Today's EPL Matches LIVE:
Aston Villa vs Everton:
Villa: Given, Hutton, Dunne, Collins,Warnock, Clark, Petrov, Albrighton, Ireland, Agbonlahor, Bent.
Subs: Guzan, N'Zogbia, Delph, Keane, Cuellar, Bannan, Gardner.
Howard, Neville, Duffy, Heitinga, Donovan, Baines, Gibson, Fellani, Drenthe, Cahill, Saha. Subs: Mucha, Stracqualursi, Anichebe, Vellios, McFadden, Gueye and Bilyaletdinov.
Blackburn Rovers vs Fulham:
Blackburn: Robinson, Lowe, Hanley, Givet, Olsson, Nzonzi, Pedersen, Dunn, Petrovic, Hoilett, Yakubu. Subs: Bunn, Formica, Rochina, Goodwillie, Vukcevic, Morris, Henley.
Fulham: Stockdale, Kelly, Senderos, Hangeland, John Arne Riise, Murphy, Dembele, Dempsey, Duff, Zamora, Ruiz. Subs: Etheridge, Sidwell, Johnson, Kasami, Hughes, Frei, Davies.
Chelsea vs Sunderland:
Chelsea: Cech, Bosingwa, Luiz, Terry, Cole, Lampard, Romeu, Meireles, Ramires, Torres, Mata. Subs: Turnbull, Essien, Malouda, Lukaku, Sturridge, Hutchinson, Bertrand.
Sunderland: Mignolet, Bardsley, Kilgallon, O'Shea, Richardson, Larsson, Cattermole, Vaughan, McClean, Sessegnon, Bendtner. Subs: Westwood, Turner, Gardner, Wickham, Ji, Meyler, Elmohamady.
Liverpool vs Stoke City:
Liverpool: Reina, Johnson, Coates, Skrtel, Jose Enrique, Carragher, Adam, Henderson, Gerrard, Downing, Kuyt. Subs: Doni, Aurelio, Carroll, Shelvey, Kelly, Flanagan, Bellamy.
Stoke: Sorensen, Woodgate, Shawcross, Huth, Wilson, Delap, Whelan, Palacios, Etherington, Walters, Crouch. Subs: Begovic, Jones, Fuller, Pennant, Whitehead, Wilkinson, Jerome.
Manchester United vs Bolton Wanderers:
United: Lindegaard, Rafael Da Silva, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Scholes, Nani, Rooney, Welbeck. Subs: De Gea, Berbatov, Giggs, Park, Hernandez, Fabio Da Silva, Pogba.
Bolton: Bogdan, Steinsson, Wheater, Knight, Ricketts, Eagles, Reo-Coker, Muamba, Petrov, Mark Davies, Ngog. Subs: Lynch, Sanli, Kevin Davies, Klasnic, Pratley, Boyata, Riley.
Tottenham vs Wolverhampton Wanderers:
Friedel, Walker, Kaboul, Dawson, Assou-Ekotto, Lennon, Parker, Modric, Bale, Adebayor, Van der Vaart. Subs: Cudicini, Pavlyuchenko, Defoe, Bassong, Kranjcar, Rose, Livermore.
Wolves: Hennessey, Foley, Johnson, Berra, Ward, Kightly, Frimpong, Henry, Jarvis, Edwards, Fletcher. Subs: De Vries, Elokobi, Stearman, Ebanks-Blake, Hunt, Milijas, Doyle.
West Bromwich Albion vs Norwich City:
West Brom: Foster, Jara Reyes, McAuley, Dawson, Shorey, Morrison, Scharner, Mulumbu, Thomas, Odemwingie, Cox. Subs: Fulop, Mattock, Long, Dorrans, Thorne, Tamas, Fortune.
Norwich: Ruddy, Martin, Whitbread, Ayala, Naughton, Johnson, Pilkington, Surman, Hoolahan, Morison, Jackson. Subs: Steer, Drury, Crofts, Holt, Fox, Bennett, Wilbraham.
Aston Villa 1 Everton 1
Striker Darren Bent opened the scoring for the home side in the 56th minute. Opposite striker Victor Anichebe equalised for Everton in the 69th minute and that was how it finished at Villa Park.
|2 goals in 2 matches for striker Victor Anichebe.|
Aston Villa are in 12th place while Everton move up to 10th place.
Blackburn Rovers 3 Fulham 1
This match was played at Ewood Park as bottom placed club Blackburn hosted 13th placed Fulham.
Striker Yakubu got a straight red card in the 23rd minute to put Rovers down to ten men.
Midfielder Morten Gamst Pedersen broke the deadlock in the 45th minute. Defender David Dunn made it 2-0 a minute after half-time. Midfielder Damien Duff cut the deficit to make it 2-1 in the 56th minute. Mauro Formica finished the match off for The Cottagers in the 79th minute.
Blackburn move up to 17th place and Fulham drop to 14th in the table.
Chelsea 1 Sunderland 0
This match was played at Stamford Bridge as 4th placed Chelsea hosted 11th placed Sunderland. Midfielder Frank Lampard opened the scoring for the home side in the 13th minute after striker Fernando Torres hit the bar from a shot inside the 16 yard box. It stayed 1-0 in the end.
|Midfielder Frank Lampard saves the day for Andre Villas Boas once again after scoring the only goal against Sunderland.|
The Blues are now 8 points off City (in 1st)
Sunderland stay in 11th place and have 24 points from 21 matches.
Liverpool 0 Stoke City 0
This match was played at Anfield as 6th placed Liverpool went head-to-head with 8th placed Stoke. Both teams had chances but in the end, it was a goalless draw with three yellow cards given to Stoke (Walters, Sorensen and Shawcross).
FACT: Liverpool now have drawn 8 times this season.
Both teams stay in 6th and 8th (respectively but only move a point further towards Arsenal and Newcastle)
Manchester United 3 Bolton Wanderers 0
This match came from Old Trafford as 2nd placed United hosted 19th placed Bolton in a mismatch between top of the table and bottom of the pecking order.
Striker Wayne Rooney had his penalty saved by goalkeeper Adam Bogdan in the 22nd minute to deny the home side a lead. Midfielder Paul Scholes (aged 37) proved that he could still score at the highest level by putting United ahead in the 45th minute. Striker Danny Welbeck made it 2 in the 74th minute. Midfielder Michael Carrick sealed all 3 points for United in the 83rd minute.
|Paul Scholes: The Golden Oldie against Bolton.|
Manchester United put pressure on rivals City in 1st place and are now level on points. Bolton stay 19th place with 16 points from 21 matches.
Tottenham Hotpsur 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1
This match came from White Hart Lane as 3rd place in-form Spurs hosted a Wolves side who have only won 4 matches (home and away) this season.
A shock start for the home side as Stephen Fletcher opened the scoring in the 22nd minute for Wolves. Spurs pressed and pressed ever since and midfielder Luka Modric equalised in the 51st minute from 23 yards out. Striker Emmanuel Adebayor had a goal disallowed for offside, Scott Parker and Gareth Bale had chances, but it was not enough for Harry Rdknapp's men to steal all 3 points.
Spurs stay 3rd place but fail to move within a point of EPL leaders Manchester City. Wolves take a valuable point against tricky opposition and are currently in 16th place, a dangerous place to be rocking in the EPL.
West Bromwich Albion 1 Norwich City 2
This match was played at The Hawthorns as West Brom faced 9th placed Norwich City. Andy Surman opened the scoring for the away side in the 43rd minute. Striker Shane Long equalised for West Brom after converting a penalty in the 68th minute. Steve Morison stole all 3 points for Norwich in the 78th minute.
Tomorrow's EPL Matches:
Newcastle vs QPR: LIVE at 13:30pm
Swansea vs Arsenal: LIVE at 16:00pm
Manchester City vs Wigan: LIVE at 20:00pm