Antonio Conte’s men increased the Premier league gap at the top to nine points after winning their 11th straight consecutive Premier league game. Once more the Spanish striker Diego Costa was a man of action, firing a header in the 43rd minute and scoring the only goal of the match, a winner against Crystal Palace. With a new win on their account, the Blues equalled their longest Premier League winning run from 2009-10 title-winning season.
Middlesbrough already in the first half thanks to Negredo’s double solved a game against the Swans and new three points. De Roon in the 58th minute has settled the final score, 3-0.
Stoke City from the 28th minute was playing with one more player on the pitch against the Champions, since Vardy was sent off. Krkic from a penalty opened the scoring for the Potters, while in the injury time of the first-half Allen increased a lead to 2-0. Still, the Foxes managed to pull a comeback, to level the score and to take a point. First, Ulloa in the 74th minute reduced the score to 2-1, and then Amartey on Fuchs’ assist has set the final score, 2-2.
Sunderland bounced back to the winning way with a minimum 1-0 win. The only goal of the match was a piece of Patrick van Aanholt in the 49th minute.
West Ham United in an exciting game with plenty of chances on both sides thanks a penalty in the 70th minute which Noble converted celebrated with 1-0. An important win with which the Hammers jumped to the 13th place.
In a late game on Saturday, Jose Mourinho’s men led by super inspired Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic who scored twice jumped to the sixth place and thus returned in competition for the Champions league places. Ibrahimovic his first goal at the Hawthorns scored already in the 5th minute while the final score he settled in the 58th minute.
Premier league table