It was a weekend to forget for Manchester fans, as United stumbled against West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford, and Aston Villa saw off Man City, who fell to their second 3-2 away defeat of the season.
The spoils may have been even at White Hart Lane, where Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea drew 1-1, but there was still plenty to talk about—from a bout of handbags between Fernando Torres and Jan Vertonghen to Jose Mourinho and Andre-Villas-Boas' brooding touchline rivalry.
Saturday was good to Southampton and Hull City, who both enjoyed home victories. Elsewhere, on the road, Cardiff City got their second win of the season when they faced Fulham at Craven Cottage, and Arsenal took three points away from their tie against Swansea, the victory seeing the Gunners top the Premier League table with 15 points.
Sunday witnessed Norwich City taking home a much-needed three points from the Britannia Stadium. Meanwhile, in the North-East, a resurgent Luis Suarez was instrumental in sealing victory for Liverpool against a struggling Sunderland side.
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Handshakes have become worryingly symbolic in the Premier League in recent seasons, and this forced effort spoke volumes about the chilly relationship that the Portuguese managers share.
Villas-Boas, who worked under Mourinho at Porto, Chelsea and Inter Milan told the BBC earlier this week: "We had a great personal and professional relationship before. We don't have that now."
Fernando Torres gets to grips with Jan Vertonghen. The Spaniard was later shown a red card by referee Mike Dean for a separate incident involving the Spurs defender.
It was the first time the two former colleagues had faced each other as opposing managers in the Premier League. After 90 minutes and a 1-1 draw, Villas-Boas and Mourinho afford each other an embrace, of sorts, at the Lane.
A displeased Sam Allardyce saw his West Ham side slip to a 1-0 defeat against Hull on Saturday. The hosts scored the only goal of the game from a penalty by Robbie Brady.
Manchester United's Alexander Buttner looks on as West Brom celebrate Saido Berahino's game-winning goal at Old Trafford. The 1-2 loss leaves United in unfamiliar territory—the Red Devils are currently 12th in the Premier League.
David Moyes looks like a man with a lot on his mind after seeing Manchester United fall to their third defeat in six Premier League matches.
Andreas Weimann soaks up the applause after scoring Aston Villa's winning goal against Manchester City. Well, you would, wouldn't you...?
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart looks less than delighted as he leaves the pitch. City led the scoring twice, before Aston Villa ran out as 3-2 winners.
Steven Caulker heads home his side's first goal in the 12th minute of Cardiff's 1-2 win against Fulham. The Cottagers have taken just four points from their opening six games.
We think Martin Jol is congratulating Bryan Ruiz for scoring against Cardiff but, with Jol, you never can tell. Ruiz's curling strike was only the fourth goal the Cottagers have scored in six Premier League outings this season.
Cardiff City's Jordan Mutch seals three points for the visiting side, giving the Bluebirds their first away win of the season.
Normally stoic Fulham boss Martin Jol can't bear to watch as his side are undone at home by Premier League new-boys Cardiff City.
Serge Gnabry finishes off a beautiful sequence of build-up play from Arsenal to open the scoring against Swansea at Liberty Stadium. It was the 18-year-old's first goal in the Premier League.
How does that old saying go—red sky at night, Arsenal delight? It was a fitting win to mark the 17th anniversary of Arsene Wenger's appointment as manager, as the Gunners took three points out of their fixture against Swansea with a 1-2 win.
Image from the Guardian/Getty.
Jonny Howson scored the only goal of the game as Norwich travelled to take on Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday. It was the Potters first home loss of the 2013/14 season and Norwich's first away win.
After completing his 10-match ban, Luis Suarez was back in action for Liverpool as they travelled to take on Sunderland on Sunday.
Sunderland goalkeeper, Kieren Westwood, looks like he might be feeling the pressure of facing Liverpool's Suarez and Sturridge strike force. The Black Cats are rooted to the bottom of the table and are yet to record a Premier League win this season.
Playing together in the Premier League for the first time since April, Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge fired Liverpool to a 1-3 win at the Stadium of Light.
Mamadou Sakho and Luis Suarez get to know each other a little better—the Uruguayan marking his comeback with a brace against Sunderland in the Reds' 1-3 win.