Thursday, January 27

Premier League LIVE: Newcastle held to draw, Norwich win a game of football

Welcome to 90min‘s live coverage of all the Premier League action on Saturday.

The action got off with a real bang, with Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea travelling to the Etihad Stadium to face runaway leaders Manchester City in what was already being billed as a potential title decider.

The 3pm (GMT)-kick-offs see Newcastle host Watford, Norwich battle Everton and Wolves face Southampton, before the action comes to a close with Manchester United’s trip to Aston Villa at 5:30.

Follow all the key bits of action from the games below.

It’s a proper relegation six-pointer up at St James’ Park as Watford make the long journey to Newcastle.

Eddie Howe’s side can leapfrog the Hornets with a win today and give their season a much rosier complexion – can the Magpies earn just their second win of the season?

Joelinton has already struck the bar for the hosts and Newcastle have started the game on top, but went into the break level.

However, Allan Saint-Maximin put his side ahead just after the interval, dribbling his way through the Watford backline and firing home at the near post.

Claudio Ranieri’s side should have levelled through pantomime villain Moussa Sissoko, but he woefully missed a sitter.

But Watford did find an equaliser in the dying embers through a Joao Pedro header – heartbreak for the Geordies.

Basement club Norwich host fellow strugglers Everton as both sides look to spark some life into their horrendous seasons so far.

Rafa Benitez has not won on the road in the Premier League as Toffees boss thus far, and could do with a big result at Carrow Road to ease the pressure on him.

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But his side have gotten off to the worst possible start with Michael Keane turning into his own net – how very Everton of him – and Adam Idah doubled the lead moments later!

Everton were given hope in the second half when Richarlison scored an outrageous overhead kick, but the Canaries held on to earn a priceless win.

High-flying Wolves could move into seventh place with a big home win against Southampton.

But Bruno Lage’s men will have to overcome a Saints side who have found some form of late – they’re unbeaten in their last five games.

There was little in the way of goal-mouth action early on in this one, with Rayan Ait-Nouri’s cross just about being turned over the top by Lyanco, but that’s the closest either side came in the opening stages.

But after a lengthy VAR check, Wolves were awarded a penalty for a Jan Bednarek foul on Rayan Ait-Nouri and Raul Jimenez scored from the spot.

Southampton have responded brightly to this setback, with Mohammed Salisu and Nathan Tella both spurning glorious chances to level the scores, while Ait-Nouri fired into the side-netting when put through by Jimenez.

After having one goal ruled already, Conor Coady managed to get on the scoresheet in the second half after Max Kilman’s header struck the post.

With ten minutes remaining, James Ward-Prowse fired home a free-kick from 25 yards to give the Saints late hope.

Romain Perraud so nearly levelled it for the Saints when his header crashed against the bar, but Wolves secured the points through Adama Traore in stoppage time.

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