Premierleague results round-up

Manchester City have kept the pressure up on league leaders Liverpool, as the sky blues beat Southampton 4-1 at home, with goals from Yaya Toure, Samir Nasri, Edin Dzeko and Steven Jovetic.

Crystal Palace have put themselves 7 point clear of the relegation zone, as they defeated fellow strugglers Cardiff 3-0. Jason Puncheon scored a brace, while Cardiff native Joe Ledley scored the second to put his former side 6 points off of safety.

Newcastle lost 4-0 at home for the second time in a week, as Manchester United cruised to an easy victory. Hernandez, Adnan and Mata(2) have put United back into 6th place.

A late win for Fulham away to Aston Villa has put them back in the fight for safety. Kieran Richardson’s 61st minute goal had been cancelled out by a Grant Holt strike, but Hugo Rodallega’s 86th minute winner secured a valuable 3 points against Villa, who now lie 7 points off of the drop.

A tight game at Carrow road finished with a West Brom victory over Norwich, thanks to an early strike from French international Morgan Amalfitano.

Another solitary goal decided the Hull v Swansea game, as George Boyd produced the winner for Hull five minutes before halftime. The teams were level in the table before the game, but the result has propelled Hull into a comfortable 12th place on 36 points.