City win again, another draw for Spurs

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Updated: September 2, 2012

Reigning champions Manchester City helped Italian manager Roberto Mancini enjoy his 100th Premier League match in charge with a 3-1 win at home to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

Goals from Yaya Toure, Edin Dzeko and Carlos Tevez at Eastlands continued City’s unbeaten start to their title defence.

New Tottenham Hotspur signing Moussa Dembele came off the bench to score on his debut although coach Andre Villas-Boas was left waiting for his first win in charge after Robert Snodgrass’s late goal earned Norwich City a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane.

Swansea City, despite a fourth goal in three league games for Spanish striker Michu, missed a chance to go top when the Welsh side were held 2-2 at home by Sunderland.

Everton also lost their 100 percent record after goals from Shane Long and Gareth McAuley secured a 2-0 victory for West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.

Striker Andy Carroll enjoyed a bitter-sweet debut for West Ham United after joining on loan from Liverpool, helping set up a first-minute goal in a 3-0 demolition of Fulham.

Carroll then suffered a second-half hamstring injury that could sideline him for England’s opening two World Cup qualifiers.

Wigan Athletic twice led at home to Stoke City but had to settle for a 2-2 draw.

On Sunday, Liverpool host Arsenal, Newcastle United welcome Aston Villa and Manchester United travel to Southampton.