Today's EPL Matches:
QPR 0 Manchester United 2 FT
This match came from Loftus Road as QPR hosted Manchester United in an early kick-off.
Striker Wayne Rooney opened the scoring for the away side in the 1st minute from a header to make it 1-0 to United. Midfielder Michael Carrick doubled United's lead in the 59th minute from an amazing solo effort from the centre cirlce before hitting the ball low out of keeper Paddy Kenny's reach. QPR could not come back into the match and United took an essential three points to put pressure on rivals City.
|Wayne Rooney opening the scoring with a header against QPR in the 1st minute.|
FACT: Manchester United go top of the EPL Table for the first time in two months (even if it may be for a couple of hours!)
Liverpool 2 Aston Villa 0 FT
This match came from Anfield as 8th place Liverpool faced 11th placed Aston Villa.
Craig Bellamy scored for The Reds in the 11th minute to make it 1-0 to the hosts. Craig Bellamy's corner which was whipped into the box was attacked by defender Martin Skrtel who scored to make it 2-0 to Liverpool.
|Craig Bellamy celebrating scoring the opener for Liverpool against Aston Villa in the 11th minute.|
Tottenham Hotspur vs Sunderland: LIVE
61: GOAL!!! Striker Roman Pavlyuchenko finally broke the deadlock for Spurs after a good passing spell by Modric and Van Der Vaart was slotted past Westwood into the net.
90+5: The referee blows the whistle here at White Hart Lane. Tottenham won with a slender 1-0 lead and move into 3rd place with 34 points in the EPL table. Sunderland are stuck in 16th place in a relegation fight on their hands.
|Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko scoring the only goal of the match against Sunderland in the 61st minute.|
Manchester City vs Arsenal: LIVE at 16:10
Manchester City: Hart, Richards, Kompany, K Toure, Zabaleta, Barry, Y Toure, Silva, Aguero, Nasri, Balotelli. Subs: Pantilimon, Lescott, Milner, Dzeko, Johnson, Savic, De Jong.
FACT: Former Arsenal players Nasri and Kolo Toure play against their old club today.
Manchester City will look to move back into 1st place in the EPL table tonight and they can do this with a win.
A strong City squad with Aguero, Silva and Balotelli their main attackers and Richards and Kompany the rocks at the back. Great... :(
Arsenal: Szczesny, Djourou, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Arteta, Song, Ramsey, Walcott, van Persie, Gervinho. Subs: Almunia, Rosicky, Arshavin, Frimpong, Chamakh, Benayoun, Miquel.
|David Silva and Sergio Aguero celebrating putting Manchester City ahead in the 53rd minute against Arsenal.|