Premier League Weekend in 20 Pictures

Joshua HaywardContributor INovember 10, 2013

Premier League Weekend in 20 Pictures

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    Another weekend in the Premier League has come and gone in an instant. It has brought excitement, disappointment, goals, shocks and surprises, and it shall be missed until it returns in a fortnight following the international break.

    So, for your enjoyment, and just so you can hold on to the memories of this fascinating weekend, here are the 20 best pictures of this Premier League weekend.

     

Lest We Forget: Remembrance Sunday at Old Trafford

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    Manchester United and Arsenal players pay their respects to the service men and women who have fallen with a minute's silence ahead of their clash at Old Trafford.

Kieran Gibbs Tries in Vain to Keep out Robin van Persie's Header

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    Fans and players watch on as Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs tries his very best to keep out Robin van Persie's header—though it was all in vain.

    The Dutchman scored the game's only goal as table-toppers Arsenal were handed just their second defeat of the season.

Phil Bardsley Condemns Manchester City to Another Defeat

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    Former Manchester United full-back Phil Bardsley scores past Manchester City goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon. 

    The Romanian goalkeeper kept his place in the City side as Joe Hart watched on from the bench, but there was nothing Pantilimon could do to prevent Sunderland from nicking all three points.

City Players Struggle to Contain Their Emotions After Another Loss

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    A frustrated Samir Nasri encapsulates the feeling of every Man City player, staff member and fan, with a loud shriek during their 1-0 loss to Newcastle.

    Manuel Pellegrini's men were by far the better side but were unable to convert possession and chances into goals as they suffered their fourth defeat on the road this season.

Not Everything Is so Bright at White Hart Lane

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    The sun shines brightly over White Hart Lane ahead of Tottenham's clash with Newcastle United, but home fans left feeling gloomy as Loic Remy's goal ensured the visitors a 1-0 win.

Tim Krul Foils Tottenham Players over and over Again

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    Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul was the man of the match in North London.

    The Dutchman was at his very best all afternoon, making save after save to frustrate the Tottenham players and ensure his side three points.

Keep the Faith, Michael

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    Swansea boss Michael Laudrup struggles to hide his disappointment as his side concede twice in the opening half hour at home to Stoke.

    Little did he know that the Swans were to make an extraordinary comeback and earn a point.

Last-Gasp Charlie Adam Penalty Saves Stoke

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    In a thrilling draw at the Liberty Stadium that saw Stoke take a 2-0 lead before trailing 3-2, Charlie Adam snatched a point for the Potters in the dying minutes.

    The former Liverpool midfielder converted from 12 yards in stoppage time, taking the shine off Swansea's miraculous comeback.

Stephane Sessegnon Celebrates

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    West Brom forward Stephane Sessegnon celebrates in front of the travelling fans as the Baggies take a 2-1 lead at Stamford Bridge.

    Samuel Eto'o had earlier put Chelsea ahead before the Midlands club scored twice in eight minutes, endangering Jose Mourinho's unbeaten record at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League.

Late Controversy at Stamford Bridge

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    Eden Hazard scores from the spot after Chelsea were awarded a controversial stoppage-time penalty. 

    Brazilian midfielder Ramires clearly had his heart set on taking a tumble as he entered the Baggies' penalty area, seemingly going down before making contact with Steven Reid. 

    Referee Andre Marriner, who was later praised by Jose Mourinho, awarded the penalty on which Hazard duly converted.

Feeling the Pressure, Martin?

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    Fulham boss Martin Jol watches on as his side slump to another defeat in the Premier League. The Cottagers shipped four goals without reply as Liverpool romped home.

    Speculation surrounds the Dutchman as to just how long he will remain at Craven Cottage, and with Fulham dropping into the relegation zone, Jol must now be feeling the pressure.

It's Good to Be Back

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    Luis Suarez is congratulated by his teammates after scoring twice in Liverpool's 4-0 win over Fulham.

    The Uruguayan was suspended for a number of games at the start of the season but has looked back to his best upon his return.

Come On, Ref

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    Southampton's Rickie Lambert pleads with referee Phil Dowd after Hull's Paul McShane uses the England striker to gain some leverage.

    Lambert would later have the last laugh as the high-flying Saints put four past the Tigers.

Lallana Celebrates as Southampton Cruise Past Hull

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    Adam Lallana celebrates his goal as Southampton took a 3-0 lead against Hull in less than 40 minutes.

    The Saints ran out 4-0 winners and moved to third in the Premier League table.

David Marshall Is Unable to Keep out Villa's 2nd

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    Cardiff City goalkeeper David Marshall cuts a frustrated figure as he concedes for the second time in Villa's 2-0 win over the Welsh side.

    In the background, goalscorer Libor Kozak wheels away in celebration after notching his second for the club.

Celebration for the Hosts as They Break the Deadlock

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    Aston Villa players mob opening goalscorer Leandro Bacuna after the Dutchman's free-kick nudged the hosts in front against Cardiff.

    A goal-shy Villa looked to be heading for a second consecutive goalless draw before Bacuna found the net with a delightful set piece from 25 yards.

Under-Fire Chris Hughton Barks Orders from the Sideline

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    Norwich City boss Chris Hughton orchestrates from the sidelines during the Canaries' 3-1 win over West Ham.

    Former Newcastle manager Hughton has come under increasing amounts of pressure following a poor run of results, but the victory over the Hammers will have eased the pressure, if only for a while.

Now This One Definitely Counts

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    Norwich striker Leroy Fer celebrates his goal against West Ham after coming under some scrutiny over recent weeks for "unsportsmanlike behaviour."

    The Dutchman scored a controversial goal against Cardiff, though it was quickly disallowed. Fer put the ball into the back of the Bluebirds' net when he was expected to give the ball back to David Marshall.

Struggling to Get a Hold on the Game

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    Crystal Palace's Mile Jedinak and Everton's Steven Pienaar wrestle over possession during the goalless draw at Selhurst Park. 

    Both sides were left to a rue a number of missed opportunities as Palace picked up their first league point in eight games.

Babies' Day Out

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    The Premier League's bottom side, Crystal Palace, claimed two things this weekend: a point against Everton and the league's two youngest fans.