Everton swept aside Manchester United 3-1 at Goodison Park on Saturday. The Toffees were the home side in their standard attire. United switched to black shorts for contrast as the away side.
At Molineux, Wolverhampton Wanderers were unable to stave off table toppers Chelsea. The home side were in their usual kits. The built-in contrast allowed the Blues to dress normally as well.
Arsenal shut out Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium to move closer second place. The Gunners wore their usual red and whites. The Black Cats chose last year’s change kits for the trip down to London.
In a battle of two down and out clubs, West Ham United blasted Hull City 3-0 at Upton Park. The Hammers wore their usual home kits. Hull got to wear their standard kits but it didn’t make them feel any more at home.
Saturday’s late game saw two second half goals lift Stoke City over the rotting corpse that is Portsmouth. The home side did at least look good in their standard kits. The Potters changed to black shorts and socks for contrasting purposes but did wear their usual shirts.
Sunday saw Blackburn Rovers crush Bolton Wanderers at Ewood Park. Blackburn wore their regular home kits which forced Bolton into a hybrid of their regular and change kits.
Aston Villa destroyed Burnley 5-2 at Villa Park. Villa donned their standard kits. Burnley got to wear their fantastic change kits.
Bobby Zamora’s extra-time goal gave Fulham a 2-1 victory over Birmingham City at Craven Cottage. The Cottagers were in their usual white and blacks. Brum were able to wear their standard kits as there were no color clashes.
Manchester City and Liverpool played to a lifeless nil-nil draw at Eastlands. Both sides wore their home attire.
And Sunday’s late game saw Spurs go back to fourth place with a 2-0 victory against Wigan at the DW Stadium. The Latics were wearing their home kits forcing visiting Tottenham to wear their all-yellow alternates.