And with that, I’m going to take a breather. I’ll be back in a bit for Leicester v Tottenham. Bye for now!
Jacob Steinberg reports from the London Stadium:
West Ham climbed into the top half after a brilliant comeback saw them secure three consecutive victories in the Premier League for the first time since December 2016. Wonderful strikes from Felipe Anderson and Robert Snodgrass, combined with a vintage piece of poaching from Javier Hernández, were enough for them to win from a goal down for the first time under Manuel Pellegrini.
Much more here:
Ben Fisher has filed his report from Cardiff:
Ralph Hasenhüttl accepted the Southampton job after six months recharging the batteries in the Austrian Alps but defeat here offered a jarring reminder of the mountain his new team must climb if they are to avoid relegation. A costly defensive error by Jannik Vestergaard gift-wrapped Cardiff a deserved victory, with Callum Paterson on hand to apply a composed finish 16 minutes from time. Southampton are now winless in 14 matches, having won four of their past 41 matches and they remain off the foot of the table only goal difference.
Barry Glendenning is on Chelsea v Manchester City duty. You can follow it here:
I was at that Watford game, and it was absolutely dreadful.
Here’s Paul Wilson’s match report on Manchester United’s 4-1 win over Fulham:
If only Manchester United could play Fulham every week people might begin to take them more seriously. The joke before kick-off at Old Trafford was that Liverpool had done United a favour by winning so handsomely at Bournemouth, because goal difference might be important in the battle for eighth place. Enter the Premier League’s bottom club, with a performance to prove that the table does not lie, and suddenly United are not just above Bournemouth but up to sixth.
Much more here:
Final score: Arsenal 1-0 Huddersfield
Torreira’s goal has proved enough to give Arsenal victory over Huddersfield!
On a similar theme, Walsall scored twice in stoppage time to beat Coventry 2-1!
There were also seven minutes of stoppage time at Yeovil. The home side were 1-0 (and a man) up when it started, and 2-1 down when it stopped.
Final score: Burnley 1-0 Brighton
Burnley survive some extreme late pressure to clinch three points!
Final score: West Ham 3-2 Crystal Palace
No wins in 11 for Palace, three wins on the spin for the Hammers!
Final score: Cardiff 1-0 Southampton
The size of Ralph Hhasenhüttl’s task is laid bare, as Southampton fall to defeat at in-form Cardiff!
Final score: Manchester United 4-1 Fulham
Well that was emphatic.
They have started seven minutes of stoppage time at Arsenal. Seven!
At Arsenal, Sokratis is furious with Depoitre after the Huddersfield striker went down in the penalty area. He did seem to be pushed, to be fair.
Here are the teams for the 5.30pm game. No space for Morata in Chelsea’s squad:
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Pedro, Hazard, Willian. Subs: Fabregas, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Caballero, Giroud, Christensen, Emerson Palmieri.
Man City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Delph, Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, Silva, Mahrez, Sterling, Sane. Subs: Danilo, Kompany, Gundogan, Otamendi, Gabriel Jesus, Foden, Muric.
Referee: Michael Oliver.
GOAL! Arsenal 1-0 Huddersfield (Torreira, 83 mins)
Finally they get their goal! It comes from Guendouzi’s cross, which Aubameyang does excellently to control before chipping into the middle, where Torreira scores with an overhead kick!
Actually, Guendouzi is the third Arsenal player to be booked for diving.
GOAL! Man Utd 4-1 Fulham (Rashford, 83 mins)
You’ve got to look at the keeper there. Rashford creeps in from the left and, from the corner of the area, shoots past Sergio Rico at the near post!
A second Arsenal player is booked for diving, this time Guendouzi. That’s a bit embarrassing, no?
GOAL! West Ham 3-2 Crystal Palace (Schlupp, 74 mins)
Meyer’s cross, Schlupp’s header and it’s game on!
GOAL! Cardiff 1-0 Southampton (Paterson, 74 mins)
Of all ways to concede, the intercepted back-pass must be among the most depressing. But that has been Southampton’s fate, Paterson taking advantage!
Another abandonment to report:
GOAL! West Ham 3-1 Crystal Palace (Felipe Anderson, 66 mins)
Another cracker for West Ham, who look victory-bound now!
Now Fulham go down to 10 men!
That’s a second booking for Anguissa, for fouling Rashford.
GOAL! Man Utd 3-1 Fulham (Kamara, 66 mins)
Herrera did get ball before man, and not a lot of man, but the referee points to the spot and Kamara sends De Gea the wrong way and strokes in nicely.
Fulham have a penalty!
Kamara, the half-time substitute, is brought down and Fulham have a chance to get one back!
GOAL! West Ham 2-1 Crystal Palace (Hernandez, 62 mins)
Felipe Anderson’s 22-yard free-kick is saved but the ball comes out to Chicharito, entirely on his own, who lashes it into the net with his left foot!
Fulham have a reasonable chance of their own, but Schurrle’s shot is dragged well wide.
Oooof! What a chance for United! It all came from a terrible clearance from Sergio Rico, and a few quick passes later Ander Herrera shoots across goal and, with the goalkeeper beaten, just wide!
Meanwhile in Germany, Jadon Sancho has scored for Borussia Dortmund, putting them 2-1 up at Schalke.
GOAL! West Ham 1-1 Crystal Palace (Snodgrass, 48 mins)
Adam Kline-Schoder has an update from Cardiff: “The quality is exactly what you’d expect, i.e. so low it is almost entertaining in itself. Saints should probably be a man down, and Cardiff should be at least 2 ahead, but here we are and it’s 0-0. I believe commentators call this “an intriguing tactical battle.” Gripping stuff.”
Fulham have also made a double change, bringing on Vietto and Kamara while taking off Cairney and Mitrovic.
Peeep! Second halves are under way. In notable substitutional news Arsenal are bringing on Iwobi and Mkhitaryan, but only after extensive tactical instruction.
Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield are 1-0 down at half-time.
Another booking at Arsenal, Mustafi getting cautioned for diving. There was, at best, very minimal contact and the collapse was extremely theatrical. I think that’s the eighth yellow card of the game.
Torreira spanks a lovely long-range shot towards the Huddersfield goal, but Lossl makes a super save!
Celtic are 4-0 up at home to Kilmarnock before the half-time whistle, Ryan Christie scoring the latest.
GOAL DISALLOWED! Lacazette intercepts a back-pass and pokes into the net, but he was just offside a few moments earlier when the ball was headed on so the flag goes up. That one might be controversial.