Sep 21, 2014 at 6pm UK at ​Lincoln Financial Field
Washington Redskins
Philadelphia Eagles
Young (8:42), Garcon (2:09)
Polk (8:29)
Matthews (5:48, 0:09)
Jackson (2:04)
Helu (4:16)
Maclin (7:34)

Result: Philadelphia Eagles win heated clash with Washington Redskins

The Philadelphia Eagles remain unbeaten after a narrow win over the Washington Redskins in a heated meeting with their NFC East rivals.

The Philadelphia Eagles have secured a narrow 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins in a heated all-NFC East clash in the NFL this evening.

DeSean Jackson #11 of the Washington Redskins celebrates a touchdown in the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 21, 2014© Getty Images

Darrel Young scored his second touchdown in as many games when Kirk Cousins targeted him early in the first quarter.

The Redskins' lead was short-lived though as running back Chris Polk, who was on kickoff returning duties, gathered Kai Forbath's kick to return the ball 102 yards and level the scores.

Pierre Garcon restored the Washington lead and Forbath added a field goal as the Redskins appeared to be surging ahead, but Jordan Matthews scored his debut NFL touchdown to get the Eagles back into the game.

Foles pushed for another score before the break, and managed to connect with Matthews again late in the second quarter to put Philadelphia ahead by a single point.

Cody Parkey picked up a couple of field goals in the third quarter to extend the home side's lead, but an 81-yard touchdown pass from Cousins to DeSean Jackson got the sides back level again heading into the final 15 minutes.

While trying to get the Eagles back in front, Foles tried to find Brent Celek, but his pass was intercepted after he was hit by Chris Baker while releasing the ball.

The late hit resulted in players from both teams becoming involved in a mass brawl on the field, eventually resulting in Jason Peters being ejected from the game for retaliating at Baker, while Baker was also removed from the game for the hit.

Foles shook off the hit to continue in the game, leading a lengthy drive before throwing a 27-yard pass to Jeremy Maclin to put Philadelphia back in front.

Washington responded quickly, with Roy Helu sprinting for a big gain down the sideline before powering over for a one-yard touchdown off the next play, leaving the Redskins just three points down, with over four minutes still on the gameclock.

However, the Eagles managed the clock to ensure that they kept the ball for the final minutes of the game, maintaining their unbeaten start to the season, while the Redskins slip to 1-2.

DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates a first quarter touchdown with Brandon Bostick while playing the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 10, 2013
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