|West Ham United||3-3||Arsenal|
|Manchester City||2-1||West Brom|
Swansea pip Chelsea – April 9th, 2016
With PL leaders Leicester City and second placed Tottenham set to play on Sunday, third placed Arsenal’s fast fading chances of capturing the PL title was dealt a fresh blow by Andy Carrol’s treble in a six game goal-fest that saw Arsenal come from behind to earn a point and fall behind the prized spot by 10points.
Interim Chelsea Boss, Guus Hiddink, finally picked up his first PL defeat with Swansea edging them by a lone goal to secure their survival in the top-flight division and Manchester City maintained their hold on the fourth spot in the PL in a come from behind victory with Samir Nasri scoring the winner against West Brom.
Elsewhere on the day, PL cellar dwellers – Aston Villa – picked up their 8th straight loss at the hands of Bournemouth to remain on course for relegation, Newcastle’s PL survival hopes took another serious dent after they picked up their second straight loss in as many outings and Watford and Everton divvied up the spoils to end their recent poor showing in the PL.
On Sunday, PL leaders – Leicester City – continued their incredible run, this time with a double from Jamie Vardy for a 2-0 victory at Sunderland to move within 3 victories of their first top-flight title.
Liverpool made short work of Stoke, courtesy of a double from Substitute Divock Origi to move into the eighth spot and the Spurs kept their title chase alive with a 3-0 thumping of visiting Manchester United although they remain 7points behind leaders Leicester.
West Ham Utd. 3-3 Arsenal
Andy Carroll’s hat-trick dealt another blow to Arsenal’s razor thin Premier League title hopes, as West Ham forced the Gunners to come from behind to earn a point.
Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez converted Alex Iwobi passes to put Arsenal 2-0 up but Carroll netted twice in 160 seconds to bring his side level by half-time.
A far-post header completed Carroll’s treble, before Laurent Koscielny hooked in the equalizer from 10 yards.
The hosts extended their unbeaten home run in the Premier League to 14 games but they remain sixth, five points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, who won at Albion.
Aston Villa 1-2 Bournemouth
Aston Villa are all but relegated after a defeat by Bournemouth – their eighth in a row – left them 15 points from safety with five games left.
Steve Cook’s close-range finish set the visitors on their way before Joshua King scored after a defensive mix-up.
Jordan Ayew reduced the deficit with a powerful shot beyond Artur Boruc.
Villa need to win their remaining five games to have any chance of staying up, but could be down before they play at Manchester United on 16 April.
Southampton 3-1 Newcastle
Newcastle’s survival hopes suffered a huge setback as they lost 3-1 to Southampton at St Mary’s on Saturday.
A fine solo strike from Shane Long put the Saints ahead after four minutes, and they doubled the lead before the break through Graziano Pelle’s fourth goal in as many games.
Victor Wanyama added a third with a controlled finish 10 minutes after half-time, before Andros Townsend offered the visitors a glimmer of hope with a stunning goal from 25 yards.
The result leaves the Magpies six points shy of 17th place Norwich, who have played a game more, with six matches remaining.
Swansea 1-0 Chelsea
Swansea ended Chelsea’s unbeaten Premier League run under Guus Hiddink with a 1-0 victory at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Chelsea came into the game unbeaten in 15 games, but Gylfi Sigurdsson’s goal on 25 minutes was enough for the hosts, who have moved onto 40 points in the Premier League.
The visitors could have no complaints about the result although Pato, who was making his full debut, missed a glorious chance from six yards out in the second period and they remain 10th on 44points, 4points above the 12th placed Swansea.
Watford 1-1 Everton
Watford and Everton ended poor recent runs in the Premier League after drawing 1-1 at Vicarage Road on Saturday afternoon.
Both goals came in first-half injury time, with James McCarthy opening the scoring for the visitors after a terrible error from Watford centre-back Miguel Britos.
The home side equalised almost immediately through Jose Holebas’ header to end a poor recent run of four league defeats in a row as both teams moved to within touching distance of the 40-point mark.
Man City 2-1 West Brom
Samir Nasri scored a second-half winner on his return to the starting line-up as Manchester City beat West Brom 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
West Brom took the lead after Stephane Sessegnon beat Joe Hart at his near post with a superb effort early on, before City equalised through Sergio Aguero’s penalty.
Nasri, who was making his first Premier League start since September after injury, converted from close range to make it 2-1, and City held on for the three points.
Sunderland 0-2 Leicester
EPL Match Day 33 – Sunderland 0-2 Leicester
Leicester City moved a step closer to winning the Premier League after beating Sunderland 2-0 at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.
Vardy coolly slotted in the first, before outpacing the opposition defence and tucking home a second deep into injury time. The goals were Vardy’s first league goals since February 14, seven matches ago.
The hosts’ best chance fell to substitute Jack Rodwell, who somehow blazed over from just eight yards out.
Sunderland remain 18th in the Premier League table, four points from safety.
Liverpool 4-1 Stoke City
Divock Origi came off the bench to score twice as Liverpool thumped Stoke 4-1 in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday.
Alberto Moreno gave Liverpool an early lead, but Bojan Krkic levelled the game for Stoke shortly afterwards.
Daniel Sturridge then put Liverpool back in front after 32 minutes, and Origi netted twice more after the break.
It was the perfect result for Jurgen Klopp’s side, who can now turn their attention to the visit of Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League on Thursday night.
Tottenham 3-0 Manchester United
Tottenham maintained their Premier League title challenge with a thumping victory over Manchester United.
Having seen Leicester beat Sunderland earlier, Tottenham scored three goals in six second-half minutes to stay seven points behind the Foxes.
Dele Alli slotted in from inside the area and Toby Alderweireld headed home, before Erik Lamela’s sweet strike.
Anthony Martial drove straight at Hugo Lloris after a weaving run, to register the away side’s only shot on target.
The result leaves Manchester United four points off rivals Manchester City, who occupy fourth spot.
Match day reports from skysports, bbc and eurosports were used in this compilation