Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists his team can challenge for the Premier League, despite successive defeats.
Chelsea end the year two points adrift of leaders Arsenal after a 2-1 win over Liverpool, who finish 2013 in fifth.
Tottenham move three points off the top four in the Premier League with a comfortable victory over Stoke.
Seamus Coleman and Romelu Lukaku score as Everton defeat Southampton 2-1 in the final game of 2013 at Goodison Park.
Nicolas Anelka says he is “neither racist nor anti-Semitic” after tweeting to defend a controversial goal celebration.
Olivier Giroud’s header earns Arsenal a 1-0 win at Newcastle as Arsenal return to the top of the Premier League.
South Africa’s Jacques Kallis becomes the third highest run scorer in Test history after hitting a century in his final Test.