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Robinho looks on from the bench

Man City 1-3 Fulham: The hosts' Brazilian star Robinho starts on the bench while Martin Petrov makes his return from injury

Ireland celebrates his goal

The Cottagers cause a few early problems but City survive and take the lead through Stephen Ireland shortly before the half hour

Etuhu gives Fulham the lead

It is a lead they cannot hold on to though, as strikes from Clint Dempsey and former City player Dickson Etuhu put Fulham 2-1 up

Schwarzer makes a fine save for Fulham

With Dempsey scoring again, Mark Schwarzer makes a fine double save at the other end to make sure of the London club's win

Young and Pienaar contest possession at Villa Park

Aston Villa 3-3 Everton: Luke Young comes under pressure from Steven Pienaar as the Toffees look for an early breakthrough

Fellaini celebrates his goal

They get it in the 19th minute when Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini taps home from Leighton Baines' fine low cross

Cahill heads Everton's second

With the hosts looking shaky at the back, Everton double their lead when Tim Cahill heads the ball home from a corner shortly after

Carew makes it 2-1

Instead of going further behind, Martin O'Neill's side respond well and have John Carew to thank for reducing the defict

Howard flaps at a high ball

Goalkeeper Tim Howard looks far from solid as Aston Villa pile on further pressure but the score remains 2-1 at the interval

Pienaar celebrates his goal

Instead of drawing level, the hosts allow Everton to restore their two-goal lead when Pienaar's bending effort beats Brad Friedel

Barry celebrates after beating Howard

However, a brilliant free-kick from James Milner and a Gareth Barry penalty see Aston Villa end this sensational match with a point

see also
Man City 1-3 Fulham
12 Apr 09 |  Premier League
Aston Villa 3-3 Everton
12 Apr 09 |  Premier League

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