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Liverpool moved to the top of the Premier League after overcoming Leeds 1-0 in a scrappy encounter at Elland Road.

Previous leaders Arsenal, went down to a last minute wonder goal by 16-year-old Everton prodigy Wayne Rooney saw champions Arsenal beaten in the league this weekend for the first time since December 2001.

A Thomas Radzinksi effort had cancelled out an earlier Freddie Ljunberg strike for Arsenal, before Rooney – set to sign a lucrative new deal with Everton this week- beat Seaman from range to become the Premiership’s youngest ever scorer.

Liverpool went top after beating Leeds 1-0 at Elland Road. Summer signing Salif Diao got the only goal of the game.

Glenn Hoddle saw his Tottenham side move up to third after beating bottom club Bolton 3-1 on Sunday. Robbie Keane helped himself to a couple either side of a Youri Djorkaeff equaliser, but Welshman Simon Davies capped a week to remember with a 90th minute clincher.

Veteran Gianfranco Zola remains spritely enough to top the Premiership scoring charts, and he inspired Chelsea to a 3-0 win at Manchester City. Zola, 36, scored his seventhand eight goals of the season, and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink also found the net, his first from open play this term.

Fulham held Man United to a 1-1 draw at Loftus Road, Steve Marlet giving Fulham the lead, before Ole Solksjaer’s scored a fine equaliser. Steed Malbranque missed a second half penalty for Fulham.

Top scorers of the day were Blackburn, who stuffed ten-man Newcastle 5-2. The only bright spot for Newcastle was Alan Shearer helping himself to his 300th career goal.

Charlton moved out of the drop zone courtesy of a Jason Euell winner against Middlesborough, and in a battle of newly promoted sides, West Brom and Birmingham drew 1-1 at the Hawthorns.

West Ham recorded a much-needed win over fellow strugglers Sunderland, England winger Trevor Sinclair with the only goal.

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