• Gareth Bale's free kick gives Tottenham an early lead in today's opening Premier League clash against Newcastle
  • The Welshman's superb season is showing no signs of slowing up
  • Yoan Gouffran's deflected strike levels the score at White Hart Lane
  • With time running out, Bale nets his second of the game to give Spurs and 2-1 victory
  • Tottenham are now up to third but Chelsea can replace them later with a win over Wigan
  • The first goal of the 1500 GMT kick-offs comes at the Liberty Stadium, where Michu puts Swansea into a 1-0 lead over QPR
  • Angel Rangel then fires home to double the Swans' advantage
  • Ramires is on target at Stamford Bridge to open the scoring
  • Santi Cazorla celebrates after putting Arsenal 1-0 up at Sunderland
  • Pablo Hernandez restores Swansea's two-goal advantage against QPR after the visitors pulled one back
  • Eden Hazard puts Chelsea well on course for victory as he scores their second against Wigan
  • But Shaun Maloney quickly pulls a goal back for the Latics
  • Arsenal are down to 10 men after  Carl Jenkinson receives his second yellow card
  • Stoke finally break the deadlock against Reading thanks to Robert Huth
  • Cameron Jerome doubles Stoke's advantage and although Reading pull a goal back, the Potters hold on for victory
  • Frank Lampard is again on the scoresheet as Chelsea win 4-1 to go back to third place
  • There was little excitement at Carrow Road as Norwich and Fulham drew 0-0
  • Michu nets his second of the game as Swansea go on to thrash QPR 4-1
  • In the late game, Jason Puncheon gives Southampton a shock lead against Manchester City
  • Steven Davis capitalises on Joe Hart's howler to put the Saints 2-0 up
  • An own goal from Gareth Barry added to the damage as Manchester City lost 3-1 to remain nine points behind Man United

Premier League

Gareth Bale's free kick gives Tottenham an early lead in today's opening Premier League clash against Newcastle