Five of the best: Premier League goals of the weekend

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David Moyes enjoyed his first home win as Manchester United manager, as the reigning Premier League champions eased past 10-man Crystal Palace at Old Trafford in Saturday's early kick-off.

A first-half penalty from Robin van Persie, and second-half free-kick from Wayne Rooney secured victory for the Red Devils, to move them up to fifth in the table with seven points from four games.

Arsenal went top following a 3-1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light, with club-record signing Mesut Ozil impressing on his debut. He provided the assist for the Gunners' opener, as Olivier Giroud netted his fifth goal of the season, before an Aaron Ramsey brace fired Arsene Wenger's side back into the lead, after Craig Gardner had drawn the Black Cats level from the penalty spot, just after the interval.

Second-place Tottenham earned another three points following their 2-0 win over Norwich City at White Hart Lane, with Gylfi Sigurdsson scoring both Spurs goals, while London rivals Chelsea lost ground following a surprise 1-0 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park.

Manchester City also dropped points following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium, with manager Manuel Pellegrini ruing the decision to rest player's ahead of this week's Champions League trip to Viktoria Plzen.

Elsewhere, Newcastle claimed a surprise 2-1 away victory against Aston Villa, with Hatem Ben Arfa and Yoan Gouffran cancelling out Christian Benteke's second-half strike, while Fulham and West Brom played out a 1-1 draw at Craven Cottage, thanks to goals from Steve Sidwell and Gareth McAuley's 90th minute goal.

In the battle of the newly-promoted Premier League sides, Hull City Tigers and Cardiff City also drew 1-1 with Peter Whittingham grabbing the equalising goal after Curtis Davies had put the hosts ahead with a well taken header from a set-piece.

On Sunday, Southampton and West Ham played out a 0-0 draw at St Mary's, with the hosts unable to break down a resolute Hammers side, while Liverpool take on Swansea at the Liberty Stadium tonight to complete the latest round of fixtures.

Ahead of Monday's Premier League encounter, check out five of the best Premier League goals of the weekend below, and tell us which strike is your favourite in the comment box provided!

Wayne Rooney | Manchester United

Gylfi Sigurdsson | Tottenham Hotspur

Peter Whittingham | Cardiff City

Olivier Giroud | Arsenal

Steve Sidwell | Fulham

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