Man Utd stayed on top of BPL despite being held at St Andrews. Arsenal piled on the misery at Chelsea. Celtic stretched their lead at the top of SPL. QPR extended their advantage at the top in the Championship and La Liga players enjoyed a match for charity!
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Jose Mourinho’s Liga BBVA XI side lost 3-2 to an Africa United team in a charity match organized by UNICEF for Kanoute Foundation.
Barclays Premier League
Arsenal finally ended their barren run of form against Premier League champions Chelsea with an impressive 3-1 victory at the Emirates.
Manchester City went level on points at the top of the table after Mario Balotelli hit a treble in a 4-0 triumph over Aston Villa.
he Red Devils remained unbeaten in the league but they are now level on points at the summit with rivals Manchester City after a 1-1 draw with Birmingham.
Wigan held Arsenal to a 2-2 draw in the Premier League despite falling behind and going down to 10 men at the DW Stadium.
Florent Malouda provided the only goal of the game for Chelsea as they beat Bolton and won their first game in seven.
Wolverhampton Wanderers claimed their first win at Anfield in 26 years as they outplayed a hapless Liverpool on Wednesday night to ease their relegation fears with a 1-0 triumph.
Tottenham continued their fine form as goals from Aaron Lennon and Gareth Bale ensured a 2-0 victory over out-of-sorts Newcastle.
Chris Baird gave Fulham a much-needed boost in their relegation battle with two cracking strikes in the first 10 minutes in the game at Stoke.
DJ Campbell’s double secured Blackpool a shock win at Sunderland and lifted them to 8th in the table.
Mame Biram Diouf sealed a first win for manager Steve Kean as Albion and Rovers both ended the match with 10 men as Tamas and Kalinic were dismissed.
Scottish Premier League
Celtic went top of the SPL with a 1-0 home win over Motherwell but saw Scott Brown sent off which will see him miss Sunday’s Old Firm game.
QPR claimed their first away victory in six games as they won 2-0 at Coventry to head into 2011 with a firm stranglehold on the Championship.
Cardiff’s Championship promotion hopes took a blow as Watford came from behind to register a thumping 4-1 win at Vicarage Road.
Andy O’Brien’s own goal in stoppage-time denied Leeds a return to the top two in the Championship as Portsmouth fought back to earn a 3-3 draw.
Marcus Tudgay and Robert Earnshaw both scored twice against their former club as Nottingham Forest crushed Derby 5-2 at the City Ground.
Manchester City with 2 wins out of 2 this week and scoring 7 goals in the process to go level on points with Manchester Utd at the top.