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Jesse Lingard
Jesse Lingard scored his first goal for Manchester United as they beat 10-man West Brom 2-0 at Old Trafford Getty

Certainly not the vintage attacking performance that many supporters have been crying out for, but United did enough to secure a routine victory in the end. West Brom defended resiliently for the most part as Evans performed very well indeed against his former club, but they were ultimately undone courtesy of an excellent finish from Lingard and a bursting run from Martial that led to Mata's penalty.

Leicester continue to go from strength-to-strength and stay third following that narrow victory over Watford, while Norwich pick up a first league win in seven outings against Swansea at Carrow Road. Sunderland suffer an eighth defeat of the season thanks to Tadic's spot-kick and Lukaku continues his excellent scoring record against West Ham to earn Everton a share of the spoils.

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Leicester 2-1 Watford

Manchester United 2-0 West Brom

Norwich 1-0 Swansea

Sunderland 0-1 Southampton

West Ham 1-1 Everton

Red card: Gareth McAuley (West Brom)

Game, set and match to the hosts as Martial is sent sprinting clear before being felled by a last-ditch foul from McAuley, who is shown a straight red card by Mike Dean for a denying a clear goalscoring opportunity.

Goal: Manchester United 2-0 West Brom (Juan Mata)

Four minutes of added time to be played at Old Trafford.

A chance for Mata to seal the victory from Martial's smart knockdown but his volley is awkward and sliced wide.

Pulis also makes one final substitution, sending on Callum McManaman in place of Brunt. Around five minutes of the 90 still to play. How costly will that woeful Berahino miss prove to be for West Brom?

One or two penalty appeals from United as Mata believes he is fouled and Lingard is prevented from shooting after another jinking run. Van Gaal makes his final change by replacing Rooney with Ander Herrera.

At Old Trafford, Van Gaal has handed young defender Borthwick-Jackson his senior debut in place of Rojo. Chances at both ends too as Lingard cuts inside Brunt before fizzing a shot wide and Berahino inexplicably heads Dawson's swinging cross over the crossbar from eight yards out.

Another penalty is confidently dispatched as Deeney and Watford profit from Kante's trip on Juan Carlos Paredes.

Goal: Leicester 2-1 Watford (Troy Deeney)

Goals coming quickly now as midfielder Howson heads home from Dieumerci Mbokani's knockdown. This would be a vital three points for struggling Norwich.

Goal: Norwich 1-0 Swansea (Jonny Howson)

A double substitution from Pulis as strikers Berahino and Rickie Lambert replace Morrison and Rondon. Former United midfielder Darren Fletcher then nods a Sessegnon free-kick across goal and just wide of the far post.

Deadlock broken at the Stadium of Light as Tadic nets from the spot after a poor foul from Yann M'Vila on Ryan Bertrand.

Goal: Sunderland 0-1 Southampton (Dusan Tadic)

Another yellow card for West Brom as Brunt enters the referee's notebook for an ill-timed lunge that brings down Mata.

Leicester double their advantage against Watford and further atone for their 3-2 aggregate Championship play-off semi-final defeat in 2013 as Vardy is taken out by Gomes before stepping up to score for the ninth game in succession. He is now just one match shy of Ruud van Nistelrooy's Premier League record.

Goal: Leicester 2-0 Watford (Jamie Vardy)

A yellow card apiece as Rondon is cautioned for a foul on Smalling and Rojo is booked for tripping Stephane Sessegnon.

Van Gaal has also made the first substitution of the afternoon, replacing Ashley Young with Phil Jones.

That was Lingard's first senior goal for Manchester United. The 22-year-old signed his first professional contract in 2011 and has spent time on loan at Leicester, Birmingham, Brighton and Derby in recent years.

A comical howler from Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes at the King Power Stadium as he somehow allows a slow, trickling shot from midfielder Kante to end up in the back of the net.

Meanwhile, United finally find a breakthrough as Brunt miscues a headed clearance from Martial's cross and Lingard dispatches the rebound into the bottom corner with wonderful precision.

Goal: Manchester United 1-0 West Brom (Jesse Lingard)

Goal: Leicester 1-0 Watford (N'Golo Kante)

Myhill breathes a sigh of relief as his botched clearance falls to Rooney but Evans gets across to sniff out the danger.

No changes from Van Gaal or Pulis at Old Trafford. United dominated much of that opening 45 but lacked the ingenuity and the nous to break down a determined West Brom defence that is well-marshalled by Evans and McAuley.

All five matches are now back underway. Any chance of a goal or two, please?

Not a statistic that will surprise or please frustrated United supporters...

Goalless in four of today's five mid-afternoon kick-offs, with only Lanzini and Lukaku on target at Upton Park. Low-quality fare between Manchester United and West Brom in a first half that will have done little to ease concerns over the former's lack of attacking intent under Van Gaal.


Leicester 0-0 Watford

Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

Norwich 0-0 Swansea

Sunderland 0-0 Southampton

West Ham 1-1 Everton

A first shot on target at Old Trafford as Martial shifts his feet wonderfully before letting fly with an attempt that is well saved by Myhill.

At the other end, Rondon cleverly wins a free-kick from Chris Smalling but Brunt crashes it into the wall.

A ninth goal of the season from Lukaku and a seventh in his career against West Ham as the Belgian striker rounds Adrian and slots home.

Goal: West Ham 1-1 Everton (Romelu Lukaku)

A rough few minutes for Dawson as he is cautioned for pulling down Lingard after the 22-year-old had beaten him down that left-hand side.

Dawson gives the ball away deep into his own half with an ill-advised square pass and it is left to Evans to save the day for West Brom as he produces a brilliant sliding block to deny Lingard.

McAuley then deflects another shot onto the roof of the net.

"Attack, attack, attack" rings out from the Stretford End as United once again fail to break down West Brom's determined rearguard. Frustration is certainly building among the natives at such a lack of attacking prowess.

No shortage of uncertainty in the Manchester United box as Evans heads a Brunt corner back across goal. McAuley is challenged in the air by Rooney as David de Gea flaps and provides a very uncertain punch.

Finally a goal and it's Lanzini who gives West Ham a first-half lead over Everton at Upton Park. An excellent strike from the Al-Jazira Club loanee as he beats Tim Howard with a curling effort.

Goal: West Ham 1-0 Everton (Manuel Lanzini)

More confident defending from the visitors as Gareth McAuley gets across to block Rooney's half-volley.

Alert defending from West Brom's Craig Dawson to ensure that Mata's dangerous cross cannot reach Jesse Lingard. That was a crucial intervention.

Given that West Brom and Manchester United have combined for the lowest amount of shots in the Premier League so far this term, perhaps we should not be surprised by the lack of goalmouth action at Old Trafford thus far.

Something of a quiet afternoon around the Premier League so far, but Watford have just been denied an opener by the woodwork at Leicester as Odion Ighalo's effort strikes a post and Kasper Schmeichel impressively saves the rebound from Almen Abdi.

A rare foray forward from West Brom as James McClean fizzes a cross in towards Rondon but it arrives just behind the Venezuelan striker and he fails to make meaningful contact with a header.

A lovely move from United as Bastian Schweinsteiger finds Rooney and the captain punishes eager former teammate Jonny Evans by rolling him and slipping the ball out to Juan Mata on the right.

The Spaniard shapes to shoot but curls it just the wrong side of Boaz Myhill's right-hand post. Close.

A slight chance for Rooney as he is teed up by a good pass from Carrick but he snatches at the volley horribly and it veers well wide.

West Brom have not been unduly troubled by United thus far, although Chris Brunt was forced to clear under pressure after good play from Anthony Martial down the left-hand flank led to a dangerous low cross courtesy of Marcos Rojo.

Some good news for Stoke supporters prior to this afternoon's meeting with Chelsea, as the club announce that Jon Walters has signed a new two-and-a-half year deal to remain at the Britannia Stadium.

The Republic of Ireland international handed in a transfer request towards the end of the summer window as negotiations over a contract extension stalled amid sustained interest from Norwich, but now looks to have resolved any differences he may have had.

No early chances to speak of at Old Trafford, but in the Bundesliga Manchester United loanee Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has just notched his eighth goal in six games by equalising for Bayer Leverkusen against Cologne.

We are now underway across the mid-afternoon matches.

Despite dominating possession and creating a hatful of chances on their own patch, Bournemouth slip to their fifth consecutive top-flight defeat and down into the bottom three thanks to that first-half winner from Perez.

Newcastle will count themselves fortunate after a great display from back-up goalkeeper Elliot, but Steve McClaren should nevertheless be delighted with a rare away win that sees his side move up to 17th.


Bournemouth 0-1 Newcastle

Slaven Bilic welcomes another of his former clubs in Everton to east London boosted by the return of Winston Reid to his backline following a month on the sidelines with a knee injury. He replaces the suspended James Collins.

Everton defender Bryan Oviedo was replaced after just 25 minutes of that thumping win over the Black Cats due to hamstring trouble, so Brendan Galloway is handed a recall to Roberto Martinez's starting XI.

Just over five minutes remaining until kick-off in all five of today's 15:00 GMT Premier League kick-offs.

Rather unsurprisingly given the manner of the defeat suffered at Goodison Park, Sunderland have made four changes for the visit of Southampton. 21-year-old Duncan Watmore makes his first Premier League start and Younes Kaboul returns in defence. Ola Toivonen and Jordi Gomez line up in midfield, with Lee Cattermole absent due to a groin injury and Jermain Defoe on the bench.

Patrick van Aanholt and Wes Brown also drop out. John O'Shea is still missing with a recurring hamstring issue, although Fabio Borini features among the substitutes having recovered from an ankle problem.

Still missing strikers Shane Long and Jay Rodriguez, Southampton swap two as the suspended Victor Wanyama is replaced by James Ward-Prowse and Maya Yoshida comes in for Cedric Soares.

In Norfolk, Alex Neil has made three changes as Norwich try and end a dismal run of five straight defeats in all competitions. Liverpool loanee Andre Wisdom replaces suspended captain Russell Martin, with Wes Hoolahan and Alex O'Neil in for Youssouf Mulumbu and the injured Matt Jarvis.

As for Swansea, Garry Monk elects to keep the same team that lost 3-0 to Arsenal last time out. The only change to the squad sees Wayne Routledge take Modou Barrow's place among the substitutes.

Claudio Ranieri has made one change for Leicester as Christian Fuchs returns from injury and replaces Leonardo Ulloa. Watford are unchanged for the third game in succession under Quique Snchez Flores.

West Ham v Everton

West Ham: Adrian, Jenkinson, Reid, Tomkins, Cresswell, Noble, Kouyate, Moses, Payet, Lanzini, Carroll

Subs: Randolph, Zarate, Valencia, Ogbonna, Jelavic, Antonio, Cullen

Everton: Howard, Galloway, Funes Mori, Stones, Coleman, Barry, McCarthy, Kone, Barkley, Deulofeu, Lukaku

Subs: Joel, Gibson, Mirallas, Lennon, Naismith, Osman, Holgate

Sunderland v Southampton

Sunderland: Pantilimon, Jones, Kaboul, Coates, Yedlin, M'Vila, Gomez, Toivonen, Johnson, Watmore, Fletcher

Subs: Mannone, van Aanholt, Brown, Rodwell, Borini, Lens, Defoe

Southampton: Stekelenburg, Yoshida, Fonte, Van Dijk, Bertrand, Ward-Prowse, Clasie, S. Davis, Mane, Tadic, Pelle

Subs: K. Davis, Cedric, Romeu, Martina, Juanmi, Caulker, Seager

Norwich v Swansea

Norwich: Ruddy, Wisdom, Bennett, Bassong, Olsson, Howson, Tettey, O'Neil, Brady, Hoolahan, Jerome

Subs: Rudd, Whittaker, Mbokani, Dorrans, Lafferty, Mulumbu, Odjidja

Swansea: Fabianski, Naughton, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor, Ki, Shelvey, Sigurdsson, Montero, Ayew, Gomis

Subs: Nordfeldt, Rangel, Bartley, Britton, Cork, Routledge, Eder

Leicester v Watford

Leicester: Schmeichel, Simpson, Huth, Morgan, Fuchs, Albrighton, Kante, Drinkwater, Schlupp, Mahrez, Vardy

Subs: Schwarzer, King, Okazaki, Ulloa, Dyer, Benalouane, Inler

Watford: Gomes, Nyom, Britos, Cathcart, Ake, Capoue, Watson, Abdi, Deeney, Anya, Ighalo

Subs: Arlauskis, Prodl, Holebas, Paredes, Behrami, Guedioura, Diamanti

West Brom have made one solitary change to the team that lost 3-2 at home to Leicester last weekend, with James Morrison coming into midfield and Saido Berahino dropping out of the starting XI. Record signing Salomon Rondon leads the line on his own.

Van Gaal has named the same starting XI that beat CSKA Moscow, with Morgan Schneiderlin returning to the matchday squad after illness. Matteo Darmian is suspended, while Antonio Valencia is out with a foot problem and Marouane Fellaini is sidelined with an injury sustained in training yesterday.

Luke Shaw and Paddy McNair remain absent, with United opting to hand versatile 18-year-old defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson a place on the substitutes' bench.

Manchester United v West Brom

Manchester United: De Gea, Young, Smalling, Blind, Rojo, Carrick, Schweinsteiger, Lingard, Mata, Martial, Rooney

Subs: Romero, Borthwick-Jackson, Jones, Schneiderlin, Herrera, Pereira, Memphis

West Brom: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Evans, Brunt, Morrison, Fletcher, Yacob, McClean, Sessegnon, Rondon

Subs: Lindegaard, Olsson, Chester, Gardner, Lambert, Berahino, McManaman

Bournemouth are still laying siege to Elliot's penalty area, but Dan Gosling and Junior Stanislas are the latest to try their luck to no avail. If Newcastle escape the south coast without conceding a single goal, the usually affable Howe will be tearing his hair out.

There is one Premier League fixture currently in progress at Dean Court, where Eddie Howe's Bournemouth currently trail Newcastle by a goal to nil at the start of the second half. The hosts simply dominated the first 45 and created multiple chances but could not find a way past goalkeeper Rob Elliot.

Newcastle took the lead through a smart finish from Ayoze Perez shortly before the half-hour mark. We will keep you fully up-to-date with the final stages of that one.

Despite Manchester United currently sitting in the top four and looking likely to progress to the first knockout stage of the Champions League following a somewhat nervy 1-0 victory over CSKA Moscow in midweek, Louis van Gaal has been subject to a barrage of criticism from supporters, pundits and club legends alike over recent days due to an underwhelming, rigid playing style that many perceive to be boring and out of sync with the club's rich history.

Before that aforementioned win secured courtesy of a late header from oft-maligned captain Wayne Rooney, United had failed to score in their last three fixtures in all competitions – a disappointing run that featured goalless draws with Manchester City and Crystal Palace as well as a Capital One Cup fourth round penalty-shootout defeat to Championship promotion hopefuls Middlesbrough at Old Trafford.

Today, Van Gaal and co host a West Brom side that are searching for a third consecutive away league win over United and who have lost just once against those same opponents in their last five meetings. The 14th-place Baggies are known for their defensive resilience and determination under Tony Pulis, with four clean sheets in their last five away trips testament to that dogged approach.

Elsewhere in today's 3pm GMT kick-offs in the Premier League, in-form Leicester will search for a seventh top-flight win of the season at home to newly-promoted Watford and struggling Norwich host Swansea at Carrow Road. Sunderland hope to bounce back from that 6-2 drubbing by Everton last time out as they welcome Southampton, while the Toffees face a potentially difficult trip to West Ham. Chelsea visit Stoke for the second time in 11 days in the evening kick-off, although will have to cope without Jose Mourinho as the outspoken boss serves a one-match stadium ban.

We will have breaking team news, confirmed line-ups and live updates from all of these games very shortly, so stay tuned....