Premier League on Betfair: Liverpool's title challenge slows at Arsenal

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Arsenal stop Liverpool, Newcastle finally win a home fixture while Manchester United win at Bournemouth. Read about all the top-flight fixtures in Joe Dyer's round-up...

"The win lifts Newcastle out of the bottom three and Betfair punters seem to have faith in Rafa Benitez's side who are [3.6] to go down this season."

Arsenal rescue a point to knock Liverpool's title charge

It was honours even in the big clash of the day with Arsenal coming back to draw against Liverpool at The Emirates.

Evergreen James Milner had fired the visitors into a lead midway through the first half but Alexandre Lacazette rescued a point for Arsenal with just eight minutes remaining.

Jurgen Klopp's title-chasers had been backed in to [1.26] in the match odds before conceding late on.

The point takes Liverpool top of the league although Manchester City are just [1.13] to beat Southampton tomorrow and go back into first place.

The Anfield club are out to [5.6] in the title betting, with City just [1.42] to regain their crown. Arsenal are [55.0]

Newcastle break home hoodoo

It's taken six games but Newcastle have finally recorded a home win in the Premier League. Visitors Watford arrived in good form and dominated the first-half but couldn't make their chances count.

Ayoze Perez made Javi Gracia's side pay with the game's only goal midway through the second-half to reward in-play backers of the Toon at [4.6] on the Betfair Exchange.

The win lifts Newcastle out of the bottom three and Betfair punters seem to have faith in Rafa Benitez's side who are [3.6] to go down this season.

Summer signing gets hot for the Hammers

Felipe Anderson was West Ham's hero as the east Londoners put four past Burnley in an end-to-end game at the London Stadium today.

The Brazilian scored a brace to put away a Burnley side that twice came back to draw level with the Hammers. The Clarets seem to have lost the defensive solidity of last season, and have conceded 13 goals in their last three games now. Over 5.5 goals was backed at [55.0] during the game on the Betfair Exchange.

Burnley are [2.26] to suffer relegation at the end of the season.

Foxes score emotional win

Leicester edged an emotional game at Cardiff, Demarai Gray scoring the only goal in the Foxes' first fixture since owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people were killed in helicopter crash.

Everton and United edge towards top six

Richarlison was another Brazilian to score a brace today, the Everton midfielder helping the Toffees to a 3-1 defeat of Brighton.

Victory takes the Toffees to within two points of Bournemouth in sixth after Manchester United checked the in-form Cherries in the early fixture. Marcus Rashford turned in a late winner at the Vitality Stadium to deny the home side a point.

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