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Summary

  1. Hazard penalty gives Chelsea win over QPR
  2. Sanchez scores twice in Arsenal win
  3. West Ham hit back to earn draw at Stoke
  4. Early goal gives Saints win at Hull
  5. WBA win at Leicester, Everton held by Swans

Live Reporting

By Tom Rostance, Gary Rose and Mandeep Sanghera

All times stated are UK

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OK it is time to bring things to a close for today. Join us again on Sunday for Manchester City versus Manchester United before Aston Villa host Tottenham.

There is still some top notch football action going on, with Barcelona taking on Celta Vigo.

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our separate live text commentary to find out.

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Mark Jackson: I think Liverpool and Manchester United won't make the Champs League but who will is another question - be quite a shock if apart from say Arsenal and Chelsea or Man City and Chelsea no other "big four" team makes it.

On to derby delight

Manchester City
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On to tomorrow, then, and Manchester City versus Manchester United is the standout fixture.

The derby was a fixture to forget for the red half of Manchester last season, as they lost both home and away, but you sense they will fancy their chances this time, with City finding themselves in a poor run of form at the moment.

Robbie Savage feels

defeat for City could all but end their title hopes. United will want revenge for last season's defeats.

Whichever way you look at it, it's a big game.

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Mark in Berkshire: What are they putting in the water in the New Forest? Saints & Cherries both second in their respective leagues and in the last eight of the League Cup.

Southampton are second in the Premier League after beating Hull 1-0.

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Chelsea 2-1 QPR

Robbie Savage

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"I think the team virtually picks itself at Chelsea now, but you have to say that Nemanja Matic has been an unsung hero for that side."

Saturday round-up

Time for a quick recap of today's big talking points.

Alexis Sanchez put in arguably the performance of the day by scoring two goals as Arsenal beat Burnley 3-0, while league leaders Chelsea continued their unbeaten run by beating QPR 2-1, but the Blues produced a less-than-vintage performance.

Earlier, Liverpool suffered their fourth defeat of the season with a 1-0 loss at Newcastle while Everton failed to score for the first time in the Premier League this season as they were held by 10-man Swansea.

Match reports, reaction and videos are all

on the football section of the BBC Sport website now.

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Hull 0-1 Southampton

Robbie Savage

BBC Radio 5 live

"All the question marks Southampton faced at the beginning of the season when everyone was writing them off will have motivated the players who stayed. It creates a mentality of 'we'll show you lot' and although Ronald Koeman gets a lot of credit, it's the players on the pitch who have produced for him."

European football

It is all square in the Bundesliga's big game as Robert Lewandowski equalises for Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund.

Into the final few minutes, so head on over

to our European live text commentary for the crucial closing stages.

FULL-TIME

Bournemouth 3-2 Brighton

There goes the whistle and a huge cheers go up as Bournemouth win to go up to second in the Championship. Four years ago they were in League Two, could they be on their way to the Premier League this season?

Bournemouth 3-2 Brighton

Bournemouth have the ball in the Brighton corner, one minute of the six added on left. It looks like the Cherries are about to leap up to second...

Manchester derby

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'Sanchez like Suarez'

Arsenal 3-0 Burnley

Arsenal
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praises striker Alexis Sanchez and says he has similar qualities to Barcelona forward Luis Suarez as his side beat Burnley 3-0.

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Bournemouth 3-2 Brighton

Bournemouth fans, look away now. SIX minutes of stoppage time flashes up on the fourth official's board.

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Hull 0-1 Southampton

Robbie Mcilwrick: The thing with Southampton is we have such an exciting team. And they all work for each other.

Nick ‏Mikowaj: Have you looked at Southampton's fixtures so far? That's why I'd hold back on calling them for top four let alone the title.

Clive Jones: I wonder if Morgan Schneiderlin still wants to leave us?

Bournemouth 3-2 Brighton

It is a nervy final few minutes for Bournemouth fans as Brighton push forward. Seagulls boss Sami Hyypia could really do with his side at least getting a draw, they have won only one of their last 12 games in all competitions.

Manager reaction

Chelsea 2-1 QPR

Jose Mourinho
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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he did not "enjoy" the Blues' 2-1 win over QPR, saying his side were "not fantastic".

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GOAL

Bournemouth 3-2 Brighton - Yann Kermorgant pen

Up steps Yann Kermorgant, who rifles in the penalty. Bournemouth are 13 minutes away from climbing up to second in the Championship...

PENALTY to Bournemouth

Bournemouth 2-2 Brighton

Lewis Dunk fouls Callum Wilson and it is a penalty to Bournemouth...

Bournemouth 2-2 Brighton

Bournemouth are cranking up the pressure but Brighton are flinging bodies at the ball whenever the hosts try and shoot. Into the last 20 minutes of this game.

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Elijah Handley: I have said in the past that Southampton can't be considered genuine contenders for the top four until they stay consistent past the 10-game mark. 10 games in and they're in second. They are contenders and can see them finishing above at least one of Arsenal, United and Liverpool at the moment. Fair play to Koeman.

Jason MacDonald: I'm not a Southampton fan but they are starting to suggest they aren't just pace setters. Little clubs like Manchester United and Liverpool must wonder if they can reach such heights.

Gary Watson: Southampton are doing a Swansea, remember last season? The only good thing is they are putting a nice cushion between Chelsea and Man City at the top of the league. But they will fall away come January by which time Chelsea will have practically won the title.

Bournemouth 2-2 Brighton

Marc Pugh charges forward, no doubt buoyed by his earlier goal. He has loads of space ahead of him as he runs at the Brighton defence but decides to have a goal at goal early and ends up dragging a shot wide.

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Reaction on Twitter

Chelsea 2-1 QPR

Charlie Austin celebrates with QPR fans
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QPR chairman

Tony Fernandes: "I think every QPR fan should be proud of the team despite the defeat. Felt super proud of our boys and the fans were amazing."

GOAL

Bournemouth 2-2 Brighton - Sam Baldock

If in doubt, go route one. Brighton go direct as Ali Al-Habsi hits the ball upfield and Gordon Greer makes amends for his earlier own goal by heading it on for Sam Baldock, who runs through on goal and makes no mistake when one-on-one for his first Brighton goal.

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Hull 0-1 Southampton

Jamie: Why aren't Southampton on the list to win the title? Comfortably second with a quarter of the season gone, no reason why not.

Daryl Wickham: A great time to be a Southampton fan, Ronald Koeman is helping us dream of Europe! Must try to not get carried away though.

A Holton: Is it just me or is anyone else detecting the slightest whiff of Blackburn 1994-95 in this Southampton team?

GREAT SAVE!

Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton

Brilliant save by Bournemouth's Artur Boruc as he shows cat-like reactions to get down quickly and claw away Lewis Dunk's header for Brighton.

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Hull 0-1 Southampton

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman
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Southampton boss

Ronald Koeman: "Not our best game today but we secured another away win! With backing support of our fantastic fans."

Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton

There are few better right-sided combinations in the Championship than Simon Francis and Matt Ritchie at Bournemouth, both attack-minded and both capable of getting back and defending. Francis embarks on a foray forward and has a go at goal, but sees his shot bend wide of the post. First real chance of the second half.

Player reaction on Twitter

Newcastle 1-0 Liverpool

Newcastle midfielder

Moussa Sissoko: "St James' Park was on fire this afternoon! Very nice performance of the team with a victory. Congratulations to Mehdi for his first match in the league."

Newcastle's revival under Alan Pardew continued as they picked up a fourth successive victory, beating Liverpool at home earlier today, with Mehdi Abeid making his league debut.

KICK-OFF

Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton

Back up and running in the Championship's late game. Can Brighton bite back?

Player reaction on Twitter

Stoke 2-2 West Ham

Carlton Cole
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West Ham striker

Carlton Cole: "Not the best of games but vitally important point. Well done lads."

Stoke 2-2 West Ham

Former England defender Danny Mills

Final Score

"West Ham have pace and power up front and that scares defenders in any division. They also have a solidity now. When Sam Allardyce was under pressure this time last year, he said 'just wait until I have got my defenders Winston Reid and James Collins back and we will be fine', and they were. Since then he has bolstered the side with some really quality players, and they now carry a serious threat going forward."

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Reus to the occasion

European football

Marco Reus
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There is a tasty little game taking place over in Germany at the moment, with Borussia Dortmund playing Bayern Munich.

Bayern are unbeaten in the league this season, but they are losing to Dortmund courtesy of Marco Reus's header.

Over in Spain, Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut for Barcelona tonight against Celta de Vigo.

Follow the action from around the continent via the finely crafted musings of Andy Cryer

in our European football live text commentary.

HALF-TIME

Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton

Bournemouth have their noses in front, and probably just about deserve it. They are up to second at the moment, but you sense more goals in this game. Brighton are still in it.

Stoke 2-2 West Ham

Former Tottenham striker Garth Crooks

Final Score

"The desire West Ham showed today was commendable. At the end of the game the players and fans were clearly delighted with the way they got back into the game, and I thought it was a very worthy performance."

Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton

Definitely an entertaining evening of football at Bournemouth as half-time approaches. Four minutes are tagged on to the end of the 45, is it enough time for Brighton to snatch an equaliser?

Chelsea 2-1 QPR

Former Tottenham striker Garth Crooks

Final Score

"If Chelsea had played a better side they would have dropped points today. They had another gear and only called on it when they needed it. But I think what Jose Mourinho wants is a higher standard on a regular basis, and he is entitled to want that.

"I love the way Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic play together, and now Oscar is coming into the mix too. Manchester City cannot afford to lose tomorrow, otherwise they are out of it."

Newcastle 1-0 Liverpool

Former England defender Danny Mills

Final Score

"I've played for Alan Pardew and as all-rounder - a manager and a coach - he is one of the better ones. He is innovative in the dressing room and has got those Newcastle players playing for him and playing for each other. But I asked Newcastle fans what it would take for them to start singing his name. They said they never would. Even if they finished in the top four? They said it just would not happen."

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew
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GOAL

Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton - Marc Pugh

Bournemouth back in front as Brighton fail to clear their lines from a corner and Marc Pugh twists his body to meet a high, loose ball and volley into the back of the net. Great strike.