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EPL: Chelsea, Arsenal register big wins

September 11, 2010 21:59 IST

Chelsea made it four wins out of four and left West Ham United rooted to the bottom of the Premier League with four defeats as the champions strolled to a 3-1 victory at their London rivals on Saturday.

Two goals for Michael Essien and a fortunate one for Salomon Kalou left Chelsea three points better off than Manchester United.

Chelsea's Michael Essien (right) celebrates with Branislav Ivanovic after scoring against West Ham United on SaturdayUnited were held to a 3-3 draw at Goodison Park after Everton scored twice in stoppage time in a match Wayne Rooney missed to avoid any crowd abuse at his former club.

Arsenal took full advantage of a red card for Bolton Wanderers defender Gary Cahill with a 4-1 home win while Moussa Dembele's second goal of the game, in the last minute, gave Fulham a 2-1 home win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Promoted Blackpool continued their impressive start to the season with a 2-0 win at Newcastle United while Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City continued to stutter as they could only draw with Blackburn Rovers and West Bromwich Albion respectively.

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