PREMIER LEAGUE REVIEW
ARSENAL ..............4 LIVERPOOL ..........1
OLIVIER Giroud continued his fine form as Arsenal put a huge dent in Liverpool’s Champions League hopes.
Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez all scored for the Gunners in the first half.
Liverpool pulled one back through a Jordan Henderson penalty, but Giroud grabbed his tenth goal in nine games before the Reds had Emre Can sent off for a second booking late on. FORMER Sheffield United defender Phil Jagielka scored the only goal as Everton beat Champions League-chasing Southampton.
The Toffees won their third consecutive league game thanks to Jagielka’s closerange finish on 16 minutes.
Ronald Koeman’s side enjoyed plenty of possession
LEICESTER ............2 WEST HAM ............1
ANDY King’s late winner gave Leicester a vital three points against West Ham.
Esteban Cambiasso’s 20yard strike gave the Foxes an early lead, but David Nugent then had a penalty saved by Adrian.
Chiekhou Kouyate then equalised for the Hammers before hitting the post in the second half, but King turned in Jamie Vardy’s mishit with only four minutes left to play. MANCHESTER United moved above rivals Manchester City as Ander Herrera struck twice against Aston Villa.
Spanish midfielder Herrera opened the scoring just before half-time before Wayne Rooney added a sublime second goal on 79 minutes.
Villa’s Christian Benteke pulled one back with a low
SWANSEA ..............3 HULL CITY ............1
BAFETIMBI Gomis’ double for Swansea left ten-man Hull nervously looking over their shoulders.
Ki Sung-Yueng fired the Swans in front before Gomis’ acrobatic volley doubled their lead.
Paul McShane’s closerange finish gave the Tigers hope, but minutes later David Meyler was sent off.
And Gomis’ injury-time strike sealed the three points for the hosts.
CHELSEA ..............2 STOKE CITY ..........1
LOIC Remy’s second-half strike moved Chelsea seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Eden Hazard’s penalty had put the hosts in front in the first half.
But on the stroke of halftime, Charlie Adam’s sublime effort from inside his own half levelled up proceedings.
However, just after the hour mark Remy tapped home the winner.
EVERTON ..............1 SOUTHAMPTON ....0
and chances but found Tim Howard in sublime form, the American denying Graziano Pelle in the first half and James Ward-Prowse after the break.
MAN UTD ..............3 ASTON VILLA ........1
strike but Herrera sealed the victory with a side-footed finish in injury-time to move the Red Devils up to third, a point clear of City.
WEST BROM ..........1 QPR ......................4
BOBBY Zamora scored a sublime goal as struggling QPR won at West Brom.
Eduardo Vargas struck from long range before Charlie Austin’s 16th league goal of the season and Zamora’s superb lob increased the advantage.
Victor Anichebe pulled a goal back for West Brom, who hadYoussouf Mulumbu sent off, before Joey Barton wrapped up the victory from close range.