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Summary

  1. Chelsea draw 3-3 with Everton
  2. Man City win 4-0 against Crystal Palace
  3. Bournemouth beat Norwich 3-0
  4. Southampton win 3-0 against West Brom
  5. Newcastle win 2-1 against West Ham
  6. Tottenham beat Sunderland 4-1 in early game

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By Phil Dawkes and Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

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Vancouver Foxes: Game should be over, by far the better side. More goals will come.

Joseph Trotter: Mahrez approached that penalty like an afternoon tea with his aunt. Casual bordering on lackadaisical.

'Shelvey will be Newcastle hero'

Newcastle United v West Ham United (15:00 GMT)

Charlie Adam

Stoke City midfielder on BBC Radio 5 live's weekend preview show

Jonjo Shelvey
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Newcastle signed Jonjo Shelvey for £12m from Swansea. He could make his debut today

"I know Jonjo Shelvey personally. I think Newcastle is a great move for him. They have passionate fans. He'll become a local hero there. He'll drive that team like it's his own. He can add goals to his game. 

"After they sold Yohan Cabaye I wouldn't say they had a goalscoring midfielder but he has that - he can score free-kicks and long-distance goals. He's different to what they've got." 

Two sides of the same coin

Tottenham 4-1 Sunderland

The Spurs penalty scorer...

Great response after Wednesday! Well done @ChrisEriksen8 on the double! Have a good weekend people! #COYS #EPL

Great response after Wednesday! Well done @ChrisEriksen8 on the double! Have a good weekend people! #COYS #EPL

Sunderland's debut keeper...

Another proud moment for myself and my family making my premier league debut for the team I've always supported !! @SunderlandAFC #sendit

Top-scoring defenders

Chelsea 3-3 Everton

TOP-SCORING DEFENDERS IN #BPL HISTORY 40 - Terry 38 - Unsworth 28 - Harte 26 - Baines 25 - Gallas

TOP-SCORING DEFENDERS IN #BPL HISTORY 40 - Terry 38 - Unsworth 28 - Harte 26 - Baines 25 - Gallas

Man City 4-0 Crystal Palace

We did a good job and the three points stayed home. Thank you all for the outpouring of support on the field and the messages. C'mon, City!

Newcastle 2-1 West Ham

Newcastle have shown real quality and character in the last couple of games! Dug in today fully deserved the win. They'll be fine 👍🏾

'A tinge of regret for Leicester'

Aston Villa 0-1 Leicester

Matt Elliott

Former Leicester City captain on BBC Radio Leicester

"There will be a tinge of regret for Leicester, leading just 1-0 at half-time. But the Foxes performance has been confident, dominant, decisive. they have looked a level above, in truth. 

"I don't want to be too rude about Villa though. There's still a half of football to play."

Enjoy the interval and the second half here.

Chelsea 3-3 Everton

Disappointed not to get the win, but the team dug deep to come away with a result. #thanksToffees 🔵🔵

Disappointed not to get the win, but the team dug deep to come away with a result. #thanksToffees 🔵🔵

"It will suit Shelvey, playing in a team of footballers"

Newcastle 2-1 West Ham

Newcastle manager Steve McClaren was full of praise for Jonjo Shelvey after his impressive Magpies debut following his £12m move from Swansea.

Shelvey had a hand in both Newcastle goals and McClaren told Match of the Day: "He is a very, very good player with real potential and it will suit him playing in this team, a team of footballers. 

"You will not see a better goal than our second goal. It was a great touch and long pass by Jonjo for Daryl Janmaat, who put in a great cross for a great finish by Georginio Wijnaldum."

"Newcastle deserved to beat us"

Newcastle 2-1 West Ham

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic told Match of the Day: "The second half was good from us. We were much better than in the first half when they were better, let's be honest. 

"They scored two goals very early and it gave them confidence but from the first minute of the game they were getting to second balls and looked hungrier, sharper, quicker more everything. 

"In the second half we improved a lot and in the end we could have nicked a point when we had a great chance to equalise. But, overall, they deserved to beat us."

Slaven Bilic
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Manager reaction

Newcastle 2-1 West Ham

Newcastle boss Steve McClaren told Match of the Day: "It was a well deserved win, it shouldn't have been close. We had a fantastic first half - the first 20 minutes we had real intensity, got about them, played great football and scored two great goals. 

"We had a few chances to get a third goal and we needed it. They must have gone in at half-time thinking 'wow, get in' because it was only 2-0. 

"Then we gifted them a goal, but we didn't get nervous, we kept playing, we had chances that we didn't take but defended well and saw the game through."

'Remi Garde looks like he's out walking his dog!'

Aston Villa 0-1 Leicester

Matt Elliott

Former Leicester City captain on BBC Radio Leicester

Remi Garde
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"Tim Sherwood used to be intense on the sidelines. Remi Garde just isn't... he looks like he's out walking his dog!"  

League Two roundup

There's no chance in the promotion and playoff places in the League Two table. 

Plymouth, who have scored in each of their last 18 home league games, stay top after their 3-2 win against Stevenage.

Northampton denied Dagenham a first league home win of the season, coming from behind to win 2-1. 

Wycombe prepared for their FA Cup third round replay against Aston Villa midweek with a 1-0 defeat at Hartlepool.

Accrington vs Portsmouth was postponed, and Oxford face Bristol Rovers at home on Sunday. 

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Ash Williams:That penalty save will not save Villa. It's just prolonging the inevitable 

JavelBleach: Peno missed! Justice. Cissokho's arm was protecting his face, in front not to the side.

Jay: That's two penalties Mahrez has missed now. Why isn't Vardy taking these? 

David Robinson: Lazy arrogance in that penalty from Mahrez. Deserved to miss.

MISSED PENALTY - Leicester

Aston Villa 0-1 Leicester

It is all going off now! Leicester have a penalty after Aly Cissokho punished for handball after blocking Riyad Mahrez's shot in the box. The same Leicester man takes the spot-kick, but it is saved by Mark Bunn. Could be a crucial moment in the game.

Follow that game here.

Mark Bunn
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'Goal to Leicester, and they're good for it'

Aston Villa 0-1 Leicester

Matt Elliott

Former Leicester City captain on BBC Radio Leicester

"A goal out of absolutely nowhere. You have to be on your toes when Jamie Vardy is in town! 

"It was a superb first-time effort, trying to lob the keeper Bunn. It was a great save but Okasaki was onto it in a flash. I thought he was a bit lackadaisical with his finish but the referee got the nod in his earpiece. 

"Goal, 1-0 to Leicester, and they're good for it."

Live coverage of the rest of the first-half here.

GOAL - Aston Villa 0-1 Leicester

Shinji Okazaki

Leicester lead. And go top of the league as it stands. Mark Bunn claws out Jamie Vardy's superb lob and manages to push away Shinji Okazaki's follow-up, but not before it has crossed the line. Goal-line technology in action. Computer says yes.

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League One roundup

Burton stay top of League One after a 2-0 win at Coventry. Stuart Beavon scored his first goal in 14 league games. 

Walsall are up to second after holding on to beat Bury 3-2, having been 3-0 up at half time. 

Gillingham move down to third after throwing away a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 at Doncaster. 

And Blackpool are out of the relegation zone after a 5-0 win at home to Scunthorpe, the first time they've scored five in a match since August 2012.

Pearson happy to wait for new job

Aston Villa v Leicester City (17:30 GMT)

Nigel Pearson

Former Leicester manager on BBC Radio 5 live's weekend preview show

Claudio Ranieri
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"There's a lot of football being played at Leicester - it's continued to develop. Claudio Ranieri recognised what was working well and kept things going and allowed people to be themselves. 

"I'm pleased to see it's continued to go well. I'm frustrated that it came to an end in the fashion it did but that's football."

On his next job: "It depends on whether there's a right fit for me. I need to commit myself totally to a job. For that I need to feel someone is totally committed to me doing the job for them. I've been out for longer than I thought I'd be. But if I don't work again this season and end up in the right job it'll be worth it."

'Leicester look supremely confident'

Aston Villa 0-0 Leicester

Matt Elliott

Former Leicester City captain on BBC Radio Leicester

Aston Villa v Leicester
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"There is absolutely no width to Villa's play. Their full-backs don't even push up. No wonder they've struggled to score goals this season.

"I'm slightly reticent to say it, but Leicester look supremely confident, even if they haven't caught fire yet. 

"You feel as if Villa are sitting there, waiting for Leicester to kick-start and come at them."

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#AVLLEI #bbcfootball let's hope we win and my Mrs may bake me another cake

#AVLLEI #bbcfootball let's hope we win and my Mrs may bake me another cake

Trying but toothless

Southampton 3-0 West Brom

Plenty of effort from West Brom, just not the quality needed to hurt the home side.

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'We won't start buying people left, right and centre'

Bournemouth 3-0 Norwich

Norwich manager Alex Neil said: "We didn't deserve anything from the game, but we won't start buying people left, right and centre just because we lost the match. 

"The (transfer) plans are in place, and we don't make decisions like that on the back of one game.

"Bournemouth were the better side. We didn't do enough with the ball and we got caught out by a couple of things we spoke about before the game, so that's disappointing."

Manager reaction

Man City 4-0 Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew: "It was a strange game all day. The goal changed the complexion of the game. The first one is one he should save, the second a deflection. We didn't deserve to be 2-0 down at half time. 

"The second half we tried to take it to City but they punish you. I can't really be too disappointed. It's a tough one to take really but we have to. We did the same thing against Villa, a chance early on and of course that's the chance to give you a platform away from home. There were moments in our offensive play which could have been better. This does flatter Man City though, there's no doubt about that.

"Maybe we do need another striker at this time, that would give us all a boost I think. We are not going to hide from it. Whoever it is it will hopefully help the situation we are in. Sometimes you just need a goal out of nothing."

Manager reaction

Chelsea 3-3 Everton

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has suggested he may have spoken to the referee, Mike Jones, and told him to play additional stoppage time after Everton went 3-2 up in the 90th minute.

Hiddink told Match of the Day: "There was seven minutes extra time... I said, 'Ref, okay, they are celebrating at least one minute in the corner.'"

He added: "I will not deny it - it was offside because Oscar touched the ball, even though John was technically perfect [with his finish]."

"I took some risks [at 2-0 down] and it paid off in a spectacular way. The team is very resilient."   

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No prizes for guessing what was the biggest talking point of the day so far...

Rory McDowell: Do people not understand that the extra minute came from the Everton celebrations when they scored on the 90? 

Sam Payne: Funny how Martinez forgot that funes Mori celebrated for at least 50 seconds, and continently forgot the pen in midweek.

Andrew O'Brien: Offside apart, someone inform Martinez and all other managers, the extra time board is for a MINIMUM of minutes to be added on.

'Villa have decided to play a high defensive line'

Aston Villa 0-0 Leicester

Matt Elliott

Former Leicester City captain on BBC Radio Leicester

"It looks to me that Villa have decided to play a high defensive line here. Mistakenly, if that's so, because already Vardy has nearly found himself in on goal.

"Leicester look sharp early on, snapping into challenges, quick to press and closing Villa down."

Aston Villa v Leicester can be enjoyed here.

"Southampton deserved to win the game"

Southampton 3-0 West Brom

West Brom manager Tony Pulis has pointed his finger at the fixture schedule after his side's defeat today. 

"You've got to give Southampton credit, they were the better team and deserved to win the game. 

Tony Pulis
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"But we looked a bit leggy. It'd be interesting to see how many teams played away midweek, and then picked up points away from home this weekend, because our players did look leggy

"It just wasn't our day. All season we've done well away from home, today we just didn't, and got punished. But as I say, it'll be interesting to see how teams have done with two away games on the bounce this week."

Pulis may be onto something. Six teams who played away midweek have played so far this weekend - only Everton, with a point against Chelsea, avoided defeat. 

Morrison blow for Baggies

Southampton 3-0 West Brom

Tony Pulis confirms James Morrison could be out for 6-8 weeks with a knee injury #WBA

Chelsea equaliser 'heartbreaking'

Chelsea 3-3 Everton

More from a furious Roberto Martinez, who saw his side concede a 98th-minute equaliser to John Terry when the Chelsea captain was in an offside position.

The Everton boss added: "It's a good two yards offside in the 18-yard box.

"And maybe the referee needs help with a clock where everyone can see it.

"It's heartbreaking because I thought it was a terrific game of football."

'It was an assured display'

Bournemouth 3-0 Norwich

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe told BBC Sport: "It was the perfect afternoon in many ways. Any win in this league is so valuable and the players produced an excellent, assured performance.

"We knew the importance of this month going into it and today is a big step. We've got Sunderland next week and the games just keep getting bigger." 

"Charlie in, nobody out"

Southampton 3-0 West Brom

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has told BBC Sport that he's delighted to have captured the signing of Charlie Austin from QPR

"He was our target for January. The number of goals he's scored in the Premier League is amazing. We're looking forward to having him in the squad, and having more competition. That will be good. 

"Will someone be sold? No. Nobody is for sale in January. At the end of the season, you don't know, but not now. We like to make the squad stronger, that means Charlie in, nobody out."

'I'm quite a sweaty guy...'

Aston Villa v Leicester (17:30 GMT)

Matt Elliott

Former Leicester City captain on BBC Radio Leicester

Matt Elliott
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No winter warmers for Matty...

"In training I would wear a few layers, but I'm not someone who would wear gloves and hats. I would train in the sort of kit I would play in on a match day. 

"Anyway, I'm quite a sweaty guy... I couldn't be bothered with taking kit on and off!"

Aston Villa v Leicester can be followed live here.

'I was surprised with how poor we were'

Bournemouth 3-0 Norwich

Norwich boss Alex Neil told BBC Sport: "The bottom line is that we just didn't play well enough. We didn't do all the things we've been doing in recent weeks well enough. 

"To win games at this level you have to perform well as a team and we didn't. If you don't, you get punished as we did today. To be honest I was quite surprised with how poor we were.

"We started relatively brightly but when their first goal went in we didn't respond."

Alex Neil
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View from the gantry

Aston Villa v Leicester (17:30 GMT)

Jonathan Pearce

Match of the Day commentator at Villa Park

"After registering a first home win for 248 days, can Villa really get another just four days later?

"They need a run of several wins in a row to keep alive hopes of survival. There's little chance. No side has ever managed it after picking up just 11 points after 21 Premier League games.

"Leicester, with this season's best away record, have answered every question of all the doubters so far. Their defence isn't conceding and Jamie Vardy can start scoring again here."

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Gully: Late goal only covers up grand canyon sized cracks at Chelsea! Real investment needed in the summer like it was in the last! 

David: Everton were robbed! Offside and a min over added time!

Scotty Daily: Was Fergie at the Bridge?

Daniel Woodley: This season is absolutely mental! A brilliant one for the neutral but not for us fans!! Excitement every match day! 

Manager reatcion

Man City 4-0 Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew on the performance of goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey: "Wayne is going to have to show me this week in training. A mistake at Villa, he needed to respond today and made another mistake. The ball is in his court to keep out the other two goalkeepers but I need to see it in training, I need to see a reaction from him. I will give him that chance because he deserves it."

Hennessey made an error for Manchester City's opening goal.

Alan Pardew
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'Martinez is whingeing'

Chelsea 3-3 Everton

Chris Sutton

Former Chelsea & Norwich striker on Final Score

Roberto Martinez
AFP

"Terry's equaliser was clearly offside, but he is a never-say-die player. It's a centre forward's finish after a great gamble. 

"Martinez, who I've just watched, is whingeing."