Arsenal have momentarily jump to top spot on the English Premier League table following their 2-1 win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
The French duo of Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny provided the goals that shot the Gunners to the top of the Premier League for the first time since February 2014.
The outcome of the Manchester derby billed for Sunday will determine if Arsenal will remain top or give way for either City or Manchester United.
Elsewhere, it was another bad day for Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel and his Chelsea teammates as they lost 2-1 to West Ham.
The latest defeat is Chelsea’s fifth loss of the season and left them in 15th place on the table.
In other centres, Jamie Vardy became the eighth player to score in seven successive Premier League games as Leicester City beat Crystal Palace 1-0 to move up to fifth place, four points clear of sixth-place Palace.
In the battle of the Ayew brothers, it was the elder Andre that had the last laugh as he scored an 87th-minute goal that gave Swansea City a 2-1 win at Villa Park.
The younger of the Ayews, Jordan had headed Villa ahead in the 62nd minute, but Gylfi Sigurdsson equalised six minutes later with a fine 25-yard free-kick before Ayew the elder struck at the death.
Defeat left Villa second from bottom, four points from safety, with only four points from 10 games.
While Odion Ighalo fired blanks, there was still much to celebrate as Watford captain Troy Deeney scored his first Premier League goal and Almen Abdi also found the net as the promoted side ended Stoke City’s three-game winning streak with a 2-0 win at the Britannia Stadium.
Meanwhile, Salomon Rondon’s header earned West Bromwich Albion a 1-0 victory at Norwich City.
Aston Villa 1 – 2 Swansea City
Leicester City 1 – 0 Crystal Palace
Norwich City 0 – 1 West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City 0 – 2 Watford
West Ham United 2 – 1 Chelsea
Arsenal 2 – 1 Everton
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