SPORT: CHELSEA MAINTAIN GAP AT TOP OF PREMIER LEAGUE
Chelsea maintained their 7-point gap at the top of the premier league last night.
Brazilian playmaker Willian struck a minute from time as the Blues beat Everton 1-nil.
Manuel Pellegrini has played down injury concerns surrounding Sergio Aguero after the Argentine striker came off after converting a penalty in Manchester City’s 4-1 win at Stoke.
A surprising brace from Chris Smalling sees Manchester United third in the table, as they beat Burnley 3-1.
Southampton drop to fourth following their goal-less draw at home with ten-man West Ham.
West Brom eased their relegation worries with a 2-nil win at home to Swansea.
While Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace drew one-apiece with his former side, Newcastle.
Aston Villa are the latest Premier League side who will go into the weekend managerless.
Last night saw the club sack Paul Lambert, less than 24 hours after their defeat at Hull saw them plunge into the relegation zone.
First team coach Scott Marshall and goalkeeping coach Andy Marshall will tend to the side for Sunday’s F-A Cup fifth round tie with Leicester.