Date: 2nd April 2017 at 7:34pm
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The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Chelsea’s defeat against Crystal Palace saw Tottenham revive an outside chance of keeping the title race open.

It’s looking likely Sunderland will be relegated with Middlesbrough but Hull’s survival bid is very much on.

Here’s a round up of the Premier League action from the other games.

Results

Saturday 1st April 2017 – PREMIER LEAGUE
Liverpool 3-1 Everton 12:30
Burnley 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur 15:00
Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace 15:00
Hull City 2-1 West Ham United 15:00
Leicester City 2-0 Stoke City 15:00
Manchester United 0-0 West Bromwich Albion 15:00
Watford 1-0 Sunderland 15:00
Southampton 0-0 Bournemouth 17:30

Sunday 2nd April 2017 – PREMIER LEAGUE
Swansea City 0-0 Middlesbrough 13:30
Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City 16:00

Liverpool’s bid for a for a Champions League finish was improved with a 3-1 win over Merseyside rivals Everton – the Reds are now six points ahead of Manchester United with the Toffees’ own European hopes handed a blow at Anfield.

Burnley’s winless run was extended to seven meaning the Clarets are just five points clear of the relegation zone, worryingly heading the wrong way. In contrast Tottenham’s 2-0 win at Turf Moor closed the gap on leaders Chelsea to seven points.

The Chelsea grip on the Premier League was loosened slightly when Crystal Palace came from a goal down to leave Stamford Bridge with a shock 2-1 win. The Blues saw their lead cut to seven points whereas Palace’s fourth successive win keeps them four points above Hull.

Hull’s late winner completed a comeback against West Ham – who have lost four in a row – but this 2-1 victory wasn’t enough to take them out of the relegation zone. However, only goal difference kept City behind Swansea at the time.

A fourth successive win under Craig Shakespeare has probably sealed Leicester’s Premier League status. Stoke’s ninth place could come under threat – it’s now three without a win and back-to-back defeats – with the Foxes now just three points behind.

Manchester United have only lost three games this season but a 0-0 draw with West Brom – who would be delighted with a point at Old Trafford – was an 11th of the season with the Red Devils’ Champions League bid damaged as a result.

A first win in five was crucial for Watford as it eased the Hornets’ relegation fears. However, this 1-0 defeat for bottom of the league Sunderland was a fourth in five leaving the Black Cats seven points from safety, ahead of Swansea’s game on the Sunday.

Southampton remain in 10th with Bournemouth a place behind following a 0-0 draw at St Mary’s in Saturday’s late kick off – the Cherries would have moved ahead of the Saints if Harry Arter hadn’t blazed his late penalty over the bar.

A 0-0 draw at the Liberty Stadium did little to help Swansea and Middlesbrough’s survival bid – the Swans are now a point above the bottom three with second bottom Boro five points from safety.

The points were also shared in the other game on Sunday as Arsenal twice battled back against Manchester City in a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners remain seven points behind City, who hold the final Champions League spot, as Pep Guardiola’s side missed the chance to close the gap on leaders Chelsea.

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