EPL : Leicester beat Arsenal to go second, Chelsea beat Palace for sixth straight win

Agency, 10 November : Leicester laid down a significant marker in the race to finish in the Premier League’s top four by beating Arsenal 2-0 to move nine points ahead of the sixth-placed Gunners.

Jamie Vardy broke the deadlock in the 68th minute with his ninth goal in as many games against the Gunners, finishing a slick Leicester move involving Youri Tielemans and Harvey Barnes.

James Maddison then secured Leicester’s win seven minutes later with a fine strike into the bottom corner to send the Foxes second in the table, five points behind league leaders Liverpool.

Chelsea beat Crystal Palace to record a sixth consecutive win

Chelsea beat Crystal Palace to record a sixth consecutive Premier League win for the first time since their title-winning season of 2016-17. The Blues’ victory means they are now five points behind leaders Liverpool and level on points with second-placed Leicester.

Frank Lampard’s side moved above Manchester City, who play leaders Liverpool on Sunday, but sit behind Brendan Rodgers’ side on goal difference.

Tammy Abraham’s 10th league goal of the season and Christian Pulisic’s header ensured the win against a resolute Palace side who barely got out of their own half during the first period.

 

 

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