Luis Suarez once again scored a vital goal for Liverpool, heading in the equaliser in his side’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
John Terry had given Chelsea the lead having taken advantage of some slack defending from a corner but Suarez met Jamie Carragher’s flick to rescue a point for his side.
In the day’s other big game Manchester City came from behind to beat Tottenham to keep up the pressure on Manchester United at the top of the Premier League table.
David Silva’s exquisite lofted through ball unlocked the Spurs defence and perennial super-sub Edin Dzeko volleyed past Brad Friedel to score the winner.
Sergio Aguero was given too much room in the penalty area and equalised following Steven Caulker’s first-half headed goal.
Arsenal drew the most attention on Saturday for the wrong reasons – Mikel Arteta missed a penalty with the final kick of the game, throwing away two points as his side had to settle for a 3-3 draw.
Olivier Giroud scored a second header to give Arsenal the lead once again after Fulham had already recovered from two goals down but Arteta conceded a penalty which Dimitar Berbatov put away before missing one of his own.
Manchester United battled back from 2-0 down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 at Villa Park.
Substitute Javier Hernandez had an immeasurable impact on the game and was responsible for all three of United’s goals, scoring two and having a third goal go in off a Villa defender on its way towards goal.
New Zealand demonstrated dominance of international rugby once again, this time running in six tries on their way to beating Scotland 51-22 at Murrayfield.
Three Kiwi tries in the space of eight minutes just before half time killed the game off after Scotland had given their opponents a fright had gone ahead after they scored the first try of the match.
On Saturday, England demolished Fiji 54-12, scoring seven tries to their opponents two. Wales suffered a surprise defeat to the ever-improving Argentina.
Roger Federer brought to a halt Andy Murray’s bid to win the end of season ATP World Tour finals in London.
Murray lost the semi-final in straight sets 7-6 (7-5) 6-2. Federer will face Novak Djokovic in Monday’s final, who beat Juan Martin del Potro 6-3 6-2.
England won the rugby league Autumn International series thrashing France 48-4 in the final.
They were able to better last week’s result against the same opponents in the last of the round-robin matches, which finished 44-6, and took their try tally for the three-match tournament to 30.