Manchester United the points against Tottenham.
Middlesborough’s big north-east derby at home to Newcastle ended 2-2 and player-coach Gary Speed’s header set Bolton up for their first win, 3-0 against visitors Reading. Newly-promoted Derby and Sunderland both lost at home, 2-1 and 2-0 to Birmingham and Liverpool respectively.
Teddy Sheringham, now 41, scored in Colchester’s 3-0 Championship win at Preston, while Leeds, already docked 15 points in League One, made it three wins from three as Jermaine Beckford’s 89th-minute goal secured a 2-1 win at Nottingham Forest. In League Two, Morecambe gained their first-ever League win, 3-0 at home to Mansfield.
Rangers won 2-1 at Kilmarnock to stay top of the Scottish Premier. But Celtic are close behind, Japan’s Nakamura scoring twice in a 5-0 romp against Hearts in Glasgow.
* This Sunday, Chelsea go to Aston Villa and Manchester City visit Blackburn.
BY JOHN HUGHES
FRANK LAMPARD was on target as Chelsea, now top of the Premier League after leapfrogging Manchester City, edged out visitors Portsmouth 1-0, while City went down 1-0 to a Cesc Fabregas goal at Arsenal. Another 1-0 scoreline came at Old Trafford where Nani's 25-yard shot earned