Mourinho’s continued with his unbeaten streak against Arsenal as the league leaders Chelsea cemented their position at the top of the Premier League with victory over Arsenal. Arsene Wenger’s winless streak against Jose Mourinho extended to 12 games.
The old adversaries squared up in an ugly first-half moment when Wenger shoved Mourinho in the chest in Chelsea’s technical area after Gary Cahill’s challenge on Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.
After order was restored, it was Mourinho who had the last laugh at the end with that win which puts the Blues five points ahead of second-placed Manchester City.
Eden Hazard’s was brought down in the forbidden area and recomposed himself to dispatch a first-half penalty that put them on their way after he was fouled by Laurent Koscielny, while Diego Costa’s ninth goal in seven games since his £32m summer move from Atletico Madrid wrapped up the win.
Manchester United returned to the Premier League’s top four for the first time in more than a year as Radamel Falcao’s first United goal proved decisive against Everton.
Angel Di Maria’s calm finish gave the hosts a lead that survived to half-time as Leighton Baines saw a penalty saved.
Baines picked out Steven Naismith to nod in an equaliser and Falcao cleared a Phil Jagielka header off the line before stabbing Di Maria’s shot to grab the winner