Liverpool 3-2 Tottenham Arsenal 2-1 Leicester plus all the Tuesday results
Liverpool 3 – 2 Tottenham Hotspur
Mario Balotelli’s first Premier League goal for Liverpool earned his side a hard-fought victory against Tottenham.
Liverpool were twice pegged back as Harry Kane’s 23rd goal of the season cancelled out Lazar Markovic’s opener and Mousa Dembele equalised after a Steven Gerrard penalty.
Balotelli, on as a late substitute for Daniel Sturridge, slotted in from six yards to secure the points at Anfield.
Liverpool remain seventh, one point behind sixth-placed Spurs.
Arsenal 2 – 1 Leicester City
Arsenal moved into the Premier League top four with a nervous victory over bottom club Leicester City.
Mesut Ozil whipped in a corner for Laurent Koscielny to tap in from close range and later saw a shot saved, allowing Theo Walcott to volley home.
But the Foxes rallied and Andrej Kramaric scored a first goal in English football with a low shot from 12 yards.
Sunderland 0 – 2 Queens Park Rangers
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes believes he has got his “dream manager” to replace Harry Redknapp, who resigned last week.
The 50-year-old businessman said no announcement was imminent and it would “take a while” to complete the deal.
as we wait for the officiial announcement his team climbed out of the relegation zone as goals from Leroy Fer and Bobby Zamora gave them a first away win of the season against Sunderland.
QPR had lost all 11 of their previous league games away from Loftus Road this season, but a battling performance put a fully deserved end to that sequence.
The Hoops took the lead when Fer met Matty Phillips’s right-wing cross with a firm downward header.
A fine hooked volley from Bobby Zamora just before half-time sealed the win.
Hull City 2 – 0 Aston Villa
Striker Dame N’Doye marked his first start for Hull with a goal and an assist as they moved above Aston Villa in the table.
Nikica Jelavic scored a deflected opener after N’Doye’s through ball.
The Senegal international made it 2-0 with a close-range finish after Brad Guzan saved his initial effort following Gaston Ramirez’s header down.
Victory lifted Hull to 15th in the Premier League table and left Villa in the bottom three.