Arsenal remains on top of Premier League following 2-0 win over Fulham

Johannesburg, Jan 19: Arsenal has retained their place on the top of the Premier League following a 2-0 win over Fulham, which remained stuck deep in the relegation battle, at home in the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

The club is now heading the standings with 51 points, followed by Manchester City on 50 with third placed Chelsea (46) playing champions Manchester United, who are seventh, at home on Sunday.

Sport24 reports that Spain international midfielder Santi Cazorla sent Arsenal on their way to a victory after two goals in five minutes, while Newcastle United closed the gap on the leading pack with a 3-1 win at West Ham United with Yohan Cabaye scoring twice.

Meanwhile, the report further said that Sunderland and Southampton drew 2-2 at the Stadium of Light while Norwich City beat Hull City 1-0 at Carrow Road with an 87th minute winner from Ryan Bennett. (ANI)