All Whites captain Ryan Nelsen scored for Queens Park Rangers but couldn't help his bottom-placed club set an unwanted English Premier League football record.
The 2-2 draw at Wigan Athletic meant they've failed to win any of their first 16 matches.
Chelsea scored its first Premier League win under interim manager Rafael Benitez, beating Sunderland 3-1.
Arsenal moved up to sixth place with a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.
Norwich City had a 4-3 win at Swansea City, Southampton climbed out of the relegation zone above Sunderland with a 1-0 defeat of second-bottom Reading while Aston Villa and Stoke City had a a dull 0-0 draw.
Competition leaders Manchester United play at defending champions Manchester City on Monday.