Premier League roundup: Chelsea closer to title; Leicester climb off the bottom


On Saturday just five games took place in the Premier League as the FA Cup semifinal schedule impacted things.

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That said, we had plenty to look out for as Chelsea snuck by Manchester United, Stoke stunned Southampton, Leicester won again, and there were 2-0 wins for Everton and West Bromwich Albion.

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Below you will find recaps, reaction, analysis and more on all five matches, just in case you missed anything.

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester UnitedRECAP

Eden Hazard’s moment of magic in the first half was the difference but Manchester United dominated possession and had plenty of chances to score. The Red Devils were undone by Hazard’s brilliance as the league leaders are now 10 points clear with six games to go.

Leicester City 2-0 Swansea CityRECAP

Leonardo Ulloa hammered a tidy low goal past Lukasz Fabianski off a set piece, and the Foxes doubled their lead late on through Andy King. They are now in the drop zone courtesy of goal difference after their third-straight win.

Everton 1-0 BurnleyRECAP

Kevin Mirallas scored the only goal of the game to give Everton the win. A stoppage time second yellow at the end of the first half to Ashley Barnes made things tougher for Burnley, despite having the brilliant Tom Heaton in goal who saved Ross Barkley’s penalty kick. Burnley are now bottom of the table while the Toffees are unbeaten in five matches.

Stoke City 2-1 SouthamptonRECAP

Morgan Schneiderlin was assisted by Jose Fonte off a corner kick for the opener but Saints imploded in the second half as Mame Diouf scored a bizarre equalizer and then Charlie Adam sealed the win for Stoke late on. Saints missed a great chance to close the gap on fourth-placed City, while Stoke move up to ninth.

Crystal Palace 0-2 West Bromwich AlbionRECAP

James Morrison and Craig Gardner struck to seal victory for Tony Pulis on his first trip back to Selhurst Park. The Baggies, on 36 points, are now all but safe from relegation.