EPL: Chelsea F.C. Maintain Lead At the Top, Ten-Man Manchester United Prevail

Chelsea F.C. beat Aston Villa 3-0 with goals from Oscar, Diego Costa and Willian while Manchester United held on to a 2-1 lead vs West Ham United even after captain Wayne Rooney was sent off.

updated: September 28, 2014 15:19 IST
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Chelsea players celebrate after scoring against Aston Villa.


London: Premier League leaders Chelsea conserved their three-point advantage by beating Aston Villa 3-0 on Saturday, while Wayne Rooney was sent off as Manchester United edged West Ham United.

Having drawn 1-1 at champions Manchester City last weekend, Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the season with a straightforward win over Villa at Stamford Bridge.

Oscar gave Chelsea the lead in the seventh minute when he steered home a cut-back from Brazilian countryman Willian, who had seen his initial shot parried by Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan.

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