City held by Arsenal
September 23, 2012 -- Updated 1857 GMT (0257 HKT)
Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny grabbed an 82nd minute equalizer as Arsenal continued their unbeaten start to the season.
- Joleon Lescott had given City a 40th minute lead
- Laurent Koscielny grabbed late equalizer for Arsenal
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- Newcastle defeat Norwich 1-0
(CNN) -- Laurent Koscielny lashed home a dramatic equalizer as Arsenal maintained their unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 1-1 draw at Manchester City.
The Frenchman popped up in the box to rifle home a weak clearance by Joleon Lescott and give Arsenal a deserved point.
City had taken a 40th minute lead when Lescott powered home a header from close-range and looked set to move to within two points of league leaders Chelsea.
Old money Real Madrid hold off nouveau riche Man City
But Arsenal continued to look dangerous and after Joe Hart had produced a spectacular save to deny Santi Cazorla, Koscielny netted from the resulting corner.
City nearly stole the points late on when Vincent Kompany's overhead kick was saved by Vito Mannone and Sergio Aguero's follow-up drifted inches wide.
The result leaves City in seventh position, four points adrift of Chelsea with Arsenal a point ahead in fifth.
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Tottenham claimed their first home win under new manager Andre Villas-Boas after coming from behind to defeat Queens Park Rangers 2-1.
Former Spurs striker Bobby Zamora gave Rangers a 33rd minute lead before the home side hit back after the break.
An own-goal by Alejandro Faurlin scored an unfortunate own-goal on the hour mark before Jermain Defoe grabbed the winner just 60 seconds later.
Spurs are up to eighth following their second consecutive league win, while Rangers remain second from bottom.
Newcastle eased to a 1-0 victory over Norwich City courtesy of Demba Ba's 19th minute strike.
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Papiss Cisse wasted a glorious opportunity to make it a more comfortable afternoon for the hosts after failing to convert a first-half penalty.
The win takes Alan Pardew's men up to tenth with eight points from their five games.
Norwich sit just one place outside the drop zone with three points from five games after failing to claim a victory so far this season
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