Premier League: What happened in the English top flight on Saturday?

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Dele Alli salvaged a late point for Tottenham as VAR against Watford took centre stage on Saturday at the Premier League.
Home Daryl Janmaat’s cross was swept by abdoulaye Doucoure but once Hornets goalkeeper Ben Foster flapped at a Storm that was late, Alli controlled the ball into the net before shooting with his shoulder.
The assistant referee gave the target after a critique, but the big screen within the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium indicated that Alli’s attack was disallowed. Following a period of hardship, the target was finally given and Watford were denied their first win of this season.
Quique Sanchez Flores’ side had a claim for a penalty turned down from the video referee that is assistant after Gerard Deulofeu was introduced from Jan Vertonghen from the first half.
Since Leicester City marked the anniversary of the passing of operator Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha with a 2-1 victory over Burnley Chris Wood goal was ruled out by VAR.
Wood’s strong header started the scoring for the Clarets, but goals from Jamie Vardy along with Youri Tielemans both sides of half-time put the Foxes from the driving seat.
The Burnley forward idea he’d salvaged a draw because of his side eight minutes from time, but the video assistant referee ruled that the 27-year-old had accidentally tripped Jonny Evans in the build-up.
Marcos Alonso scored the sole objective of this game as Chelsea defeat Newcastle continue to the top and to claim their fifth consecutive league victory.
Frank Lampard’s side fought to make opportunities but Alonso drive made Frank Lampard’s group 3 points.
At the early game of the day, Everton raised the pressure boss Marco Silva having a deserved 2-0 victory over a West Ham at Goodison Park.
Until second-half replacement Gylfi Sigurdsson sealed the win by the edge of their playground, bernard completed a flowing Toffees move to open the scoring.
Matt Targett additionally scored late to make Aston Villa a 2-1 win over 10-man Brighton in Villa Park. Aaron Mooy was dismissed for a second bookable offence in the first half, although the deadlock broke with a header for the Seagulls.
Conor Hourihane had a goal chalked off by VAR shortly afterwards, but Jack Grealish fired home Frederic Guilbert’s cross before Targett clinched the win for the hosts with almost the last kick of the match.
Raul Jimenez’s penalty cancelled out Danny Ings’ strike to earn Wolves a 1-1 draw at home to Southampton.
Ings found the bottom corner to provide the Saints the lead eight minutes into the second half, however, Jimenez – whose first-half strike was disallowed by VAR for an handball – slotted home from the penalty spot after Matt Doherty had been tripped by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
At the Vitality Stadium, Norwich City held Bournemouth into a goalless draw to claim their first away point as gaining promotion into the top flight.
Crystal Palace host Manchester City in Saturday’s late game (17:30 BST), before league leaders Liverpool travel to Manchester United in Sunday’s sole game (16:30 BST).
Sheffield United welcome top-four hopefuls Arsenal into Bramall Lane on Monday evening (20:00 BST).

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