Derby day drama

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  • Just like Raul

    Raul Meireles fired Liverpool into the lead in the Merseyside derby with a fiercely-struck shot from the edge of the box.

    Double trouble

    Sylvain Distin and Jermaine Beckford celebrate for Everton as two goals in seven minutes got them back into the game.

    Cool as Kuyt

    Dirk Kuyt levelled from the spot to give Liverpool their first point under Kenny Dalglish.

    Close for Crouch

    Peter Crouch evades Nemanja Vidic, but he couldn't break through for Tottenham.

  • Rough on Raf

    Rafael is given his marching orders, after picking up a second yellow. But United held on.

    King Kev

    Kevin Nolan opened the scoring for Newcastle but there was to be no repeat of the 5-0 hammering at St James' Park.

    Asa at the death

    Asamoah Gyan's late strike stole a share of the derby spoils for Sunderland.

    Roger, over and out

    Roger Johnson gave Birmingham the lead, but they were pegged back at St Andrew's.

  • Collins the killer

    James Collins' equaliser stole a share of the derby spoils for Aston Villa.

    'Ello Edin

    Edin Dzeko lines up in a Man City shirt for the first time.

    Milijas the man

    Nenad Milijas opens the scoring for Wolves, to give City an early shock.

    Cool Kolo

    But Kolo Toure equalised for City to give them a chance.

  • Two for Tev

    And after Carlos Tevez put them ahead, they went 4-1 up with goals from Yaya Toure and Tev again.

    Ivo on the spot

    Branislav Ivanovic scores for Chelsea to give them the lead over Blackburn.

    Nicking home

    Nicolas Anelka celebrates his goal for Chelsea to give them a 2-0 win.

    Robin at the ready

    Robin Van Persie celebrates his opener, as Arsenal began the scoring against West Ham.

  • Mighty Theo

    Theo Walcott doubled Arsenal's lead, before Van Persie's penalty wrapped up a 3-0 win.

    Vince Vaughan

    David Vaughan's strike gives Blackpool the lead against West Brom.

    Pete the rock

    Peter Odemwingie scores for West Bromwich Albion to equalise and continue his good form. He then bagged the winner to seal a 3-2 win.

    Beefy Botham

    Danny Higginbotham celebrates his goal for Stoke, as they beat Bolton.

  • Matt attack

    Matthew Etherington scores from the spot for Stoke as they ran out 2-0 winners.


    Hugo Rodallega celebrates his goal for Wigan as the Latics went ahead against Fulham.

    Johnno's return

    Andy Johnson celebrates his equaliser as Fulham saved a point.