Premier League at the half: Watch Jeremain Lens chip Sunderland ahead

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Jeremain Lens and Steven Fletcher have Sunderland in position for a critical trio of points, and the former’s goal was worth the price of admission.

The 27-year-old Dutchman transferred from Dynamo Kyiv this summer, and chipped Adrian to double last-place Sunderland’s lead over West Ham to 2-0.

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The Hammers got one back before half, and the game hangs in the balance at 2-1.

Elsewhere at the half

Norwich City 0-1 Leicester City

Manchester City 1-1 Newcastle United

Bournemouth 1-1 Watford

Aston Villa 0-0 Stoke City

Final

Crystal Palace 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

Coming up

Chelsea vs. Southampton — 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC