Not many points around, except for Adebayor and Mata
Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor was the top points scoring player at the weekend with eight points.
The powerful front-man was involved in all three of the goals Spurs put past West Brom in a 3-1 win, netting two himself and setting up Jermaine Defoe's stunning run and strike.
Chelsea returned to winning ways in style by crushing Wolves 3-0 and Spanish winger Juan Mata collected seven points for a goal and two assists.
Blues skipper John Terry opened the scoring and recorded a clean sheet worth six points, while an assist meant five points for fellow defender Ashley Cole.
Liverpool and Manchester City drew 1-1, a scoreline matched by Newcastle at Old Trafford where some heroic defending kept Manchester United at bay.
Dutch defender Thomas Vermaelen scored at both ends as Arsenal and Fulham drew 1-1, grabbing a late equaliser after putting the ball in his own net, midway through the second half.
Wigan bagged a vital win to boost their survival hopes away at Sunderland, thanks to a mix up between Keiren Westwood and Wes Brown in stoppage time.
Bolton's woes continued with a home defeat at the hands of upwardly mobile Everton and Norwich got the better of QPR, in a battle of two promoted clubs.