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PL roundup: West Brom hit Chelsea for five, Leeds sink Blades

:Headline: PL roundup: West Brom hit Chelsea for five, Leeds sink Blades:
Thomas Tuchel's 14-match unbeaten start as Blues boss was brought to a shuddering halt.
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Relegation-battlers West Brom inflicted a shock 5-2 defeat on 10-man Chelsea at Stamford Bridge to breathe new life into their slim Premier League survival hopes.

Chelsea centre-back Thiago Silva was sent off for two yellow cards inside the opening half-hour as Thomas Tuchel’s 14-match unbeaten start in charge was brought to a shuddering halt.

Christian Pulisic had given the hosts the lead in the 27th minute after Marcos Alonso’s free-kick hit the post, before veteran Brazilian defender Silva saw red.

In first-half stoppage-time, Matheus Pereira equalised with a lob over goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, and the Brazilian soon struck again to turn the match on its head before the break.

Jack Harrison gave the home side a deserved lead in the 12th minute when he knocked in Raphinha’s cross at the far post.

The Blades hauled themselves level just ahead of half-time through Ben Osborn, his blocked shot ruled to have crossed the line.

Leeds were ahead again in the 49th minute when Harrison’s low cross was diverted into the net by defender Phil Jagielka for an own goal.

Stuart Dallas went close to another goal for Leeds when his shot clipped the crossbar.

Rhian Brewster sent a curling volley just wide late on as the Blades slumped to a third successive league defeat.

Manchester City again impressed in their win at Champions League hopefuls Leicester (Rui Vieira/PA)

Leaders Manchester City further extended their advantage with a 2-0 win at Leicester.

Fernandinho saw an early long-range effort disallowed, with veteran striker Sergio Aguero standing in an offside position and ruled to be in the eyeline of Foxes goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

In the 23rd minute, Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne struck the crossbar with a free-kick before Leicester striker Jamie Vardy had a goal ruled out for offside just ahead of the break.

City finally broke the deadlock shortly before the hour when Benjamin Mendy curled a shot into the corner.

With 16 minutes left, Gabriel Jesus, on his 24th birthday, sealed victory when he stabbed the ball in from close range after a cutback from substitute Raheem Sterling.

Pep Guardiola’s men move 17 points clear of rivals Manchester United, who have played two games less, while Leicester remain third.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City33245469244577
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd32199464352966
3Leicester CityLeicester31175955371856
4Chelsea321510750311955
5West Ham UnitedWest Ham32167953421155
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs331581056381853
7Liverpool32158954381653
8Everton31147104340349
9Arsenal32137124436846
10Leeds UnitedLeeds32144145050046
11Aston Villa31135134435944
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves32118133241-941
13Crystal Palace31108133352-1938
14Southampton32106164058-1836
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3298153553-1835
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton32713123338-534
17Burnley3289152645-1933
18Fulham33512162543-1827
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom3159172859-3124
RSheffield UnitedSheff Utd3242261756-3914
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