Sunderland are awaiting scan results of the ankle Steven Fletcher injured in the Black Cats match with Crystal Palace over the weekend to determine how long the striker will be sidelined.
Crystal Palace is slowly running out of time to figure things out under new manager Sam Allardyce after another loss.
AFC Bournemouth bounced back from going behind twice to grab a 2-2 draw at home to Watford.
Jose Holebas will be suspended for Watford's next two domestic matches.
Juan Mata had a day to forget as United were held by Stoke in a physical encounter at the Bet365 Stadium.
Everton waited until the end to steal three points from Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park thanks to Seamus Coleman.
Scott Arfield has not been ruled out of Burnley's trip to Arsenal on Sunday but remains a major doubt while Johann Berg Gudmundsson has a slightly better chance of a return.
With less than 24 hours before their Saturday lunchtime kickoff against Swansea City, FIFA have made Joel Matip eligible to play for Liverpool.
West Ham revealed its first official signing of the new year on Friday night in Southampton defender Jose Fonte.
Fernando Llorente scored a quick second half brace and Gylfi Sigurdsson was the hero with a match winner as Swansea City picked up three massive points with an upset 2-3 win over Liverpool.
Roberto Firmino shot back into form, scoring two second half goals to get Liverpool level with Swansea City, but the Jacks were in the mood for the upset and found a winning goal in a 2-3 upset.
Danny Drinkwater has called for Leicester City to "put their stamp" on Sunday's trip to Southampton, as the Foxes go in search of their first away from the King Power Stadium this season.