Fulham downed Crystal Palace 4-1 Monday night, fueled by an excellent volley from Pajtim Kasami who levelled matters after Palace took an early lead.
Aston Villa signed Bulgaria winger Aleksandar Tonev from Polish club Lech Poznan after passing a medical and agreeing personal terms with the English Premier League side.
Queens Park Rangers fell behind to Fulham early on and battled back to make for a nervous ending at Craven Cottage, but the hosts held on for a thrilling 3-2 win despite playing a man down for the final eleven minutes.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas says the north Londoners can qualify for the UEFA Champions League despite falling 1-0 to Fulham on Sunday for a third successive defeat.
Frank Lampard headed home his 200th goal for Chelsea in the Blues' 2-0 win over West Ham United, while Tottenham Hotspur suffered a 1-0 home defeat to Fulham and Wigan Athletic topped Newcastle United.
Shinji Kagawa scored a hat-trick as Manchester United thrashed Norwich 4-0, while Harry Redknapp picked up three points on his 66th birthday to bring Queens Park Rangers to within four points of safety.