Gunners beat Everton, while Tottenham slip up again
Composed defender Thomas Vermaelen was the top points scoring player last night with six Fantasy League points.
The Belgian centre-back got the winning goal, and kept a clean sheet, as Arsenal moved into third by beating Everton.
Manchester City kept their title hopes alive by coming back from a goal down to beat Chelsea, Rafael van der Vaart rescued Tottenham against Stoke and Liverpool surrendered a two-goal lead to QPR.
Everton 0 Arsenal 1
Thomas Vermaelen rose highest to head home Robin van Persie's corner in the eighth minute.
Man City 2 Chelsea 1
England defender Gary Cahill put the visitors ahead when his deflected shot beat his international team-mate Joe Hart, after City failed to clear a Chelsea corner.
Sergio Aguero levelled the scores 18 minutes later from the penalty spot after Michael Essien blocked Pablo Zabaleta's shot with his raised arms.
Assists are only awarded for penalties scored following a hand ball when the hand ball takes place on the goalline, behind the goalkeeper.
Samir Nasri slotted in the winner four minutes from time, latching onto a neat reverse pass from the returning Carlos Tevez and finding the corner of the net.
QPR 3 Liverpool 2
Sebastian Coates acrobatically opened the scoring with a brilliant overhead kick, just after the break, after a corner was headed clear by a defender.
Dirk Kuyt doubled the lead with 18 minutes remaining, slotting in a loose ball after Stewart Downing's effort had been parried.
Shaun Derry gave the home side a life-line five minutes later with a powerful back post header from Adel Taarabt's driven corner.
Four minutes from time Djibril Cisse rose highest to head in Taye Taiwo's cross to bring the scores level.
Then, in the final minute, Jamie Mackie latched onto Luke Young's header, which was missed by two Liverpool defenders, and slotted home the winner.
Tottenham 1 Stoke 1
Cameron Jerome prodded Stoke in front after Robert Huth's header had hit the head of Ryan Shawcross and diverted to the striker who turned it home.
Shawcross' intervention changed the direction of the ball. It was heading towards the middle of the goal before it hit Shawcross and went to Jerome by the left-hand post, so only Shawcross was credited with the assist.
Rafael van der Vaart headed a last-gasp leveller for the home side, flinging himself at the ball to glance in Gareth Bale's sublime cross.