Premier League 2020/21 Matchday 22: Highlights & Reports with every match exclusively live on BT Sport

With every game available to watch on BT Sport, here is your one-stop shop for best of the action.

Published: 4 February 2021 - 10.47pm

The Premier League reaches its 22nd round of games with a sensational midweek fixture list from England's top flight with huge ramifications for both ends of the table.

And for the first time, subscribers tuning in on the BT Sport app will be able to watch the action with their friends or enjoy ground-breaking augmented reality features following the launch of our superb new Matchday Experience offering.

Read on, or jump to a specific game using the links below, for previews, highlights and reports.

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Tuesday 2 February

Wolves 2-1 Arsenal

Arsenal will look back at an opportunity missed as their lengthy unbeaten run came to an end against Wolves thanks to a comedy of errors from the visitors.

The Gunners started like lightning as Bukayo Sako rattled the woodwork when he might have done better after being played through by Thomas Partey in the second minute and the chances kept on flowing from there.

Saka was denied the opener for a second time after a masterful finish from an Alexandre Lacazette knockdown when the Frenchman was adjudged to be offside.

Nicolas Pepe then clipped the bar after a stunning Rui Patricio stop - but the former Lille man was not to be denied minutes later as he lasered a beauty into the top corner.

David Luiz then opened the door for Wolves when he felled Willian Jose as the last man to concede a penalty and earn himself a red card.

Ruben Neves made no mistake from the spot - and Arsenal's night went from bad to worse after the restart as Joao Moutinho hammered in a goal of the month contender from all of 25 yards to give the hosts a shock lead.

Gunners stopper Bernd Leno was then dismissed in the 70th minute for a deliberate handball after charging out of the box and punching a stray pass out of play.

But the scores would stay the same as Wolves grabbed a vital victory to halt their poor run of form.

Sheffield Utd 2-1 West Brom

They couldn't, could they?

Sheffield United put the cat firmly amongst the pigeons with a crucial victory over fellow strugglers West Brom at Bramall Lane.

They needed to come from behind to grab all three points after Matt Phillips punished sloppy goalkeeping by Aaron Ramsdale to hand Sam Allardyce's men a deserved lead at half-time.

But the Blades produced a spirited second half display to overturn the deficit, first through Jayden Bogle's neat turn-and-finish inside the box before local lad Billy Sharp came to the rescue once again with a well-taken finish in the 73rd minute.

The result means Chris Wilder's men now close the gap on the Baggies in 19th place to just one point as their great escape continues to gain momentum.

Man Utd 9-0 Southampton

Southampton endured an absolute humiliation at the hands of a ruthless Manchester United as they were trounced by nine goals at Old Trafford.

The visitors' night started in nightmare fashion as they were reduced to 10 men inside the opening minute when debutant Alex Jankewitz was dismissed for a horror challenge on Scott McTominay.

From there, the goals flowed without much resistance from the Saints.

The result equalled Southampton's worst ever Premier League defeat, which also came under Ralph Hassenhuttl's stewardship when they were trounced by Leicester last season.

However, it was a ferocious performance by the home side who will hope the renewed form of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes can reignite a title charge that has waned in recent weeks.

Newcastle 1-2 Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace came from a goal behind to snatch victory against Newcastle on a wet and windy night in the north east.

A lively game burst into life in the opening minute when Jonjo Shelvey slammed a neat finish home after a tidy knockdown by Callum Wilson.

But the visitors grew into the tie and hit back with two goals in a four minute period to shock the Toon.

First, Jairo Reidewald ran onto a loose ball outside the box to fire a rasping drive that deflected past Karl Darlow off Ciaran Clark - and then Gary Cahill punished some loose marking to head home from Ebere Eze's neat free-kick.

Both sides created more chances to score but the scores would stay the same to seal a result that brings Bruce's Magpies crashing back to earth following the weekend's win over Everton.

Wednesday 3 February

Burnley 0-2 Man City

Manchester City reopened a three-point gap at the top of the Premier League as they beat Burnley 2-0 for a 13th straight win in all competitions.

It was routine stuff for a City side in ominous form going into Sunday’s meeting with Liverpool as Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling put them in control before the break, the only complaint being their failure to add to the lead in the second half.

Burnley are without a win over City since March 2015, and any hopes they might have had of ending that run at the 14th attempt were all but extinguished less than three minutes in.

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Fulham 0-2 Leicester

Kelechi Iheanacho’s first Premier League goal of the season helped Leicester return to winning ways with a routine 2-0 victory at struggling Fulham.

In the absence of striker Jamie Vardy, the Foxes had earned just one point from matches against Everton and Leeds, but they bounced back at Craven Cottage.

Iheanacho headed in a James Maddison cross to give his side the lead in the 17th minute.

Just before half-time, Maddison provided his second assist of the match, playing in James Justin, who rounded the keeper before tapping home to finish a fine move.

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Leeds 1-2 Everton

Dominic Calvert-Lewin got back on the goal trail as Everton held on to win 2-1 at Leeds and climb up to fifth in the Premier League.

The striker notched his first goal in eight league games to take his tally for the season to 12 after captain Gylfi Sigurdsson had given the visitors an early lead.

The Toffees rode their luck after Raphinha pulled one back for Leeds soon after the interval, but held on to register a fourth successive away win in the league for the first time since 1985.

Leeds hit the woodwork twice and Carlo Ancelotti’s side were also indebted to a superb triple save in the second half from goalkeeper Robin Olsen, who was deputising for the injured Jordan Pickford.

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Liverpool 0-1 Brighton

Liverpool’s home league record has collapsed from unbeaten in almost four years to defeats in back-to-back matches as Brighton followed Burnley in leaving Anfield with a 1-0 victory.

A fortnight ago, a 68-game run was ended by the Clarets and this was a similar story as Jurgen Klopp’s side dominated possession but lacked a cutting edge.

The visitors created the best chances and the margin of victory could have been greater but Steven Alzate seized the moment with his first Premier League goal in his 28th appearance 11 minutes into the second half.

Liverpool, who have dropped points against five of the bottom six, were without goalkeeper Alisson Becker due to a non-Covid-related illness but the concerns were at the other end of the pitch.

Klopp’s wait for a 100th win at Anfield continues while the Seagulls made it four league matches without conceding having taken 10 points from 12 and beaten the defending champions, Tottenham and Leeds along the way.

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Aston Villa 1-3 West Ham

Jesse Lingard struck twice on his debut as West Ham beat Aston Villa 3-1 to maintain their European charge.

The on-loan Manchester United forward netted a brace in his first Premier League game since July to help inspire victory at Villa Park.

It came in front of the watching England boss Gareth Southgate as Lingard looks to resurrect his international career. The 28-year-old has not played for the Three Lions since 2019.

Tomas Soucek opened the scoring as the Hammers clung on to fifth place ahead of Everton and they are now just two points behind Liverpool after the champions’ defeat to Brighton.

Villa, who slipped to a fourth league defeat in six games, remain ninth. Ollie Watkins grabbed a late consolation but Dean Smith’s side often struggled to handle the organised and vibrant Hammers.

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Thursday 4 February

Tottenham 0-1 Chelsea

Thomas Tuchel continued his impressive start to life as Chelsea manager with a 1-0 win at Tottenham whose season continues to falter.

Jorginho’s first-half penalty was enough to settle the London derby and inflict a third successive Premier League defeat on Spurs for the first time since November 2012 when Andre Villas-Boas was manager.

Tuchel followed up a draw with Wolves and a 2-0 win over Burnley with this victory which reinvigorates their top-four hopes and further diminishes Spurs’.

It seems a long time ago that Jose Mourinho’s side travelled to Anfield on top of the league in mid-December, but five defeats from the following nine games has left their league campaign in disarray and Champions League qualification is looking like a pipedream even in this most unpredictable of seasons.

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