Premier League results: Chelsea held by Leicester, West Ham thump Huddersfield, and Watford come from behind to draw - football

Premier League results: Chelsea held by Leicester, West Ham thump Huddersfield, and Watford come from behind to draw



Chelsea 0-0 Leicester City
Chelsea endured a third successive goalless draw in an enthralling encounter against excellent 10-man Leicester.
Antonio Conte had been wary of the Foxes and his concern proved well founded as the movement and energy of Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki troubled Chelsea.
Leicester were relentless, playing like champions, with the intensity of their pressing forcing mistakes, but Ben Chilwell was sent off for two bookable offences in quick succession, leaving the visitors down to 10 men with 22 minutes remaining.
Yet still Chelsea, who had won their previous seven Premier League home games since September’s loss to Manchester City, could not break the Foxes down as the Blues followed stalemates with Norwich and Arsenal with a third in a week. Crystal Palace 1-0 Burnley
Crystal Palace took a further step towards Premier League survival with a 1-0 victory over Burnley which extended the visitors’ winless run to seven games.
The Clarets climbed to fourth with victory over Stoke last month but have struggled to impress since, and came up short again against a Palace side missing eight first-team regulars.
A second goal in two games from Bakary Sako was enough to secure the three points for the Eagles that would take the hosts up to 12th, and into serious contention for a top-10 finish having looked like near-certainties for relegation a few weeks ago.
Huddersfield 1-4 West Ham United
Manuel Lanzini fired a second-half double as ...
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