Saturday’s Premier League as it happened including Burnley 0 Manchester United 0, Manchester City 0 Stoke 1 and Everton 3 Chelsea 6 - Live coverage - The Independent

Saturday’s Premier League as it happened including Burnley 0 Manchester United 0, Manchester City 0 Stoke 1 and Everton 3 Chelsea 6

Mame Biram Diouf celebrates scoring Stoke's winning goal at Manchester City. 
Welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of what was Saturday in the Premier League. Sam Dymond was on hand with all the action on a day that saw Stoke shock Manchester City, Chelsea hit Everton for six and Burnley hold Manchester United to another winless week.

    SECOND HALF KICK-OFF: While the hosts get us back underway at Turf Moor for the second half, the BT Sport stats dweebs are quick to tell us that Burnley haven't kept a Premier League clean sheet in 29 attempts, and that Manchester United haven't been beaten by a newly-promoted team since that Robbie Blake goal on this very ground five years ago. Will history repeat itself in the next 45 minutes?
    8/30/2014 12:47:50 PM
    53 mins: Angel Di Maria continues to shine on an impressive Manchester United debut, but his presence still hasn't been enough to force the 2013 champions into the lead. Yet. It's the Argentine who forces the first attempt since the restart but his driven angled effort at the culmination of a flowing move is blocked behind by some solid Burnley defending.
    8/30/2014 12:57:37 PM
    59 mins: Dean Marney proves himself a worthy last line of an under-pressure Burnley defence, and keeps the score at 0-0 by clearing Van Persie's shot away from underneath the crossbar. The chance all stemmed after Di Maria had wriggled away from Trippier on the left, and when Ben Mee only partially cleared Wayne Rooney's header, the striker lined up a shot from 12 yards. However, he couldn't manage a clean strike at goal, and Marney was able to intervene with the ball trundling towards the corner.
    8/30/2014 1:02:39 PM
    65 mins: There's momentary concern from the Manchester United fans behind the goal for Angel Di Maria (to go with their long-term concern for the state of the club) as their new signing goes down and requires treatment. However, those fears are allayed when it appears to be a bout of cramp; the Argentine could take a while to get used to the pace of the English game.

    8/30/2014 1:10:55 PM
    69 mins: And now Di Maria's debut is over, but it has brought some rare reason for optimism for United followers. What doesn't bring such optimism is the sight of his replacement - Anderson - with Adnan Januzaj still on the bench.
    8/30/2014 1:13:45 PM
    73 mins: United's strength in depth compared to their Premier League rivals has just been highlighted by a pair of substitutions. Following that Anderson for Di Maria switch, Danny Welbeck is now on for Robin van Persie. Can Burnley smell blood with 17 minutes remaining?
    8/30/2014 1:17:22 PM
    78 mins: Matt Taylor denies the visitors with a brilliant bullet of a clearing header over his own crossbar as Antonio Valencia delivered a cross in from the right flank, although a foot lower and it would have been a spectacular own goal. That's the margin between glory and failure. From the following corner, Rooney is afforded a free header at the far post, but the new England captain was only able to nod it wide of the far post. One goal now will surely win it.
    8/30/2014 1:23:40 PM
    86 mins: There's more reason for United fans to grimace as Juan Mata pulls up in the middle of the park, holding his hamstring. It's clear that the Spaniard is unable to see out these final few minutes, and, sure enough, he's immediately replaced by Januzaj. Seconds later, United players and supporters are up in arms - as is Burnley's Ashley Barnes, who blocks a Young shot from outside of the box with his chest and then a hand. There's little Barnes could have done to get out of the way, and Chris Foy once again waves away the fervent appeals of the visitors.
    8/30/2014 1:32:12 PM
    90+1 mins: Burnley captain Jason Shackell has been immense for the hosts at the back this afternoon, and as the game enters four minutes of injury time, he's yet again in the right place to turn away a dangerous cross into the box from Rooney. The Turf Moor club are moments away from their first Premier League point of the season. 
    8/30/2014 1:34:20 PM
    FULL TIME - BURNLEY 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 0:




    8/30/2014 1:36:32 PM
    And here's some three o'clock team news in the Premier League.

    Manchester City v Stoke

    Manchester City: Hart, Sagna, Kolarov, Kompany, Demichelis, Fernando, Nasri, Yaya Toure, Silva, Jovetic, Aguero

    Subs: Caballero, Clichy, Zabaleta, Fernandinho, Milner, Navas, Dzeko

    Stoke: Begovic, Bardsley, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters, Whelan, Nzonzi, Diouf, Walters, Moses, Crouch

    Subs: Sorensen, Huth, Muniesa, Odemwingie, Arnautovic, Adam, Bojan

    Referee: Lee Mason


    Newcastle v Crystal Palace

    Newcastle: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Haidara, Colback, Sissoko, Cabella, De Jong, Gouffran, Riviere

    Subs: Elliot, Dummett, S. Taylor, Anita, Obertan, Aarons, Perez

    Crystal Palace: Speroni, Mariappa, Dann, Delaney, Kelly, Puncheon, Jedinak, Ward, Bolasie, Chamakh, Gayle

    Subs: Hennessey, Hangeland, Bannan, Jonny Williams, Zaha, Murray, Campbell

    Referee: Mike Jones


    QPR v Sunderland

    QPR: Green, Isla, Hill, Caulker, Ferdinand, Fer, Barton, Mutch, Hoilett, Austin, Phillips

    Subs: Murphy, Henry, Dunne, Zamora, Taarabt, Traore, Onuoha.

    Sunderland: Mannone, Vergini, van Aanholt, Brown, O'Shea, Cattermole, Larsson, Rodwell, Johnson, Wickham, Fletcher

    Subs: Pantilimon, Jones, Bridcutt, Gomez, Altidore, Giaccherini, Buckley

    Referee: Robert Madley


    Swansea v West Brom

    Swansea: Fabianski, Amat, Williams, Taylor, Ki, Shelvey, Dyer, Routledge, Rangel, Sigurdsson, Bony

    Subs: Tremmel, Tiendalli, Fernandez, Richards, Carroll, Montero, Gomis

    West Brom: Foster, Wisdom, Olsson, Dawson, Mulumbu, Gardner, Ideye, Brunt, Davidson, Dorrans, Berahino

    Subs: Myhill, Gamboa, Sessegnon, McAuley, Morrison, Yacob, Baird

    Referee: Paul Tierney


    West Ham v Southampton

    West Ham: Adrian, O'Brien, Cresswell, Reid, Tomkins, Kouyate, Noble, Vaz Te, Downing, Zarate, Cole

    Subs: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Poyet, Diame, Morrison, Valencia, Sakho

    Southampton: Forster, Clyne, Fonte, Yoshida, Bertrand, Schneiderlin, S. Davis, Ward-Prowse, Tadić, Long, Pellè

    Subs: Davis, Gardos, Ramirez, Wanyama, Cork, Mayuka, Hooiveld

    Referee: Mike Dean
    8/30/2014 1:40:42 PM
    SECOND HALF KICK-OFF: The three o'clock Premier League games have restarted in the only way they know how - with Chris Kamara doing something stupid. Sky Sports' Soccer Saturday's answer to QI's Alan Davies fails to notice the camera on him on three separate occasions as anchor Jeff Stelling attempts to queue him up for a live report from Upton Park. Classic Kammy.
    8/30/2014 3:05:30 PM
    GOAL! NEWCASTLE 1 CRYSTAL PALACE 2:

    Neil Warnock is still a football genius! It took 26 first half seconds for Palace to take the lead, in the second half it's taken just three minutes. And it's Warnock's Twitter buddy Jason Puncheon who has got the goal! Yannick Bolasie utilised his pace down the left flank, and when he crossed into the middle, Puncheon took the ball down on his chest and volleyed past Tim Krul. Kudos to the manager's half-time teamtalk!
    8/30/2014 3:05:51 PM
    West Ham 1 Southampton 1:

    Graziano Pelle has the ball in the back of the West Ham net, but it's not going to count! The Italian forward was first to a teasing James Ward-Prowse free-kick to tuck past Adrian, but the linesman was raised - incorrectly - on the far side. The Hammers can breathe again.
    8/30/2014 3:15:59 PM
    GOAL! MANCHESTER CITY 0 STOKE 1:

    What a tremendous goal by Mame Biram Diouf! And it's Stoke City's first ever goal at Manchester City in the Premier League! The former Manchester United forward took control of the ball just outside of his own box after a City corner was cleared, and he set off on the long run towards goal, eventually skipping effortlessly past two defenders to go clear. Diouf's shot from just inside the box wasn't the best, but neither was Joe Hart's goalkeeping, and the ball squeezed between the England stopper's legs to give the visitors a shock lead. Astonishing stuff.

    8/30/2014 3:16:13 PM
    FULL TIME - SWANSEA 3 WEST BROM 0:
    8/30/2014 3:50:18 PM
    Manchester City 0 Stoke 1:

    There are only four minutes of stoppage time for City to salvage something from this match, but the Stoke defence - growing in numbers by the second - are still keeping them at bay. Edin Dzeko has just passed up an aerial opportunity following a deep cross into the box, but the visitors survive. Can they hold on for a famous win?
    8/30/2014 3:52:05 PM
    FULL TIME - WEST HAM 1 SOUTHAMPTON 3:
    8/30/2014 3:52:34 PM
    FULL TIME - MANCHESTER CITY 0 STOKE 1:


    8/30/2014 3:52:48 PM
    FULL TIME - QPR 1 SUNDERLAND 0:


    8/30/2014 3:52:59 PM
    GOAL! NEWCASTLE 3 CRYSTAL PALACE 3:

    Newcastle hadn't won it! On his return to Crystal Palace, Wilfried Zaha has rescued a point five minutes into added time and Neil Warnock is dancing on the touchline! 
    Mile Jedinak sent a free-kick into the danger area, Damien Delaney kept the ball alive by heading back into the middle and the Manchester United loanee was first on the scene to hammer a low shot into the back of the Newcastle net. What a finish! What a match!

    8/30/2014 3:53:23 PM
    FULL TIME - NEWCASTLE 3 CRYSTAL PALACE 3:


    8/30/2014 3:55:27 PM
    The Everton and Chelsea teams are in from Goodison Park.

    Roberto Martinez makes one change to the team that were pegged back by Arsenal this time a week ago; Aiden McGeady steps in for the injured Steven Pienaar. Romelu Lukaku starts against his former club while Samuel Eto'o is on the bench.

    Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho makes two switches after Chelsea beat Leicester. The mono-titled pair of Ramires and Willian come into midfield in place of Oscar and Andre Schurrle. Despite concerns over his fitness, Diego Costa starts in attack.

    Everton: Howard, Baines, Distin, Jagielka, Coleman, Barry, McCarthy, McGeady, Naismith, Mirallas, Lukaku

    Subs: Joel, Gibson, Besic, Osman, Stones, Alcaraz, Eto'o

    Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Terry, Cahill, Ivanovic, Matic, Fabregas, Ramires, Willian, Hazard, Costa

    Subs: Cech, Luis, Zouma, Drogba, Mikel, Schurrle, Salah

    Referee: Jonathan Moss
    8/30/2014 4:01:39 PM
    42 mins: Ironic cheers go up from the Gwladys Street end as Diego Costa is flagged offside as he goes through on goal again, but here's the real irony - he wasn't, Distin was playing him on. As it is, the Spain striker - as opposed to the Spanish striker - hit the inside of the post with his casual effort once he had side-stepped Howard.
    8/30/2014 5:15:21 PM
    45+1 mins: GOAL! EVERTON 1 CHELSEA 2:

    What a brilliant header by Kevin Mirallas! The home side have their reward for not allowing their heads to drop, and in first half injury time, the match has a very different look about it. Gareth Barry and McGeady kept possession ticking over in midfield, and when the latter played a ball out wide to the overlapping Seamus Coleman, Chelsea were under pressure. A wonderful delivery from the right back followed, and Mirallas rose in front of his man to glance a wonderful flashing effort past Thibaut Courtois, and into the far corner. Everton are back in this game!

    8/30/2014 5:15:55 PM
    HALF-TIME - EVERTON 1 CHELSEA 2:
    8/30/2014 5:17:39 PM
    SECOND HALF KICK-OFF: Everton try to make as quick an impact on the second half as Chelsea did on the first. Lukaku sends Naismith clear, but the Scot doesn't have the pace to break free, and is soon crowded out by five bodies in yellow. The ball is eventually laid back for Lukaku to blaze over from 20 yards; an effort that is more notable for the way the Belgian took Nemanja Matic clean out  by the strength of his follow through.
    8/30/2014 5:33:34 PM
    51 mins: Sylvain Distin is cutting the figure of a frustrated man this evening. The latest moments to go against the Frenchman occur when Baines swings a free-kick over into the box, and, despite getting ahead of John Terry, the centre-back is unable to register his header on target. Then, with the ball still loose, the defender notices the linesman's flag up for offside; a call that was once again incorrect.
    8/30/2014 5:41:39 PM
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