Chelsea top of the league as Liverpool hammer Arsenal

Chelsea top of the league as Liverpool hammer Arsenal

Chelsea are top of the Premier League table this evening.


They beat Newcastle 3-nil at Stamford Bridge this afternoon, thanks to an Eden Hazard hatrick.


Chelsea move ahead of Manchester City and Arsenal, who both dropped points today.


City were held to a scoreless draw away to Norwich at Carrow Road.


While Arsenal were thrashed 5-1 by Liverpool earlier in the day’s opening Premier League game at Anfield.


Shane Long and Nikica Jelavic scored to give Hull City a 2-nil win against 10 man Sunderland at the Stadium of Light- Wes Brown was sent off for the home side after 4 minutes.


Two deadline day signings helped Crystal Palace to a 3-1 win at home to West Brom.


Tom Ince and Joe Ledley were on the mark there, with Marouane Chamakh also scoring.



Southampton and Stoke City drew 2 all at St. Mary’s-


And West Ham are out of the relegation zone, after Kevin Nolan scored twice to give them a 2-nil win over Aston Villa at Villa Park.