Gareth Bale’s return to English football coincided with a Tottenham implosion against West Ham, as David Moyes’ team earned a place in Premier League history. From 3-0 behind after 81 minutes, West Ham incredibly scrambled a 3-3 draw from their trip to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. No team in the Premier League had ever previously come from so far back, so late in a game, to avoid defeat.
Leicester City moved in behind Manchester United at the head of the standings with a 2-0 success over Southampton.
Two of the English top-flight's five best players will do battle when Liverpool meet Manchester United at Anfield.