ASTON VILLA ........1 CHELSEA ..............2
BRANISLAV Ivanovic’s second-half goal moved Chelsea seven points clear at the top of the table with victory over Aston Villa.
Eden Hazard put the Blues ahead when he swept home Willian’s pass.
However, Villa scored their first league goal in 659 minutes when Jores Okore headed in.
But Ivanovic volleyed home the winner on 66 minutes.
FORMER Cardiff midfielder Joe Ledley scored the only goal as Crystal Palace beat Leicester.
The Wales international headed in from a corner early in the second half.
The Eagles have now won three out of their last four league games since Alan Pardew took over as manager.