In an emotional first home match for Liverpool since the findings of the Hillsborough Independent Panel were announced, Robin van Persie’s 81st-minute penalty clinched all three points for Manchester United.
Steven Gerrard opened the scoring for the home side despite having Jonjo Shelvey sent off before the break. Defender Rafael da Silva equalised five minutes later before van Persie’s winner.
At the Etihad Stadium Manchester City drew 1-1 with Arsenal. Laurent Koscielny’s 82nd-minute goal cancelled out Joleon Lescott’s first-half header
Demba Ba marked his return to the Newcastle starting line-up with a goal that proved the difference against Norwich. It leaves Chris Hughton, former Newcastle manager, still searching for his first win in charge of Norwich.
At White Hart Lane, Spurs were booed off at half-time, trailing 1-0 to Bobby Zamora’s strike but came back to beat QPR thanks to an own goal from Alejandro Faurlin and one from Jermain Defoe.
On Saturday, Chelsea maintained their lead at the top of the Premier League table with a 1-0 win against Stoke. Ashley Cole scored the winner in the 85th minute.
There was still enough time for Jonathan Walters to head onto Petr Cech’s crossbar but Chelsea held onto the points.
John Terry announced his retirement from international football, one day before the FA’s disciplinary panel are due to rule on their charge of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand, citing his position as “untenable”.
India embarrassed England in their World Twenty20 match, bowling England out for just 80 runs after 14.4 overs.
India had posted a score of 170-4 thanks to knocks of 55 and 45 from Rohit Sharma and Gautam Ghambir respectively and they skittled England to condemn their opponents to their worst ever T20 defeat.
Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix, finishing ahead of Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso. Lewis Hamilton’s title hopes all but vanished after he was forced to retire with gearbox failure.
In the Aviva Premiership, Exeter edged out Saracens 14-12 to tighten things up at the top end of the table.
Sireli Naqelevuki scored the only try of the match to turn the match in Exeter’s favour and condemn Saracens to their first defeat of the season.
Champions Harlequins beat Leicester 22-9 to maintain their one-point lead at the top of the table over Northampton who beat Worcester 37-31.
Wigan Warriors have chosen to face Leeds Rhinos in the semi-finals of the Super League. Wigan, who earnt the right to choose their opponents by virtue of finishing top of the league, left St Helens and Warrington to face each other in the other semi-final.
Laura Robson reached her first WTA final at the Guangzhou Open but lost 6-3 5-7 6-4 to Hsieh Su-wei in the final, having led 3-0 in the deciding set.
Brandt Snedeker comfortably kept ahead of the field to finish ten under and win the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta, three shots ahead of Justin Rose and four ahead of Luke Donald.