Everton manager Roberto Martinez felt mental fatigue played a part in Saturday's disjointed 4-1 win at home to Fulham, while Spaniard Gerard Deulofeu suffered a hamstring tear ruling him out for several weeks.
Manchester City asserted their Premier League title credentials with an extraordinary 6-3 defeat of leaders Arsenal, while Chelsea edged Crystal Palace 2-1 to move second.
The closing stages of the transfer window usually throws up plenty of surprises and the second one in 2013 edition proved no exception as FIFA.com reveals in its round-up of Monday's last-minute moves.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez signed three players at the conclusion of transfer deadline day, signing James McCarthy and securing loan deals for Romelu Lukaku and Gareth Barry.
FIFA.com kept you up-to-date with all the confirmed moves as the final transfer window of 2013 came to a close. Real Madrid, Arsenal and Manchester United dominated the big stories from the day.
Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry is excited by the prospect of another FA Cup final appearance following his first win in the showpiece event two years ago, which ended a 35-year trophy drought for City.