Chelsea close to title after beating Arsenal


London,ENGLAND:Chelsea humiliated Arsenal 3-1 in an exciting premier league match played at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Marco Alonso opened the scores through a header in the 13th- minute.

Eden Hazard scored the second goal in the 53rd-minute following a strike that was widely cheered in west London.

The Belgian whizzed past three Arsenal players during a run that started inside his own half before beating Petr Cech.

Ex-Arsenal mid field maestro Cesc Fabregas put in the third goal after a poor clearance from the Ex-Chelsea keeper.

However, Arsenal managed a late consolation through Olivier Giroud’s header.

Chelsea are now 12 points clear of their title rivals, but Liverpool and Spurs can close the gap if they beat Hull and Middlesbrough respectively.