No Double Delight!
Crystal Palace's Premier League season continued with a three-nil defeat against Chelsea at Selhurst Park on Sunday.
The quest for a (almost unprecedented) double against Chelsea ended with the Blues gaining a convincing, if unexpected in many ways; win with Oscar (against the of play at the time) putting the visitors ahead of the half hour mark.
Willian scored a fine second goal in the second half before Diego Costa sealed the points soon after.
These were the other results.
Saturday 2nd January 2016
West Ham 2-0 Liverpool
Arsenal 1-0 Newcastle
Leicester 0-0 Bournemouth
Man Utd 2-1 Swansea
Norwich 1-0 Southampton
Sunderland 3-1 Aston Villa
West Brom 2-1 Stoke
Watford 1-2 Man City
Sunday 3rd January 2016
Crystal Palace 0-3 Chelsea
Everton 1-1 Tottenham
Liverpool's up and down spell of late recently continued with West Ham seeing off the Reds two-nil at Upton Park with rivals (Liverpool's) Man United ending a poor end to the year with a two-one win over Swansea.
Arsenal kept top spot with narrow one-nil win over Newcastle with Man City coming back from behind to earn a late two-one win at Watford to keep up the pressure with Leicester losing a little ground with a nil-nil draw at the King Power Stadium against a 10-man Bournemouth side.
Things were looking bleak for Aston Villa going out of 2015 but 2016 didn't get any better with the three-one loss at the Stadium of Light leaving (even in January) them as a 'near certainty' you feel to go down....
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