Newcastle have ended a 500+ day transfer drought with the signings of midfielder Jack Colback and young forward Ayoze Perez.
Tottenham picked a bad day to put on a poor display, dropping all the points at home to a weak West Bromwich Albion side who managed to grab a goal in the latter stages and beat Spurs 0-1.
A header by James Morrison in the 74th minute was the lone goal of the day as the Baggies earn three needed points on the road, defeating a struggling Spurs side 0-1.
De Gea, Rafael, Evans, Blackett, Rojo, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Falcao, Rooney, van Persie
Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan, Moore, Konchesky, Hammond, Cambiasso, Nugent, Drinkwater, Vardy, Ulloa
Victor Wanyama scored his first goal for Southampton to give the Saints an impressive three points away from home.
Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck each had a goal and an assist in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday.
Vito Mannone and Tom Heaton stopped six shots apiece to help their side earn a clean sheet on Saturday.
West Ham stunned Liverpool by scoring twice inside the first seven minutes of the match and it would prove to be enough as they went on to win 3-1.
Liverpool found themselves down by two goals and were forced to change tactics due to a key defensive injury early in their match with West Ham and they could not recover, losing their third match in four, 3-1.
Queens Park Rangers trailed twice but managed to respond with goals to stay level with Stoke City, the final equalizer scored by way of a superb free kick from Niko Kranjcar as the two sides played to a 2-2 draw.
A back injury that kept Newcastle's newest forward, Facundo Ferreyra, out of the Magpies loss to Southampton last weekend will continue to keep him sidelined this weekend against Hull City.