Chelsea Beat Crystal Palace, Vardy Rescues Leicester From Defeat Against Arsenal 

By The Nigeria Voice

Chelsea recorded a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Crystal Palace away from home to move up to third on the log.

Olivier Giroud gave Chelsea the lead when he finished off a Willian's cross very early in the game, in the build up to the goal former Chelsea defender, Gary Cahill sustained a hamstring injury.

Pulisic added the second goal from another Willian awaits to continue his rich vein of form for the Blues.

Zaha halved the deficit with a long range screamer to raise the hopes of the hosts.

Substitute Tammy Abraham ended his goal drought with Chelsea's third goal, Crystal Palace responded immediately with their second goal by Benteke to set up a nervous finish for Chelsea.

The hosts caused trouble for Chelsea in the closing moments of the game, Zouma had to make a timely block to deny Benteke when he was sent clean on goal.

Chelsea held on to victory to move back to the third position after Arsenal and Leicester City played out a 1-1 draw.

Jamie Vardy rescued Leicester City from defeat against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Aubameyang scored his 20th goal of the season to give Arsenal the lead in the first half, Schmeichel was in an inspired form to deny Lacazette and Saka.

Arsenal were reduced to 10 men with 15 minutes to go when substitute Eddy Nketiah was sent off for a high tackle on James Justin.

Leicester City made their numerical advantage count by levelling the scores through Vardy for his 22nd goal of the season.

Leicester City are now in the fourth position on the Premier League standing.

Watford recorded a vital 2-1 victory over Norwich courtesy of a sensational overhead kick from Danny Welbeck.