Norwich City's survival hopes are now in serious danger after both Newcastle and Sunderland picked up points today while the Canaries lost to Arsenal, 1-0.
Arsenal were by no means impressive today, but Arsene Wenger pushed the right button by calling on Danny Welbeck in the second half and the forward scored the lone goal of a day as the Gunners squeak past Norwich City, 1-0.
Bournemouth showed promise but could not find a way past Everton on Saturday afternoon in a 2-1 loss at Goodison Park.
Everton ended its horrendous seven-match winless streak in league play with a 2-1 win against Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon.
Marko Arnautovic led the way once again for Stoke City, but it was not enough for the Potters to move past Sunderland.
Crystal Palace continued to limp their way to the finish line with a 1-0 loss to Newcastle United.
Sunderland waiting until the last possible moment to earn a critical point in the relegation race with a stoppage-time equalizer.
Troy Deeney scored two goals in added time to give Watford a 3-2 win over Aston Villa.
Mark Noble led West Ham to a huge win over West Brom by a score of 3-0.
Andros Townsend delivered a cracking free kick goal and Karl Darlow stopped a Crystal Palace penalty chance as Newcastle United move out of the relegation zone with a 1-0 win over the Eagles.
Andre Wisdom and Timm Klose will not play any part in the Canaries relegation run-in after suffering serious knee injuries.
Luke Shaw is confident he can return from injury before the end of the season after stepping up his recovery from a double leg fracture in recent weeks.
Guus Hiddink confirms Gary Cahill and John Terry will return to Mondays' match day squad when the Blues take on London rivals Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester City won't have Yaya Toure available for the weekend but are hopeful he can return for a critical week ahead.
Manchester City will once again have to do without midfield maestro David Silva, possibly for the remainder of the season, due to a hamstring injury.