Chelsea, struggling all season, almost did it. Trailing 2-0 at Roker Park to a rather flat Sunderland, their spirit of adventure got the better of them and they made it 2-2. They didn’t give up when Sunderland hit the lead again. In the last minute had two shots to reward themselves a point, but the home keeper stood strong, leaving Chelsea once again without any points.
Manchester’s George Best was sublime on Saturday, while Forest was also strong winning at Anfield.
Southampton annihilated Spurs 5-0, which left the visitors in despair. What to do, what to do?
Tottenham’s North London rivals got the full points over Coventry after the visitors gave them a fright in the first half. Meanwhile in the south of London, Crystal Palace produced a masterful performance to easily beat Newcastle.
Both struggling Wednesday and WBA won vital away wins, with West Brom’s being their first away win for the season.
Meanwhile Leeds continue to power on with another win, this time it was Stoke, struggling to score goals this season, who limped away pointless.