Fourth-placed Chelsea opened up a six-point gap over Arsenal in fifth with a 2-1 win over Newcastle United in the day's late fixture. Arsenal's defeat means they have now won just one of their last seven matches on the road in the Premier League. There was no such slip-up from Liverpool, even if Brighton did not make it easy for the league leaders. West Ham comfortably held on after Declan Rice got his first goal for the side -- becoming the first teenager to score a Premier League goal for them in almost 10 years. "I think it's always difficult in the Premier League," Willian said.
Source: Otago Daily Times January 12, 2019 20:03 UTC