Full time: Stoke City 0-1 Norwich City
Full time: Sunderland 1-3 Liverpool
17:58: Sunderland remain bottom of the Premier League with just two points. Kevin Ball has installed much bite in that team but will fight be enough to ensure their top flight status? They require direction fast.
That's it from me after an exciting weekend of Premier League football. Shocks, twists and turns and accompanied every game; so just another tyical weekend then? Until next time, goodbye.
17:53: Liverpool break a sequence of two league games without a win to go second in the Premier League after a win in which they were forced to strain ever sinew in which to claim. Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez, who scored the goals, will grab the headlines but for long periods Sunderland dominated the game and could have earned a point. Encouragement for both sides at the end of a pulsating 90 minutes
Full time: Sunderland 1-3 Liverpool
17:49: The points are going to Anfield. Mignolet claims a Sunderland corner and bowls the ball out to Suarez and Liverpool have 4 v 4. Suarez finds Sturridge and when the England international crosses, his Uruguayan strike-partner is on hand to tap home.
Goal: Sunderland 1-3 Liverpool (Luis Suarez)
17:43: Charis Mavrias on for Seb Larsson. Five minutes left for Sunderland to find an equaliser.
17:39: Kolo Toure is denied by Westwood as Liverpool just cool Sunderland's dominance. Jack Colback booked for a cynical foul on Raheem Sterling who has replaced Victor Moses.
17:33: Change for Sunderland, Lee Cattermole off for Andre Celustka. Just over 15 minutes left.
17:26: Twice Victor Moses comes close to pulling Liverpool two goals clear again. The first as his firm drive is tipped over by Westwood, the second as he slings a cross towards the back post, which evades every and bounces wide.
17:23: Liverpool giving Sunderland much encouragement since the goal. Jozy Altidore stings the palms of Mignolet as they break before larsson's free-kick is deflected the way of the Belgian but is saved easily. Sunderland's pressing game is infectious as Liverpool look to try and pass their way out of trouble.
17:13: The home side back in it with a deserved goal. Ki shoots from range and when Mingolet can only parry, Emanuele Giaccherini reacts first and hammers home. A Paolo di Canio signing, but keep that quiet. Gardner almost makes it 2-2 but Mignolet gets down to it.
Goal: Sunderland 1-2 Liverpool (Emanuele Giaccherini)
17:03: Second half underway at the Stadium of Light. No changes.
16:50: Two pieces of excellence have Liverpool ahead at the break. Both came from Steven Gerrard, whose quality corner meant Daniel Sturridge, even with his hand, before the England's captains cross-field pass found Sturridge who layed the ball on for Luis Suarez to make it two. Seb Larsson has hit the bar and Craig Gardner has been denied by Simon Mignolet as Sunderland attempt to get back in it. They've been impressive.
Half time: Sunderland 0-2 Liverpool
16:45: Another chance to get back into it for Sunderland as Gardner recieves the ball over the top and his toe-poked effort brings the best out of Mignolet. Approaching half-time.
16:38: Too easy for Liverpool and Luis Suarez has his first goal since his return from that 10-match ban. Steven Gerrard plays a peach of a pass out to Sturridge to skins Carlos Cuellar and cross for Suarez to puts into an empty net.
Goal: Sunderland 0-2 Liverpool (Luis Suarez)
16:33: Liverpool survive losing their lead almost immediately. Sunderland corner sees Mignolet drop the ball but Toure is on hand to carm things. The Ivorian seems to then pass the ball to his goalkeeper, but on second viewing there was no intention to pass the ball back. Let off for Brendan Rodgers' men.
16:30: The visitors ahead in very fortunate circumstances. Gerrard's corner misses Kolo Toure at the near post and Sturridge goes at the ball with his head, but the ball strikes his arm and goes beyond the Sunderland player on the post. Howard Webb missed the arm, but seemingly did every other player. No appeals, and as a result, Liverpool are ahead.
Goal: Sunderland 0-1 Liverpool (Daniel Sturridge)
16:25: So close for Sunderland. The hosts win a fortunate free-kick 25 yards out. Seb Larsson over it and the Swede bends the ball over the wall and it clatteres the crossbar. Former teammate Simon Mignolet was no-where near it. The Black Cats starting to build-up ahead of steam now.
16:22: Both sides going hell for leather to get the opener here but little in the way of clear cut openings. Ki shoots wide after Sunderland catch Liverpool on the break. Probably the closest either side have come bar Gerrard's early free-kick. Jordan Henderson has had a shot deflected over the bar also.
16:11: Ball in the net for Liverpool but Martin Skrtel is offside. Steven Gerrard his a thumping free-kick and when Westwood makes an excellent save, Skrtel follows up and smashes it home but he made his run too quickly and the effort is chalked off. Correct decision from the officials.
16:06: Less than five minutes in and Luis Suarez is already into the action. Twisting and turning through Catermole and Larsson before skewing his shot wide.
16:04: Bit of good news for Liverpool and it comes from their women's team, who have won the the Women's Super League after beating Bristol. Not a bad way to start the afternoon for The Reds.
16:01: Underway at the Stadium of Light
16:00: Both sides are out and we're almost ready to go at the Stadium of Light. A quick nod towards both starting elevens, both are unchanged from their respective League Cup ties against Peterborough United and Manchester United
Sunderland: Westwood, Gardner, Cuellar, O'Shea, Colback, Larsson, Cattermole, Ki, Johnson, Giaccherini, Altidore.
Substitutes: Wickham, Celustka, Ba, Mannone, Ji, Roberge, Mavrias.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Toure, Skrtel, Sakho, Jose Enrique, Henderson, Lucas, Gerrard, Sturridge, Suarez, Moses.
Substitutes: Brad Jones, Agger, Aspas, Tiago Ilori, Sterling, Ibe, Wisdom.
15:34: Good win for Norwich and they go level on points with Stoke and Manchester United. Let's turn our attention away from the result at the Britannia and look at the game at the Stadium of Light where Sunderland begin Premier League life without Paolo di Canio against a Liverpool side who welcome back Luis Suarez for his first league start since April. For a bit of pre-match reading, here's why I think Paolo di Canio was missunderstood during his six months in the north east.
15:22: After encouraging performances against Manchester City and Arsenal, Stoke are back to square one after an insipid display in defeat to Norwich. Jonny Howson's first half goal was enough as Norwich cruised to their first away league win of the season, and their first in the Premier League at the Britannia Stadium. Impressive from Chris Hughton's side, who rarely had cause for concern. Meanwhile, plenty of boos at the final whistle for a Stoke side who mustered one shot on target.
Full time: Stoke City 0-1 Norwich City
15:17: Four added minutes.
15:16: Stoke fans leaving in their droves. Two minutes plus stoppage time remaining but frankly you can't blame them, they haven't looking like scoring for long periods of this game. Norwich look like holding out for the points.
15:08: Begovic make a stunning save to keep Stoke in it. Snodgrass turns away and with his favoured left foot curls a beauty towards the far post but the Bosnian claws it away. Just 10 minutes left at the Britannia.
15:04: Change for Norwich as we enter the final 15 minutes. Johan Elmander on for Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Stoke running of ideas you sense but the visitors are giving them every opportunity to come onto them.
14:54: Kenwyne Jones works John Ruddy in the Norwich goal but that is the last invovlement for the forward, who is replaced by Peter Crouch with 66 minutes on the clock. After a brief improvement, Stoke has settled back into the mediocrity of the first half. The service to Crouch has got to improve.
14:48: Stoke's approach may be admirable but I'm not sure if they lack the players to fulfill Mark Hughes' footballing philosophy. Norwich still posing a threat, even if it has diluted since the break, with Anthony Pilkiington unleashing the latest effort, which flies wide.
14:38: Double change for Stoke as you can expect the home side are on the front foot and should perhaps have had a penalty. A cross in towards Kenwyne Jones sees Leroy Fer pulls back the Trinidad forward. Referee Anthony Taylor takes no action but how much of it he saw is unclear.
14:32: Underway in the second half at the Britannia. Jermaine Pennant and Stephen Ireland on for Jonathan Walters and Charlie Adam for Stoke.
14:19: Norwich ahead at the break through Jonny Howson's goal from range. The away side have been much the better and Stoke have struggled to build any meaningful attacks with Alexander Tettey and Leroy Fer breaking up much of the play it its infancy. Much for Mark Hughes to ponder.
Half time: Stoke City 0-1 Norwich City
14:16: One minute added on at the end of the first half
14:14: Still awaiting a responce from Stoke after falling behind. Norwich have a free-kick on the left, with Robert Snodgrass over it but the Scot fails to beat the first man.
14:06: Norwich cap an impressive first half display with the opening goal and what a splendid strike. The visitors win the ball back mid-way in the stoke half and the ball breaks to Jonny Howson. The Potters defence backs off and the ex-Leeds man takes aim and shoots beyond Asmir Begovic, who was slow to get down to it. Thoroughly deserved.
Goal: Stoke City 0-1 Norwich City (Jonny Howson)
14:01: Norwich continuing to threaten and Asmir Begovic is fortunate to survive dropping the ball as van Wolfswinkel came in as a foul is given. The ball eventually bounced wide of goal but the Bosnian is very lucky. At the other end, Tettey heads a free-kick behind but Ruddy claims the resulting corner.
13:50: Stoke making more of an impression now. A corner misses every Norwich defender and finds its way through to Huth, who can't control and the chance is gone. Norwich still looking a threat but a little wasteful in the final third.
13:41: The Canaries' impressive start should have been rewarde with the opening goal. Robert Snodgrass' corner goes to the back post where Ryan Bennett's outstreched left-boot connect but the back rebounds off the crossbar. Bennett is there for the follow-up effort but Begovic smoothers the effort. Big let off for Stoke.
13:35: Bright start from Norwich. Pilkington has a shot blocked inside the first minute before Sndograss' cross just avoids the former Huddersfield man. Stoke having to paitient here.
13:30: Underway at the Britannia.
13:27: Players coming out at the Britannia Stadium, which is sun decked on this Sunday afternoon. Predictions time as the two sets of players shake hands.
Stoke City 2-1 Norwich City
Sunderland 0-3 Liverpool
13:15: Stoke are unchanged once again after defeat to Arsenal. Norwich have made four changes, Martin Olsson, Alexander Tettey, Anthony Pilkington and Ryan Bennett come in after the loss to Aston Villa.
Stoke City: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Pieters, Walters, Nzonzi, Wilson, Adam, Arnautovic, Jones
Substitutes: Sorensen, Whelan, Pennant, Palacios, Assaidi, Crouch, Ireland
Norwich City: Ruddy, Martin, Turner, R Bennett, Olsson, Tettey, Fer, Howson, Snodgrass, Pilkington, Van Wolfswinkel
Substitutes: Bunn, Whittaker, Johnson, Hooper, Hoolahan, Elmander, Josh Murphy
13:00: After the most thrilling day in the Premier League this season, Sunday sees he turn of Stoke, Norwich, Sunderland and Liverpool to see if they can recreate the same tension and drama. We first go to the Britannia Stadium where Mark Hughes' Potters take on Chris Hughton's Canaries. Both sides have found the start of the season tough despite turning in some impressive performances. Something has to give at the Britannia Stadium.
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