Tottenham Hotspur came from two goals down to defeat North London rivals Arsenal, 3-2 at the Emirates. With the Gunners in their standard red and white colors, Spurs had to wear alternate navy socks with their first choice kits and shorts.
The weekend’s biggest shock came on Saturday as Birmingham City took down Chelsea 1-0 at St. Andrews. Brum were at home and chose their blue and white kits. Chelsea had to switch to their green third kits for the first time in the league this season.
Blackpool held off Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 at Bloomfield Road in a game that finally featured the final change kit in the league. With the Tangerines in their orange home kits, Wolves had to wear their all-black change kits for the first time this season.
Dueling stripes were in action as Stoke City defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-0 at the Hawthorns. The Baggies were the home side and chose their standard kits. Stoke, not easily deterred by their opponents stripes, opted for their own standard stripes, though the Potters did change to their alternate red socks for contrasting purposes.
Liverpool destroyed an overmatched West Ham United side 3-0 at Anfield Road in Saturday’s late game. The Reds were appropriately dressed while the Hammers donned their change shirts and an alternate all-white compliment of shorts and socks.