Premier League summary

PREDATOR: Blackburn Rovers' Benedict McCarthy celebrates after scoring the side's third goal against Wigan Athletic on Monday. Pic. Nick Potts. © AP.
PREDATOR: Blackburn Rovers' Benedict McCarthy celebrates after scoring the side's third goal against Wigan Athletic on Monday. Pic. Nick Potts. © AP.

English Premier League summaries for Monday matches:

Newcastle United 2 James Milner (33), David Edgar (73)

Manchester United 2 Paul Scholes (40,46)

Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 52 302

Fulham 0

Watford 0

Red Card: Tamas Priskin (90+7)

Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 19 698

Manchester City 2 Georgios Samaras (50, 72pen)

Everton 1 Leon Osman (84)

Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 39 836

Middlesbrough 3 Mark Viduka (36), Yakubu Aiyegbeni (69,76pen)

Sheffield United 1 Phil Jagielka (45+1pen)

Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 27 963

Portsmouth 1 Benjamin Mwaruwari (29)

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Steed Malbranque (50)

Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 20 194

Reading 6 Brynjar Gunnarsson (12), Stephen Hunt (15), Anton

Ferdinand (30og), Kevin Doyle (36,78), Leroy Lita (53)

West Ham United 0

Halftime: 4-0; Attendance: 24 073

Wigan Athletic 0

Blackburn Rovers 3 Emile Heskey (37og), Matt Derbyshire (58), Benni

McCarthy (76pen)

Halftime: 0-1; Attendance: 14 864

Liverpool 3 Peter Crouch (61), Steven Gerrard (63), Dirk Kuyt (83)

Bolton Wanderers 0

Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 41 370 - Reuters

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