The London derby has turned out be a one sided affair after Antonio Conte’s men defeated Arsenal 3-1 in their Premier league match on Saturday.

After sabotaging their title hopes by witnessing a 1-1 draw at Anfield on Tuesday, Chelsea have responded strongly as they clinch important 3 points to cement their position at the top of the Premier league.

Early 13th minute first half strike from youngster Marcos Alonso was followed by a stunning solo goal by Eden Hazard in the 53rd minute leaving Arsene Wenger’s side dumbfounded at Stamford Bridge.

The Belgian international with his quick moves produced an absolutely magnificent finish of uttermost class which earned him the man of the match award.

Spanish midfielder and former Arsenal captain, Cesc Fabregas inflicted more pain when he chipped the 3rd goal for Chelsea from 25 yards thanks to a rotten clearance from goalkeeper Petr Cech.

Olivier Giroud scored a consolation during the injury time as Arsenal scored for the first time at the Bridge in four years.

Chelsea will remain on top of the Premier League table with 59 points after recording their 19th league win of this season. 

 

First Published | 4 February 2017 8:56 PM
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