Man City 2-0 Everton: Manchester City made hard work of seeing off their tough opponents Everton, who would not go away without a fight. Everton defended bravely for much of the game but second half goals from Mario Balotelli and James Milner took the three points for City.
Arsenal 3-0 Bolton: Another distinctly average first half performance from Arsenal saw them go in at half time all square. However, whatever was said at half time clearly had an impact as they came out in the second half and grabbed an early goal from Robin Van Persie. Bolton then saw defender David Wheater sent off before Van Persie double his and Arsenal's tally. Alex Song then completed the scoring for Arsenal but they were still less than convincing.
Chelsea 4-1 Swansea: Fernando Torres
scored his second goal in two games today as he gave Chelsea
the lead against Swansea
. However, things took a turn for the worst for the Spaniard, AGAIN, as he was then sent off
. Ramires gave Chelsea
their second goal before half time and Swansea
simply could not make their numerical advantage pay off and Ramires bagged his second and Chelsea
’s third of the game. Swansea
did manade to grab a consolation goal through Williams after 86mins but it was too little too late and Drogba rubbed salt into the wounds with Chesea's fourth.
Liverpool 2-1 Wolves: Liverpool fans were hoping to see their hero Steven Gerrard start today but he began the match on the bench before replacing Luiz Suarez on 81mins. Liverpool took the lead from a Roger Johnson own goal, however Charlie Adam will try to claim it. Luiz Suarez then gave Liverpool a 2-0 lead before half time but Wolves sub Steven Fletcher pulled one back after the break.
Newcastle 3-1 Blackburn: A day to remember for Newcastle player Demba Ba as he managed to back himself the match ball with three goals against Blackburn. His first two came after 30mins and Blackburn thought they were back in it by pulling one back on 37mins through Hoilett. However Ba sealed his hat-trick on 54mins before Olsson was sent off, handing Newcastle the 3 points.
West Brom 0-0 Fulham: Another game for West Brom and yet another lack of penetration from the Baggies. Shane Long managed to shake off his illness to start the game but did not trouble the scorers. Fortunately for West Brom, Fulham could not take their chances either and the game ended up goaless.
Wigan 1-2 Tottenham: It is not quite the 9-1 hammering from 2009 but a win is a win and Spurs dominated from the first whistle to the last. An early goal from Van der Vaart after a great bit of play from Adebayor gave Tottenham the lead and Bale made it two after 23mins. Diame did pull one back for Wigan in the second half but it was not enough. Gohouri saw red for Wigan after receiving two yellow cards.