Leicester City on Sunday evening won their fifth match in succession to go a step closer to winning the Premier League title.
Jamie Vardy scored twice against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Three wins from their last five games will guarantee Leicester their first ever top-flight title, while Sunderland remain four points from safety.
Tottenham Hotspurs kept their challenge alive with an impressive victory over Manchester United later in the day.
Dele Alli, Toby Alderweireld and Erik Lamela struck in six second-half minutes as they beat the Red Devils 3-0 to keep Premier League leaders Leicester City in sight.
Liverpool also beat Stoke City 4 goals to one.
Earlier, on Saturday, Andy Carroll’s hat-trick dealt another blow to Arsenal’s already slim title hopes, despite the gunners fighting back to draw 3-3 at West Ham.
Aston Villa are on the verge of being relegated after a home defeat by Bournemouth – their eighth in a row – left them 15 points from safety with five games left.
Crystal Palace ended their long wait for a first Premier League win of 2016 as Jason Puncheon’s goal earned them a vital 1-0 win over Norwich.
Southampton eased to a comfortable 3-1 win over Newcastle who edge closer to relegation.
Swansea City claimed an impressive first win against Chelsea to secure their top-flight survival.
Watford ended a four-match losing run by coming from behind to secure a 1-1 draw against Everton.
Manchester City also came back from a goal down to beat Westbrom 2-1.