The two top Manchester football clubs continue to set the pace in the English Premier League.
Manchester United thrashed Bolton Wanderers 5-0 away with striker Wayne Rooney notching his second straight hat-trick, while Manchester City beat Wigan Athletic 3-0 at home on the back of a treble from Argentina forward Sergio Aguero.
Fellow title hopefuls Chelsea won 2-1 at Sunderland while Arsenal finally won, beating Swansea City 1-0 in London.
Liverpool lost 1-0 at Stoke City while Tottenham Hotspur won 2-0l at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Everton drew 2-2 at home to Aston Villa.