October 5, 2009

Chelsea back on top (EPL roundup)

After a slip last week against Wigan, it didn't take long for the Blues to regain the Premiership lead. Didier Drogba turned from goalscorer to playmaker and Chelsea handed Liverpool a 2-0 defeat, the Reds third loss of the season.

The reason Carlo Ancelotti's team isn't in a tie for first is because Manchester United laid a stinker at home against Sunderland, but managed a 2-2 draw thanks to Anton Ferdinand's (right) last-gasp own goal.

In other news: Portsmouth finally got some points with a 1-0 road win at Wolves, Hull didn't play Jozy but beat Wigan 2-1 and Arsenal put on a proud scoring display with a 6-2 win against Blackburn.

Watch for City v. Villa later today on ESPN.

Wolverhampton 0-1 Portsmouth (A: 29,023)
Burnley 2-1 Birmingham (A: 20,102)
Hull City 2-1 Wigan Athletic (A: 22,822)
Bolton 2-2 Tottenham (A: 21,305)
Manchester Utd 2-2 Sunderland (A: 75,114)

Arsenal 6-2 Blackburn (A: 59,431)
Everton 1-1 Stoke City (A: 36,753)
West Ham 2-2 Fulham (A: 32,612)
Chelsea 2-0 Liverpool (A: 41,732)

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