Premier League round-up: Today's big winners

Annette Crawford
October 17, 2017

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Stoke City at Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

The game ended in a stalemate as Mourinho set out his side to defend and offered little going forward.

Manchester City made up for the lack of excitement.

Zaha's contribution was decisive after Cesar Azpilicueta had turned the ball into his own net in the 11th minute and Tiemoue Bakayoko had levelled for the visitors.

It was not just Zaha's fine finish for the victor just before halftime that impressed Hodgson but also the way he kept battling deep into stoppage time in his first match since the knee injury he suffered on the opening day of the season.

Spurs took full advantage of Chelsea's slip to move four points clear of their London rivals in third spot.

Chris Wood earned an 85th-minute equaliser for Burnley in a 1-1 draw at home to 10-man West Ham United, who had Andy Carroll sent off in the 27th minute after a couple of elbowing offences earned him two yellow cards. Christian Eriksen's goal gave them the win at "home" to Bournemouth.

In today's late kick off Arsenal travelled to Vicarage Road in a London derby of sorts against Watford.

Richarlison tumbled in the box after minimal contact from Bellerin to win Watford a penalty, which substitute Deeney dispatched emphatically.

So what does this mean for the Premier League table?

United - [5.9] second favourites in the victor market - will be much happier with the result and trail Man City by just points in the title race, while Jurgen Klopp's men are now down in eighth, fully nine points off the lead and available to back at [55.0] to win the title.

City has won seven games and drawn the other to take a two-point lead over Manchester United.

Michail Antonio had opened his account for the season only eight minutes earlier - and that Joe Hart got the assist for it will not have amused Sean Dyche.

Right wing back Victor Moses went off early in the second half as a hamstring injury appeared to impede another Chelsea player, after absent pair N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata.

Despite their win against Chelsea, Crystal Palace remain rooted to the foot of the table. That's how it stayed in the second half - and Roy Hodgson gets his first win.

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