• New start: Patrice Evra of Manchester United shakes hands with Liverpool's Luis Suarez ahead of the clash at Old Trafford
  • Early action: Tom Cleverley and Luis Suarez vie for the ball
  • Giving their all: Michael Carrick pictured in action with Joe Allen
  • Real scouting: Jose Mourinho, manager of Real Madrid - Manchester United's next opponents in the Champions League, looks on from the stands
  • Goal joy: Robin van Persie celebrates scoring Manchester United's opener against Liverpool...
  • ...after he gets the better of Daniel Agger to find the net
  • Midfield battle: Shinji Kagawa battles with Lucas Leiva as referee Howard Webb watches on
  • Trying their best: Rafael is challenged by Raheem Sterling
  • Fully focused: Martin Skrtel and Danny Welbeck watch the ball
  • Courageous keeper: Pepe Reina of Liverpool lies injured on the pitch after a collision with Shinji Kagawa
  • Second goal: Patrice Evra's header hits Nemanja Vidic and goes in for Manchester United to open up a two-goal lead...
  • ...Vidic celebrates scoring the goal
  • Vital reply: Liverpool substitute Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring soon afterwards after David De Gea can only parry Steven Gerrard's shot
  • Winning feeling: Alex Ferguson celebrates at the final whistle as Man United beat Liverpool 2-1 to go temporarily ten points clear in the Premier League
  • Sporting handshake: Alex Ferguson commiserates with Brendan Rodgers at the final whistle at Old Trafford
  • Game on: Carlos Tevez battles with Jack Wilshere early on at the Emirates as Manchester City look to beat Arsenal and close the gap at the top of the table
  • Penalty given: Edin Dzeko is fouled in the box by Laurent Koscielny, who gets sent off and City are awarded a penalty
  • Come on ref! Thomas Vermaelen of Arsenal protests to referee Mike Dean as Laurent Koscielny (right) is sent off...
  • ...Edin Dzeko takes the resulting penalty...
  • ...which Wojciech Szczesny saves with his legs, before the ball hits the post and rolls back to the Arsenal keeper to gather
  • City opener: James Milner celebrates putting Manchester City ahead soon afterwards
  • Making amends: Edin Dzeko makes up for his earlier penalty miss by scoring Manchester City's second goal past Wojciech Szczesny
  • All smiles: Edin Dzeko is congratulated by team-mates after scoring
  • Fully committed: Pablo Zabaleta vies with Kieran Gibbs
  • Seeing red: Vincent Kompany is sent off by referee Mike Dean late on for a challenge on Jack Wilshere
  • Long walk: Vincent Kompany is sent on his way by Mike Dean
  • Mario Balotelli: The Manchester City substitute shows off his new hair do at the Emirates
  • Great support: Joe Hart applauds the travelling fans after the final whistle as City reduce Manchester United's lead at the top back to seven points

Premier League

New start: Patrice Evra of Manchester United shakes hands with Liverpool's Luis Suarez ahead of the clash at Old Trafford