United close gap, Spurs stifled

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  • Hungary for a save

    Bolton's Hungarian goalkeeper Adam Bogdan denied Wayne Rooney from the spot at Old Trafford.

    Returning hero

    But Paul Scholes scored on his first start since the final day of last season to put Man Utd ahead.

    Out of Carrick-ter

    Danny Welbeck scored United's second and Michael Carrick completed the 3-0 win with a rare goal.

    Fletcher arrows one in

    Tottenham have been flying high of late but were stunned when Steven Fletcher put Wolves ahead at White Hart Lane.

  • Stroke of Luka

    Spurs equalised through Luka Modric but were unable to push on and find a winner.

    Talk to Frank

    Fernando Torres hit the bar but Frank Lampard was on hand to score the rebound, which proved Chelsea's matchwinner against a spirited Sunderland.

    The upper hand

    Sunderland ran Chelsea close, but Andre Villas-Boas' side condemned Martin O'Neill to his first defeat as Sunderland manager.

    Using their heads

    There were plenty of dominant aerial players on show in Liverpool v Stoke and both sides managed to nullify each other.

  • Not-so super sub

    Andy Carroll came off the bench but was again unable to find the net for the Merseysiders. He's scored just two in 18 games this season.

    Darren, not Darron

    Darron Gibson made his Everton debut against Aston Villa, but it Was Darren Bent who struck, putting the hosts into the lead.

    Villa come unstuck

    But Toffees substute Victor Anichebe snatched an equaliser for the visitors - his second goal in the West Midlands in as many weeks.

    Yak attack

    Struggling Blackburn got off to a miserable start against Fulham when Yakubu was sent off early on for a bad challenge on Danny Murphy.

  • Norse god

    Morten Gamst Pedersen fired Blackburn's ten men into a 1-0 lead with a well-taken free-kick.

    Forgotten allegiances

    Damien Duff scored what proved merely a consolation for Fulham, on his return to one of his former clubs.

    Rich vein of Form

    Mauro Formica rounded off an impressive 3-1 victory for Rovers.

    Morison has Canaries singing

    Steve Morison was on the scoresheet for the ninth time this season, netting Norwich's winner against West Brom.