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English Premiership

As it happened: Chelsea 3-1 Arsenal

2017-02-04 11:02
Last Updated at 01:10
04 Feb 16:39
That is all folks, thank you for choosing Sport24 to catch this Premier League clash between Chelsea and Arsenal.
04 Feb 16:38
Eden Hazard: "It’s always good to score beautiful goals against massive teams. We scored three beautiful goals & we deserved to win"
04 Feb 16:36
Gary Cahill: "We've put ourselves in a great position and we knew that this game today was significant for that. We're playing with confidence so we'll keep going."
04 Feb 16:33

Man of the Match:

Eden Hazard

04 Feb 16:23
FULL TIME: A relentless Chelsea pull further clear in the title race with a pivotal 3-1 win over Arsenal.
04 Feb 16:21
90' The fourth official signals 3 added minutes to be played.
04 Feb 16:20
90' GOAL! Giroud grabs a consolation goal with a customary header from a Monreal cross.
04 Feb 16:19
89' Costa seems desperate to get on the score-sheet himself as he blazes over the bar from an acute angle.
04 Feb 16:16
87' Chelsea make their final substitution as Kurt Zouma replaces Victor Moses.
04 Feb 16:14
84' GOAL! Cesc Fabregas receives a gift from Cech and lobs the ball into an empty net.
04 Feb 16:12
82' Chelsea make a double change as Pedro is replaced by Willian and Cesc Fabregas comes on for Eden Hazard.
04 Feb 16:09
79' Monreal concedes another corner with an important intervention at the far post.
04 Feb 16:08
78' Costa does well to win a corner off Kolscielny after trying to fire in a cross across the area.
04 Feb 16:07
77' Courtois does well to claw away a Wellbeck glancing header at full stretch.
04 Feb 16:05
75' Courtois collects an aimless ball over the top as Arsenal look to be running out of ideas.
04 Feb 16:04
74' Hazard has proved unplayable at times as he sits down Mustafi to another cheer from the home crowd.
04 Feb 16:01
71' Sanchez is caught in an offside position from the resulting free-kick.
04 Feb 16:00
70' Sanchez wins a free-kick after a foul by Apilicueta two yards outside the Chelsea area.
04 Feb 15:58
69' Arsenal make their final change as Danny Welbeck replaces Theo Walcott.
04 Feb 15:54
64' Olivier Giroud replaces Coquelin as the Gunners look to play a more attacking formation.
04 Feb 15:53
63' Arsenal  are preparing to bring Olivier Giroud on to find a way back into the game.
04 Feb 15:52
62' Arsenal now seem vulnerable to counter attacks having to throw more bodies forward.
04 Feb 15:48
More on the goal: Hazard picked up the ball a yard inside his own half and beat four defenders before slotting home.
04 Feb 15:43
52' GOAL! Hazard scores a brilliant solo goal as he leaves four Arsenal defenders for dead before slotting the ball past Cech.
04 Feb 15:40
50' Hazard does well to create space for himself at the edge of the box but blazes his shot over the cross-bar.
04 Feb 15:38
49' Chelsea look happy to sit back and let Arsenal have the ball then launch counter-attacks.
04 Feb 15:36
47' Absolutely massive last-ditch tackle by Kolscielny on Hazard as the ball breaks to the Belgian who was clear through on goal.
04 Feb 15:34
46' The second half is back underway.
04 Feb 15:18
48' Mustafi concedes a corner as time winds down in an intense first half.
04 Feb 15:17
46' Ozil is played in the box in space, cuts inside but his shot is stopped by Courtois at the near post.
04 Feb 15:15
45' The fourth official signals 4 additional minutes to be played.
04 Feb 15:13
42' Mustafi with a critical last-gasp intervention to stop a dangerous Chelsea counter after Arsenal lost the ball in a dangerous position.
04 Feb 15:10
39' Arsenal certainly aren't lying down in this contest and are taking the fight to Chelsea as they should have had an equalizer from a Gabriel header.
04 Feb 15:07
37' Courtois makes an amazing save from a Gabriel header after a dink over the top by Oxlaide-Chaimberlain. The defender really should have scored there.
04 Feb 15:06
36' Monreal wins an Arsenal corner after a battle on the sideline with Victor Moses.
04 Feb 15:05
34' Arsenal survive a barrage of crosses into Petr Cech's area and eventually clear the danger.
04 Feb 15:04
33' Pedro wins a corner for Chelsea as Oxlaide Chaimberlain cuts out his cross.
04 Feb 15:00
29' Arsenal are almost caught on the break by Chelsea but Costa is too long on the ball which gives the defence enough time to get bodies behind the ball.
04 Feb 14:58
28' Arsenal are looking to fight their way back into the game with Iwobi looking to find holes in a well-organised Chelsea defence.
04 Feb 14:56
26' Eden Hazard is coming more into the game as he leaves Walcott for dead with a neat turn that receives a cheer from the home crowd.
04 Feb 14:54
24' Arsenal clear the resulting Pedro free-kick.
04 Feb 14:53
23' First booking of the game goes to Mustafi who clumsily bundles over Eden Hazard on the edge of the 18 yard area.
04 Feb 14:52
22' Arsenal are now on the back-foot and struggling to deal with Chelsea's formation with Coquelin being outnumbered in midfield.
04 Feb 14:48
18' Chelsea now with their tails up as Costa launches a fierce drive at the near post that hits the side-netting.
04 Feb 14:46
16' Arsenal are forced into a substitution as Gabriel replaces a dazed Bellerin after a head clash.
04 Feb 14:45
More on the goal: Cech failed to deal with a stinging Costa shot with Alonso heading in the deflection.
04 Feb 14:42
GOAL! Marcos Alonso puts Chelsea ahead!
04 Feb 14:39
9' Coquelin gives away a free-kick on a rampaging Victor Moses down the right flank but escapes a booking
04 Feb 14:37
7' Walcott is caught offside after being playing in behind by Alexis Sanchez.
04 Feb 14:36
6' Arsenal have settled better into the game in the opening minutes, enjoying more of the possession.

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