LONDON (AP) — Arsenal and Manchester United played to a scoreless draw that frustrated both teams, while Liverpool beat Fulham 3-2 on Wednesday to return to the Premier League title race.
Fourth-place Liverpool came from behind twice to maintain its three-point lead over Tottenham, which won 4-0 at Newcastle. Liverpool's last-gasp win, secured by Steven Gerrard's penalty, left Brendan Rodgers' side four points behind league leader Chelsea.
Arsenal missed the chance to go to the top after Chelsea's 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday, and remained a point behind in second place.
Robin van Persie had United's best chances on his return to Arsenal, but failed to make the most of a one-on-one in the early stages and then saw a late header saved by Wojciech Szczesny.
The result, combined with Liverpool's win, dropped United 11 points behind the Champions League places.
Barcelona set up another Copa del Rey final against rival Real Madrid, drawing 1-1 at Real Sociedad to win their two-legged semifinal.
Real's Antoine Griezmann scored in the waning moments to cancel out Lionel Messi's first-half opener but the Spanish champions still reached the domestic cup final 3-1 overall.