Premier League's big boys registered important victories in the gameweek 28 fixtures held across England on Wednesday. The night saw leaders Chelsea, second placed Manchester City and other big guns fighting for European places all shine on the night.
Jose Mourinho clearly saw Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen as Tottenham Hotspur`s two chief League Cup final weapons and the way the pair were subdued played a key role in Chelsea`s 2-0 Wembley triumph.
A dejected Manuel Pellegrini said it would be "difficult" for Manchester City to catch leaders Chelsea at the top of the Premier League after they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.
Tim Sherwood insists he can still lead Aston Villa to Premier League survival even though their 27-year stay in the English top flight is under growing threat after a 1-0 defeat against Newcastle United.