Fulham scored a pair of late goals to post a 2-1 victory over Arsenal and knock its London rivals out of the Premier League's top four.
Arsenal held a 1-0 lead thanks to a goal by Laurent Koscielny but momentum changed after Johan Djourou was sent off in the 78th minute.
Steve Sidwell scored the equalizer on a header in the 85th and Bobby Zamora scored the winner in the second minute of stoppage time.
With the loss, Arsenal slips down to fifth, a point behind Chelsea, which won 1-0 on the road against the Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.
Frank Lampard scored the game-winner for Chelsea, which snapped a streak of four consecutive matches without a victory.
Peter Crouch scored twice in the first half to give Stoke a 2-1 victory at Blackburn.
It was a disappointing result for Blackburn, which was coming off a surprise victory at Manchester United.
Norwich to beat 10-man Queens Park Rangers 2-1 after QPR captain Joey Barton was sent off.
Barton opened the scoring in the 11th minute but was then shown a red card for an apparent headbutt on Norwich midfielder Bradley Johnson.
Anthony Pilkington equalized from long-range in the 42nd minute and Steve Morison struck the game-winner in the second half.
Aston Villa paid for the price for mistakes in each half as the Midlands club went down 2-0 at home to Swansea in the Premier League on Monday.
Nathan Dyer scored after four minutes into the game and Wayne Routledge added his first goal for Swansea as the Welsh side posted its first away victory in the Premier League with a 2-0 triumph at Aston Villa.
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