Big Three win but Tottenham lead the way

English Premier League

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea all claimed victories this weekend. Manchester United recovered from their midweek defeat to Burnley by demolishing Wigan 5-0 at the DW Stadium. Wayne Rooney scored his 100th and 101st goals for United, with Dimitar Berbatov striking in between to make it 3-0. Michael Owen scored his first ever United goal for United to make it four, the relief and joy on his face was noticeable. Nani scored a superb free-kick in injury time to complete the rout.

Arsenal hammered Portsmouth 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium. Abou Diaby scored a brace to celebrate his 100th appearance for the Gunners. Portsmouth defender Younes Kaboul headed Pompey back in to the game, before the break but William Gallas made it 3-1 with a scrappy effort. Aaron Ramsey completed the scoring late on to make it a convincing win.

Chelsea defeated Fulham 2-0 at Craven Cottage. Didier Drogba gave the Blues the lead in the first half and despite dominating couldn’t find a second goal until the 76th minute. French striker Nicolas Anelka scoring after good interplay with striker partner Drogba.

Despite all those victories Tottenham are top of the table after winning 2-1 at West Ham. Carlton Cole put the Hammers in to the lead with a superb effort, before the striker made a terrible error to allow fellow England striker Jermain Defoe to nip in for an equaliser. With just ten minutes remaining Aaron Lennon scored the winner, with a brilliant curling effort. Tottenham are top of the Premier League with three victories from three games.

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