Manchester United and Manchester City fought hard for their victories against the outsiders, Norwich City and Crystal Palace. Nevertheless, they reached their goal, and beat the opponents 1:0.
Manuel Pellegrini sent somewhat reserve team on the pitch, with the likes of Boyata, Garcia, Dzeko, and it almost cost him points against the defensive Crystal Palace. City won 1:0, and the only goal was the work of Dzeko.
Manchester United also had a tough day at Norwich, the home team were even better in the biggest part of the match, but United prevailed and managed to get that important 3 points. Danny Welbeck scored the only goal in the match.
In other games, Fulham got beaten by the Hull City with 6:0, and the new manager Meulensten made a official apology to Fulham fans for the lousy display. West Ham and West Bromwich played high quality game which ended a draw, 3:3, with Nicolas Anelka scoring 2 goals. Aston Vila and Swansea and Cardiff draw too, 1:1 and 2:2 respectively.