Chelsea produced a toothless display as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by struggling Southampton, and lost Willian to injury in the process.
Manchester City ended a two-game winless streak in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory against Southampton, courtesy of an own goal by James Ward-Prowse, and strikes by David Silva and Sergio Aguero.
Unai Emery admitted Arsenal have limited scope to address their defensive headaches in January after Hector Bellerin joined a long injury list during the loss to Southampton.
Charlie Austin gave Ralph Hasenhuttl his first victory in charge of Southampton and ruined Arsenal’s 22-game unbeaten run with an 85th-minute winner in a 3-2 triumph on Sunday.
Tottenham Hotspur bounced back from their north London derby defeat to Arsenal with a 3-1 win against Southampton, giving new Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl his first look at the job that lies ahead.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is unsure if Mesut Ozil will be fit to feature in the Premier League match against Manchester United on Wednesday.
Mark Hughes has been sacked as Southampton manager, despite Saturday’s 2-2 draw against his former club Manchester United.
Manchester United battled back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Southampton on Saturday in a match that will do little to ease the pressure on either Jose Mourinho or Mark Hughes.
Charlie Austin believes Southampton were let down by a ‘ridiculous’ offside call in their 1-1 draw with Watford.
Pep Guardiola said Raheem Sterling can achieve ‘whatever he wants’ in football but stopped short of placing him among the world’s best players after he scored his 50th goal for Manchester City.