Saturday's Premier League football photos

Paul Collingwood arrives at the Stadium of Light
Former England one-day cricket captain Paul Collingwood, a die-hard Sunderland fan, takes his eyes off events at the Oval this afternoon as he arrives at the Stadium of Light to watch his Black Cats take on the Magpies
Stephane Sessegnon with two Newcastle United challengers
Sunderland 0-1 Newcastle United: Sunderland's midfield dynamo Stephane Sessegnon burst through the Newcastle midfield as the home side dominate the early exchanges and run United ragged with some surging play
Jonas Gutierrez and Ahmed Elmohamady grapple
More of the same in the second half at Stadium of Light, as the tackles go flying in, the blood pressure of both the players and the fans continues to rise, and the number of fouls begin to multiply
Newcastle United scoring the first goal
The away side lead, as a free-kick on the edge of the Sunderland box is floated in by Ryan Taylor, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is caught in no-man's land, the ball hits the back of the net and it's 1-0 to Newcastle
Samir Nasri warms up with Theo Walcott
Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool: Arsenal and Liverpool's players warm up for their clash at Emirates Stadium; Samir Nasri starts, in what could well be his final game for the club
Arsenal fans holding a banner
A cheeky banner suggests that the solution to Arsene Wenger's problems can be found in mathematical equations; a back injury to Laurent Koscielny subtracts the defender from today's events after 20 minutes
Robin van Persie is challenged by Daniel Agger
On the pitch, Arsenal make the early running but Liverpool's defence holds firm, and Kenny Dalglish's boys in black begin to exert consistent pressure on Wojciech Szczesny in the home side's goal
Kenny Dalglish celebrates
Dalglish dances a jig on the touchline as a calamitous Aaron Ramsey own goal followed by an assured Luis Suarez finish send Liverpool on their way to a 2-0 victory, their first win away at Arsenal in over 11 years
Arsene Wenger showing his frustration
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger bemoans a "very harsh" defeat and claims that "every decision in the past three or four months" has gone against his side
James Collins and Gabriel Agbonlahor of Aston Villa
Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn Rovers: Villa Park is bouncing as the Villains take a 2-0 lead, sent on their way by a sweet curling finish from Gabriel Agbonlahor; it's a great start to Alex McLeish's first home game in charge
Tommy Smith celebrates QPR's goal
Everton 0-1 QPR: It's hands on heads time among the Everton back four, as QPR frontman Tommy Smith is given time and space to turn and fire a shot beyond the despairing gloves of Tim Howard
Swansea fans dressed as dragons
Swansea 0-0 Wigan: Swansea supporters welcome Premier League football to Liberty Stadium for the very first time; visiting Wigan Athletic fans watch their team scrap, but there are no goals after an hour's play
Ben Watson missing his penalty kick
Then it all happens at Liberty, as Wigan win a penalty; the resulting kick by Ben Watson is saved by the Swans' goalkeeper from Holland, Michael Vorm, and Swansea hold out for their first point in the top flight
Shane Long scores for West Brom
Chelsea 2-1 West Brom: At Stamford Bridge in the evening kick-off, a stumble by Alex allows West Brom's Shane Long to rob the defender of possession, hold off the Brazilian and fire the ball into the Chelsea net
Ben Foster watches the ball go in his goal
West Brom keeper Ben Foster looks aghast as a Nicolas Anelka shot from the side of the area takes a wicked deflection off the inside of Jonas Olsson's outstretched leg and spins in off the post to equalise for Chelsea
Florent Malouda celebrates
Chelsea wrap up the game after a much improved second half performance, with French midfielder Florent Malouda sweeping home Jose Bosingwa's cross to make it 2-1 and send the Stamford Bridge supporters delirious