Defending Premier League champion Manchester City has taken over the top spot thanks to a blowout victory over Aston Villa paired with losses by Manchester United and Chelsea. It was one of several storylines to emerge during a wild weekend around the EPL.
Arsenal continued to show signs of life by knocking off rival Tottenham in the latest edition of the North London derby. The Gunners have made a lot of progress since the start of the season and are within striking distance of a top-four position.
Equally impressive was West Brom's defeat of Chelsea, proving the team's hot start is no fluke. The Baggies didn't look overmatched, going stride for stride with the Blues. Peter Odemwingie played the role of hero with a second-half winner.
It was another terrific weekend throughout the league. Now let's take a look at some of the latest news followed by a preview of what to expect in the week ahead.