Aston Villa 0-1 Southampton
The Saints climbed above their hosts in controversial fashion as they won by a single goal at Villa Park.
Jay Rodriguez’s blatant dive won the visitors a penalty in the first half and Rickie Lambert’s spot kick ended up being all that separated the two sides as the Villains slipped into the relegation spots.
Sunderland 3-0 West Ham
The Black Cats were completely dominant as they tore apart a hapless Hammers outfit at the Stadium of Light.
Sebastian Larsson's 25-yard screamer was the standout moment in an otherwise lacklustre first half.
In the second period Adam Johnson doubled Sunderland’s lead and James McLean made the game safe.
Fulham 1-1 Wigan
The Lactics climbed out of the relegation zone as Franco Di Santo netted in the second period to give them a deserved point at Craven Cottage.
Fulham had gone ahead earlier courtesy of a strike from Giorgos Karagounis.
Reading 3-2 West Brom
The hosts made an improbable comeback as they scored three times in the final 10 minutes to beat Albion.
The Baggies had taken a two goal lead through two Romelu Lukaka goals, one in each half, but Reading somehow found a way back into the game.
Jimmy Kebe pulled one back before Adam le Fondre's spot kick had the hosts level in the 88th minute.
Pavel Pogrebnyak scored in the final minute of regulation time to hand Reading only their third win of the season.