Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic returned for Stoke City in their FA Cup tie against Chelsea.
Queens Park Rangers are not only losing points but players as well with midfielder Sandro adding his name to the ever-growing list of first team squad members currently unavailable.
Harry Redknapp cut a forlorn figure post-match as his Queens Park Rangers team were left rueing a number of missed goal scoring opportunities to leave his side firmly planted to the bottom of the Premier League.
Stoke City came from behind to win 2-1 over Swansea City, with the game-winner scored by substitute Jonathan Walters.
Wilfried Bony got Swansea City on the scoreboard first by converting a penalty near the game's half hour mark, but Stoke City would eventually score twice unanswered to come from behind and win 2-1.
Queens Park Rangers suffered a cruel defeat to the hands of Liverpool as two own goals would make the difference in a 2-3 loss to the Reds.
Liverpool were lucky to defeat Queens Park Rangers 2-3, as the hosts gifted the vistors two own goals, but the third Reds strike was a 90th minute beauty by Philippe Coutinho.
Sergio Aguero had a monster game, scoring all four of Manchester City's goals, as the Sky Blues cruise past Tottenham, 4-1.
Steve Bruce was left scratching his head in frustration after an injury time goal once again cost his Hull side three points in game week eight.
Steve Harper could be set for an extended spell on the sidelines if a scan next week confirms the former Newcastle United goalkeeper suffered a bicep rupture at the Emirates.
Leighton Baines assisted two of Everton's three goals and the Toffees got back to their winning ways with a tidy 3-0 win over Aston Villa.
Dusan Tadic was the star as Southampton put in a phenomenal performance, thrashing a woeful Sunderland side 8-0