Jon Walters scored two headed own goals and missed a late penalty as Chelsea won 4-0 at Stoke City to reclaim third place in the Premier League.
A hat trick by Demba Ba's has given Newcastle a 3-1 win against Stoke City in their Premier League clash, placing them third on the points table.
Stoke City striker Kenwyne Jones hit a stoppage-time equaliser to rescue a 1-1 draw against 10-man Norwich City at Carrow Road.
Chelsea's bid to give Andre Villas-Boas a winning start in his first Premier League match was scuppered by some excellent goalkeeping by Stoke City.
Manchester City defeated Reading 1-0 in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Sunday to set up a semi-final showdown with arch rivals Manchester United.
West Bromwich Albion climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone Monday after Carlos Vela's late equaliser secured a 1-1 draw at Stoke.
Manchester United finally put space between themselves and the chasing pack with a 2-1 home win over Stoke City on Tuesday.
Tottenham's winless streak was extended with a draw to Sunderland, while Stoke City almost lost their win to Birmingham.