PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE: Chelsea v Stoke plus four other fixtures

PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE: Follow the action from around the grounds as it happens

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15:05 GMT, 22 September 2012

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Barclays Premier League as five 3pm fixtures including Chelsea v Stoke round off Saturday's action. Elsewhere it is Southampton v Aston Villa, West Brom v Reading, West Ham v Sunderland and Wigan v Fulham. Send me your thoughts on the action at [email protected] or contact me on Twitter @Ripinho.

Premier League (3pm)

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Chelsea 0-0 Stoke

Southampton 0-1 Aston Villa

Swansea 0-3 Everton FT

West Brom 0-0 Reading

West Ham 0-1 Sunderland

Wigan 0-1 Fulham

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16.04: We nearly get our first home goal but Zoltan Gera's snap shot inside the box for West Brom is blocked by Reading.

16.01: Away we go again, a change each at St Mary's as Southampton withdraw Danny Fox for Frazer Richardson, while Villa send on Ashley Westwood for Stephen Ireland.

15.56: Southampton are on course to suffer a fifth straight defeat, but InfostradaLive have a statistic that might give hope to Saints fans:

This is the fourth time in 2012 that Aston Villa have been leading at half time of a PL away match. On each previous occasion they were 1-0 up at the break, and each time they went on to draw 1-1. This is the fourth time in 2012 that Aston Villa have been leading at half time of a PL away match. On each previous occasion they were 1-0 up at the break, and each time they went on to draw 1-1.

15.53: From InfostradaLive:

There has not been a single PL goal scored by the home side today. This is set to be the first time in over eight years since the home sides have failed to score in the first 45 minutes on a Saturday in the division (with at least six clubs playing). The last came on May 1, 2004 when seven clubs played.

On top of the action: Referee Lee Probert was the victim of a 50/50 challenge at the DW Stadium between Fulham's Steve Sidwell (left) and Wigan's Ben Watson

On top of the action: Referee Lee Probert was the victim of a 50/50 challenge at the DW Stadium between Fulham's Steve Sidwell (left) and Wigan's Ben Watson

15.50: Half-time: Southampton 0-1 Aston Villa

Half-time: West Brom 0-0 Reading

15.49: Half-time: Wigan 0-1 Fulham

15.48: Half-time: West Ham 0-1 Sunderland

15.47: Half-time: Chelsea 0-0 Stoke

15.46: Nearly a breakthrough for West Brom, but they also strike the woodwork as Jonas Olsson's header strikes the post from a corner.

15.43: Speaking of equalisers, West Ham are also knocking on the door for one.

Ricardo Vaz Te picks out Kevin Nolan, and his rasping volley is magnificently beaten away by Sunderland's Simon Mignolet.

15.40: Nearly a cracking equaliser for Wigan, but Jordi Gomez's first time strike clatters against the crossbar. Mark Schwarzer wasn't stopping that.

15.37: GOAL! Southampton 0-1 ASTON VILLA

The good Saints defending doesn't last long. Barry Bannan's cross is knocked back for Stephen Ireland, who's is given the time and space to get a shot away.

It's an awful one, but in the right place at the right time is Darren Bent who scores his first Premier League goal since February by diverting the effort into the back of the net.

Back with a bang: Hugo Rodallega (top) scored for Fulham on his return to former club, Wigan

Back with a bang: Hugo Rodallega (top) scored for Fulham on his return to former club, Wigan

15.34: GOAL! Wigan 0-1 FULHAM

It's been coming and wouldn't you know it, it's the Wigan old boy that scores it.

Hugo Rodallega scores his first goal for the club with a neat header, and you won't be surprised to know it's twinkle toes Berbatov that created the chance with a great cross.

15.31: The good, the bad and the ugly from Fernando Torres. The Chelsea striker does well to race on to Juan Mata's pass and chest the ball, but his volley isn't up to scratch and fails to trouble Stoke keeper, Asmir Begovic.

Out of the shadows: Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic foils Chelsea striker Fernando Torres

Out of the shadows: Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic foils Chelsea striker Fernando Torres

15.28: Dimitar Berbatov is worth the admission money alone and he is the star of the show at Wigan so far.

The Fulham striker forces a great stop from Ali Al Habsi with a 30 yard strike that wins a corner.

15.25: Good defending from Southampton You better believe it. Christian Benteke looks like he is through on goal for Villa but Jose Fonte's slide tackle denies the striker, who is making his first start.

15.23: From InfostradaLive:

It is two and a half years since West Ham came back to win a PL home match – 3-2 against Wigan in April 2010.

To be fair, the Hammers were in the Championship for one of those years.

15.20: The crossbar has been hit at Stamford Bridge…but by Stoke! It's nearly a set piece special from the visitors but Jonathan Walters header from a Glenn Whelan free-kick can only rattle the woodwork.

On fire: Steven Fletcher (top) celebrates opening the scoring for Sunderland at West Ham

On fire: Steven Fletcher (top) celebrates opening the scoring for Sunderland at West Ham

15.17: Curious incident at the DW Stadium as a 50/50 challenge between Steve Sidwell and Ben Watson sees them clatter referee Lee Probert.

The official needs treatment but laughs off the incident by flashing a joke red card (at the physio I think, of all people!) as play resumes.

15.14: Southampton have struggled so far this term but they have made a bright start against Aston Villa, as Adam Lallana leads a counter.

He finds Rickie Lambert, but the striker slips as he cuts inside and it causes him to fire way off target.

15.11: GOAL! West Ham 0-1 SUNDERLAND

James Collins' mistake allows Seb Larsson to find Steven Fletcher with a decent cross into the box, and the summer signing from Wolves give it the finish it deserves by crashing home with his left foot. That's his fourth goal of the season.

Main threat: Wigan's Ivan Ramis (behind) tracks Fulham's star man Dimitar Berbatov

Main threat: Wigan's Ivan Ramis (behind) tracks Fulham's star man Dimitar Berbatov

15.10: First goal nearly comes at the Hawthorns, where James Morrison narrowly fires over for West Brom.

15.07: Another dominant performance from a west London side comes at Wigan as Fulham go on the attack early on.

Martin Jol's team win three successive corners but the hosts manage to deal with all of them.

15.04: A quiet start. Chelsea all over Stoke at Stamford Bridge but to the Potters' credit, they have denied any attempts on goal.

15.01: Away we go folks…

14.58: The players are out, autumnal sunshine a dominant feature around the grounds as we prepare to get underway.

14.55: Just five minutes before kick-off, so why not check out Martin Keown's preview of this weekend action in the boot room.

This week it's high praise for 'turbo charged' Tottenham, which isn't bad coming from a former Arsenal defender.

14.52: For those unaware, Everton have already won today after a very impressive 3-0 win at Swansea that puts them second in the table. In truth, David Moyes' outfit could have won by a lot more.

14.49: Hugo Rodallega is given a starting berth on his return to Wigan as Fulham boss Martin Jol names an unchanged side from the one that beat West Brom last weekend.

The Colombian, who is still looking for his first Fulham goal, is the Latics' all-time leading Premier League goalscorer but left the club in the summer after running down his contract.

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez makes two changes from the team beaten by Manchester United last weekend, with Ben Watson coming in for James McArthur and Jordi Gomez replacing the absent Franco Di Santo.

Stepping up: Gary Cahill replaces John Terry for Chelsea

Stepping up: Gary Cahill replaces John Terry for Chelsea

14.46: Sam Allardyce names the same starting line-up for a third consecutive Barclays Premier League game as West Ham seek to extend their 100 per cent home record this season.

Sunderland, chasing their first league win after three straight draws, are forced into one change with Titus Bramble replacing the injured Carlos Cuellar.

Adam Johnson fails to recover in time from the thigh injury he suffered while on England duty, which also kept him out of last week's 1-1 draw with Liverpool.

14.43: And finally the full team news from Stamford Bridge:

Chelsea v Stoke
Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Luiz, Cahill, Cole, Mikel, Oscar, Ramires, Mata, Hazard, Torres. Subs: Turnbull, Romeu, Lampard, Moses, Terry, Azpilicueta, Bertrand.

Stoke: Begovic, Huth, Shawcross, Cameron, Wilson, Kightly, Adam, Whelan, Nzonzi, Walters, Crouch. Subs: Sorensen, Jones, Owen, Whitehead, Upson, Etherington, Shotton.

Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)

14.40: Full line-ups from the DW Stadium:

Wigan v Fulham
Wigan: Al Habsi, Boyce, Caldwell, Ramis, Figueroa, Beausejour, McCarthy, Watson, Gomez, Maloney, Kone. Subs: Pollitt, Jones, Crusat, McManaman, McArthur, Boselli, Miyaichi.

Fulham: Schwarzer, Riether, Hughes, Hangeland, Riise, Duff, Baird, Sidwell, Kacaniklic, Berbatov, Rodallega. Subs: Stockdale, Kelly, Kasami, Petric, Ruiz, Karagounis, Briggs.

Referee: Lee Probert (Wiltshire)

14.37: West Brom manager Steve Clarke leaves out former Reading striker Shane Long for the home Barclays Premier League encounter with the Royals and replaces him with on-loan Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku.

The suspended Peter Odemwingie and fellow wide player Marc-Antoine Fortune also make way for Zoltan Gera and fit-again skipper Chris Brunt respectively in a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Former Albion defender Nicky Shorey makes his first start since returning to Reading from the Hawthorns during the summer.

14.34: Full line-ups from St Mary's:

Southampton v Aston Villa
Southampton: Gazzaniga, Clyne, Yoshida, Fonte, Fox, Puncheon, Schneiderlin, Steven Davis, Lallana, Lambert, Ramirez. Subs: Kelvin Davis, Rodriguez, Ward-Prowse, Do Prado, Richardson, Mayuka, Seaborne.

Aston Villa: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Lichaj, Holman, Ireland, El Ahmadi, Bannan, Bent, Benteke. Subs: Given, N'Zogbia, Agbonlahor, Westwood, Bowery, Weimann, Bennett.

Referee: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire)

Starting role: West Brom's Romelu Lukaku starts in place of Shane Long

Starting role: West Brom's Romelu Lukaku starts in place of Shane Long

14.31: Full line-ups from the Hawthorns:

West Brom v Reading
West Brom: Foster, Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Morrison, Mulumbu, Yacob, Brunt, Gera, Lukaku. Subs: Myhill, Rosenberg, Long, Dorrans, Jara Reyes, Dawson, Fortune.

Reading: McCarthy, Gunter, Gorkss, Pearce, Shorey, McCleary, Guthrie, Leigertwood, McAnuff, Pogrebnyak, Le Fondre. Subs: Taylor, Karacan, Mariappa, Hunt, Church, Robson-Kanu, Cummings.

Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)

14.28: Full line-ups from Upton Park:

West Ham v Sunderland
West Ham: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Collins, Reid, O'Brien, Diame, Noble, Nolan, Vaz Te, Cole, Taylor. Subs: Henderson, McCartney, Tomkins, Benayoun, O'Neil, Jarvis, Maiga.

Sunderland: Mignolet, Gardner, O'Shea, Bramble, Rose, Larsson, Colback, Cattermole, McClean, Sessegnon, Fletcher. Subs: Westwood, Kilgallon, Vaughan, Meyler, Campbell, Wickham, Saha.

Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)

14.25: Paulo Gazzaniga is handed his Barclays Premier League debut today as Southampton manager Nigel Adkins drops regular number one Kelvin Davis against Aston Villa.

The 20-year-old Argentinian goalkeeper joined the south coast club from Gillingham in the summer and replaces stalwart Davis, who conceded 14 goals in the four games this season.

It is one of three changes made by Saints as they hand full debuts to Maya Yoshida and Gaston Ramirez, while Villa hand Christian Benteke his first start in place of Andreas Weimann.

14.20: John Terry and Frank Lampard start on the bench for Chelsea's Barclays Premier League game against Stoke.

Terry, whose Football Association hearing into the Anton Ferdinand saga is understood to be starting on Monday, is replaced by Gary Cahill, with Juan Mata coming in for Lampard.

Michael Owen is made to wait again for his full debut for Stoke, who recall Geoff Cameron as Andy Wilkinson begins a three-match ban.

14.15: Afternoon folks, a slightly depleted schedule to conclude Saturday's football as Newcastle, Liverpool and Tottenham's Europa League exploits mean we will be seeing them tomorrow.

Fear not though as we still have five Premier League games on the way, and the team news just in front of them.

Saturday's focus: Chelsea, West Ham, West Brom and Fulham go in search of three points

Saturday's focus: Chelsea, West Ham, West Brom and Fulham go in search of three points