1 Sep 2013

Palace on the board in EPL

9:46 am on 1 September 2013

Promoted side Crystal Palace have finally won a match on their return to English Premier League football.

Palace, who were founding members of the Premier League in 1992, beat 10-man Sunderland 3-1 at home.

Also in London, Winston Reid's West Ham missed the chance to join Chelsea at the top of the the table, going down 1-0 at home to Stoke City.

Title contenders Manchester City climbed to second place, beating promoted visitors Hull City 2-0.

There were also 1-0 wins for Norwich over visitors Southampton while Newcastle repelled Fulham by the same scoreline.

Cardiff City held Everton to a scoreless draw in Wales.

Third-placed Liverpool take on Manchester United at Anfield on Monday and fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur travel to Arsenal in the North London derby.