Chelsea loses again, City and Arsenal top the Premier League

LONDON: Chelsea's slump in form under Jose Mourinho reached a new low on Saturday after a 3-1 loss at home to Liverpool, while Arsenal and Manchester City continued to set the pace at the summit of the Premier League.


Chelsea took the lead through Ramires after only four minutes, before a double by Philippe Coutinho and a goal from Christian Benteke sealed Juergen Klopp's first league win as Liverpool manager  and Mourinho's sixth league defeat this season.

Arsenal beat Swansea 3-0, while City needed a late penalty by Yaya Toure to beat Norwich 2-1. Both sides have 25 points, but City is first with superior goal difference.

Manchester United drew 0-0 at Crystal Palace, Watford beat West Ham 2-0, Leicester beat West Bromwich Albion 3-2 and Newcastle was held to a 0-0 draw by Stoke.