Fulham included Cyrus Christie in their starting eleven as they went down to a two nil defeat by visitors Manchester City in the Premier League at Craven Cottage early on Saturday afternoon. Shane Duffy and his Brighton & Hove Albion colleagues suffered a one nil home defeat by South Coast rivals Southampton at the Amex Stadium later in the afternoon. Injury ruled Shane Long out of the visitors squad. Jeff Hendrick started for Burnley in their two nil victory over Turf Moor visitors Wolverhampton Wanderers for whom Matt Doherty was a fifty ninth minute substitute. Robbie Brady and international retiree Stephen Ward remained on the substitute bench while Kevin Long was not included in the matchday squad. The late kick-off saw West Ham United go down to a two nil home defeat by visitors Everton captained by Seamus Coleman.