With Robert Huth agreeing a loan deal which will see the German defender moving to Leicester Mark Hughes will be slightly concerned after his captain Ryan Shawcross was replaced moments before half-time on Saturday because of a back issue.
Sam Allardyce left Anfield empty handed as West Ham were beaten by a resurgent Liverpool side which saw Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge secure the win but the Hammers’ boss will point to a number of injury problems which contributed to his sides loss.
Alan Pardew lost his first game since taking charge at Crystal Palace as Everton left Selhurst Park with all three points ending the Eagles’ four game winning streak but it was the loss of striker Marouane Chamakh which stole the headlines.
There were lots of heroes with Arsenal winning 5-0 but Santi Cazorla was the biggest star with a goal and two assists.
Kurt Zouma seems to have taken the Chelsea starting center-back job from Gary Cahill.
Chelsea and Manchester City settled for a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge today.
There was no famous comeback for the Foxes at Old Trafford as they fell 3-1 to Manchester United.
Romelu Lukaku scored the lone goal in Everton's 1-0 over Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Robin van Persie shook off his recent slump to score a goal as Manchester United beat Leicester City 3-1.
QPR's road futility continued as Jon Walters scores a hat trick while the Rs managed only one.
Danny Ings was replaced in the second half in the team's 2-0 loss to Sunderland on Saturday.
West Ham United came up against a well-oiled Liverpool side and were never much of a threat as they leave Anfield empty-handed in a 2-0 final.
Jon Walters scored a surprising hat trick to power Stoke City to a 3-1 win over QPR at the,Britannia.
Jermain Defoe scores a goal in his debut at the Stadium of Light as Sunderland beat Burnley 2-0.
Liverpool enjoyed a productive afternoon as they won 2-0 over West Ham United with both goals set up by Phillipe Coutinho.