Another thrilling weekend of Premiership football saw Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur retain their impressive 100 percent record.
West Ham United claimed a point at Ewood Park after a difficult week for the Hammers while Blackburn Rovers continue to struggle up front.
Liverpool came from behind twice to overcome a resilient Bolton Wanderers side thanks to a smash and grab winner by inspirational captain Steven Gerrard.
Stoke City's Dave Kitson managed his first goal since moving to the Britannia Stadium as the growing partnership between Kenwenye Jones and Darren Bent was contained.
At Molinuex Wolverhampton Wanderers and Hull City fought out a tough 1-1 draw.
Arsenal's good run ground to a halt at Old Trafford after Manchester United struck lucky.
The English centre back made his debut for Manchester City as Emmanuel Adebayor was once again on the score sheet as his side overcame Portsmouth at Fratton Park.
Everton got back to winning ways against Wigan Athletic in the post Lescott era.
The Villa Park faithful will be appeased after a comfortable 2-0 victory over Fulham quelled the unrest after their disappointing mid week exit from Europe.