Adam downs United

Updated: February 2, 2014


A charlie Adam brace ended United’s chance of moving into the top 4 as Stoke beat United by 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium.

For the second consecutive season, Sunderland claimed a 3-0 derby win over Newcastle at St James’ Park, moving the Black Cats two points clear of the relegation zone.

Goals by Fabio Borini, Adam Johnson and Jack Colback sealing the win.

A pair of first-half goals from Kevin Nolan helped to boost West Ham’s relegation woes as the Hammers claimed a 2-0 win over Swansea City at Upton Park.

In other action Cardiff City got second-half goals from Craig Bellamy and Kenwyne Jones to complete a 2-1 comeback win over Norwich City, Steven Naismith and Kevin Mirallas scored in the final 15 minutes to help Everton secure a 2-1 comeback win over Aston Villa at Goodison Park,
Fulham dropped to the bottom of the Premier League on Saturday after conceding three goals in the second half of a 3-0 defeat to Southampton at Craven Cottage and Spurs dropped more points following a 1-1 draw with Hull.