Christian Benteke’s first half header gave Aston Villa a precious 1-0 win away at Spurs. Photograph: PA

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 Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace celebrates the opening goal against Manchester City. Photograph Jamie McDonald/Getty

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Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his team’s first goal  in the  Premier League match against Newcastle at St James Park. Oli Scarff/AFP

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Newcastle United’s hierarchy have apologised to John Carver for leaving him with just 13 fit outfield players for Saturday’s visit of Arsenal.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Angry Sunderland fans try to get to the dug out where manager Gus Poyet is during the  Premier League match against Aston Villa  at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

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Sadio Mane of Southampton celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Crystal Palace at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

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Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak has been charged for an alleged act of violent conduct which was not seen by the match officials but was caught on video against West Ham on Saturday, the Football Association has announced. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

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Papiss Cisse scored as Newcastle heaped more misery on Tim Sherwood’s Aston Villa. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

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Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring Arsenal’s second in their 2-1 win over Crystal palace at Selhurst Park. (Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire)

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Daniel Sturridge scored Liverpool’s equaliser as they came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1. (Photograph: AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS)

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