London clubs win Kickz Awards

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Tottenham defeated by Liverpool 4-0

Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his teams second goal against Tottenham Credit: Martin Rickett/PA

Liverpool has overtaken Chelsea at the top of the table after a 4-0 win over Tottenham. The Reds were helped by an own goal from Younes Kaboul. Goals were also scored by Luis Suarez, Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson.

Tottenham's hopes of finishing fifth were further diminished by Everton's 3-1 victory over Fulham.


Fulham overpowered by Everton 3-1

Fulham's Ashkan Dejagah celebrates scoring his side's first goal Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Fulham has been nudged closer to Premier League relegation, after losing to Everton 3-1. An own goal in the 50th minute opened up the scoring. Despite a strike from Ashkan Dejagah, it wasn't enough to overpower Everton.

The result leaves Fulham rooted to the foot of the table, five points adrift of safety. Everton is now just 4 points behind 4th placed Arsenal on the table.

Arsenal's 1-0 win over Tottenham.

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs and Tottenham Hotspur's Younes Kaboul battle for the ball Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Arsenal has pulled off a 1-0 win against north London rival Tottenham in today's Premier league match. The Gunners had gone into the game without Mesut Ozil, who'd picked up a hamstring injury in Tuesday's Champions League game against Bayern Munich.

But a stunning goal from Tomas Rosicky after just two minutes was enough to keep them ahead of Tottenham for the rest of the match.

West Ham in action against Swansea

West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian Credit: John Walton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

West Ham will welcome Swansea to Upton Park later today as they seek to build on Wednesday's impressive draw against Chelsea.

Sam Allardyce's side could see themselves move out of the relegation zone if they clinch three points with a win.

Allardyce could also hand Italian signings Antonio Nocerino and Marco Borriello their first full debuts since joining the club.

Chelsea's 2-1 win over Liverpool

Chelsea's John Terry applauds the fans as he celebrates victory Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Despite going behind to an early goal from Martin Skrtel, Chelsea kept up the pressure at the top with a 2-1 win over Liverpool at Stamford Bridge. Eden Hazard equalised for the Blues with a well-struck shot from the edge of the area.

Then Samuel Eto'o's goal after 34 minutes gave them the winner. The victory puts Chelsea third in the table.


Arsenal defeats Newcastle 1-0

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny punches the ball to safety Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Arsenal has reclaimed the top spot in the Premier League following a 1-0 win over Newcastle. It was Olivier Giroud's header that secured the match for the Gunners. It was his 11th goal of the season. Arsenal overtook Manchester City at the top of the ladder.

Wenger: Arteta will be out for first game

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is without some key players for the first game of the season Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that midfielder Mikel Arteta will not play in the first game of the season against Aston Villa.

At a press conference, he named defender Per Mertesacker as captain.

Asked about the importance of winning the first game of the season he said: "We know with the Premier League nowadays that every game is important, and that a good start is vital, especially when you play at home. So we'll put all the effort in to win our first game."

Defender Thomas Vermaelen and full back Nacho Monreal are also both out with back injuries, but Wenger revealed that Vermaelen could soon be back to full fitness and is expected to make an appearance soon.

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