Mid table Norwich City and Fulham managed a goalless stalemate
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Basement side Queens Park Rangers suffered a big blow in a 4 1 defeat at Swansea City but fourth bottom Reading failed to increase the six point gap with a 2 1 loss at Stoke City. Mid table Norwich City and Fulham managed a goalless stalemate.
Southampton had previously managed two draws and a defeat since Argentine Pochettino replaced the sacked Nigel Adkins in an unpopular move, but their home victory over City was fully deserved even if the visitors gave them a big helping hand.
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Roberto Mancini had been confidently predicting his side would make up the gap to United, like last season, but he looked stunned in the dugout as City struggled with midfielder Javi Garcia at centre back after Vincent Kompany was again ruled out.
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“We needed that (own goal) in the second half to open up the gap and give us some breathing space.”
Spurs’ Wales midfielder Bale netted his fourth and fifth goals in four games for club and country to again inspire the north Londoners in the fourth and final Champions League spot.
Bale struck first with a dipping free kick after five minutes with James Perch failing to jump in the visitors’ wall before Lewis Holtby wasted three chances to increase the lead.
Newcastle’s French forward Yoan Gouffran then grabbed his first Premier League goal since signing last month when his effort was deflected in midway through the first half, but he later needed oxygen for a shin injury and was substituted.
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Arsenal duo Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott, instrumental in England’s 2 1 friendly win over Brazil, combined to set up Cazorla for the 35th minute winner.
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Ramires finished off in style after a good pass by Fernando Torres for the 23rd minute opener, and Eden Hazard, back after his three game ban for kicking a ballboy, doubled the lead.
Shaun Maloney pulled one back after 58 minutes but England’s midweek goal hero Frank Lampard again underlined why most Chelsea supporters want him to be offered another contract when he made it 3 1. Marko Marin added a fourth in injury time.
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