Date: 20th November 2016 at 6:21pm
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The Premier League season continued with the latest round of matches played over the weekend.

Chelsea now lead the way, ahead of Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham. Swansea’s point wasn’t enough to see them drop to the bottom of the table with Hull above them and now Sunderland.

Here’s a round up of the Premier League action from the other matches played, with one still to take place.

Results

Sat 19 Nov 2016 – Premier League
Man Utd 1-1 Arsenal 12:30
Crystal Palace 1-2 Man City 15:00
Everton 1-1 Swansea 15:00
Southampton 0-0 Liverpool 15:00
Stoke 0-1 Bournemouth 15:00
Sunderland 3-0 Hull 15:00
Watford 2-1 Leicester 15:00
Tottenham 3-2 West Ham 17:30

Sun 20 Nov 2016 – Premier League
Middlesbrough 0-1 Chelsea 16:00

To be played

Mon 21 Nov 2016 – Premier League
West Brom v Burnley 20:00

Liverpool went into the return to Premier League action after the international break at the top; a draw at Southampton means they kept it but knew (for what it’s worth) could lose it by the end of the weekend. The Saints stopped the free-scoring side from scoring but without a breakthrough too at the St Mary’s that ended in a one-all draw.

A late Manchester City are Crystal Palace, with Yaya Toure scoring a brace on his surprise return, meant Palace were denied a point at Selhurst Park and City went joint-top at that points. Toure’s late winner also meant the Eagles’ losing run was extended to five-matches in the league.

The fixtures kicked off with Manchester United facing Arsenal, this has become something of a ‘grudge match’ over the years with United looking on for a win until a last minute equaliser saw the Gunners leave Old Trafford with a point from a one-all draw.

Also scoring a late goal to earn a point were Everton, which denied Bob Bradley his first win as Swansea boss. A win against the struggling Swans would have been anticipated at Goodison Park but a defeat was spared in the one-one draw against the side who slipped to the foot of the Premier League.

The international break in October probably came at the right time for Stoke, the November one maybe not so with the Potters’ return seeing a one-nil defeat against Bournemouth suffered at the Bet365 Stadium. This was another precious one for the Cherries.

A first win of the season was secured by Sunderland to go into the break with Hull also securing a much needed three-points before it too but it was the Black Cats who followed up that first win with a second when running out convincing three-nil winners when the sides met at the Stadium of Light to move above Hull but both remaining in the bottom three.

Initially Walter Mazzarri didn’t find his spell in England easy, however the Italian is now (more than) finding his feet with him leading Watford to a two-one win at Vicarage Road against Leicester. Under their own Italian Claudio Ranieri the defending Champions continue to struggle in the league with the Foxes compensating that with the Champions League form.

Saturday’s matches were rounded off with a London derby in the evening match when a late Harry Kane goal for Tottenham, after being released early from international duty, saw of West Ham in a five-goal thriller at White Hart Lane when Spurs came through to win three-two to keep the top five very congested.

Chelsea went into the match at the Riverside Stadium on Sunday knowing a win against Middlesbrough would taken them to the top of the Premier League. This is exactly what the Blues did as a one-nil win took them to the summit, however only four-points separate the top five as we head into a frantic six-weeks ahead!

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