Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge scored as Liverpool registered their biggest win under Brendan Rodgers with 5-0 win over Norwich City at Anfield. Suarez netted his 20th of season while Sturridge has scored thrice in as many games.
A brace from playmaker David Silva helped Manchester City close the gap on league leaders Manchester United after beating Fulham 2-0 at Etihad Stadium.
Adam Le Fondre came off the bench to score twice as Reading came back to beat Newcastle United 2-1 at St. James Park. The substitute netted twice in the space of six minutes after the Magpies dominated the earlier period. Alan Pardew's men are edging closer to the relegation zone.
Mid-table battle went in Swansea City's favour as Jonathan de Guzman's double secured a comfortable 3-1 win over Stoke City.
Loic Remy was denied a dream debut with QPR after Joe Cole secured a point for West Ham United at Upton Park. Harry Redknapp's side are still bottom of the table.
Wigan Athletic dropped further in the drop zone after losing 2-3 against Sunderland at the DW Stadium. The Black Cats restricted the Wigan late charge as they moved to 11th place in the league standings. Steven Fletcher scored twice for Sunderland while Angelo Henriques, on loan from Manchester United, scored his first Premier League goal.
West Brom Albion came back from a two-goal deficit to deny Aston Villa a vital win at the Hawthorns. Peter Odemwingie scored six minutes from time to end the Baggies run of three back-to-back losses.