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United tops Palace for Moyes' first win at Old Trafford

David Moyes earned his first league win at Old Trafford on Saturday as his Manchester United side earned a 2-0 victory over 10-man Crystal Palace.

A scoreless draw with Chelsea denied the former Everton boss three points in his first match at the Theater of Dreams, but goals from Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney in Saturday's affair assured that Moyes would not fall to a similar fate in his second home match as the United manager.

The Red Devils improve to seven points on the season, claiming their first win since a 4-1 road demolition of Swansea City in their opening fixture.

Crystal Palace has lost three of its four Premier League contests to remain on three points.

The first great chance of the match came in the 39th minute when Rooney's ball over the top was collected by van Persie, but the Dutchman lashed a shot off the crossbar.

The match turned in United's favor just before the close of the first half when Ashley Young was tripped up in the box by Kagisho Dikgacoi, who was sent off for denying Young a clear scoring opportunity. Van Persie made amends for his earlier miss by calmly converting the ensuing penalty.

United controlled the remainder of the match thanks to the extra man, but the insurance goal did not come until the 81st minute when Rooney curled a lovely free kick over the wall and out of reach for Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni.

Arsenal 3, Sunderland 1

Sunderland, England - Mesut Ozil made his Arsenal debut at the Stadium of Light on Saturday but it was Aaron Ramsey whole stole the show as his brace gave the Gunners a 3-1 victory over Sunderland.

Ozil set up Olivier Giroud for the opening goal in the 11th minute, but it was canceled out three minutes after halftime thanks to Craig Gardner's penalty.

Enter Ramsey, who gave Arsenal the go-ahead goal in the 67th minute with a brilliant first-time effort before tacking on an insurance goal nine minutes later from a well-worked move around the box.

Tottenham 2, Norwich City 0

London, England - Gylfi Sigurdsson handed Tottenham a third victory of the Premier League season by scoring a brace in the club's 2-0 defeat of Norwich City at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Sigurdsson opened the scoring for Spurs in the 28th minute by latching on to a clever through ball from Christian Eriksen and curling a splendid effort just inside the far post.

The Iceland international doubled the home side's lead just three minutes into the second period when he tucked home a low cross from Paulinho after the delivery was missed by Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy.

Newcastle 2, Aston Villa 1

Birmingham, England - Newcastle picked up a second straight Premier League win on Saturday by earning an impressive 2-1 win over Aston Villa at Villa Park.

Hatem Ben Arfa scored for the second match running when he turned in a cross from Yoan Gouffran in the 18th minute.

Christian Benteke leveled the score when he nodded home a corner kick with authority in the 67th minute, but Gouffran sealed Newcastle's victory just six minutes later when he pounced on a rebound conceded by Brad Guzan and roofed a shot into the back of the net.

Hull City 1, Cardiff City 1

Hull, England - Hull City and Cardiff City split the points at the KC Stadium on Saturday as the two newly-promoted sides played to a 1-1 draw.

Curtis Davies got Hull off the match when he headed home a cross from Tom Huddlestone five minutes before the halftime interval.

But Cardiff City got on equal terms in the 59th minute thanks to Peter Whittingham's left-footed strike, which extended the club's unbeaten run to three games.

Fulham 1, West Bromwich 1

London, England - West Bromwich Albion left it late but managed take something from its match at Craven Cottage as the club played to a 1-1 draw with Fulham on Saturday.

Steve Sidwell had handed Fulham the lead in the 22nd minute when he smashed a loose ball on goal that Boaz Myhill got a hand to but was unable to keep out.

It looks like the Cottagers were well on their way to all three points, but the Baggies earned a share of the spoils in the second minute of added time when Gareth McAuley got on the end of a corner kick and sent a powerful header past David Stockdale.

Everton 1, Chelsea 0

Liverpool, England - Steven Naismith handed Chelsea its first league loss of the season as Everton earned a 1-0 win in a hard-fought battle at Goodison Park.

The lone goal came in first-half stoppage time as Nikica Jelavic nodded a cross back in front of goal for Naismith to head home from close range.

The win leaves the two sides level on seven points apiece as Everton remains one of just two Premier League clubs without a loss thus far.

Stoke City 0, Manchester City 0

Stoke-on-Trent, England - Manchester City was held to its first draw of the season on Saturday as the club finished scoreless in a 0-0 draw at Stoke City.

City controlled much of the possession, but scoring chances were at a premium as both sides only managed three shots on target.

Stoke City extends its unbeaten run to three games as it has bounced back nicely from a 1-0 loss to Liverpool in its opening league match of the season.