Wigan made it six visits without scoring at the Emirates as they went down 3-0 to Arsenal in a one sided encounter.
The Dutchman could even afford to miss a penalty and hit a post.
Manchester United have now gone 25 games since last losing to Birmingham in 1978.
Dimitar Berbatov hit a hat-trick as the host’s raced into a 3-0 half-time lead with goals from Berbatov and Giggs.
With Nani and Berbatov claiming the match ball after the break the scoreline was no more than the performance deserved against a hapless Birmingham outfit.
In a hard fought game the Reds always looked in control and the chances of Wolves repeating their 1-0 success at Anfield three weeks ago never looked on the cards.
The Seasiders have yet to keep a clean sheet at home and a Kieran Richardson first-half brace ensured that record remained intact.
Bottom club West Ham twice led at Everton but conceded late and had to settle for a 2-2 draw at Goodison park.
Jonathan Spector put the visitors ahead before Dinar Bilyaletdinov blasted in to level with 13 minutes remaining.
Frederic Piquionne responded with what seemed a late winner but was then sent off for his over-exuberant goal celebration.
And Everton took full advantage by levelling for a second time deep into injury time through Marouane Fellaini for a vital point for the Merseysiders.
Clint Dempsey scored twice, one from the penalty spot, as Stoke were made to pay for missed chances.
The Potters miserable afternoon was complete when Ryan Shawcross saw red for denying the goalscoring chance which gave Dempsey his spot kick opportunity.
In truth it was no more than Spurs, who hit the woodwork through Luka Modric, deserved.
But Shola Ameobi and Peter Lovenkrands had chances for a Newcastle, while Leon Best hit the bar.
And so for the first time in 21 Premier League meetings between these two teams the game ended all square still leaving Spurs on the fringes of the title race.