Manuel Pellegrini has lauded the impact made by Frank Lampard, describing the midfielder as an "important player" for City this season.
Newcastle edged past Crystal Palace with a 3-2 win thanks to an extra-time Paul Dummett header in a pulsating tie at Selhurst Park on Wednesday night.
West Brom left it late but progressed to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup after a dramatic 3-2 victory at the Hawthorns on Wednesday night.
Oscar scored a second-half winner for Chelsea as they overcame a stubborn Bolton Wanderers side 2-1 in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night.
Tottenham Hotspur were forced to come from from behind to beat Championship leaders Nottingham Forest 3-1 at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night.
Manchester City produced a second half masterclass to thump ten-man Sheffield Wednesday 7-0 in the Capital One Cup at the Etihad on Wednesday night.
Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore has called for an improvement following his side's Capital One Cup exit at the hands of Stoke City.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez insists he is "not concerned" by his side's defensive frailties ahead of Saturday's Merseyside derby against Liverpool.
Swansea boss Garry Monk admitted it felt good to get one over on Everton counterpart Roberto Martinez in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday.
Arsene Wenger tried not to be too critical of his young Arsenal side after they slumped to a 2-1 defeat against Southampton on Tuesday.
Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool are making far too many mistakes at the back after twice conceding the lead against Middlesbrough.
Liverpool won 14-13 on penalties against Middlesbrough to book their place in the Capital One Cup fourth round following a 2-2 draw after extra time.
Goals from Dusan Tadic and Nathaniel Clyne helped Southampton to come from behind and beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
Swansea comfortably made it through to the Capital One Cup fourth round with a 3-0 win over Everton at the Liberty Stadium.
- Sunderland 1-2 Stoke City
- Man City v Sheffield Wed
- Tottenham v Nottm Forest
- Crystal Palace v Newcastle
- Chelsea v Bolton
- Wenger: Diaby deserves respect
- Arsenal v Southampton
- Liverpool v Middlesbrough
- Swansea v Everton
- Sunderland v Stoke
- Birmingham 0-3 Sunderland
- Stoke City 3-0 Portsmouth
- Aston Villa 0-1 Leyton Orient
- Burton Albion 1-0 QPR
- Evans: Lack of fitness to blame
- Van Gaal calls for calm
- West Brom (7)1-1(6) Oxford
- West Ham (4)1-1(5) Sheffield Utd
- Gillingham 0-1 Newcastle
- Millwall 0-2 Southampton
- MK Dons 4-0 Manchester Utd
- Swansea 1-0 Rotherham
- Leicester 0-1 Shrewsbury
- Walsall 0-3 Crystal Palace
- Aston Villa v Leyton Orient