The last matchweek before the international break kicks in produced some bitter and stunning results. The crisis at Arsenal Football Club deepens further after a shambolic defeat to West Bromwich Albion. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea got even closer to securing the league title.
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 3, ARSENAL 1
Shambolic Arsenal defence paved way for Tony Pulis’ West Bromwich Albion to grab three sweet points, rubbing more salt into Arsène Wenger’s and Arsenal’s wounds.
CRYSTAL PALACE 1, WATFORD 0
Watford’s Troy Deeney was Crystal Palace’s man of the match by scoring an own-goal, handing Sam Allardyce and his struggling club three vital points.
EVERTON 4, HULL CITY 0
Belgium international, Romelu Lukaku, scored twice and provided an assist for Enner Valencia’s goal in the second half as Ronald Koeman’s Everton grabbed three important points at Goodison Park. Everton are on a seventh place and have the same amount of points as Arsenal, who just got a very slim advantage in terms of goal difference.
STOKE CITY 1, CHELSEA 2
Gary Cahill scored a late winning goal, which brought them closer to secure the league title, at Britannia Stadium.
SUNDERLAND 0, BURNLEY 0
The match between Sunderland and Burnley ended in a goalless draw at the Stadium of Light.
WEST HAM UNITED 2, LEICESTER CITY 3
Three goals in one half by the English champions, Leicester City, at the London Stadium handed them three sweet points.
AFC BOURNEMOUTH 2, SWANSEA CITY 0
Former Arsenal youngster Benik Afobe scored the winning goal that handed Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth three points.
MIDDLESBROUGH 1, MANCHESTER UNITED 3
Marouane Fellaini, Jesse Lingard and Antonio Valencia were all on the scoresheet as José Mourinho travelled to the Riverside Stadium and brought home three points. Manchester United went from a seventh to a fifth place in the league table, namely no longer sixth.
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2, SOUTHAMPTON 1
Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli shone in the absence of Harry Kane as Tottenham Hotspur defeated Southampton at the White Hart Lane.
MANCHESTER CITY 1, LIVERPOOL 1
Sergio Kun Agüero scored the equalising goal in the second half as Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool were held at City of Manchester Stadium. For more, read the match report by clicking here.