Turf Moor

Next Game

Burnley v Tottenham

Sunday, 05 April 2015, 13:30

Barclays Prem

White Hart Lane

Last Game

Tottenham 4 - 3 Leicester

Saturday, 21 March 2015, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Premier League round-up

Substitute Saido Berahino gave West Brom a shock 2-1 victory at Premier League champions Manchester United on Saturday, as Aston Villa came from behind to beat Manchester City and leaders Arsenal won at Swansea.

Last Updated: 11/10/13 at 14:44 Post Comment

Saido Berahino: Celebrates with Billy Jones

Saido Berahino: Celebrates with Billy Jones

Chelsea drew at Tottenham but finished with 10 men as Fernando Torres was sent off, and Southampton joined the two London clubs in the top four by beating Crystal Palace.

Hull City held firm to take all three points at home to West Ham, while Jordon Mutch hit a later screamer to give Cardiff victory at Fulham.

David Moyes suffered his first competitive home defeat as Manchester United manager as West Brom won 2-1 at Old Trafford.

In the first half, Anderson's header was denied by the crossbar but nine minutes after the break, Morgan Amalfitano coolly lifted the ball over David De Gea after a surging run to give Albion the lead - although United soon levelled as Wayne Rooney's free-kick came through a crowd of players.

Early on, West Brom had to replace midfielder Scott Sinclair because of injury, with Berahino coming on. The England Under-21 striker rifled a shot through Rio Ferdinand's legs on 67 minutes and that proved to be the winner as Albion hit the top half of the table, while United slipped to 12th.

Aston Villa came from behind to beat Manchester City 3-2 at Villa Park.

Yaya Toure saw a header cleared off the line in the first half, but was not to be denied when he slotted home the opener following a corner just before the break.

Karim El Ahmadi looked just offside when he equalised on 51 minutes, but Edin Dzeko restored City's advantage within five minutes.

Back came Villa as Leandro Bacuna curled home a sweet free-kick and two minutes later, City's defence was nowhere to be seen as Andreas Weimann ran onto Libor Kozak's flick-on and prodded the ball past Joe Hart to secure all three points. Villa are ninth in the table, while City are five points off the pace in fifth.

Arsenal started the day top of the table and ended in pole position again as they ground out a 2-1 win at Swansea.

After a sterile first half at the Liberty Stadium, Serge Gnabry put the Gunners in front on 58 minutes and man-of-the-match Aaron Ramsey doubled their advantage four minutes later.

Ben Davies brought the Swans back into it, but Arsene Wenger's men held on to make it five straight victories since their opening-day defeat to Villa.

Chelsea fought back to deny Tottenham as John Terry's header earned a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane, where Fernando Torres was controversially sent off.

Rival managers Jose Mourinho and Andre Villas-Boas exchanged the weakest of handshakes before the game, from which both will feel their side did enough to take all three points.

Tottenham dominated the first half and took the lead on 19 minutes through Gylfi Sigurdsson, but Terry powered in a header on 65 minutes to set up a thrilling finish.

Torres was lucky to escape with only a booking shortly after the break, when he appeared to scratch Jan Vertonghen's face. With nine minutes left, referee Mike Dean showed the lively Spaniard a second yellow card for jumping into Vertonghen with his elbow when replays showed there was little, if any, contact.

Spurs are two points behind Arsenal after six games, with Chelsea a further two points back in third.

Southampton are up to fourth after recording a 2-0 victory at home to struggling Crystal Palace.

Palace, who remain 19th, felt they should have been given a penalty on the half hour when Maroune Chamakh went clear through and tumbled under a challenge from goalkeeper Artur Boruc - only to be shown a yellow card for diving.

The second half was barely two minutes old when Dani Osvaldo held off two Eagles defenders to score his first Saints goal and Rickie Lambert followed that up almost immediately with a 25-yard free-kick.

Hull City beat West Ham 1-0 at the KC Stadium as Robbie Brady converted a penalty on 12 minutes after what looked minimal contact from Irons defender Joey O'Brien.

James Tomkins saw a header cleared off the line, while Curtis Davies' header was hacked away by Modibo Maiga onto the woodwork. The Tigers are seventh in the standings, with the Hammers a point above the drop zone in 16th.

Cardiff heaped more pressure on Fulham manager Martin Jol by winning 2-1 at Craven Cottage.

Steven Caulker headed the visitors into the lead from a Peter Whittingham corner on 12 minutes.

However, Jol's men were level when Bryan Ruiz, who replaced Alex Kacaniklic in the 41st minute, curled in Sascha Riether's pass from 25 yards.

But Mutch hit a screamer in the dying minutes to secure a priceless away victory for the Welsh club.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

S

terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

rodger's gusset
Arsenal interest in Sterling

T

he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

ricky villa
Hodgson: Barkley was brilliant

N

o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

badwolf
Townsend: I've silenced critics

Footer 365

'Win some medals', blasts Merson

Paul Merson challenged Andros Townsend to "win some medals" before calling him out after the Tottenham winger poked fun at him for questioning his England credentials.

Raheem Sterling will not resume Liverpool contract talks until the summer

Raheem Sterling has confirmed that he will not resume talks over a new contract with Liverpool until the summer.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane wants to play for England U21s at European Championship says Roy Hodgson

Harry Kane wants to "finish the job" and go to the European U21 Championship this summer, according to Roy Hodgson.

Mail Box

Liverpool Can't Satisfy Sterling's Ambition

Sterling's ambition is understandable, according to one Liverpool fan. Also in the Mailbox: plenty more great players becoming managers, and who needs Pogba when Fellaini's flying?

Is This The End Of Ex-Players As Managers?

Do massive wages and cushty TV numbers signal the end of the ex-high-profile player turned manager? Plus Liverpool fans don't actually say the 'next year' thing...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company