Liverpool are again within three points of the leaders Manchester United in the race for the English football premiership after beating relegation-threatened Newcastle 3-0 at Anfield.
Manchester United still have a game in hand over Liverpool.
Newcastle's loss leaves them three points adrift of safety with just three games remaining in which to secure their Premier League status.
Everton won 2-0 at Sunderland who are 16th, four points clear of the relegation zone.
Birmingham City have joined Wolverhampton back in the Premier League after securing automatic promotion from the Championship with a 2-1 win at Reading.
In the play-offs for promotion to the premier league, Sheffield United will play Preston, and Reading take on Burnley.