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Morten Gamst Pederson, Blackburn Rovers; Sebastien Bassong, Newcastle United

Blackburn 3-0 Newcastle: Two teams at the opposite end of the table to their expectations produce a scrappy, drab first half

Sanchez Jose Enrique, Newcastle United; Benni McCarthy, Blackburn Rovers

The game turns on a penalty to Rovers, controversially awarded but emphatically slotted home by Benni McCarthy

Benni McCarthy scores

Blackburn's second is route one stuff as Paul Robinson's clearance is poked home by McCarthy, the Magpies' defence all at sea

Blackburn Rovers celebrate, Newcastle United furious

Joey Barton leads the inquisition as Pederson's cross finds Jason Roberts to seal the home win

Jussi Jaskalainen, Bolton Wanderers; Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United

Bolton 0-1 Man Utd: The Red Devils control much of the game at the Reebok but can not seem to find a way around Jussi Jaskalainen

Dimitar Berbatov, Manchester United

Carlos Tevez shows guile in the inside right channel late on and squares the ball for Dimitar Berbatov to get the game's only goal

Luis Felipe Scolari, Flavio Teixeira, Ray Wilkins

Chelsea 2-1 Stoke: Scrutiny grows over Blues coach Luis Felipe Scolari and his staff after only one league win in their last six games

Stoke City

After spending most of the game defending Stoke break upfield and Rory Delap holds his nerve, and footing, to score the opener

Jose Belletti scores for Chelsea

Both teams play the remainder of the match in or around the Stoke box before Juliano Bellletti nods in a dramatic equaliser

Chelsea celebrate

Drama then becomes disbelief as Frank Lampard drives in a winner deep into added time, to the joy of his beleaguered coach

Mark Hughes

Man City 1-0 Wigan: Mark Hughes tries to put the week's transfer talk aside as he faces former teammate Steve Bruce

Pablo Zabaleta, Manchester City

Pablo Zabaleta breaks the deadlock following a hard-fought first half with a peach from 20 yards out after good work by Robinho

Danny Collins, Sunderland

Sunderland 1-2 Aston Villa: Danny Collins ghosts in on a set play to put Ricky Sbragia's revitalised team 1-0 up at half-time

James Milner, Aston Villa

Villa's equaliser is fortuitous as James Milner falls on Ashley Young's cross, though Milner doesn't seem to mind

Gareth Barry scores

Villa, despite hainvg Young sent off for a dangerous tackle, get a winner from the penalty spot, despatched by captain Gareth Barry

Chris Brunt, West Bromwich Albion

West Brom 3-0 Boro: An offside appeal, a poor defensive header, and a deflected shot conspire for Chris Brunt to open the scoring

Chris Brunt, Marc-Antoine Fortune, Rob Koren, West Bromwich Albion

Rob Koren celebrates a brace of goals, played in by Marc-Antoine Fortune's clever one-two and then Brunt's perfect pass

Emmanuel Adebayor scores

Hull 1-3 Arsenal: Emmanuel Adebayor leaps highest at a corner to give the Gunners a deserved half-time lead at the KC Stadium

Manuel Almunia, Kolo Toure, Arsenal; Daniel Cousin, Hull City

The Tigers draw level through Daniel Cousin when Bernard Mendy is given too much time and space to cross by Gael Clichy

Nicklas Bendtner, Arsenal

Samir Nasri nudges Arsenal back in front before Nicklas Bendtner adds gloss to the score following a classic Arsenal team move



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