Sunni Upal for MailOnline

It was another day of high drama and stunning results in the Premier League on Saturday as Chelsea and Liverpool were both beaten at home.

There were 16 goals scored in the eight matches played on Saturday with just one home win, that coming for Manchester City against newly-promoted Watford.

Here, Sportsmail selects our team of the day.

Tim Krul – Newcastle

The Newcastle goalkeeper made a number of saves to deny Arsenal a bigger margin of victory against Steve McClaren’s 10-man Toon.

Tim Krul did his best to keep Arsenal at bay during Newcastle's 1-0 defeat at St James' Park

Tim Krul did his best to keep Arsenal at bay during Newcastle’s 1-0 defeat at St James’ Park

Joel Ward – Crystal Palace

The 25-year-old was part of a resolute defensive display that kept Chelsea at bay in Palace’s 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge, and he rounded off his perfect afternoon by popping up in the opposite six-yard box to head home the winner.

Joel Ward celebrates after scoring the winner for Crystal Palace in their 2-1 victory at Chelsea

Joel Ward celebrates after scoring the winner for Crystal Palace in their 2-1 victory at Chelsea

Angelo Ogbonna – West Ham

Solid as a rock for West Ham in their 3-0 victory at Anfield. The 27-year-old kept Christian Benteke quiet all afternoon and was a big factor in Liverpool only managing one shot on target.  

Angelo Ogbonna was a rock at the back for West Ham in their 3-0 victory over Liverpool at Anfield

Angelo Ogbonna was a rock at the back for West Ham in their 3-0 victory over Liverpool at Anfield

Chancel Mbemba – Newcastle

The DR Congo defender had the St James’ Park crowd on their feet with a marauding forward run and was strong and athletic in defence as Newcastle did their best to resist Arsenal’s onslaught. At 21 years of age, he looks to be a real find.

Newcastle's Chancel Mbemba chases down Arsenal's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez

Newcastle’s Chancel Mbemba chases down Arsenal’s Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez

Aaron Cresswell – West Ham

Never short of energy at left-back, Cresswell raided forward down the wing time and time again as West Ham picked Liverpool off. He not only tested Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne going forward, he also stopped any attacks that came down that wing.

West Ham left back Aaron Cresswell is held back by Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne

West Ham left back Aaron Cresswell is held back by Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne

David Silva – Manchester City

Once again, the Spanish magician pulled the strings for Manchester City. Even in the tightest of spaces against a team defending as compact and deep as Watford did, Silva was able to pick the lock. 

David Silva was once again Manchester City's main creative threat against Watford on Saturday

David Silva was once again Manchester City’s main creative threat against Watford on Saturday

Raheem Sterling – Manchester City

Off and running in a Manchester City shirt with his first goal for the club. It was a big goal, too, for City as they struggled to break Watford down before half-time. Sterling played the first half on the right but then within a minute of going more central after the interval, he broke the deadlock. 

Raheem Sterling scored his first goal for Manchester City in their 2-0 win over Watford

Raheem Sterling scored his first goal for Manchester City in their 2-0 win over Watford

Dimitri Payet – West Ham

The Frenchman was allowed freedom to attack thanks to the excellent defensive display from the back four and midfield trio. Payet was a real threat to Liverpool on the counter-attack and never gave the Reds back four a moment of rest.

West Ham's Dimitri Payet is chased down by Liverpool midfielder James Milner

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet is chased down by Liverpool midfielder James Milner

Scott Sinclair – Aston Villa

He was back among the goals in the Capital One Cup during midweek and Scott Sinclair added another two in the Premier League on Saturday. Sinclair’s double secured Aston Villa a draw against Sunderland at Villa Park.

Scott Sinclair scored two goals in Aston Villa's draw with Sunderland at Villa Park

Scott Sinclair scored two goals in Aston Villa’s draw with Sunderland at Villa Park

Bakary Sako – Crystal Palace

The 27-year-old was a thorn in the side of the Chelsea defence with his persistence and physicality at Stamford Bridge and he broke the deadlock midway through the second half.

Bakary Sako slotted home Crystal Palace's first goal in their 2-1 victory over Chelsea

Bakary Sako slotted home Crystal Palace’s first goal in their 2-1 victory over Chelsea

Manuel Lanzini – West Ham 

What an impact on debut from the Argentine. Lanzini scored in just the third minute to give West Ham the perfect start at Anfield when he got in ahead of Joe Gomez at the far post. It set West Ham on their way to a memorable victory. 

Manuel Lanzini celebrates after scoring within three minutes of his debut for West Ham at Anfield

Manuel Lanzini celebrates after scoring within three minutes of his debut for West Ham at Anfield

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