On-loan striker Robbie Keane made an instant impact for Aston Villa, scoring twice in the second half to help his side claim a 3-2 comeback victory over rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Clint Dempsey struck a hat-trick as Fulham fought back from a goal behind to hammer Newcastle United 5-2, on-loan Robbie Keane inspired Aston Villa to victory, while Queens Park Rangers secured a vital win.
Wolverhampton Wanderers reduced the pressure on manager Mick McCarthy with a 3-1 victory against Wigan Athletic, Jamie O'Hara, David Edwards and Stephen Ward scoring the vital goals.
Wales manager Gary Speed has called up Wolves midfielder David Edwards for the upcoming Group G UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers against Switzerland and Bulgaria.
Roberto Mancini has insisted that he is not fearing his job after Manchester City's recent slump and yesterday's loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers, but rules out the League title should they lose man more games.
A 2-1 win at Blackburn kept Chelsea clear at the top of the table, while Arsenal and Manchester United recorded respective wins to keep the pressure on the leaders.