Manchester United revived its Premier League title defense with a 1-0 win over leader Arsenal as Robin van Persie scored against his former team for the third straight game.
Sunderland beat Southampton 2-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of English soccer’s League Cup.
Arsenal stayed atop English soccer’s Premier League with a 4-1 home win over Norwich as defending champion Manchester United was forced to settle for a 1-1 home draw after Southampton scored late.
Manchester United continued its march to the English Premier League soccer title with a 1-0 win over Sunderland to extend its unbeaten run to 18 games.
Everton and Sunderland tied 1-1 to force a replay of their English F.A. Cup soccer quarterfinal.
Manchester City yesterday recorded its biggest Premier League win of the season to climb above defending champion Chelsea into third spot.
Liverpool beat 10-man Arsenal 2-0 for its first away win over the Gunners in English soccer’s Premier League in over 11 years.
Wolverhampton beat Chelsea 1-0 to move out of last place in English soccer’s top flight and leave the champion with one win from nine Premier League games.
Manchester United and Arsenal won to remain first and second in English soccer’s Premier League.