City returned to winning ways after an indifferent start to the season, courtesy of a first-half goal from Raheem Sterling, who condemned Arsenal to their seventh straight defeat in league matches between the two sides.
Premier League: Wilfried Zaha nets brace as Crystal Palace stun Manchester United; Arsenal edge West Ham
It was a chastening start to the season for United, who have come under fire from fans frustrated at their relatively modest transfer outlay compared to their title rivals.
Tottenham have 48 points from 33 games, one behind Arsenal and nine adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea. Everton’s first defeat since the resumption of the season left them 11th.
Euro 2020 qualifiers: Gareth Southgate says England must cut down defensive errors after team's 5-3 victory over Kosovo
England manager Gareth Southgate insists his side must improve on "obvious" defensive errors after being bailed out by another devastating attacking display in a thrilling 5-3 win over Kosovo in Southampton.
After Kurt Zouma’s return to Chelsea following a season-long loan deal, Everton have only Yerry Mina, Michael Keane and Mason Holgate as their main centre back options.
Keane was carried off on a stretcher in stoppage time of the 2-2 Premier League draw at Bournemouth and taken to hospital following a nasty clash of heads with team-mate Idrissa Gueye.
Premier League: Theo Walcott's second-half strike gives Everton narrow 1-0 win over Newcastle United
Theo Walcott did his best to boost Sam Allardyce's approval rating as the Everton winger clinched a 1-0 win against Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday.
Premier League: Chelsea miss chance to close gap on Manchester United after goalless draw at Everton
Chelsea wasted a chance to move level on points with second placed Manchester United as Everton maintained their improvement under Sam Allardyce in a 0-0 draw at Goodison Park on Saturday.
Premier League: Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says club may need to spend in January to survive
Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says the club could be forced to spend again in the January transfer window if they are to pull themselves away from the Premier League relegation zone.
International friendlies: England's Gareth Southgate dismisses club-vs-country talk after Harry Kane's withdrawal
England manager Gareth Southgate has dismissed talk of a club-versus-country row following Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane's withdrawal from his squad.
Premier League: Watford game a great opportunity to bounce back, says Everton interim boss David Unsworth
David Unsworth has so far been unable to halt Everton’s slide since stepping in as interim manager late last month but hopes that Sunday’s Premier League fixture against Watford will mark a turning point in what has been a woeful season so far.
Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman's rescue as the Everton striker's last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expressed fears that his team's goal-scoring problems remain an issue after they drew 1-1 with Everton in their opening Premier League home game.
Europa League playoffs: Everton shrug off crowd trouble to beat Hajduk Split, AC Milan cruise to win
Everton took a 2-0 lead in a Europa League qualifying play-off first leg clash on Thursday against Hajduk Split in Liverpool in a game stopped temporarily due to crowd trouble.
Premier League: Swansea City midfielder Sigurdsson passes medical test, set for record move to Everton
Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson is due to complete a £45 million ($58 million, €49.4 million) move to Everton from Premier League rivals Swansea later on Wednesday if he passes a medical, British media reported.
Former Manchester United and England captain Rooney had revealed in the build-up to the match that it had been a lifelong ambition to play for Everton in Europe.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman says their new signing Wayne Rooney has already made a huge impact on the squad and believes the England captain's experience could lead the Merseyside club to new heights
Everton have signed promising Burnley defender Michael Keane on a five-year deal which could reach a club record £30 million (35 million euros, $34 million), the Premier League club announced on Monday.
Premier League roundup: Tottenham end Manchester City's unbeaten run, United held by Stoke, Arsenal win
Manchester City suffered their first defeat under manager Pep Guardiola as Tottenham Hotspur underlined their Premier League title credentials with a 2-0 win at White Hart Lane on Sunday.