Chelsea snatch fifth straight PL win

English Premier League

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United

Chelsea clinched their fifth consecutive Premier League victory after with a 1-0 triumph over Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.

The sides entered the half-time break deadlocked and it took a moment of brilliance in the last minute, as Kai Havertz had a great firstn touch from Jorginho's chip over the top and fired a strike into the far post.

West Ham United 2-1 Aston Villa

West Ham United boosted their top-four hopes after edging Aston Villa 2-1 at Olympic Stadium.

The sides were deadlocked at half-time, as Andriy Yarmolenko broke the deadlock for the Hammers 20 minutes before time and Pablo Fornals doubled their lead with eight minutes remaining.

Jacob Ramsey pulled a goal back for Villa in the last minute but it was too little too late.

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Everton 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Ten-man Everton suffered their fourth straight defeat after a narrow 1-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Goodison Park.

Following a goalless first stanza, Conor Coady eventually broke the deadlock for Wolves early in the second stanza.

Frank Lampard's charges dented their chances of getting back into the game after they were down to ten men in the last 12 minutes after Jonjoe Kenny got a second booking and was sent off.

Southampton 1-2 Watford

Watford boosted their chances of surviving relegation after beating Southampton 2-1 thanks to a brace by Cucho at St. Mary's Stadium.

Cucho opened the scoring for the Hornets in the 14th minute and doubled their lead 11 minutes before the half-time break and completed his brace.

Mohamed Elyounoussi pulled a goal back for the Saints on the stroke of half-time but Watford held on to clinch maximum points.

Leeds United 2-1 Norwich City

Leeds United ended a run of six straight defeats after beating Norwich City 2-1 at Elland Road.

Rodrigo Moreno gave Leeds an early lead and Kenny McLean levelled matters for Norwich early in stoppage time.

However, Joe Gelhardt snatched the winner for the Whites at the death.

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