Premier League Matchday Live

Hello, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to today's matchday liveblog. After two weeks of the annoying international break, European league football is back.

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11:27

We got you covered from now till the end of the day. We start with a big one as Arsenal host Tottenham in today's early kick-off in the Premier League.

11:42

Team news are out. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta makes two changes from the side that won 3-0 at Brentford, with captain Martin Odegaard and Oleksandr Zinchenko returning from injury to replace Fábio Vieira and Kieran Tierney, who drop to the bench.

Arsenal XI: Ramsdale, White, Partey, Gabriel, Saka, Odegaard, Jesus, Martinelli, Saliba, Xhaka, Zinchenko.

Subs: Turner, Tierney, Nketiah, Holding, Tomiyasu, Vieira, Lokonga, Nelson, Marquinhos.

11:48

Meanwhile, Tottenham manager Antonio Conte makes three changes from the side that thrashed Leicester City, with Emerson Royal and Cristian Romero coming in for Davinson Sánchez and Ryan Sessegnon, while Richarlison replaces Dejan Kulusevski, who is out due to an injury.

11:49

What do you make of that lineup folks? Arsenal fans are you happy with Arteta's decision to bring back Odegaard? Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook page and Twitter page.

11:53

If you are a betting man, you can bet on Harry Kane to score anytime in the game. The English man has scored more goals (13) than any other player in the North London derby

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11:56

Arsenal head into the game as the slight favorites and will be looking end Spurs unbeaten start to the season. Meanwhile, Conte's men can go top if they beat the leaders this afternoon.

11:59

Meanwhile, here is something to get you in the mood for the game. Watch the video above.

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12:01

Five minutes to go before kickoff, what's your prediction?

12:25

And we are off at the Emirates.

12:31

Arsenal showing intent right from the start. By the way, the referee for today is Anthony Taylor.

12:32

Arsenal have been the better side inside the opening five minutes. Spurs are yet to find their feet in the game. Still early stages, though.

12:38

Don't forget there are more games to come later in the day, with Chelsea and Liverpool in action.

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12:39

Oh! That was close. Xhaka almost put Arsenal ahead with a shot from outside.

12:48

Goal! What a strike from Thomas Partey to put Arsenal ahead. The Ghana star fired in a superb curler from following a layoff from Xhaka. It has been coming and it's the least they deserved.

13:03

And just like that, Spurs restore parity. It's that man again Harry Kane. The English man continued his fine record in the North London derby after converting from the spot following a foul on Richarlison.

13:05

Well, that's 14 goals in the North London derby for Kane. He is also the first player to score 100 away goals in the Premier League. What a player.

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13:09

To be fair, Arsenal have reacted well to the equaliser, but they are vulnerable on the break and that should worry Arteta

Partey's beautiful opener
Kane makes no mistake from the spot
13:12

And breathe. It's half-time at the Emirates. The Gunners started like a house on fire through Partey's stunner but Kane's penalty restored parity for Spurs. What do you make of that half?

13:20

We are back at the Emirates. By the way, the Emirates paid tribute to Coolio by playing his smash hit 'Gangster's Paradise as the players walked out. RIP to one of hip hop's greats.

13:36

Goal! Arsenal retake the lead through Gabriel Jesus.

13:37

The Brazilian striker capitalised on an error from Lloris, who spilled Saka's shot. A moment to forget for the World Cup winner.

13:39

An interesting stat. Gabriel Jesus has never lost a Premier League game in which he scored. Game over for Spurs? 40 minutes to find out

Reactions to Jesus goal
13:44

Red Card. It gets worse for Spurs as Emerson Royale is dismissed following a dangerous tackle on Martinelli

13:52

Goal! Game over? Xhaka's redemption continues as he fires in a third into the bottom corner. Arsenal 3-1 Spurs.

13:56

Arsenal will go four points clear at the top today, but Manchester City can claw it back to one point if they beat Manchester United tomorrow.

14:09

Meanwhile the team news for the 3 PM matches are out.

14:10

Jordan Henderson returns to the Liverpool lineup as Roberto Firmino leads the line against Brighton.

14:11

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Tsimikas, Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago, Salah, Firmino, Carvalho.

14:11

New Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi makes just one change from Graham Potter's final starting XI from the 5-2 win against Leicester at the start of September.

14:12

Brighton XI: Sanchez, Veltman, Dunk, Webster, March, Caicedo, Mac Allister, Estupinan, Gross, Trossard, Welbeck.

14:13

In a battle of Super Eagles stars, Joe Aribo starts for Southampton while Alex Iwobi starts for Everton.

14:14

Southampton XI: Bazunu, Walker-Peters, Bella-Kotchap, Caleta-Car, Larios, Ward-Prowse, Maitland-Niles, Mara, Aribo, S Armstrong, Adams.

Liverpool XI
Brighton XI
Everton XI
Southampton XI
14:16

Meanwhile at Selhurst Park, Graham Potter takes charge of his first Premier League game as Chelsea manager. The former Brighton manager has gone for Kepa in goal while Aubameyang makes his first league appearance for the Blues

14:18

Chelsea XI: Kepa, Fofana, Silva, Chilwell, James, Mount, Jorginho, Kovacic, Sterling, Havertz, Aubameyang.

14:18

Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise  are in Patrick Vieira's starting lineup for the Eagles. Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, Clyne, Ward, Guehi, Mitchell, Eze, Doucoure, Olise, Ayew, Edouard, Zaha.

14:19

Meanwhile, in the Italian Serie A at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium, Napoli are two goals up after just 20 minutes in their clash against Torino. In Spain, Cadiz and Villarreal are yet to score in their La Liga clash.

Frank Onyeka is on the bench for Brentford in their clash against Bournemouth
14:22

It is game over at the Emirates. Arsenal hand Spurs their first league defeat of the season. Goals from Partey, Jesus and Xhaka were enough for Arteta's men after Kane had restored parity for Spurs.

North London is Red
This Spurs fan did not take the result well
No love (Not that Eminem song) for Emerson today.
14:36

Meanwhile, in Naples, the man they call Khvicha Kvaratskhelia aka Kvaradona has just scored the third for Napoli.

Jesus channeling is inner Henry with his celebration
14:44

Off we go across all grounds in the Premier League for the 3 PM kick offs

15:00

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta on his players after the win against Spurs: They were phenomenal. We went from it and we created great energy in the stadium and deserved to win the game.

15:03

Goal! What is going on at Anfield? Leandro Trossard has just put Brighton ahead after just four minutes in De Zerbi's first game in charge

15:05

It is raining goals at the moment. Crystal Palace have also take the lead as Odsounne Edouard stabbed home a cross from Jordan Ayew. Could it be an afternoon of shocks?

Trossard's opener for Brighton at Anfield
15:11

Meanwhile at Craven Cottage, Darren England has sent off Fulham's Nathaniel Chalobah following a challenge on Sean Longstaff. Advantage for Newcastle

15:13

Goal! Newcastle capitalise on their advantage as Callum Wilson guides home Joe Willock's knockdown at the back post

15:15

Goal! What is happening at Anfield? Trossard doubles Brighton's lead with another superb finish. Longway back for Jurgen Klopp's men now.

15:18

Goal! Liverpool are back in it as Roberto Firmino dinked the ball over Sanchez after a Salah's ball found him. The goal was initially disallowed for Salah offside, but it was given following a VAR review.

15:35

Goal! Chelsea restore parity through a goal from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on his first league game for Chelsea.

15:41

Meanwhile, at Craven Cottage, Miguel Almiron has doubled Newcastle's lead against Fulham.

15:43

Newcastle are running riot at craven cottage. Sean Longstaff has put them three ahead.

15:47

It is half-time at Anfield and Brighton lead by two goals to one, courtesy of Trossard's brace. But Liverpool are in it after Firmino pulled one back for Klopp's men.

15:49

It is also half-time at Selhurst Park. Crystal Palace 1 Chelsea 1

15:54

We are underway again at Anfield.

16:04

We are also underway across other grounds, including Selhurst Park.

A reminder of the scores as the second half resumes
16:11

Goal! Aribo scores his second of the season to put Southampton ahead but Everton respond immediately through Andre Onana. 1-1 at St. Mary's

16:12

Boom! Liverpool restore parity and it is that man again Roberto Firmino. In his usual style, the Brazilian did well to turn Lewis Dunk before finishing past Sanchez

16:13

Goal! Quick turnaround for Everton.  Dwight McNeil drives the ball into the back of the net to give Lampard's men the lead

It's ~Morbin~ Bobby time.
16:17

Goal! The comeback is complete at Anfield as Adam Webster headed into his own net. Jurgen Klopp's men have looked different in the second half.

16:23

Meanwhile, Miguel Almiron gets his second of the game as Newcastle make it four at Craven Cottage

Firmino's second against Brighton
16:33

It's still 1-1 at Selhurst Park. Can Chelsea or Crystal Palace find the winner. Meanwhile, Firmino is off for Jota at Anfield,

16:34

Goal! What a game at Anfield. Leandro Trossard complete his hat-trick to draw Brighton level.

16:43

Trossard gets a deserved standing ovation by the away fans as he leaves the pitch at Anfield

16:46

Bobby De Cordova-Reid scores a consolation goal for Fulham, getting to a cross before Nick Pope and nodding home

16:53

Goal! Connor Gallagher comes back to haunt Crystal Palace as he puts Chelsea in front at Selhurst Part with a superb finish

16:55

Meanwhile, it's full-time at Anfield as Liverpool and Brighton played out a thrilling 3-3 draw

Full time at Anfield
16:57

It is also full-time at Selhurst Park as Gallagher's stunner gives Potter his first win as Chelsea's boss.

Full time.
Everton get their second league win of the season despite Aribo's goal for Southampton
17:03

It is full time across all grounds in the 3pm kick-offs. Attention now turns to San Siro where Inter Milan are hosting AS Roma. Jose Mourinho has made a bold call by dropping Tammy Abraham and playing Nicolo Zaniolo up front.

17:06

Goal disallowed. Inter thought they had taken the lead through Edin Dzeko, but the goal was ruled out for offside following a VAR review.

17:13

It's been coming! Inter take the lead through Di Marco, who is having a fine week. The left-back finished with his right foot following a ball from Barella. Rui Patricio should have done better, though.

17:38

Paulo Dybala draws Roma level with a superb volley that Handanovic could not keep out. Game on!

17:39

Half-time at San Siro. It's Inter Milan 1 Roma 1

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17:49

Back underway at San Siro

18:06

Big blow for A Roma as Dybala is forced off for Tammy Abraham. By the way, Mourinho is not on the touchline for Roma

18:20

Goal! Against the run of play, Chris Smalling put Roma ahead at San Siro with a superb header

Smalling celebrates with Dybala
Di Marco had put Inter ahead with this fine finish
18:41

Almost a third for Roma, but Tammy Abraham's brilliant run did not result in a goal

18:49

FT: Roma secure their first win over Inter Milan since 2O17. Dybala and Smalling with the goals after Di Marco had put Inter ahead. We have come to the end today's liveblog. Thank you for joining me. Bye.

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