Manchester City 2-0 Nottingham Forest, Luton 1-1 Wolves: clockwatch – as it happened

Luton finally get a point on the board, Forest are beaten by 10-man Manchester City and Crystal Palace share the points with Fulham

Luton Town: Kaminski, Kabore, Burke, Lockyer, Bell, Sambi Lokonga, Nakamba, Doughty, Brown, Morris, Ogbene.

Subs: Andersen, Berry, Woodrow, Adebayo, Chong, Mengi, Mpanzu, Krul, Giles.

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Johnstone denies Fulham as Crystal Palace frustrated in goalless draw

You have to admire Roy Hodgson. A week after being taken to hospital after falling ill before Crystal Palace’s game against Aston Villa last weekend, the former England manager watched almost every minute of this arm wrestle of a match standing on the edge of his technical area as two evenly-matched teams played out a stalemate.

On an afternoon when Fulham again showed their lack of cutting edge in attack since the departure of Aleksandar Mitrovic, Palace were indebted to Sam Johnstone for keeping Marco Silva’s side out with a string of excellent saves. Only Eberechi Eze – making his 100th appearance for Palace – looked capable of unpicking a stubborn Fulham defence but ultimately no one could find the breakthrough in a game between two sides who looked destined for mid-table again.

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Burnley defender Vitinho: ‘A Brazil call-up is my goal. I will achieve it’

The full-back has taken the long way to the top, from Belo Horizonte to Burnley via Belgium, and he is not stopping now

By Josué Seixas for the Guardian Sport Network

Vitinho has come a long way but he wants to achieve even greater things. Having grown up in Belo Horizonte, resettled in Belgium as an 18-year-old and won the Championship with Burnley, he now dreams of representing Brazil at the next World Cup.

The full-back was a regular for the Under-20s but he is yet to make his debut for the senior side. With Marcelo and Dani Alves no longer galavanting up and down the wings, Brazil need new blood at full-back. Fernando Diniz, the manager of the national side, picked Danilo at right-back and Renan Lodi on the left for their World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru earlier this month, but Vitinho believes he has what it takes to step up.

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

There’s a north London derby, plus concerns over André Onana and a midfield quandary for Newcastle

Fifteen points from the opening five Premier League games and a 3-1 win over Red Star Belgrade to start their Champions League campaign: all is going swimmingly for Pep Guardiola and Manchester City. Except, if more of his players join Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Jack Grealish, John Stones and Mateo Kovacic in the treatment room, then Guardiola may have to pray to the medical gods for succour. De Bruyne is out until next year, yet though Guardiola suggested after Tuesday’s victory that only Kovacic has a chance of returning for Nottingham Forest’s visit, there is hope for Grealish, too. Whatever the final medical bulletins, Guardiola still has the fit Matheus Nunes, Phil Foden, Kalvin Phillips (remember him?) and Rico Lewis, who can join Rodri in the team’s creative artistry department. Jamie Jackson

Manchester City v Nottingham Forest, Saturday 3pm (all times BST)

Luton v Wolves, Saturday 3pm

Crystal Palace v Fulham, Saturday 3pm

Brentford v Everton, Saturday 5.30pm

Burnley v Manchester United, Saturday 8pm

Arsenal v Tottenham, Sunday 2pm

Brighton v Bournemouth, Sunday 2pm

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Arsenal are not as fluent as last season. But they may be more resilient

More than most elite sides, Mikel Arteta’s team seem prone to mood swings. Their win at Everton showed a steeliness that could help their title chances

Soccer is played always amid half-forgotten memories, at least partially conscious of its past. Arsenal’s recent record at Everton was poor and so what might otherwise have been regarded as a routine win on Sunday takes on a greater significance: they were playing not merely Sean Dyche’s struggling side, but also their own fallibility. In one sense, the fact Arsenal beat a team that has taken a single point says little about their title chances; but in another it was their most promising performance of the season.

Why had Arsenal lost on their three previous visits to Goodison Park? It might just be coincidence; chance has its role in football even if those of us paid to decipher its intricacies prefer not to reflect on that. Last season there was a sense of events conspiring: it was Dyche’s first game as Everton manager, a rare moment of positivity at Goodison, while a second-string Arsenal had gone out of the FA Cup at Manchester City the previous week, disrupting their momentum. More generally, there’s a feeling that Everton is the sort of place Arsenal have struggled since the latter days of Arsène Wenger: a tight ground with noisy fans against physical opponents.

This is an extract from Soccer With Jonathan Wilson, a weekly look from the Guardian US at the game in Europe and beyond. Subscribe for free here.

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Onana not finding his passing range, Guardiola’s strikers thriving and Sheffield United must up tempo

Gabriel Martinelli’s disallowed goal at Goodison Park was another example of an offside law that has become almost too pedantic to function. The decisive action was a square pass from Gabriel Magalhães to Declan Rice that was intercepted by Beto. The ball ricocheted 40 yards in a completely different direction to Eddie Nketiah, who was running away from goal and gained precisely no advantage from being fractionally offside. He knocked it back to Fábio Vieira, whose through pass was finished majestically by Martinelli. The goal was disallowed because Beto’s interception, though deliberate, was not a “deliberate play” under the revised laws of the game. Instead of the deflection being one of the myriad variables that make football so compelling, Nketiah was technically offside. Nobody disputed that it was the correct decision, only the extent to which the law is an ass. When the FA’s Ebenezer Cobb Morley introduced offside in 1863, it was to stop goalhanging, not to give pedants their ikigai. Rob Smyth

Match report: Everton 0-1 Arsenal

Match report: Manchester United 1-3 Brighton

Match report: Newcastle 1-0 Brentford

Match report: Tottenham 2-1 Sheffield United

Match report: Aston Villa 3-1 Crystal Palace

Match report: Fulham 1-0 Luton

Match report: West Ham 1-3 Manchester City

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Leandro Trossard gives resilient Arsenal first victory at Everton in six years

Arsenal picked a good place to showcase the determination, belief and class required to produce another Premier League title challenge. Mikel Arteta’s team were confronted by an obstinate Everton with zero ambition but one piercing move and stylish finish from the substitute Leandro Trossard sufficed for a first win at Goodison Park in almost six years.

It was another galling afternoon for Sean Dyche as his side succumbed to a third 1-0 defeat in three home matches this season. A struggling Everton have lost four of their opening five games for the first time since 2005-06 and the manager can be thankful that the wantaway owner Farhad Moshiri is unlikely to contemplate another change at the top.

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Everton 0-1 Arsenal: Premier League – as it happened

The substitute Leandro Trossard’s excellent goal gave Arsenal a hard-fought victory at Goodison

3 min Some nice, rhythmic passing from Arsenal, who win the first corner on the right. Saka takes, Tarkowski heads away.

2 min Onana, not Idrissa Gueye, has started as the deepest Everton midfielder. That’s interesting. In fact, Gueye is basically following Zinchenko when Arsenal have the ball. Has a left-back ever been man-marked before? I think Phil Neville was brought on to mark Inter’s Javier Zanetti in 1998-99, though that was when Zanetti was at right-back.

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Wilson proves point to see off Brentford and get Newcastle back on track

Where would Newcastle be without Callum Wilson? In three years on Tyneside the England striker has scored 41 goals in 80 appearances, playing a key role in a couple of relegation escapes before helping secure Champions League qualification in May.

Without Wilson here, Newcastle’s winless run could very easily have stretched to four matches. Instead his impeccably converted, if controversially awarded, second-half penalty proved a rare moment of perfection, camouflaging the series of fast‑developing faultlines running through a side quite possibly distracted by an impending European adventure.

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Newcastle United 1-0 Brentford: Premier League – as it happened

Callum Wilson scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot to end Newcastle’s three-match losing streak

2 min: Callum Wilson is outmuscled as he tries to collect a pass from Kieran Trippier and Christian Noorgard heads the ball back in the direction of his own goal. It’s cleared upfield and Newcastle take possession again.

1 min: Following a perfectly observed silence for the victims of this weeks tragedies in Libya and Morocco, Newcastle get the ball rolling. They play in their usual home kit, while Brentford are in light blue shirts, navy shorts and light blue socks.

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Manchester United 1-3 Brighton, West Ham 1-3 Manchester City: clockwatch – as it happened

Brighton turned a drama into a crisis at Old Trafford, while Spurs, Man City, Liverpool and Aston Villa all came from behind to win

Joao Palhinha, whose move to Bayern Munich collapsed at the last minute, returns to the Fulham midfield. Jacob Brown, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Tom Lockyer all come into the Luton team.

Fulham (4-3-3) Leno; Tete, Diop, Ream, Castagne; Pereira, Palhinha, Reed; Wilson, Jimenez, Willian.
Substitutes: Rodak, Bassey, Ballo-Toure, Cairney, Francois, De Cordova-Reid, Carvalho, Iwobi, Carlos Vinicius.

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Brighton pile misery on Manchester United as Welbeck sparks away win

“Can we play you every week,” sang the delirious Brighton fans whose team administered a loss that has Manchester United veering close to crisis territory.

This was a third United defeat from five Premier League outings – greeted with jeers by the home support – and the second on the bounce, leaving Erik ten Hag’s side with six points from 15. Lose at Burnley next Saturday and they will be engulfed in a plight that was not in the early season script.

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