Here is a quick round-up of what happened in this weekend's action from the Barclays Premier League.
Arsenal 2-0 Fulham
A Santi Cazorla double rescued Arsenal from a poor first-half display at the Emirates, and kept them top of the Barclays Premier League.
The Spaniard struck twice in five minutes to seal the three points for Arsene Wenger’s side who sit at the summit on 51, while Rene Meulensteen’s Fulham slip to 17th place with 19.
Manchester City 4-2 Cardiff City
Edin Dzeko scored Man City’s 100th goal of the season, as they sent Cardiff to the foot of the table.
Craig Noone equalised for the visitors before Jesus Navas, Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero were on target for Manuel Pellegrini’s side, who stay second with 50 points.
Fraizer Campbell completed the scoring at the Etihad as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer endured a disappointing return to Manchester. His new side prop up the rest of the league with 17 points.
Chelsea 3-1 Manchester United
Samuel Eto’o scored a hat-trick to heap more misery on 10-man Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
Javier Hernandez scored a consolation for David Moyes’ men, who had captain Nemanja Vidic sent off for a late foul in stoppage-time.
Jose Mourinho’s side stay third on 49 points, while United remain in seventh with 37.
Liverpool 2-2 Aston Villa
Liverpool came from behind to claim a point at Anfield, but Luis Suarez was once again in the spotlight for the wrong reasons.
Goals from Andreas Weimann and Christian Benteke put Villa two up, before Daniel Sturridge pulled one back on the stroke of half-time.
Suarez was at the centre of controversy when he went sprawling over the dive of Brad Guzan, and despite there being no contact a penalty was awarded.
Steven Gerrard dispatched the spot-kick with little difficulty to lift Brendan Rodgers’ men up to fourth with 43 points. Paul Lambert’s side always made progress as they moved up to tenth on 24.
Swansea City 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur
An Emmanuel Adebayor brace and Chico Flores own-goal gave Tottenham a fourth straight win in the league under Tim Sherwood.
Wilfried Bony scored a consolation for Michael Laudrup’s men at the Liberty stadium.
The Swans drop to 15th on 21 points, while Spurs are up to fifth with 43.
West Ham United 1-3 Newcastle United
Yohan Cabaye scored twice as Newcastle secured an important win at Upton Park.
Loic Remy was also on target in Alan Pardew’s return to West Ham, while Mike Williamson scored an own-goal as more pressure was heaped on former Toon boss Sam Allardyce.
The Hammers slip back into the relegation zone on 18 points, while the Magpies stay eighth with 36.
Sunderland 2-2 Southampton
Fabio Borini and Adam Johnson completed a spirited Sunderland turnaround at the Stadium of Light.
Goals from Jay Rodriguez and Dejan Lovren had put Southampton 2-0 up after a tough week for the Saints, which saw manager Mauricio Pochettino dismiss all speculation of him leaving the club by committing to his job.
They are still in ninth place with 31 points, while the Black Cats stay 19th on 18.
Crystal Palace 1-0 Stoke City
Jason Puncheon scored the only goal as Tony Pulis enjoyed a victory over his former club at Selhurst Park.
Palace are up to 16th after that win with 20 points, while Mark Hughes’ men are just two points and drop to 14th.
West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Everton
Diego Lugano secured a point for West Brom in Pepe Mel’s first game in charge at the Hawthorns.
Kevin Mirallas was on target for Roberto Martinez’s side who slip to sixth on 42 points.
The Baggies have also dropped – down to 13th with 22.
Norwich City 1-0 Hull City
Ryan Bennett scored the late winner against 10-man Hull, who had Tom Huddlestone sent off at Carrow Road.
Chris Hughton’s side are up to 12th with 23 points – the same as Steve Bruce’s men who are 11th on goal difference.
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