Premier League roundup: Leicester move 5 points clear in title race

Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (R) celebrates scoring his team's first goal with Leicester City's English midfielder Danny Drinkwater and Leicester City's English defender Danny Simpson (C) during the English Premier League football ma

Leicester have moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League after beating Watford 1-0 thanks to Riyad Mahrez’ 15th goal of the season. Elsewhere, fellow title rivals Arsenal rescued a point in the London derby as they drew 2-2 with Tottenham Manchester City thumped basement boys Aston Villa 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium. Newcastle United face a relegation battle after losing 3-1 at home to Bournemouth. West Ham pulled off an impressive comeback to beat 10-man Everton 3-2. Stoke scored a late equaliser to give them a point at Chelsea. Gylfi Sigurdsson gave Swansea all three points as they beat Norwich 1-0. And Sunderland were denied a win at Southampton after Virgil van Dijk scored a stoppage-time equaliser.

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