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Saturday, 2 November, 2002, 13:51 GMT
Saturday clockwatch
All the action from the Premiership

Birmingham 3-1 Bolton
Liverpool 2-0 West Ham
Man Utd 2-1 Southampton
West Brom 1-2 Man City

Goalflashes and major incidents:

1645: Diego Forlan, who has impressed since coming on as a substitute, gives Manchester United the lead with a powerful shot from the edge of the area.
Man Utd 2-1 Southampton

1644: Birmingham substitute Geoff Horsfield scores from a rebound to give his side an emphatic lead over Bolton.
Birmingham 3-1 Bolton

1642: Manchester United captain David Beckham collects a pass from substitute Diego Forlan and turns onto his right foot, but shoots into the side netting.

1634: Bolton's joy is short-lived as Robbie Savage puts Birmingham back in front within seconds of Okocha's equaliser.
Birmingham 2-1 Bolton

1633: Nigerian playmaker Jay-Jay Okocha marks his return to Bolton's starting line-up with his first Premiership goal.
Birmingham 1-1 Bolton

1631: Bolton's Ricardo Gardner is sent off for his second bookable offence.

1629: Manchester City re-take the lead against West Brom. Nicolas Anelka bursts down the left and plays an excellent cross into the box, which Shaun Goater diverts into the net from close range.
West Brom 1-2 Man City

1623: Darren Purse gives Birmingham the lead against bottom-of-the-table Bolton at St Andrews.
Birmingham 1-0 Bolton

1620: Wing-back Neil Clement equalises for West Brom with a venomous free-kick.
West Brom 1-1 Man City

1612: Michael Owen scores his and Liverpool's second goal with a scuffed shot that trickles over the line. The goal is Owen's 10th in eight games.
Liverpool 2-0 West Ham

1608: Nicolas Anelka puts Manchester City ahead from close range at The Hawthorns after exchanging passes with Eyal Berkovic.
West Brom 0-1 Man City

1546: Fabrice Fernandes whips a free kick into the Manchester United box and Michael Svensson diverts the ball agonisingly wide of the post with an instinctive shot.

1540: Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes come desperately close to connecting with a Ruud Van Nistelrooy cross as Manchester United look to regain the lead at Old Trafford.

1527: Michael Owen goes past West Ham defenders Ian Pearce and Tomas Repka before lifting the ball over goalkeeper David James.
Liverpool 1-0 West Ham

1522: Matt Oakley clears a Ryan Giggs header off the Southampton line.

1519: Fabrice Fernandes beats Mikael Silvestre on the inside before firing a stunning left-footed shot past Fabien Barthez.
Man Utd 1-1 Southampton

1516: Phil Neville scores with a deflected shot on his 200th league appearance for Manchester United. It is the first time United have scored in the first half of a Premiership game at Old Trafford this season.
Man Utd 1-0 Southampton

1508: Liverpool striker Michael Owen curls a shot narrowly wide of the West Ham post from nine yards. The Reds are dominating possession at Anfield.

1500 GMT: Saturday's four matches kick off.

Team news:

Seventeen-year-old defender Mat Sadler makes his Premiership debut for Birmingham.

Nigerian playmaker Jay-Jay Okocha is brought into Bolton's starting line-up by manager Sam Allardyce.

Ruud van Nistelrooy returns to the Man Utd attack after injury.

England defender Wayne Bridge has recovered from an ankle injury and lines up on the left side of Southampton's defence.

Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier chooses to rest Steven Gerrard and brings Vladimir Smicer in to replace him.

West Ham line up with five men in midfield, with Jermain Defoe playing as a lone striker.

Scott Dobie plays alongside Jason Roberts in West Brom's attack, meaning Lee Hughes has to be content with a place on the bench.

Man City manager Kevin Keegan again leaves Ali Benarbia and Shaun Wright-Phillips on the bench.



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