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English Premier League Wrap

It was an exciting New Year’s Day in the English Premier League with 24 goals scored across ten games which saw Manchester City, Arsenal, Fulham, Liverpool, Chelsea, Aston Villa, West Brom and Tottenham Hotspur win.

Man City opened the day’s entertainment with a thrilling 3-2 win over Swansea thanks to goals from Fernandinho, Yaya Toure and Aleksandar Kolarov. The win sees City into second place on the league table with 44 points from their 20 matches.

Arsenal moved back to the top of the table with their 2-0 win over Cardiff City, but they left it late with Nicklas Bendtner scoring in the 88th minute and then Theo Walcott in the 92nd minute. Arsenal are point above City on 45.

Chelsea are up to third on the table with 43 points after their 3-0 win over Southampton. Their three goals all came in the second half from Fernando Torres, Willian and Oscar.

Liverpool were also on the winning side of things after goals from Daniel Agger and Luis Suarez handed them a 2-0 win over Hull City to see them up to fourth on the league table.

Everton dropped to fifth in the league after playing to a 1-1 draw against Stoke City. A late, late penalty-kick goal from Leighton Baines salvaged a draw for the Toffees.

Crystal Palace and Norwich also played to a 1-1 draw which sees Palace drop into the relegation zone in 18th place while Norwich are placed 15th.

Fulham moved out of the relegation zone with a 2-1 win over West Ham, with Dimitar Berbatov claiming the all-important winner. Fulham are up to 16th in the table while West Ham dropped to second from bottom.

Aston Villa and West Brom both snuck 1-0 wins over Sunderland and Newcastle respectively. The win for Villa saw them up to 11th place while West Brom moved up to 14th place. Sunderland dropped to the bottom of the league table while Newcastle are in eighth place.

In the last match of the day Spurs got the better of United, beating the Red Devils 2-1 to leapfrog them on the league table into sixth place. The loss was United sixth of the season in the league and really sees them out of the title race.

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