mohamed Diame dropping down to the bench.

    Aston Villa make four changes to the side beaten 2-0 at home by Everton last Saturday, with Matt Lowton, Ciaran Clark, Karim El Ahmadi and Yacouba Sylla all starting. Gabriel Agbonhlahor is ruled out with an ankle injury.

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    Matt St: Premier League is so good this year! Who can call it? I'm not going to be betting!

  287. 1422: 
    West Brom v Crystal Palace (1500 GMT)

    West Brom make three changes from the side which was thrashed 4-1 at Anfield last week, with Shane Long, Chris Brunt and James Morrison all back in.

    Managerless Crystal Palace are unchanged from the XI beaten at home by Arsenal.

  288. 1422: 
    TEN MINUTES TO GO- Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Chelsea's clearest chance yet of a leveller. Willian's shot from Oscar's cross is well saved by Tim Krul before Mathieu Debuchy blocks Samuel Eto'o's follow-up. Ten minutes to go.

  289. 1420: 
    WHAT THE MANAGERS SAY- Manchester City v Norwich (1500 GMT)

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: "I thought about [dropping Joe Hart] this the whole week. It was not easy to take this decision. Last time I was in doubt before the internationals but I thought that moment it was important to trust in Joe Hart because the England team also needed him. At this moment we need a change, Joe needs a rest and it will be useful for him.

    "We are all behind him and try to recover him as soon as we can. I think Joe is a very important player, he is a great goalkeeper but everyone can have a bad moment in their career. He has it at this moment and I am sure he will improve with a bit of a rest."

    On Costel Pantilimon: "He has not played before in the Premier League but has played in the Capital One Cup and FA Cup. He is a very good player, he now has his chance."

  290. 1420: 
    Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Ramires follows David Luiz into the book after deciding that he is not going to obey Lee Mason's command to come and have a chat with him after giving away a foul. A stand-off ensues which Mason ends by brandishing a long-range yellow.

  291.   
    Former Newcastle winger Chris Waddle at St James' ParkNewcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    "Chelsea have passed the ball well from defence to midfield. But they have had no cutting edge up top.

    "Newcastle have defended very well. They have been by far the best team in the second half."

    Listen to commentary of Newcastle's game against Chelsea on BBC Radio 5 live now.

  292. 1418: 
    YELLOW CARD- Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Newcastle are retreating onto the back foot. They look like they might have decided that one goal will be enough. Chelsea don't look like picking a path through the packed ranks either as David Luiz picks up a booking after a series of niggly fouls.

  293. 1416: 
    Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Loic Remy combines sweetly with Papiss Cisse, but the Frenchman's shot, destined for the bottom corner, is blocked before it can get that far. We are in for a lively last half-hour.

  294. 1415: 
    Manchester City v Norwich (1500 GMT)

    As expected, Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart drops to the bench against Norwich, with Costel Pantilimon taking the England international's place in goal. The Romanian makes his first Premier League start for the club.

    Hart's absence also means City are without an English player in their first XI.

    John Ruddy, a player who will likely have an eye on Hart's England place, starts for Norwich, who make just two changes from the side that drew with Cardiff in their last Premier League game. Bradley Johnson and Steven Whittaker come in for Robert Snodgrass and Alex Tettey.

  295. 1414: 
    Hull v Sunderland (1500 GMT)

    Hull City make six changes to the side that started the midweek Capital One Cup tie at Tottenham, with Tom Huddlestone, Maynor Figueroa and goalkeeper Steve Harper among those returning.

    Sunderland recall Fabio Borini to the starting line-up after the loanee from Liverpool climbed off the substitutes' bench to score the winner against Newcastle last weekend.

  296. 1414: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea

    Andre Schurrle replaces Frank Lampard as Jose Mourinho looks to respond.

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As It Stood Table

Last updated 02 Nov 2013 UK

Barclays Premier League summary table; it charts each team by position, team name, games played, total goal difference and points
Position Team Played Goal Difference Points
No movement 1 Arsenal 10 13 25
No movement 2 Chelsea 10 8 20
No movement 3 Liverpool 10 7 20
No movement 4 Man City 10 17 19
No movement 5 Southampton 10 7 19
No movement 6 Tottenham 9 4 19
No movement 7 Everton 9 4 18
No movement 8 Man Utd 10 4 17
No movement 9 Newcastle 10 -2 14
No movement 10 Hull 10 -2 14
No movement 11 West Brom 10 0 13
No movement 12 Swansea 9 1 11
No movement 13 Aston Villa 10 -3 11
No movement 14 West Ham 10 0 10
No movement 15 Fulham 10 -5 10
No movement 16 Stoke 10 -4 9
No movement 17 Cardiff 9 -5 9
No movement 18 Norwich 10 -14 8
No movement 19 Sunderland 10 -15 4
No movement 20 Crystal Palace 10 -15 3

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