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Antonio Conte and Chelsea roll on

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Antonio Conte and Chelsea rolled on in their bid for this season English Premier League title. In what looked like a tricky fixture on paper, Conte and the Blues easily brushed aside Arsenal 3-1. Chelsea led after just 13 minutes thanks to defender Marcos Alonso scoring moments after Diego Costa’s shot hit off the woodwork.

Conte and Chelsea continued their onslaught after halftime as Eden Hazard, who has struggled in FPL in recent weeks, added a second goal. Thirty minutes later, Cesc Fabregas added a third to seal the victory for Conte and the Blues.

Arsenal did get a 90th minute consolation goal from Olivier Giroud, but the damage was done. The loss drops the Gunners to fourth, 12 points behind Chelsea.

Conte and Chelsea take on Burnley in the next fixture. Chelsea look to have the Premier League all but wrapped up in mid-February.

Hull 2-0 Liverpool

Hull continues their resurgence under manager Marco Silva as the Tigers shocked a dreadful Liverpool 2-0. Hull’s Alfred N’Diaye put Hull up a goal on the stroke of halftime after Simon Mignolet’s error. It was his second goalkeeping mistake in consecutive games.

Liverpool continued to stutter throughout as the team managed 22 shots with only five landing on target. Hull’s Oumar Niasse add a second Tigers’ goal in the 84th minute, killing off any chance of a Reds’ comeback.

Liverpool are winless in their last five and are now in fifth place.

Tottenham 1-0 Middlesbrough

Tottenham continued their run of good form with a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough at White Hart Lane. Harry Kane’s 58th minute penalty was all the scoring Spurs needed as they kept yet another clean sheet.

Middlesbrough didn’t even manage a shot on target in the fixture as Spurs are still the Premier League’s only unbeaten team at home this season.

Manchester City 2-1 Swansea

Manchester City won for the second straight game as Pep Guardiola’s men won 2-1 at the Etihad. The Blues broke Swansea hearts as Gabriel Jesus scored his second of the game in second half stoppage-time to give Manchester City the win.

Just 10 minutes earlier, Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson had levelled the game and looked to have set the teams up for a draw. City’s new man Jesus popped up just at the right time, however, to put one past Lukasz Fabianski.

Swansea still remain one point outside of the relegation zone, which has now drawn six teams into a dogfight for safety.

Leicester 0-3 Manchester United

Leicester’s nightmare follow up to last season’s Premier League title win continued on Sunday as Manchester United won 3-0.

Jose Mourinho’s side had things wrapped up within a seven minute time span as Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Juan Mata all scored either side of the halftime break.

Leicester managed just one shot on target during the 90 minutes as the Foxes are now just a point above the relegation zone. Gameweek 25 will see Leicester face Swansea in a six-point encounter.

Saturday February 4, 2017

Chelsea 3-1 Arsenal

Crystal Palace 0-4 Sunderland

Everton 6-3 Bournemouth

Hull 2-0 Liverpool

Southampton 1-3 West Ham

Watford 2-1 Burnley

West Brom Albion 1-0 Stoke

Tottenham 1-0 Middlesbrough

Sunday February 5, 2017

Manchester City 2-1 Swansea

Leicester 0-3 Manchester United

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