Images from the English Premier League matches played on Saturday
Chelsea hopes of retaining the Premier League title suffered a severe blow as West Ham United upset the form book to win the London derby 1-0 on Saturday and give David Moyes his first win as their manager.
Marko Arnautovic’s early goal and a gritty rearguard action by the Hammers left third-placed Chelsea 11 points behind leaders Manchester City who face second-placed Manchester United on Sunday.
Burnley are level on 28 points with Tottenham and Arsenal after beating 10-man Watford 1-0 at a wintry Turf Moor thanks to Scott Arfield’s goal on the stroke of halftime.
Kane scores twice as Tottenham hit form to thrash Stoke
Tottenham Hotspur emerged from their recent slump to demolish Stoke City 5-1 at Wembley.
One win in five games had dropped Tottenham out of the title race, and out of the top four, but once Ryan Shawcross’s first-half own goal had given them the lead they proved unstoppable.
Son Heung-min slotted in Tottenham’s second after 53 minutes and Harry Kane, guilty of missing an earlier sitter just before the break, made it 3-0 a minute later before side-footing his second in the 65th minute to take his tally to 18 in all competitions this season.
Christian Eriksen weighed in with Tottenham’s fifth, following a Son pass, before Shawcross managed to score at the right end to give Stoke a consolation goal.
Tottenham are the first English club to beat a top-flight opponent by a four-goal margin four times in succession, having won the last three meetings 4-0.
Watford were reduced to 10 men from the 39th minute after Marvin Zeegelaar was shown a straight red for a wild tackle.
Christian Benteke missed a stoppage-time penalty that would have given Crystal Palace victory over Bournemouth but they had to be content with a 2-2 draw as Jermain Defoe scored twice for the visitors at Selhurst Park.
Swansea City climbed off the bottom, above Palace, with a 1-0 home victory over West Bromwich Albion that ended a near two-month run without a victory.
Victories for West Ham and Swansea mean only six points separate the bottom nine clubs.
Huddersfield Town ended a four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over fellow promoted side Brighton and Hove Albion.