Olivier Giroud scored a brace to help Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0 at the Emirates with the result putting the league leaders four points clear of Liverpool and Chelsea.

Defending champions Manchester United climbed three places in the table to fifth after they beat Arsenal 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Manchester United blew the chance to go 3 points clear at the top when they drew 0-0 away at Real Sociedad. 

The potent attack partnership of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge failed to impress at the Emirates as Arsenal beat Liverpool 2-0.

Fernando Torres scored a late winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Group A

Stefan Kiesling scored two with Simon Rolfes and Sidney Sam also getting on the score sheet as Bayer Leverkusen thrashed Shakhtar Donetsk 4-0 at the Bayarena. Manchester United beat Real Sociedad 1-0 at Old Trafford thanks to Inigo Martinez’s own goal.

English Premier League

Arsenal retained top stop in the league after they quite comfortably and clinically beat Norwich City 4-1 at the Emirates.

This year’s Rugby Championship saw the competition go right down to the wire with the Springboks hoping to deny the All Blacks in their final week encounter at Ellis Park.

18 year old Belgian winger Adnan Januzaj scored a wonderful double as Manchester United beat Sunderland 2-1 at the Stadium of Light.

Manchester United succumbed to their first home defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-1 at Old Trafford by West Bromwich Albion.