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Last Updated: Saturday, 20 November, 2004, 14:24 GMT
Premiership clockwatch
Arsenal 1-1 West Brom
Chelsea 2-2 Bolton
Crystal Palace 0-2 Newcastle
Everton 1-0 Fulham
Middlesbrough 2-0 Liverpool Norwich 2-1 Southampton

Early game
Man Utd 2-0 Charlton

Late game
Portsmouth 1-3 Man City


Goalflashes and major incidents:

1909: Manchester City secure the three points with a comfortable win over a lacklustre Portsmouth side.

1903: GOAL Portsmouth 1-3 Man City
Paul Bosvelt slides the ball home after Jamie Ashdown is unable to hold Shaun Wright-Phillips' shot.

1854: GOAL Portsmouth 1-2 Man City
Antoine Sibierski volleys in Robbie Fowler's cross to give Manchester City the lead for the second time in the game.

1829: Manchester City make an impressive start to the second half as Shaun Wright-Phillips goes close after a mesmerising run while Jamie Ashdown saves well from Jon Macken.

1820: The second half starts at Fratton Park.

1804: Portsmouth and Manchester City are level at half-time, with Amdy Faye, Arjan De Zeeuw and David Unsworth all having picked up yellow cards.

1743: Lomano LuaLua limps off to be replaced by Eyal Berkovic, while Nicolas Anelka also has to come off with an injury, with Robbie Fowler taking the Frenchman's place.

1725: GOAL Portsmouth 1-1 Man City
Portsmouth pull level within two minutes of going behind in a frantic start at Fratton Park.as Gary O'Neil gets to the near post and cleverly volleys in David Unsworth's cross from the left.

1723: GOAL Portsmouth 0-1 Man City
Dejan Stefanovic is too casual allowing Shaun Wright-Phillips to take the ball away from him and slip into the corner past Jamie Ashdown.

1720: Chelsea miss the chance to go four points clear of Arsenal at the top of the Premiership as Bolton come from two goals behind to secure an impressive point.

1718: Portsmouth's game with Manchester City is underway at Fratton Park.

1716: GOAL Chelsea 2-2 Bolton
Chelsea fall prey to another Bolton set piece.

Bruno N'Gotty chips the ball into the area for Kevin Davies nods on to Radhi Jaidi who scores with a low volley through a packed area giving Petr Cech no chance.

1714: Fernando Hierro picks the ball up on the edge of the box only to send his shot well over the bar.

1712: Mateja Kezman forces a corner with a turn and a shot after good work from Arjen Robben on the left.

1709: Chelsea make two subsitutions as Glen Johnson replaces Eidur Gudjohnsen and Mateja Kezman comes on Damien Duff.

1707: Eidur Gudjohnsenn rattles the bar after he and Damien Duff combine well on the Chelsea right.

1703: Bolton bring on Fernando Hierro for Jay-Jay Okocha.

1655: Middlesbrough hold on to fourth place after beating a poor Liverpool side, who look desperately short in attack.

1653: Norwich win for the first time of the season, Everton's impressive start to the season shows no sign of faltering, Newcastle end a three-game losing run, but Arsenal slip up at Highbury, drawing with West Brom.

1651: From a Robert Pires corner Patrick Vieira darts to the near post and his backward header goes agonisingly wide.

1650 GOAL Crystal Palace 0-2 Newcastle

Laurent Robert slips the ball to Craig Bellamy, who steadies himself before powering a shot into the roof of the net. 1646: Laurent Robert hits the bar with a free-kick.

1641: GOAL Chelsea 2-1 Bolton
Kevin Davies gives Bolton hope at Stamford Bridge as Sam Allardyce's side profit from another set piece.

Radhi Jaidi gets on the end of Bolton corner and hits Davies before crossing the line.

1640 GOAL Crystal Palace 0-1 Newcastle

Patrick Kluivert scores with a clever flick to give Newcastle the lead at Selhurst Park.

Craig Bellamy crosses from the right and Kluivert with his back to the goal turns the ball in from an acute angle.

1639: GOAL Arsenal 1-1 West Brom
Substitute Robert Earnshaw arrives late to drill the ball into the net after Jonathan Greening crosses from the right.

1636: GOAL Chelsea 2-0 Bolton
15:00 GOAL Chelsea 1-0 Bolton
Chelsea double their lead from a well-worked set piece.

Arjen Robben and Damien Duff combine to send the ball over and Tiago clips the ball into the net with an athletic volley. 1633: Patrick Kluivert lashes the ball over the bar after good work from Craig Bellamy down the left leads to a rushed clearance from Danny Granville.

1630: Gabor Kiraly makes a good save with his legs from Craig Bellamy's shot.

1627: GOAL Everton 1-0 Fulham
Substitute Duncan Ferguson gives Everton the lead just seven minutes after coming on.

The Scot stoops to nod in at the far post after Mark Crossley can only get one hand to Kevin Kilbane's flicked header.

1624: GOAL Middlesbrough 2-0 Liverpool
Boudewijn Zenden doubles Boro's lead as the home side break after Xabi Alonso gives the ball away.

The Dutchman collects Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's pass and clips the ball past Chris Kirkland.

1622: With the goal gaping Pascal Cygan sends a header horrendously over the bar after Dennis Bergkamp flights the ball to the far post.

1621: Mark Crossley is keeping Fulham in the game at Goodison Park as he saves first from Tim Cahill's header and then Marcus Bent's curling shot.

1620: Pascal Cygan cuts out Zoltan Gera's pass to Kanu as the Nigerian looks to break clear.

1617: Steven Gerrard returns to the Liverpool team for the first time since breaking his foot against Manchester United in September.

Gerrad comes on for Deitmar Hamann as

1615: GOAL Arsenal 1-0 West Brom
Arsenal take the lead with a helping hand from West Brom goalkeeper Russell Hoult.

The West Brom goalkeeper seems to have comfortably held Robert Pires' curling shot but somehow the ball squirms away from his grasp into the net.

1613: Southampton immediately go close after Norwich's second as Rory Delap almost gets on the end of Dexter Blackstock's downward header.

16:11 GOAL Norwich 2-1 Southampton
Damien Francis scores his second goal of the game and his fourth of the season to give Norwich the lead for the first time in the game.

Francis quickly reacts to flick the ball in with his head after Southampton fail to clear a corner.

1609: Mark Schwarzer scoops the ball over the bar from Harry Kewell's downward header.

1607: Kevin Kilbane almost gives Everton the lead but his looping header goes the wrong side of the post.

1601: Chelsea are toying with Bolton, playing keep ball.

The home side eventually win a corner and Ricardo Carvalho goes close with a header.

1558: Unmarked at a Chelsea corner John Terry send the ball narrowly over the bar.

1556: Bolton are under the cosh, unable to break out of their own half as Chelsea look for a second.

Radhi Jaidi does particularly well to mop up the danger, getting to the ball just ahead of Damien Duff.

1550: HALF-TIME Five of the six Premiership's five afternoon games have reached the half-way stage with Chelsea and Bolton 20 minutes into their game at Stamford Bridge.

1549: Franck Queudrue flights the ball narrowly over the bar as Middlesbrough continue to dominate at the Riverside.

1547: Mark Crossley pushes Leon Osman's volley over the bar with a superb reaction save.

1544: Southampton go close as Damien Francis heads against his own bar following Paul Telfer's inswinging free kick.

1542: Shay Given makes a superb reaction save to tip over Andy Johnson's instinctive shot.

1541: A Luis Garcia goal is ruled out for offside.

1540: Russell Hoult does well to save Pascal Cygan's header through a crowded penalty area.

1539: GOAL Middlesbrough 1-0 Liverpool
Chris Riggott capitalises on poor Liverpool defending to volley in from close range after Stewart Downing crosses from the left.

1531: GOAL Chelsea 1-0 Bolton
Chelsea are quick off the mark as Jose Mourinho's side look to protect their Premiership lead in a game that kicks off 30 minutes late due to traffic congestion.

They take the lead within 37 seconds as Damien Duff runs on to Frank Lampard's pass, rounds Jussi Jaaskelainen and turns the ball into the net.

1530: GOAL Norwich 1-1 Southampton
Jason Dodd slips allowing Leon McKenzie to cross for Damien Francis to slide the ball home.

1530: Chelsea's game with Bolton at Stamford Bridge gets underway.

1529: Franck Queudrue sends a header narrowly over the bar after a Middlesbrough free kick.

1526: GOAL Norwich 0-1 Southampton
James Beattie's drilled volley from just outside the box eludes Robert Green as Southampton take the lead at Carrow Road.

1525: Tony Popovic cuts out a Patrick Kluivert pass as Newcastle threaten at a rain-lashed Selhurst Park.

1523: On-loan Southampton goalkeeper Kasey Keller gets down to hold a low Damien Francis shot.

1522: Tim Cahill heads narrowly as he arrives alte in the box to meet Leon Osman's cross from the right.

1520: Robert Green comes out to claim the ball ahead of James Beattie after a flowing Southampton revovling around Fabrice Fernandes.

1518: West Brom are encamped in their own half as Arsenal press forward.

1514: Norwich appeal for a penalty after a Darren Huckerby cross appears to touch Jason Dodd's hand.

1512: Tony Popovic makes a sliding tackle to take the ball away from Patrick Kluivert after the Dutchman is sent free by a Kieron Dyer pass.

1510: West Brom defender Darren bravely blocks a Thierry Henry shot following an Arsenal corner.

1509: Tomasz Radzinski is round booed every time he touches on the ball on his first return to Goodison Park.

1506: Xabi Alonso almost releases Luis Garcia with a pass drilled with the outside of his right foot as Liverpool and Middlesbrough test each other out.

1503: Arsenal win a corner with their first attack of the game.

1502: West Brom kick off against Arsenal as the afternoon's Premiership games get underway.

1441: The kick off for Chelsea's game against Bolton is delayed until 1530 GMT due to traffic congestion.

Both Bolton and referee Dermot Gallagher were caught up in the congestion caused by a serious traffic accident.


Team news:

At Highbury Arsenal hand a starting place to Robert Pires, with Jose Antonio Reyes dropping to the bench, while Ashley Cole is fit after shrugging off a knee problem to play.

West Brom captain Kanu has overcome his groin strain as he returns to his old club for the first time, while Artim Sakiri replaces Robert Earnshaw in attack.

Crystal Palace bring in Fitz Hall for Mikele Leigertwood in defence and fit-again striker Andy Johnson replaces Dougie Freedman.

Newcastle make three changes, with Andy Hughes, Kieron Dyer and Laurent Robert coming in for Stephen Carr, Nicky Butt and Alan Shearer, who has a thigh injury.

Norwich goalkeeper Robert Green is fit after being injured in the 4-0 defeat at Charlton. David Bentley replaces Mattias Jonson, while Phil Mulryne comes in for Gary Holt.

Southampton make just one change from the team that beat Portsmouth with Jason Dodd replacing Andreas Jakobsson.

At the Riverside Middlesbrough striker Szilard Nemeth is included on the bench after a lengthy spell out with a hip injury.

Steven Gerrard is on the bench for Liverpool, along with reserve strikers Neil Mellor and Florent Sinama-Pongolle, as Harry Kewell starts up front.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho makes one change from the side that beat Fulham 4-1 last week with Tiago coming in for Russian midfielder Alexei Smertin.

Bolton manager Sam Allardyce recalls goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen, who is back from suspension, in place of Kevin Poole, with Jay-Jay Okocha also returning after two games out with a calf injury.

Everton manager David Moyes names an unchanged side, with Nigeria defender Joseph Yobo back on the bench after missing the win at Birmingham City with a knee injury.

Former Everton duo Tomasz Radzinski and Mark Pembridge are in Fulham's starting line-up, while Mark Crossley gets the nod ahead of Edwin van der Sar in goal.

Portsmouth give former Reading keeper Jamie Ashdown his Premiership debut.

Manchester City boss Kevin Keegan had Joey Barton and Jon Macken back from lengthy injuries and teenager Nedum Onuoha replacing the suspended Danny Mills but no Steve McManaman.




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