Chelsea winger Willian saves his team against Everton
Premier League leaders Chelsea narrowly beat Everton 1-0 at home; The Blues Brazilian winger finds net in 89th minute.
Chelsea edged past Everton 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in London in their English Premier League match on Wednesday night.
The Blues' Brazilian winger Willian found the back of the net in the 89th minute.
Everton midfielder Gareth Barry was sent off near the end of the game. League leaders Chelsea have now accumulated 59 points, securing a seven-point gap at the top of the league.
Chelsea's closest opponents in the table, Manchester City, did not let the league leaders increase their margin as they cruised past Stoke City 4-1 in an away match on Wednesday.
Manchester City's Argentine star Sergio Aguero scored twice. Other scorers for Manchester City were English winger James Milner and French midfielder Samir Nasri. English striker Peter Crouch found the net for Stoke City.
Manchester United won against Burnley 3-1 at their home ground, Old Trafford. United's English center-back Chris Smalling scored twice and their Dutch striker Robin van Persie scored from the penalty spot near the end of the match.
Manchester United are currently third in the standings with 47 points.
London side Arsenal narrowly defeated Leicester City 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. Goals by French defender Laurent Koscielny and English wing forward Theo Walcott secured the win for The Gunners.
With 45 points, Arsenal are currently fifth place in the English Premier League standings.
Results are as follows:
Arsenal 2-1 Leicester City
Hull City 2-0 Aston Villa
Sunderland 0-2 Queens Park Rangers
Liverpool 3-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea 1-0 Everton
Stoke City 1-4 Manchester City
Manchester United 3-1 Burnley
Southampton 0-0 West Ham United
Crystal Palace 1-1 Newcastle United
West Bromwich Albion 2-0 Swansea City
Standings in Premier League are as follows:
8West Ham United2510873628838
14West Bromwich Albion2568112434-1026
17Queens Park Rangers2564152643-1722
Diego Costa (Chelsea) 17 goals
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) 16 goals
Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) 13 goals
Charlie Austin (Queens Park Rangers) 13 goals
Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) 12 goals
Upcoming fixtures are as follows:
February 21, Saturday
Aston Villa vs Stoke City
Chelsea vs Burnley
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal
Hull City vs Queens Park Rangers
Sunderland vs West Bromwich Albion
Swansea City vs Manchester United
Manchester City vs Newcastle United
February 22, Sunday
Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham United
Everton vs Leicester City
Southampton vs Liverpool
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