Wojciech Szczesny suffered a double whammy on Saturday as the goalkeeper was not only taken out by his own defender resulting in the opening goal at home to Manchester United but the injury forced the Polish international off with less than 15 minutes gone in the second half.
Newcastle were hoping to make it five Premier League wins on the spin as Queens Park Rangers came to St James’ Park having failed to take a single point on the road this season. However the home were missing a number of key players as Alan Pardew was forced to reshuffle his side.
Roberto Martinez will be happy his Everton side were able to come away with all three points this weekend as his injury-ravaged squad were just able to edge out West Ham at Goodison Park.
Cristian Eriksen lead the way for Tottenham to a 2-1 win over Hull City.
Liverpool continue their poor start to the season by squandering an early advantage and eventually were outmatched by Crystal Palace in a 3-1 loss.
Crystal Palace shook off an early Liverpool goal and gradually took over the contest, with a pair of goals in the final 15 minutes making the difference as the Eagles win 3-1.
Olivier Giroud scored Arsenal's only goal against Manchester United in stoppage time to mark his return to competitive action.
Jack Wilshere played well but couldn't convert when it counted and then suffered yet another ankle injury as Arsenal fell to United 2-1.
David De Gea was a huge presence for Manchester United as they beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates despite Arsenal dominating play for most of the match.
Swansea took an early lead thanks to a goal from Wilfired Bony, but Manchester City would eventually come from behind to win as they defeat the Swans 2-1.
Yaya Toure came through in the clutch to score Manchester City's game-winner over Swansea as the Sky Blues desperately try to keep pace with Chelsea in a 2-1 final.
Geoff Cameron's turn as a center back for Stoke City did not go as the US international would have hoped with a 2-1 loss to lowly Burnley.
Romelu Lukaku and Leon Osman both scored to give Everton a 2-1 win over West Ham United.
Danny Ings scored in the 11th and 12th minutes at the Britannia to give Burnley their second win on the trot.
Combined with a win by Burnley this afternoon, Queens Park Rangers 1-0 loss to Newcastle United sees them dead last in the Premier League.