Samir Nasri inspired Arsenal to 3-1 FA Cup replay win over Leeds United. The midfield magician got an early goal, but Bradley Johnson's once in a lifetime strike was the highlight of the engaging encounter.
Stoke beat Cardiff 2-0, after extra time, in their FA Cup third round replay to set up a fourth round trip to Wolves, who were also victorious on the night. Manchester City were the night's other winners as they brushed aside Leicester in a 4-2 win at Eastlands.
Aston Villa have completed the signing of Sunderland striker for a club-record fee of £18m, which could rise to £24m with add-ons.
Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie top-scored this week with eight points each, while Tevez, Odemwingie and Taylor-Fletcher all scored braces. Also, find out who topped the Classic and Professional weekly standings.
Team news for Manchester City's FA Cup third round replay against Leicester City on Tuesday night. New signing Edin Dzeko is ineligible while there could be a rare start for keeper Shay Given.
Team news for the clash between Cardiff and Stoke. T
Team news for Arsenal's FA Cup third round replay at Leeds on Wednesday night. Arsene Wenger will make several changes and there could be a first Arsenal appearance of the season for Aaron Ramsey.
Team news as Wolves' host Doncaster in their FA Cup third round replay. Wanderers will welcome back Jody Craddock and Karl Henry to the side after injury, while Kevin Doyle starts in attack.
Manchester City went level on points at the top of the Premier League after beating Wolves, while rivals United were held by Tottenham. Elsewhere all of Sunday's derby matches ended in stalemates.
Dutch striker Robin van Persie chalked up eight points on Saturday in Arsenal’s comfortable 3-0 win over struggling West Ham. Van Persie scored two and collected an assist when Theo Walcott bagged the second.
Debuts and derbies will make the headlines this weekend with Liverpool, Birmingham and the North East set to come to a stand-still on Sunday. Elsewhere, the likes of Dzeko, Bridge, Bentley and Santa Cruz will all make fresh starts at new clubs.
Blackburn have re-signed striker Roque Santa Cruz, on loan until the end of the season, from Manchester City. The 29-year goes straight into the squad for the game against Chelsea on Saturday.