English Premier League Week 18 Review: United’s Lead is Cut But Chelsea Steal the Headlines in Dominant Rout


Fernando Torres of Chelsea (2R) celebrates with team mates (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Manchester United remain top of the Premier League, though their lead was cut to four points after they drew 1-1 with at Swansea City on Sunday afternoon. Spanish goal-machine Michu equalized after Patrice Evra had given the visitors the lead, but a seemingly innocuous incident later had Sir Alex Ferguson fuming during his post-match interview. However the most noteworthy talking point of the weekend came at Stamford Bridge, where the Blues stormed to an 8-0 victory over lowly Aston Villa.
There were a remarkable seven different scorers at the Bridge, as Fernando Torres, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic, Frank Lampard, Eden Harzard, Oscar and Ramires (twice) got in on the act. The comprehensive victory sees Chelsea rise to third in the table, thoug...

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