Premier League Review: United, Chelsea Narrow Gap On Leaders City

Manchester United and champions Chelsea have narrowed the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City after their respective 3-1 wins on Saturday.

United defeated Arsenal 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium courtesy goals from Jesse Lingard (2) and Antonio Valencia while Eden Hazard (2) and Alvaro Morata scored to hand Chelsea a 3-1 win over Newcastle United in the first match of the day.

The win takes Manchester United to within five points of city rivals Manchester City while Chelsea are three points further back though City can stretch that lead again when they host West Ham United on Sunday evening.

Saturday’s Results

Everton 2-0 Huddersfield Town

Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle United

West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

Arsenal 1-3 Manchester United

Brighton 1-5 Liverpool

Stoke City 2-1 Swansea City

Leicester City 1-0 Burnley

Watford 1-1 Tottenham

Standings (Top 6):

1. Manchester City 40 points

2. Manchester United 35 points

3. Chelsea 32 points

4. Liverpool 30 points

5. Arsenal 29 points

6. Tottenham Hotspur 26 points