PL round-up: Top-four all win; Big win for Hammers

Leaders Chelsea remain seven points clear at the top of after a 3-1 win at Bournemouth.

Second placed Spurs had won earlier in the day, but Chelsea made no mistake on the South Coast. Chelsea’s odds now shorten to 1-33 from 1-14 favourites, Spurs drift back to 10-1 from 13-2.

Chelsea were in control just 20-minutes in. An Adam Smith own goal put the visitors ahead on 17-minutes and just moments later Eden Hazard doubled their lead.

In-form Josh King gave Bournemouth some hope just before half-time but the win was sealed by Marcos Alonso on 68-minutes.

Earlier in the day, Tottenham had kept up the pressure courtesy of a comfortable 4-0 win over Watford.

Spurs eased to the win at White Hart Lane with Dele Alli opened the scoring just after the half-hour mark, but it was 3-0 by half-time with Eric Dier and Son Heung-min on target.

South Korean Son added a fourth not long into the second-half to seal the win.

Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-Min – RealTime Images

Liverpool and Manchester City both claimed wins to make sure it is as you were in the top-four.

But Liverpool had to work hard for their 2-1 win at Stoke City with second-half substitutes Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino claiming the goals.

Jon Walters had given Stoke the win just before the break, but Jurgen Klopp brought on his Brazilian pair and they inspired the win with Coutinho levelling on 70 minutes and Firmino claiming the winner just two minutes later.

Man City eased to a 3-1 win over fourth from bottom Hull City at The Etihad.

Ahmed Elmohamady’s own goal put City on the half-hour and Sergio Aguero doubled the lead just after the break.

Fabian Delph added a third on he hour before Hull claimed a consolation Andrea Ranocchia scoring.

At the bottom Middlesbrough look doomed after play out a goalless draw with Burnley at The Riverside. They are six points adrift of safety.

West Ham put an end to their dismal run of form with their first win in six with a crucial 1-0 win over Swansea City. The Hammers had been dragged firmly into a relegation battle, but they managed to claim a big win with Cheikhou Kouyate’s strike just before half-time the difference between the two sides.  Swansea remain third from bottom.

Southampton claimed a good win at West Bromwich Albion with Jordy Clasie scoring the only goal of the game after 25-minutes.

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