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Kamil Zayatte's late own goal handed Aston Villa a fortunate 1-0 win at Hull to lift them into fourth position in the Premier League.
A second half goal from Dimitar Berbatov helped the champions defeat a stubborn Middlesbrough side and keep in touch with the top two.
Daniel Sturridge and Robinho scored two late goals to earn City a point after Benni McCarthy and Jason Roberts had put Rovers 2-0 up.
Late goals from Roman Bednar and Craig Beattie were enough to see off 10-man Tottenham in a heated affair at the Hawthorns.
Second-half substitute Diego Tristan secured West Ham a late and incident-packed 2-1 win against 10-man Stoke at Upton Park.
Amr Zaki's first-half penalty maintained Wigan's recent run but Danny Shittu almost claimed a point for Bolton with a late header.
William Gallas re-ignited Arsenal's faltering title bid and condemned Portsmouth to four straight defeats with a late header.
Chelsea lost ground in the title race as Clint Dempsey's late equaliser grabbed a point for Fulham after Frank Lampard's double strike.
Mikel Arteta was in inspirational form as the Spaniard grabbed a brace to help Everton to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Sunderland.
Liverpool ensured they would go into 2009 as league leaders after brushing aside a lacklustre Newcastle at St James' Park.
Arsenal threw away a two-goal lead in a thrilling finale at Villa Park, with Zat Knight's late equaliser earning Aston Villa a point.
Two penalties and a sending off helped produce a Boxing Day cracker at the JJB, with Wigan eventually running out the winners.
Liverpool maintained their place at the top of the Premiership table after a convincing 3-0 Boxing Day victory over Bolton Wanderers.
Jason Roberts missed a golden chance late in the game for Blackburn, who were forced to settle for a share of the spoils at Sunderland.
Five star Manchester City recorded their first win in nine attempts to move out of the bottom three to leave Hull shell-shocked.
Makeshift striker Tim Cahill grabbed the only goal of the game as Everton dominated Middlesbrough on their way to a regulation 1-0 win.
Three second half goals from the visitors piled more misery on Tony Adams as West Ham thrashed Pompey in this Christmas cracker.
Tottenham had to settle for a share of the points after failing to break down a stubborn Fulham side at White Hart lane.
Chelsea claimed top spot for a few hours at least courtesy of first-half strikes from Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard.
Carlos Tevez's second goal of the season with just seven minutes left led Manchester United to a 1-0 victory over 10-man Stoke.
John Terry was sent off as ten-man Chelsea missed the chance to go top of the Premier League following a 0-0 draw at Everton.
Ten-man Arsenal hung on for a point after Emmanuel Adebayor's sending-off in a bad-tempered clash at the Emirates.
Damian Duff was the hero for Newcastle after coming off the bench to snatch a late winner for the Magpies.
West Brom gave themselves a lifeline as Roman Bednar's stoppage time winner piled more pressure on City manager Mark Hughes.
James Milner's deflected goal on 79 minutes secured Aston Villa a narrow 1-0 win against West Ham at Upton Park.
Hull City's five game unbeaten run came to an abrupt end at the hands of Sunderland who netted four for the second successive match.
Matthew Taylor was in inspired form against his former club as Bolton cruised to a 2-1 victory over lacklustre Portsmouth at the Reebok
Three first half goals were enough to give Sam Allardyce a winning start as Blackburn boss following the win over Stoke City.
Goals from Jimmy Bullard, Danny Murphy and Clint Dempsey give Fulham a comfortable victory over Middlesbrough at Craven Cottage.
Nicolas Anelka cancelled out Craig Bellamy's first half goal as Chelsea were held 1-1 by West Ham and missed the chance to go top.
Newcastle moved out of the relegation zone after a fine second-half performance over a lacklustre Portsmouth side at Fratton Park.
Goals from Emile Heskey, Antonio Valencia and Lee Cattermole condemned Blackburn to their tenth defeat of the season.
Two Kenwyne Jones goals helped Sunderland record a comfortable victory over struggling West Brom at the Stadium of Light.
Gabriel Agbonlahor struck twice as Aston Villa fought back from an early deficit to cruise to a 4-2 victory over Bolton at Villa Park.
Arsenal dropped more points at The Riverside in a 1-1 draw but didn't do enough to win against a detemined Boro side.
Second half goals from Ledley King and Jamie O'Hara handed Tottenham a 2-0 win against London rivals West Ham at Upton Park.
Ashley Young scored a fabulous last gasp winner as Villa stole all three points in a sensational encounter at Goodison Park.
Peter Crouch earned Portsmouth a point at bottom-of-the-table West Brom, cancelling out Jonathan Greening's first-half opener.
Nemanja Vidic struck in injury time to give Manchester United a last-gasp winner as they triumphed 1-0 over managerless Sunderland.
Early goals from Nicolas Anelka and Deco sealed the win for Chelsea as they outclassed a hard-working Bolton side.
Second half goals from Mamady Sidibe and Abdoulaye Faye helped Stoke hit back from two-down to grab a draw at Newcastle.
Three goals in five second half minutes saw Hull come from behind to stun ten man Middlesbrough and claim their first win in six games
Top-of-the-table Liverpool hit three second-half goals to beat Blackburn and pile more pressure on Rovers boss Paul Ince.
Emmanuel Adebayor poked home the only goal of the game as Arsenal triumped over a spirited Wigan Athletic at the Emirates Stadium.
Jimmy Bullard scored his first goal of the season as Fulham came from behind to claim a hard-earned point against Manchester City.
Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw for the second successive home game but still move a point clear of Chelsea at the top of the table.
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