After Leicester Town and Manchester United received their fits, Chelsea answered with the most efficient conceivable manner with a 3-Zero win over relegation-threatened Watford.
Frank Lampard made 3 adjustments to the facet that confronted West Ham with Antonio Rudiger, Mateo Kovacic – out with Achilles damage – and Tammy Abraham paving the best way for Kurt Zouma, Mason Mount and Olivier Giroud.
Chelsea’s early force yielded them a function after Olivier Giroud successfully transformed Ross Barkley’s clever move. Then, within the demise mins of first-half, Christian Pulisic fast toes within the field earned Blues a penalty which was once well scored through in-form Willian.
Probabilities got here few and a ways between at each ends after the restart and within the damage time, former Everton guy Ross Barkley seals all 3 issues with Chelsea’s 3rd of the evening.
With most effective 3 issues keeping apart Third-placed Leicester, 4th-placed Chelsea and Fifth-placed Guy United, it sort of feels that race for most sensible four will pass right down to the twine.