Saturday's football photos from the Premier League

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool tangles with Darren Fletcher of Manchester United
Liverpool 1-1 Man Utd. In glorious autumnal sunshine Liverpool welcome long-term rivals Manchester United; Steven Gerrard makes his first start for the Merseyside club in seven months
Sir Alex Ferguson shields his eyes from the sun
Manchester United attack the Kop in the first half and Sir Alex Ferguson has to shield his eyes from the sun; the visitors struggle to assert themselves as Liverpool's packed midfield consistently dominates
Danny Welbeck runs at the Liverpool defence
The Manchester United starting 11 does not include Wayne Rooney who is dropped to the bench after a week of adverse headlines; fellow England forward Danny Welbeck ploughs a lone furrow up front
Jose Enrique evades Phil Jones
Liverpool's dominance continues into the second half, with Phil Jones playing in an unaccustomed role in the centre of midfield; the Manchester United youngster is just one of a number of men in blue who are struggling
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool takes a free-kick
Referee Andre Marriner gives a debatable free-kick on the edge of the Manchester United area on 68 minutes; three Liverpool midfielders crowd round the ball but it's club captain Steven Gerrard who grasps the nettle
Steve Gerrard scores for Liverpool
Gerrard's fierce whipped strike finds a gap through the disintegrating Manchester United wall and goalkeeper David de Gea can do nothing; the Anfield hero breaks the deadlock and his side have 20 minutes to survive
Javier Hernandez scores Manchester United's equaliser
The home side's advantage lasts barely 15 minutes as a scuffed corner somehow bobbles through the Liverpool defence and is poked home by expert poacher Javier Hernandez, brought on as a substitute only minutes before
David de Gea makes a save
Liverpool batter the Manchester United goal in the final 10 minutes, but they can't find a way past David de Gea; an ambitious long range effort from Jordan Henderson dips but is pushed behind by the Spanish gloveman
Anthony Pilkington scores for Norwich
Norwich 3-1 Swansea. Carrow Road winger Anthony Pilkington sends his side ahead after just 48 seconds; he buries a first time shot after a Steve Morison header down in the area
Nigel Reo-Coker celebrates his goal for Bolton
Wigan 1-3 Bolton. In the Lancashire derby it's a vital goal for the visitors; Nigel Reo-Coker and Gary Caldwell scrap for the ball in the area and the Bolton man forces it home to allow Owen Coyle a rare smile this season
Russell Martin celebrates for Norwich
Norwich really are off to a flyer in sunny East Anglia; the Canaries are two goals to the good inside 10 minutes as Russell Martin heads home a perfect cross from David Fox to send the home crowd into raptures
Heidar Helguson scores for QPR
QPR 1-1 Blackburn. The West London club go a goal up at home as Heidar Helguson's looping cross evades Paul Robinson and creeps in at the far post, to surprise almost all the players on the pitch
Mario Balotelli completes an overhead kick
Man City 4-1 Aston Villa. Goal of the afternoon as in front of the Manchester City faithful mercurial forward Mario Balotelli performs a spectacularly athletic overhead kick to put his side a goal up
Christopher Samba
QPR's Loftus Road lead is short lived; Blackburn's Congolese captain Christopher Samba rises above Fitz Hall, meets a corner and sends a bullet header into Paddy Kenny's net from 12 yards out to win a point for his team
Mohamed Diame celebrates
Wigan bite back at home to Bolton; Mohamed Diame curls a delicious 25 yard strike beyond the visitors' defence and keeper to draw level with the Trotters in a game between two struggling sides
Adam Johnson scores for Man City
Adam Johnson can hardly believe his luck as Yaya Toure's speculative cross creates panic in the mind of Aston Villa defender Stephen Warnock, whose failure to clear is seized upon by the winger who scores City's second
David Ngog scores Bolton's second
Bolton are back in front at the DW Stadium as they seek to arrest a run of six defeats in a row; David Ngog scores his first since joining from Liverpool in the summer, slotting home Kevin Davies' cross from 10 yards out
James Milner scores City's fourth
It's becoming yet another stroll in the sunshine for Manchester City, as even a Stephen Warnock consolation for Villa can't halt the free-scoring table toppers; strikes from Vincent Kompany and James Milner make it 4-1
Jon Walters celebrates with Stoke teammates
Stoke 2-0 Fulham. A largely uneventful game at Britannia is brought to life on 80 minutes as Matthew Etherington's effort is headed away and Jon Walters is able to strike it home to put Stoke ahead
Norwich fans enjoy their team's win
It's all over at Carrow Road as a second Anthony Pilkington strike from close range, Norwich's third goal of the afternoon, seals the points for the Canaries and condemns fellow Premier League newcomers Swansea to defeat
Rory Delap
It's been the battle of the long throws in the Potteries this afternoon; Fulham's John Arne Riise can't outperform Stoke's Rory Delap, who puts the icing on the cake in the 87th minute with a net-busting header
Thumbs up for Bolton's fans from manager Owen Coyle
A big wave of relief for Own Coyle tonight, as his Bolton side put their woeful recent form behind them to complete a 3-1 win away at Wigan; Chris Eagles' fine solo effort in injury time ensures three precious points
Chelsea captain John Terry
Chelsea 3-1 Everton. Kick-off approaches with Chelsea club captain John Terry leading his team out at Stamford Bridge; the 30 year-old plays his 350th Premier League game for the Blues today
Daniel Sturridge scores for Chelsea
After a slow start the home side begin to exert some pressure and after half an hour it pays dividends; Daniel Sturridge latches on to an Ashley Cole through-ball to bundle it home and put Chelsea in control
John Terry celebrates his headed goal
On the stroke of half-time Mr Chelsea, John Terry, heads in a second after Everton keeper Tim Howard comes for a cross but doesn't claim it; Stamford Bridge rocks as it celebrates the milestone reached by its favourite son
Ramires celebrates with provider Juan Mata
It's all over on the 61st minute as Brazilian midfielder Ramires completes a close range tap-in after a Juan Mata cross; despite a late Apostolos Vellios goal for Everton the London club run out comfortable winners