Manchester City missed the chance to stay in touch with United with a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal. The gunners seemed intent on ruining City's chance of staying with United as they fought valiantly to make sure they came away with something from the game and were rewarded late on as Arteta scored a fantastic goal from outside the box to keep Arsenal in the important 3rd position.
The Easter weekends fixtures started on Friday night as Newcastle kept their hopes of Europe up with an impressive 2-0 away win at Swansea. Newcastle's sisse scored 2 great goals as Newcastle are now level on points with Spurs in 5th position. Saturday saw Sunderland and Spurs play a goalless draw while Fulham smashed Bolton 3-0 in North Manchester. Villa and Liverpool ended 1-1 while West Brom gave Blackburn a lesson with a 3-0 master class at home. Stoke defeated Wolves 2-1 and Norwich and Everton finished 2-2 at Goodison.
Easter Monday saw most teams in action again as the relegation battle heats up. Villa and Stoke played an entertaining 1-1 draw while Newcastle kept up the fight for European football with a 2-0 win at home to Bolton. Fulham and Chelsea played out a 1-1 draw. Everton gave out a 4-0 hiding to Sunderland and Norwich defeated Spurs 2-1.