Chelsea open four point lead as Arsenal lose to Stoke

Chelsea open four point lead as Arsenal lose to Stoke

Chelsea moved four points clear at the top of the Premier League table after a 3-1 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.


A 17 minute second half hatrick from Andre Schurrle sealed the 3 points, with Fulham’s goal coming from Johnny Heitinga


Elsewhere, Arsenal’s Premier League title challenge suffered a huge blow, as they went down 1-nil to Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.


Irish international Jonathan Walters scored the winner for Stoke from the penalty spot.


Newcastle boss Alan Pardew was sent to the stands during his side’s 4-1 win away to Hull City at the KC Stadium.


He could be in big trouble with the FA after the referee sent him off following a confrontation with Irish international David Meyler.


On the pitch, Moussa Sissoko scored a brace for Newcastle, while Loic Remy and Vurnon Anita also netted.


Curtis Davies scored Hull’s goal.


And Romelu Lukaku scored late on to give Everton a 1-nil win over West Ham at Goodison Park that revives their European hopes.