Arsenal remain top of Premier League
Published 01/01/2008 | 17:19
Arsenal remain at the top of the Premier League table following this afternoon's games.
They defeated West Ham 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium.
Man United remain just two points behind Arsenal in second.
Alex Ferguson's side kept up the pressure with a 1-0 win over Birmingham at old Trafford.
The games only goal came midway through the first half as Carlos Tevez netted following a slick back-pass from Cristiano Ronaldo.
Everton are up to fifth in the table after a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside.
Both goals came in the second half - Andy Johnson and James McFadden on target.
Meanwhile Portsmouth defeated Reading 2-0 at the Madjeski Stadium.
Sol Cambell and John Utaka scoring for Portsmouth.