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Ten-man Everton beaten for the first time at Southampton

Carlo Ancelotti’s side remain top of the Premier League despite the 2-0 setback.

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James Ward-Prowse wheels away after scoring the opener against Everton (Andy Rain/PA)

James Ward-Prowse wheels away after scoring the opener against Everton (Andy Rain/PA)

James Ward-Prowse wheels away after scoring the opener against Everton (Andy Rain/PA)

Premier League leaders Everton suffered their first defeat of the season as Southampton closed out an impressive 2-0 home win.

The Toffees boasted a 100 per cent record from their first four games and held defending champions Liverpool to a 2-2 draw in last week’s Merseyside derby.

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Lucas Digne, top, was dismissed for his tackle on Kyle Walker-Peters (Frank Augstein/PA)

Lucas Digne, top, was dismissed for his tackle on Kyle Walker-Peters (Frank Augstein/PA)

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Lucas Digne, top, was dismissed for his tackle on Kyle Walker-Peters (Frank Augstein/PA)

But Carlo Ancelotti’s side left St Mary’s with nothing on Sunday afternoon, conceding first-half goals to Saints skipper James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams and failing to score for the first time in the 2020-21 campaign.

Things ended on an even sourer note for Everton when Lucas Digne was shown a straight red card for a badly-timed challenge on Kyle Walker-Peters.

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Jamie Vardy grabbed yet another goal against Arsenal (Catherine Ivill/PA)

Jamie Vardy grabbed yet another goal against Arsenal (Catherine Ivill/PA)

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Jamie Vardy grabbed yet another goal against Arsenal (Catherine Ivill/PA)

Leicester condemned Arsenal to their third defeat of the season as Jamie Vardy continued his hot streak against the Gunners.

With the score at 0-0 in the 80th minute the former England striker broke free, latching on to Cengiz Under’s cross to nod a diving header past Bernd Leno.

The sides began the day locked in mid-table on nine points, with the result lifting the Foxes to fourth place while Mikel Arteta’s men remained in 10th.

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Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow looks as Raul Jimenez’s shot beats him (Stu Forster/PA)

Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow looks as Raul Jimenez’s shot beats him (Stu Forster/PA)

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Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow looks as Raul Jimenez’s shot beats him (Stu Forster/PA)

At Molineux a pair of late goals from Wolves and Newcastle livened up a tightly-fought encounter that ended 1-1.

The home side took the lead with 10 minutes remaining as Mexico striker Raul Jimenez lashed home a brilliant 20-yard effort after taking one touch to set himself.

Callum Wilson won a free-kick as the whistle approached and Jacob Murphy, on his first start of the season, cleverly whipped his effort around the wall to beat Rui Patricio at his near post.

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