Half way through the football season across Europe: Chelsea, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Juventus lead their respective leagues
Chelsea leads EPL disticntly
Eden Hazard led Chelsea current Premier League leaders to beat Arsenal 3-1 at home in Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea continued to dominate the EPL this year, as part of their resurgence from previous seasons of not stamping their authority even with a prolific team.
This was Chelsea’s 11th continuous home victory, they now lead third-placed Arsenal by a huge 12 point difference.
Antonio Conte the new Chelsea manager has sparked a magical run for the team, as they have been almost unplayable, say observers, now it seems only a matter of time until they are crowned champions.
Meanwhile in Spain, La Liga leader Real Madrid’s visit to Celta Vigo was deferred. Real Madrid lead the table against arch rivals Barcelona by one point, however they have played two games less than Barcelona.
Bayern Munich and Juventus have also remained the dominant force in their respective German and Italian domestic football leagues, bringing cheer to their fans.
Chelsea 3 (Alonso 13, Hazard 53, Fabregas 85) bt Arsenal 1 (Giroud 90+1);
Hull 2 (N’Diaye 44, Niasse 84) bt Liverpool 0;
Malaga 0 lost to Espanyol 1 (Piatti 17);
Barcelona 3 (Alcacer 18, Messi 40, Vidal 67) bt Athletic Bilbao 0.
Bayern Munich 1 (Lewandowski 9) drew with Schalke 1 (Naldo 13);
Cologne 1 (Modeste 81-pen) bt Wolfsburg 0;