Mata double gives Chelsea the points

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Updated: October 22, 2012

Juan Mata’s double helped leaders Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 in a captivating London derby on Saturday and Wayne Rooney and Edin Dzeko both struck twice to keep Manchester United and Manchester City in hot pursuit.
Liverpool beat Reading 1-0, their first home league win of the season sealed by Raheem Sterling.

West Ham United thumped Southampton 4-1, Swansea City defeated Wigan Athletic 2-1 while Fulham also enjoyed a home victory, 1-0 against struggling Aston Villa.
Substitute Edin Dzeko struck two dramatic late goals as 10-man Manchester City came from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion 2-1 at the Hawthorns.
Everton lost ground on the top three in the Premier League on Sunday after they were held to a 1-1 draw at bottom side Queens Park Rangers.
At the Stadium of Light, Sunderland snatched a late equalizer to claim a 1-1 draw with 10-man Newcastle in a typically competitive north-east derby.