Incredible Chelsea beat Stoke City as Pogba wins it for Manchester United (EPL results)

Incredible Chelsea beat Stoke City as Pogba wins it for Manchester United (EPL results)

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at August 9, 2023 at 9:30 AM
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Premier League leaders Chelsea have extended their winning streak to 13 games this season as the Blues defeated visiting Stoke City 4 - 2 in an explosive duel at the Stamford bridge on Saturday, December 31, 2016.

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The visitors looked more determined in the encounter, but met a Chelsea side who were superb in front of their faithfuls.

Gary Cahill opened the scoring for the Blues in the 34th minute, but Bruno Martins leveled up for the visitors a minute into the second half.

Chelsea went ahead again in the 57th minute through Willian, but former Liverpool striker Peter Crouch restored parity again for the visitors.

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Willian netted again in the 65th minute before Spanish striker Diego Costa who just returned from suspension scored the winner for Chelsea in the 85th minute.

Manchester United 2-1 Middlesbrough

At Old Trafford, Manchester United came from behind to beat Middlesbrough 2-1 in a tension soaked match that the visitors would blame themselves to have lost.

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Grant Leadbitter put Middlesbrough ahead in the 67th minutes, and the thoughts of all Manchester United fans was their team would lose, but Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba scored in the 85th and 87th minutes to give Jose Mourinho the maximum three points.

Leicester City 1-0 West Ham United

Algerian forward Islam Slimani may have scored a farewell goal for his club as he is expected to fly to Gabon for the 2017 AFCON in Gabon. The striker struck in the 22 minute as Leicester City beat West Ham United 1-0.

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Swansea 0-3 Bournemouth

Swansea's miserable campaign this season in the Premier League continues on Saturday, December 31, 2016 as they were beaten at home by Bournemouth.

After sacking their coach Bob Bradley, the club have suffered another embarrassing defeat at home.

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