anchester United missed the chance to return to the Premier League summit as Sheffield stunned Old Trafford with only their second win of the season.
Goals from Kean Bryan and Oliver Burke either side of a Harry Maguire header saw the hosts slump to a deserved defeat, leaving Manchester City top of the table having put five past West Brom the night before.
Tuesday’s action kicked off with a London derby as West Ham won 3-2 at Crystal Palace, while Newcastle fell 2-1 at home to Leeds. Arsenal then made amends for their FA Cup exit to Southampton by beating the same opponents.
Wednesday saw the Thomas Tuchel era begin at Chelsea following Frank Lampard’s sacking, with a home tie – but Wolves held the Blues to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge.
Burnley beat high-flying Aston Villa 3-2 before Fulham and Brighton could not be separated and Everton were pegged back by Leicester City.
The tie of the gameweek comes on Thursday night as Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham welcome champions Liverpool to north London – and Jurgen Klopp desperately needs a result after a poor run of results.
Latest Premier League fixtures and results (all times GMT)
Crystal Palace 2-3 West Ham (6pm)
Newcastle 1-2 Leeds (6pm)
Wednesday 27 January, 2021
Burnley 3-2 Aston Villa (6pm)
Brighton 0-0 Fulham (7:30pm)
Everton 1-1 Leicester (8:15pm)
Thursday 28 January, 2021
Tottenham vs Liverpool (8pm)