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Chelsea held, Leicester woes deepen

Chelsea held, Leicester woes deepen
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Chelsea extended their lead atop the Premier League to 10 points on Sunday as the team they seem destined to succeed as champions, Leicester City, sank to yet another defeat. Bidding to go 12 points clear, Chelsea had to settle for a point after home debutant Robbie Brady\'s arcing 24th-minute free-kick earned Burnley a deserved 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.

London: Chelsea extended their lead atop the Premier League to 10 points on Sunday as the team they seem destined to succeed as champions, Leicester City, sank to yet another defeat. Bidding to go 12 points clear, Chelsea had to settle for a point after home debutant Robbie Brady's arcing 24th-minute free-kick earned Burnley a deserved 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.

While the title beckons for Chelsea, it is receding deeper into memory for Leicester, who were left one point and one place above the relegation zone by a 0-2 defeat at Swansea City.

Swansea overcame the loss of former Leicester loanee Nathan Dyer To score twice at Liberty Stadium. Alfie Mawson scored in the 36th minute when Martin Olsson landed a hammer blow in first-half stoppage time that he hared onto Gylfi Sigurdsson's pass to rifle a shot past Schmeichel at his near post.

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