Reigning Premier League champions Manchester City maintained their two and three point lead at the top over Liverpool and Chelsea respectively, as all three won their matches on Saturday and Sunday. City beat a plucky Bournemouth on Saturday 3-1 and Liverpool and Arsenal both won on Super Sunday. Liverpool won a heated derby against Everton 1-0 thanks to a miracle 96th minute winner from second half sub Origi and there was a thrilling six goal thriller in the other London derby between bitter rivals Arsenal and Spurs at the Emirates, which the Gunners eventually ran out 4-2 winners. after being 1-2 down at one point.
The high pressure action also continued at the other end of the Premier League at the weekend and there were big wins for Cardiff, Brighton and West Ham. Om Friday night Cardiff recorded their second league home win of the season beating a struggling Wolves 2-1 at the Cardiff City stadium, which moved them out of the bottom three as a result. On Saturday Brighton recorded their first ever Premier League away win after their come from behind 2-1 against fellow strugglers Huddersfield. Crystal Palace added further pressure on Burnley and manager Sean Dyce after their comfortable 2-0 win at Sellhurst Park and finally, West Ham ended Newcastle’s two match winning run with an impressive 3-0 win and attacking performance leady by Mexican striker Chicarito who bagged a brace.