• Man City are aiming to close the gap on leaders Man United - for the time being at least - to nine points as they visit Everton in the day's first game
  • Kevin Mirallas has a goal ruled out for offside
  • But Everton don't have to wait too much longer to take the lead thanks to this superb strike from Leon Osman
  • The Toffees are forced to dig even deeper in the second half after Steven Pienaar is sent off
  • But Nikica Jelavic's strike in stoppage time seals a 2-0 victory for the hosts
  • In the 1500 GMT kick-offs, Aston Villa host QPR in a crunch relegation battle
  • Morgan Schneiderlin scores the opening goal for Southampton in their clash with Liverpool
  • Rickie Lambert doubles Southampton's advantage at St Mary's
  • Jermaine Jenas celebrates after giving QPR the lead at Villa Park
  • But just before the break Gabriel Agbonlahor levels the scores
  • There was little in the way of excitement in the goalless draw between Stoke and West Brom
  • Arsenal's Theo Walcott attempts to break the deadlock at the Liberty Stadium in their clash with Swansea
  • Andreas Weimann strikes in the second half to put Villa 2-1 up against QPR
  • Only for Andros Townsend to restore parity in this absorbing clash at Villa Park
  • Villa have the final say as Christian Benteke scores what proves to be a crucial winning goal
  • Arsenal finally make the breakthrough against Swansea thanks to Nacho Monreal
  • Before Gervinho wraps up the three points with a goal in stoppage-time
  • Jay Rodriguez secures a 3-1 victory over Liverpool to boost their survival hopes
  • But Liverpool now trail fifth-placed Arsenal by five points
  • Man United have the chance to go 15 points clear at the top as they host struggling Reading - and Wayne Rooney gives them the perfect start
  • There were no more goals as United move ever closer to reclaiming the title

Premier League

Man City are aiming to close the gap on leaders Man United - for the time being at least - to nine points as they visit Everton in the day's first game