EPL review: Watford 0 Leicester City 1

EPL review: Watford 0 Leicester City 1

- A review of Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League

- Leicester won to move five points clear; Tottenham drew 2-2 at home to Arsenal

- At the bottom of the league table both Newcastle United and Aston Villa lost to their respective opponents 

EPL review: Watford 0 Leicester City 1

Riyad Mahrez scored Leicester's winner at Watford

Leicester City continue their surprise run for the Barclays Premier League title by beating Watford 1-0, courtesy a Riyad Mahrez stunning strike.

The result means Leicester now is five points clear at the top of the Premier League, while their opponent, Watford lie 12th on the log.

Elsewhere, Arsenal drew 2-2 at Tottenham. The Gunners took the lead through Aaron Ramsey. But after Francis Coquelin saw red for the Gunners, Toby Alderweireld and Harry Kane turned the game around inside two minutes.

Arsenal levelled through Alexis Sanchez's first league goal since October.

Defending champions, Chelsea continued their recovery under interim manager, Guus Hiddink. They played out a 1-1 draw with Stoke City at home.

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Manchester City also closed to within two points of the third-placed Gunners when they beat bottom club Aston Villa 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium.

City hit Villa with two goals early in the second half through Yaya Toure on 48 minutes and Sergio Aguero quickly scored another just two minutes later before the Argentine forward added a third on the hour mark.

Raheem Sterling made it 4-0 after 66 minutes, with Agero also hitting the woodwork from the penalty spot on 73 minutes.

At the end of the table, both Newcastle and Aston Villa lost.

Below is the full results for Saturday’s EPL matches

Chelsea 1 - 1 Stoke

Tottenham 2 - 2 Arsenal

Newcastle 1 - 3 B'mouth

Everton 2 - 3 West Ham

So'ton 1 - 1 S'land

Swansea 1 - 0 Norwich

Watford 0 - 1 Leicester

 Man City 4 - 0 A Villa

Leicester City have won 31 points away from home this season in the Premier League; five more than any other team.

Leicester City have scored 33 goals in the second half of Premier league games in this campaign - two more than any other side.

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