Arsenal have lost three games in a row for the first time in almost six years and missed the chance to close within three points of Premier League leaders Leicester City by losing 2-1 at home to struggling Swansea City.
West Ham United denied Tottenham Hotspur the chance to move up to the top of the Premier League table for the first time this season by beating their London rivals 1-0 at Upton Park.
Liverpool cruised to a 3-0 victory over Manchester City at Anfield to put a major dent in the visitors’ title hopes and avenge Sunday’s League Cup final defeat.
Goals from Adam Lallana, James Milner and Roberto Firmino steered the hosts to consecutive league victories for the first time in 2016, leaving Man City still 10 points adrift of leaders Leicester City.
A Juan Mata free-kick seven minutes from time earned Manchester United all three points from their home encounter against Watford.
Arsenal 1-2 Swansea City
Stoke City 1-0 Newcastle United
West Ham United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool 3-0 Manchester City
Manchester United 1-0 Watford