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Eriksen scores late winner as Tottenham stun Swansea

Christian Eriksen delivered another late winner as Tottenham edged past Swansea with a 2-1 victory at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday.

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Eden Hazard helps Chelsea to win over Hull

Jose Mourinho's men edged their card-laden clash with Hull -- but it was not one of the impressive, dominant displays Chelsea fans have become accustomed to.

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Frank Lampard clinches vital win for Manchester City at Leicester

Veteran Frank Lampard delivered again for Manchester City as the champions overcame the absence of any senior strikers to beat Leicester 1-0.

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Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla net braces in easy Arsenal win

Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla both scored twice as Arsenal closed back up on the Barclays Premier League's top four with a 4-1 win over Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium.

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Mario Balotelli accepts FA misconduct charge over post - report

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has accepted a Football Association charge in relation to making racist and anti-semitic comments on social media but has offered mitigation for his actions.

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Di Maria ruled out of Manchester United-Liverpool clash

Angel Di Maria has been ruled out of Manchester United's game against Liverpool on Sunday.

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Robin van Persie fires Manchester United to victory at Southampton

Manchester United moved into third place in the Premier League table as a Robin van Persie brace saw them past Southampton.

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West Ham battle back to beat 10-man Swansea

Two-goal Andy Carroll helped West Ham climb to third in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory over 10-man Swansea at Upton Park on Sunday.

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Concern over Sergio Aguero injury as Man City labour to Everton victory

An injury to star striker Sergio Aguero cast a shadow over Manchester City's narrow 1-0 victory over Everton on Saturday.

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Steven Gerrard fails to inspire off bench as Sunderland hold Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers' decision to rest Steven Gerrard failed to pay dividends as even the Liverpool captain's emergence off the bench failed to inspire his side to break down a resolute Sunderland.

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Stoke City hold on to beat Arsenal despite fightback

Stoke held on to beat Arsenal 3-2 after a dramatic afternoon at the Britannia Stadium.

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Cisse double sees 10-man Newcastle to victory over Chelsea

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse came off the bench to condemn Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea to a first defeat of the season.

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Hazard and Drogba star as Chelsea crush Tottenham

Ruthless Chelsea extended Tottenham's torment at Stamford Bridge with a 3-0 win that saw Jose Mourinho's unbeaten Blues consolidate their lead at the top of the Premier League.

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Aguero grabs double as Man City cruise at Sunderland

Sergio Aguero turned on the magic once more as Manchester City maintained the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea by cruising to a 4-1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

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Arsenal leave it late to sink Southampton

Alexis Sanchez fired Arsenal to a late 1-0 victory over Southampton at Emirates Stadium to narrow the gap on the Premier League top four to two points.

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Steven Gerrard on target as Liverpool win deepens Leicester City's gloom

Liverpool may want to boost the contract extension offered to Steven Gerrard after the captain bailed them out in a 3-1 comeback victory at Leicester.

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Late David de Gea heroics help Man United to see off Stoke City

Juan Mata and Marcos Rojo both claimed the winner as Manchester United survived a nerve-jangling finish to beat Stoke 2-1 at Old Trafford.

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Manchester City move into second with big win at Southampton

Yaya Toure and Frank Lampard's strikes took Manchester City up to second in the Premier League table and handed Southampton an ominous start to a daunting run of festive fixtures coming up.

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Tottenham battle back against Everton

Roberto Soldado's barren run came to a timely end as Tottenham rallied to secure a much-needed 2-1 comeback win against Everton.

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Sunderland hold Chelsea to goalless draw

Willian and Santiago Vergini both hit the woodwork as Sunderland extended their run of good results against Chelsea with a 0-0 draw.

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Glen Johnson bags late winner to save Liverpool vs. Stoke

Glen Johnson ensured Steven Gerrard's demotion to the substitutes' bench became a secondary talking point as the full-back proved the unlikely match-winner as Liverpool stumbled to a 1-0 Premier League win.

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Manchester United net convincing win over Hull

Manchester United looked more like their old selves as they cruised to a convincing 3-0 win over lacklustre Hull at Old Trafford.

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Danny Welbeck heads Arsenal to victory at West Brom

Danny Welbeck bagged a crucial winner for Arsenal as the Gunners clinched a comfortable 1-0 win at West Brom.

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Tottenham Hotspur see off 10-man Hull City

Christian Eriksen conjured a last-minute winner for Tottenham Hotspur as Hull City paid in full for Gaston Ramirez's reckless red card.

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Liverpool suffer more misery at Crystal Palace

Liverpool's season went from bad to worse as they let an early lead slip to lose 3-1 at struggling Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon.

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Manchester United claim smash-and-grab win at Arsenal

Manchester United moved back into the top four of the Premier League with a 2-1 smash-and-grab raid at Arsenal.

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City fight back against Swansea to stay in the title hunt

Yaya Toure responded to Manuel Pellegrini's rallying call as he fired champions Manchester City to a 2-1 Premier League win over Swansea.

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Chelsea go seven points clear with victory over 10-man West Brom

Chelsea's title charge shows no signs of abating, with West Brom the latest side swatted away by Jose Mourinho's men as the Blues won 2-0.

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Swansea complete rousing win over Arsenal

Swansea stunned Arsenal with two late goals to run out 2-1 winners at the Liberty Stadium and inflict the Gunners' second Premier League defeat of the season.

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Tottenham beaten at home again as Bojan Krkic inspires Stoke

Tottenham's woes at White Hart Lane took another turn for the worse as Mauricio Pochettino's side slumped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke in the Premier League.

Fluent Liverpool hit four in rout of Bournemouth
Bournemouth 0 - 4 Liverpool

Fluent Liverpool hit four in rout of Bournemouth

Liverpool had far too much attacking power for Bournemouth to withstand as they moved back into the top four with a 4-0 win at the Vitality Stadium.

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West Bromwich Albion 1 - 2 Manchester United

Manchester United hold on to win at West Bromwich Albion

Manchester United held on for a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion to cut neighbours Manchester City's lead at the top of the Premier League back to 11 points.

City dismantle Tottenham to earn 16th straight win
Manchester City 4 - 1 Tottenham

City dismantle Tottenham to earn 16th straight win

Leaders Manchester City powered to their 16th successive win in the Premier League with a 4-1 thrashing of Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium.

Mesut Ozil wonder strike sees Arsenal edge past Newcastle United
Arsenal 1 - 0 Newcastle United

Mesut Ozil wonder strike sees Arsenal edge past Newcastle United

Arsenal returned to winning ways but had Mesut Ozil to thank for scoring a wonderful winner as they toiled against out-of-form Newcastle.

Marcos Alonso free kick enough for Chelsea to edge past Southampton
Chelsea 1 - 0 Southampton

Marcos Alonso free kick enough for Chelsea to edge past Southampton

Time was on Chelsea's side as Marcos Alonso's free-kick earned a 1-0 Premier League win over Southampton.

Arsenal lose more ground on leaders in goalless draw at West Ham
West Ham 0 - 0 Arsenal

Arsenal lose more ground on leaders in goalless draw at West Ham

Arsenal lost further ground on the Premier League leaders after they were held to a goalless draw at West Ham.

Aurier and Son goals see Tottenham move back into top four
Tottenham 2 - 0 Brighton

Aurier and Son goals see Tottenham move back into top four

Tottenham climbed back into the Premier League's top four as Serge Aurier's fluke-goal and a header from Son Heung-min sealed a 2-0 victory over Brighton.

Fab Four fail to help Liverpool to victory against West Brom
Liverpool 0 - 0 West Brom

Fab Four fail to help Liverpool to victory against West Brom

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reunited the "Fab Four" but his prolific attacking quartet were all distinctly off-key as West Brom held out for a goalless draw at Anfield.

David Silva nets brace in Man City's record-setting win vs. Swansea
Swansea 0 - 4 Man City

David Silva nets brace in Man City's record-setting win vs. Swansea

Manchester City set a new Premier League record of 15 consecutive wins with a 4-0 victory at bottom club Swansea.

Lukaku answers critics with winner as Man United beat Bournemouth
Man United 1 - 0 Bournemouth

Lukaku answers critics with winner as Man United beat Bournemouth

Romelu Lukaku got a much-needed goal as Manchester United moved on from their galling derby defeat by beating Bournemouth.

Chelsea go joint-second with easy win over Huddersfield Town
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Chelsea go joint-second with easy win over Huddersfield Town

Willian scored one and made two others as Chelsea finally turned in a display worthy of Premier League champions to win 3-1 at Huddersfield.

Man City edge Manchester derby with 14th straight league win
Manchester United 1 - 2 Manchester City

Man City edge Manchester derby with 14th straight league win

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City opened up an eye-watering double-digit lead over rivals Manchester United after Nicolas Otamendi fired Pep Guardiola's men to derby victory.

Wayne Rooney claims Everton point in Merseyside derby vs. Liverpool
Liverpool 1 - 1 Everton

Wayne Rooney claims Everton point in Merseyside derby vs. Liverpool

Wayne Rooney's first Merseyside derby goal earned Everton a 1-1 draw at Anfield as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp's selection gamble backfired.

Olivier Giroud salvages late point for Arsenal at Southampton
Southampton 1 - 1 Arsenal

Olivier Giroud salvages late point for Arsenal at Southampton

Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

Ayoze Perez own goal gives Leicester late victory over Newcastle
Newcastle 2 - 3 Leicester

Ayoze Perez own goal gives Leicester late victory over Newcastle

Ayoze Perez's late own goal cost Newcastle a precious Premier League draw as Leicester ruined the Magpies' 125th birthday celebrations.

Harry Kane nets brace as Tottenham return to form with Stoke rout
Tottenham 5 - 1 Stoke

Harry Kane nets brace as Tottenham return to form with Stoke rout

Tottenham ended a four-match Premier League winless streak in style with Harry Kane scoring a brace as they thrashed Stoke 5-1 at Wembley.

Marko Arnautovic fires struggling West Ham to victory over Chelsea
West Ham 1 - 0 Chelsea

Marko Arnautovic fires struggling West Ham to victory over Chelsea

Marko Arnautovic's first West Ham goal secured a 1-0 victory over Chelsea and a first win for manager David Moyes.

Manchester City leave it late to beat West Ham and stretch lead
Manchester City 2 - 1 West Ham

Manchester City leave it late to beat West Ham and stretch lead

Manchester City left it late for the third game in a row as they beat West Ham United 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium thanks to David Silva's strike and extended their Premier League lead.

Bournemouth and Southampton share spoils in south coast clash
Bournemouth 1 - 1 Southampton

Bournemouth and Southampton share spoils in south coast clash

Bournemouth and Southampton shared the spoils as an entertaining match on the south coast finished in a 1-1 draw.

Manchester United win Arsenal thriller despite Paul Pogba sending off
Arsenal 1 - 3 Manchester United

Manchester United win Arsenal thriller despite Paul Pogba sending off

Jesse Lingard scored twice but Paul Pogba was sent off as Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-1 in a breathless match at the Emirates Stadium.

Demarai Gray goal earns Leicester win to dent Burnley's European push
Leicester 1 - 0 Burnley

Demarai Gray goal earns Leicester win to dent Burnley's European push

Talk of Burnley qualifying for Europe was dealt a sobering blow with defeat at improving Leicester.

Allardyce gets off to perfect Everton start
Everton 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town

Allardyce gets off to perfect Everton start

Gylfi Sigurdsson and Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored second-half goals as Sam Allardyce's first game in charge of Everton ended in a 2-0 home win over Huddersfield.

Tottenham Hotspur draw at Watford as Davinson Sanchez sees red
Watford 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur draw at Watford as Davinson Sanchez sees red

Davinson Sanchez's red card forced Tottenham to fight for a 1-1 draw at Watford, toughening their battle to climb back into the Premier League's top four.

Ruthless Liverpool score five in demolition of Brighton
Brighton 1 - 5 Liverpool

Ruthless Liverpool score five in demolition of Brighton

Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino demolished Brighton to keep Liverpool's top-four charge on track.

Hazard stars as Chelsea see off Newcastle at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea 3 - 1 Newcastle

Hazard stars as Chelsea see off Newcastle at Stamford Bridge

A sparkling two-goal performance from Eden Hazard helped Chelsea come from a goal down to beat Newcastle 3-1 at Stamford Bridge and go level on points with second-placed Manchester United.

Mohamed Salah scores double off bench as Liverpool win at Stoke
Stoke 0 - 3 Liverpool

Mohamed Salah scores double off bench as Liverpool win at Stoke

Substitute Mohamed Salah's purple patch continued with two more goals as Liverpool ground out a controversial 3-0 win at Stoke.

Sterling's late winner extends Man City's Prem win streak to 12
Manchester City 2-1 Southampton

Sterling's late winner extends Man City's Prem win streak to 12

Raheem Sterling scored a dramatic winner as Manchester City maintained their winning run with a last-gasp 2-1 defeat of Southampton.

Antonio Conte sent to the stands as Chelsea see off Swansea
Chelsea 1 - 0 Swansea

Antonio Conte sent to the stands as Chelsea see off Swansea

Antonio Conte was sent off as Chelsea claimed a fifth Premier League win in six games with a 1-0 defeat of Swansea.

Five-star Arsenal hammer Huddersfield
Arsenal 5 - 0 Huddersfield Town

Five-star Arsenal hammer Huddersfield

Arsenal strengthened their position in the Premier League top four as they made light work of Huddersfield to maintain their healthy home form.

Newcastle fight back to draw 2-2 at West Brom
West Brom 2 - 2 Newcastle

Newcastle fight back to draw 2-2 at West Brom

Newcastle ended a run of four straight defeats after coming back from 2-0 down to claim a gutsy point at West Brom.