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Saturday's football photos

Sami Nasri scores for Arsenal

Arsenal 1-0 West Bromwich Albion: Samir Nasri scores the first goal of the Premier League season, his first for Arsenal, four minutes in

Marek Cech, West Bromwich Albion; Sami Nasri, Arsenal

Nasri holds off Marek Cech as Arsenal continue their slick passing football for another season and the Baggies hold steady in defence

Kevin Nolan, Bolton Wanderers; Dave Kitson, Stoke City

Bolton Wanderers 3-1 Stoke City: Kevin Nolan and Dave Kitson battle over the ball for the Trotters and Potters, respectively

Kevin Davies heads Bolton's second

Steinsson opens the scoring for Wanderers before Davies heads a second (pictured), and Elmander makes it 3-0

Ricardo Fuller scores for Stoke City

Despite the deficit, Stoke show their fighting intentions this season with an injury time consolation header from Ricardo Fuller

Paul Ince

Everton 2-3 Blackburn Rovers: Paul Ince prowls the touchline for the first time in the Premier League in charge of Rovers at Goodison Park

Mikel Arteta

And Ince's side take the lead through David Dunn before Mikel Arteta catches out Paul Robinson a cheeky free kick to equalise

Yakubu scores for Everton

Ayegbeni Yakubu then rises highest at the far post to put the Merseyside club in to a second-half lead

Roque Santa Cruz, Blackburn; Joleon Lescott, Everton

Seconds later Joleon Lescott is left appealing in vain as Roque Santa Cruz is given onside and strokes the ball home under Tim Howard

Andre Ooijer scores for Blackburn Rovers

With seconds left Ryan Nelsen's header ricochets off the post and Andre Ooijer tucks in the rebound to win the game for Blackburn

Paul Ince and the Blackburn bench celebrate

Ince can not hold back from celebrating his dramatic debut Premier League victory with Morten Gamst Perderson

Seol Ki-Hyeon, Bobby Zamora, Fulham; Michael Turner, Hull City

Hull City 2-1 Fulham: Roy Hodgson's summer overhaul of the west Londoners looks to have worked as Seol Ki-Hyeon scores early on

Deiberson Geovanni

But Hull City get their first goal in top-flight football as Deiberson Geovanni equalises with a left-footed curler from outside the box

Caleb Folan scores for Hull City

With nine minutes left substitute Caleb Folan puts Hull City 2-1 up before the final whistle sends the KC Stadium in to raptures

Mido scores for Middlesborough

Middlesborough 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: David Wheater and former Spurs striker Mido score for Boro, before Huth's own goal

Dean Ashton, Matthew Etherington

West Ham United 2-1 Wigan Athletic: Two goals in the opening 10 minutes from Dean Ashton put the Hammers in control at Upton Park

Valon Behrami, West Ham United

Despite Amr Zaki's second-half strike, West Ham cling on and debutante Valon Behrami celebrates his team's opening day win

Steven Gerrard, Liverpool; Teemu Tainio, Sunderland

Sunderland 0-1 Liverpool: Steven Gerrard clashes with the Black Cat's summer signing Teemu Tainio at the Stadium of Light

Fernando Torres, Robbie Keane, Liverpool

Liverpool miss a great chance as Robbie Keane and Fernando Torres get in each other's way after Craig Gordon spills Dirk Kuyt's shot

Fernando Torres celebrates his goal for Liverpool

But the only time Sunderland allow Torres space to turn the Spaniard gets his goal with a shot drilled in to Gordon's bottom corner




Barclays Premier League Table
01 February 2010 22:00
    P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 23 38 54
2 Man Utd 24 36 53
3 Arsenal 24 32 49
4 Tottenham 24 20 42

5 Liverpool 24 16 41

6 Man City 22 14 41
7 Aston Villa 23 13 40
8 Birmingham 23 -1 34
9 Everton 23 -1 32
10 Blackburn 24 -15 28
11 Fulham 23 -2 27
12 Stoke 22 -7 26
13 Sunderland 23 -10 24
14 Wigan 22 -23 22
15 West Ham 23 -9 21
16 Bolton 22 -15 21
17 Wolverhampton 23 -21 21

18 Burnley 23 -23 20
19 Hull 23 -26 20
20 Portsmouth 22 -16 15

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