Watford heaped more misery on Crystal Palace as their winless Premier League run stretched to nine matches with a 2-1 defeat at Selhurst Park on Saturday.
Dimitri Payet underlined why West Ham splashed out on a new contract for the France midfielder this week as his influential display helped rescue a 2-2 draw against Norwich on Saturday.
Manchester United's Matteo Darmian has dislocated his shoulder during Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Sunderland.
Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink pleaded with the Premier League to introduce Friday night football in an effort to maximise his side's chances of Champions League success.
Frustrated Everton manager Roberto Martinez took a swipe at West Bromwich Albion's negative approach during their 1-0 win at Goodison Park.
Louis van Gaal admitted that Champions League qualification will be "very difficult" after a shock 2-1 defeat at second-bottom Sunderland increased the pressure on the Manchester United manager.
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Louis van Gaal dismissed suggestions that his side's 2-1 Premier League defeat at Sunderland on Saturday has put him under even more pressure as Manchester United manager.
Bundesliga strugglers Augsburg insist they are relishing their forthcoming dream home ties against Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich on Sunday, then Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in the next five days.
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