Two shock results headlined the English Premier League with Newcastle United winning at Old Trafford for the first time in 41 years and Stoke City beating Chelsea 3-2 at home.
Manchester United rediscovered their famous fighting spirit by coming from behind to beat Stoke City at Old Trafford, while Luis Suarez scored his first Anfield hat-trick against West Brom.
Manchester United put their league defeat to Manchester City behind them by beating Liverpool 1-0 in the League Cup third round, while holders Swansea lost 3-1 at Birmingham City.
The foul-drawing ability of Neymar and Andres Iniesta star in FIFA.com’s stats review, along with considerable feats for Brazil, New Radiant and San Jose Earthquakes and a seemingly never-ending struggle for England.
A veteran of two FIFA World Cups™, Stoke City striker Peter Crouch has certainly left has mark on the international stage, a fact, he tells FIFA.com, that was aided by a trip to the 1999 edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Nigeria.
Arsenal capitalised on their numerical advantage when Steve Sidwell was sent off in the 12th minute to earn a 1-0 win at Fulham, while Queens Park Rangers and Reading both lost to further slip into the relegation zone.