• Title-chasing Manchester City are aiming to cut Man United's lead at the top to just two points as they visit QPR in one of four Premier League games
  • Ryan Shawcross gives Stoke the lead against struggling Wigan
  • Newcastle are ahead in their crunch clash at Aston Villa thanks to Papiss Cisse
  • Defeat would pile yet more pressure on Villa boss Paul Lambert
  • Joe Hart is relieved to see Loic Remy's shot flash wide of the post
  • Yohan Cabaye celebrates after his scorching strike for Newcastle doubles their advantage at Villa Park
  • In the night's other match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland and Swansea headed into the break locked together at 0-0
  • Adel Taarabt spurns a great chance for QPR at Loftus Road
  • Christian Benteke pulls a goal back for Villa after the break from the penalty spot
  • Peter Crouch doubles Stoke's lead against the struggling Latics
  • Man City's Pablo Zabaleta is unable to make the most of this opportunity against QPR
  • Despite falling 2-0 down, goals from James McArthur and Franco Di Santo bring Wigan back on level terms at Stoke
  • Sergio Aguero is unable to break the deadlock as City settle for a goalless draw
  • Danny Graham applauds the Swansea fans after a goalless draw at Sunderland - the club many expect him to be playing for next month
  • Di Santo claps Wigan's travelling supporters after a welcome away point is earned
  • Alan Pardew is clearly delighted with Newcastle's crucial win which lifts them four points clear of third-bottom Villa

Premier League

Title-chasing Manchester City are aiming to cut Man United's lead at the top to just two points as they visit QPR in one of four Premier League games