Chelsea continued its surge towards regaining the English Premier League (EPL) title as a late Gary Cahill goal helped the side eke out a 2-1 win at Stoke City and move 13 points clear.
The latest triumph for Antonio Conte’s unstoppable charges came after London rival Arsenal’s season continued to unravel with a third straight 3-1 away league defeat, this time at West Bromwich Albion.
The Gunners’ fourth loss in five league games leaves them fifth and raised further questions about the future of under-pressure manager Arsene Wenger, who announced intriguingly afterwards: “I know what I will do. You will soon know.”
They had to eke out a living on a tiny income.