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Diego Costa limps off as Chelsea eke out victory

Published: Saturday 4 April 2015, 21.24CET
Chelsea FC are seven points clear at the summit following a 2-1 win against Stoke City FC which featured a spectacular long-range goal and another hamstring injury for Diego Costa.

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Published: Saturday 4 April 2015, 21.24CET

Diego Costa limps off as Chelsea eke out victory

Chelsea FC are seven points clear at the summit following a 2-1 win against Stoke City FC which featured a spectacular long-range goal and another hamstring injury for Diego Costa.

• Premier League leaders Chelsea FC go seven points clear after a 2-1 win against Stoke City FC.
• Eden Hazard opens the scoring at Stamford Bridge from the penalty spot.
• Charlie Adam restores parity with a stunning effort from inside his own half.
• Blues striker Diego Costa, on at half-time, is quickly replaced after suffering a hamstring injury.
• Loïc Rémy secures victory, slotting into an empty net following good work by Willian and Hazard.

Arsenal FC, in second, tighten their grip on a top-four place, defeating Liverpool FC 4-1.
• Olivier Giroud is among the scorers for the Gunners with his tenth goal in his last ten outings.
• Liverpool's Emre Can is sent off late on for a second bookable offence.
Manchester United FC leapfrog rivals Manchester City FC into third.
• Ander Herrera is on target twice as the Red Devils beat Aston Villa FC 3-1.
Leicester City FC and Queens Park Rangers FC, both in the bottom three, record precious wins.

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Diego Costa, who came on at half-time, clutches his left hamstring and is likely to be out for several weeks

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Bundesliga: Bayern overcome Dortmund
Liga: Two-goal wins for Atlético, Sevilla
Ligue 1: Lyon lead the way
Serie A: Juventus march on

Last updated: 04/04/15 23.44CET

Results

English Premier League 2014/15

Matches
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04/04/2015

ChelseaChelsea2-1StokeStoke

Hazard 39 (P), Rémy 62

Adam 44

Venue: London

04/04/2015

EvertonEverton1-0SouthamptonSouthampton

Jagielka 16

Venue: Liverpool

04/04/2015

LeicesterLeicester2-1West HamWest Ham

Cambiasso 12, King 86

Kouyaté 32

Venue: Leicester

04/04/2015

Man. UnitedMan. United3-1Aston VillaAston Villa

Ander Herrera 43, 90+2, Rooney 79

Benteke 80

Venue: Manchester

04/04/2015

SwanseaSwansea3-1HullHull

Ki Sung-Yong 18, Gomis 37, 90+1

McShane 50

Venue: Swansea

04/04/2015

West BromWest Brom1-4QPRQPR

Anichebe 58

Vargas 15, Austin 37, Zamora 43, Barton 90+5

Venue: West Bromwich

04/04/2015

ArsenalArsenal4-1LiverpoolLiverpool

Bellerín 37, Özil 40, Alexis Sánchez 45, Giroud 90+1

Henderson 76 (P)

Venue: London

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