Chelsea and Liverpool maintained their unbeaten starts to the English premier League football season while early pace setter Arsenal has tumbled to fourth after being upset 2-1 by Hull City.
Chelsea has had a 2-0 win at Stoke City while Liverpool beat Everton 2-0.
Champion Manchester United also won 2-0, beating Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford.
At the other end of the table, Newcastle United's troubles continued when they lost for the fifth straight game, beaten 2-1 at St James' Park by Blackburn Rovers.
United will go bottom if Tottenham Hotspur win at Portsmouth tomorrow.
West Ham United has defeated Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage.