Manager Harry Redknapp Charlie Austin will not be sold in the January transfer window despite rumours.
Chelsea is four points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Liverpool needed the help of two own goals for the win that lifted them to fifth in the table.
Stoke City appoints Mark Hughes as their new manager to replace Tony Pulis.
Reading and QPR will both be playing in the Championship next season after a dismal EPL season.
Chelsea moved into 3rd on the EPL log after a 2-1 win against Sunderland.