Manchester City move level on points at the top of the Premier League with leaders Liverpool, second now only on goals scored, after Yaya Toure netted twice in a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.
Following a minute's silence before kick-off in memory of the victims of the Croydon tram crash, Toure marked his return to Premier League action for the first time this season with the opening goal on 38 minutes.
Palace were level on 66 minutes through substitute Connor Wickham.
City, though, left Selhurst Park with all three points when midfielder Toure converted a corner from Kevin De Bruyne with seven minutes left.
Liverpool dropped points in a frustrating goalless draw at Southampton, where Roberto Firmino missed a great chance in the second half, stabbing wide from 10 yards.
The visitors dominated large periods of the contest at St Mary's, as former Saints trio Dejan Lovren, Nathaniel Clyne and Sadio Mane all started for Liverpool.
Roberto Firmino was guilty of missing the best chance to wrap up the points for Liverpool to secure their spot at the top, while Charlie Austin headed wide for Southampton, who offered very little going forward.
Champions Leicester slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Watford.
The Hornets, who were beaten 6-1 by Liverpool before the international break, swept into the lead after just 33 seconds through Etienne Capoue's volley and Roberto Pereyra made it 2-0 on 12 minutes.
Although Leicester quickly reduced the deficit just two minutes later with a penalty from Riyad Mahrez, there was no way back for the Foxes.
Sunderland collected a second straight league win to move off the bottom of the table with a 3-0 victory over fellow strugglers Hull at the Stadium of Light, in a match which was briefly delayed by floodlight failure
Jermain Defoe took his tally to 150 Premier League goals to put the Black Cats ahead on 34 minutes.
Early in the second half, play was suspended for 10 minutes following partial floodlight failure.
When the action got under way again, Sunderland doubled their lead in the 62nd minute through Victor Anichebe.
And Nigeria forward Anichebe made it three goals in his two league games when he added a third on 82 minutes.
Sunderland defender Papy Djilobodji was sent off for a second caution during the closing moments.
Bournemouth beat Stoke 1-0 at the Bet365 Stadium with a goal from on-loan Chelsea defender Nathan Ake after 26 minutes.
Stoke had a chance to equalise at the start of the second half, but Bojan Krkic crashed his penalty against the crossbar.
Swansea replaced Sunderland at the foot of the table after a late goal from Seamus Coleman gave Everton a 1-1 draw at the Liberty Stadium.
Gylfi Sigurdsson put the Swans ahead with a penalty on 41 minutes, but Coleman's looping header with just a minute left earned the Toffees a point.