Man City reduced Liverpool’s lead at the top of the Premier League standings to 19 points thanks to a Gabriel Jesus’s lone goal as they defeated third-placed Leicester City 1-0 away from home.
For Liverpool, they will be in action on Monday night as they welcome West Ham United at Anfield.
Still on Saturday, Chelsea moved a step closer to ensuring fourth spot as they beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at home. Olivier Giroud and Marcus Alonso netted for the Blues while Antonio Rudigar scored an own goal to give Spurs some late hope.
On Sunday, Man United pummeled Watford 3-0 at Old Trafford. January signing Bruno Fernandez opened the scoring from the spot while Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood netted the other goals.
On the same day, Arsenal came from a goal down to overcome Everton 3-2. A brace from Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Eddie Nketiah’s first goal at the Emirates this season did the trick while Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison were on target for the visitors.
Elsewhere, Southampton beat Aston Villa 0-0, Brighton drew away to Sheffield United 1-1, Crystal Palace were 1-0 winners at home to Newcastle United, Bournemouth were thumped 3-0 away to Burnley while Wolves powered to a 3-0 defeat of Norwich City.
Here are the XI players who stood out according to Shaban Lubega.
GK: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City)
The one player who did not deserve to be on the losing side on Saturday as City beat Leicester 1-0. Schmeichel made a string of saves including a penalty stop to deny Aguero.
RB: James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
Deputized at right-back and what a performance by the Englishman. He was solid and bombarded forward when required, created a few chances for Southampton as they took care of Aston Villa.
LB: Marcus Alonso (Chelsea)
He has struggled to tie-down a starting slot at Chelsea this season but Alonso put up a good show, netting what proved to be the winner in the Blues’ 2-1 victory at home to Spurs.
CB: Romain Sais (Wolves)
Sais was at it again as he defended like a beast in Wolves victory at home to Norwich.
CB: Fernandinho (Man City)
At center-back once again, the Brazilian once again proved his worthy on Saturday, standing toe to toe with Premier League top scorer Jamie Vardy.
MF: Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea)
He may not have scored but Kovacic was absolutely top notch on Saturday.
MF: Dwight McNiel (Burnley)
Scored the third goal in Burnley’s 3-0 win at home to Bournemouth.
MF: Bruno Fernandez (Man United)
United fans must be feeling relieved seeing Fernandez hit the ground running instantly. He opened the scoring as United beat Watford 3-0 on Sunday.
FW: Anthony Martial (Man United)
Scored a beauty and continued his recent good scoring run in United’s win over Watford.
FW: Olivier Giroud (Chelsea)
Giroud returned to the Chelsea starting line-up with the opening goal as they beat Spurs on Saturday.
FW: Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal)
Scored twice as Arsenal came from a goal down to defeat Everton 3-2 on Sunday.