City's rivals United did it the tough way at Swansea. Hernandez was again the hero for United with his 11 minute strike to ensure United stayed in contact with City. United will have to perform better as this was another struggle however the 3 points were crucial and Ferguson will put the pressure on City as the season goes on.
Liverpool had a stunning win at Anfield, beating Chelsea to go level in the race for the Champions League places. Both teams are now 12 points from the summit and cannot afford to drop any more points if they are to come close to winning the league.
Other matches saw Spurs have a relatively easy win over Aston Villa 2-0 at home. Arsenal defeated Norwich 2-1 to keep their fantastic form going whilst Everton won 2-1 at home to Wolves. QPR stole 3 vital points defeating Stoke City in Stoke. In a relegation 6 pointer, Wigan and Blackburn drew 3-3 and West Brom won 2-1 at home to Bolton to keep Bolton in the relegation zone.