How costly will the two lost points prove as Manchester City were surprisingly held at home by relegation threatened West Brom.
There was little urgency on show by either side as the 183rd Manchester Derby ended in a dull scoreless draw.
Aston Villa’s 10 men snatched an unlikely win at Wolves thanks to a stoppage time penalty from substitute Anwar El Ghazi.
Manchester United came from a goal down in an away game in the Premier League for the fifth consecutive time as they beat West Ham at the London Stadium.
Manchester City may have made an indifferent start to the season by their high standards but victory against Fulham lifted them to fourth place in the Premier League.