Today's Aston Villa-Chelsea match held many futures in its outcome: UEFA Champions League dreams for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, and attempts to avoid relegation for Villa. The day would end up being even more dramatic than that, though.
Yes, he was offside. Yes, it was against hapless Aston Villa, who ought to be down at least 4-0 already. But Robin van Persie's golazo today in the match Manchester United needs to clinch their 20th league title is remarkable under any conditions.
Liverpool striker Luis Suárez, who earned a seven-match ban in 2010 for biting an opponent, is back to his Tysonesque tactics again as he appeared to go OM NOM NOM on Branislav Ivanović during today's match against Chelsea at Anfield.
Wigan's match with Newcastle United turned ugly this weekend when Latics forward Callum McManaman's reckless tackle on Newcastle's Massadio Haïdara left the latter with a season-ending knee injury. Things got even uglier in the aftermath.