Manchester City secured a 4-2 win over Fulham to move up to second place on the Premier League log.
Cote d’Ivoire international Yaya Toure scored direct from a dead-ball and Vincent Kompany scored his first league goal of the season to give City a 2-0 lead going into half-time at Craven Cottage.
Fulham pulled one back when Kieran Richardson finished off a counter-attacking move before Kompany turned villain, slicing a clearance into his own net for 2-2 when he attempted to clear Riether’s cross but the ball freakishly spooned into the net.
Jesus Navas converted David Silva’s pass before James Milner tapped in City’s fourth late on.
Manchester United 3-1 West Ham
Danny Welbeck’s first Old Trafford goal for 14 months helped Manchester United to a fourth straight win to leave West Ham a point off the relegation zone.
The England striker drove the ball low into the net early on from an angle as the dominant hosts recorded a seventh consecutive win at home to the Hammers.
Teenager Adnan Januzaj bent home his maiden Old Trafford goal, before substitute Ashley Young curled in.
Carlton Cole slotted in a consolation goal after racing clear.
Other Saturday EPL Results
Crystal Palace 0-3 Newcastle
Stoke City 2-1 Aston Villa
West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Hull City
Sunderland 0-0 Norwich