Liverpool extended their lead on peak of this Premier League and Manchester City suffered a second consecutive defeat, even while there were big wins for Tottenham, Manchester United and Everton.
Jurgen Klopp’s side now have a six-point cushion after defeating Newcastle 4-0 with goals in Dejan Lovren, Mohamed Salah, Xherdan Shaqiri and Fabinho.
Manchester City lost 21 to Leicester at the King Power Stadium to fall to third at the table.
Bernardo Silva had put the winners ahead, but Marc Albrighton equalised before Ricardo Pereira played with an 81st-minute winner for the Foxes.
Christian Eriksen’s opener, a double from Son HeungMin and goals out of Lucas Moura and Harry Kane gave Mauricio Pochettino’s side their second big win in three days, having conquered Everton 6-2 on Sunday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continued his winning start as interim manager at Manchester United as they beat bottom club Huddersfield 3-1 together with Paul Pogba scoring two.
Everton scored three goals in the opening 22 minutes at a 5-1 win over Burnley, together with goals in Yerry Mina, Richarlison, two out of Lucas Digne and also a punishment from Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Crystal Palace drew 0-0 with Cardiff and Fulham transferred off the bottom of the table with a 1-1 draw at home to Wolves.
Brighton came from behind to claim a point at home against Arsenal, together with Jurgen Locadia equalising after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s opener for the Gunners.
Chelsea returned to fourth place at the table and moved two points clear of Arsenal courtesy of a 2-1 win at Watford at the late kick-off, together with Eden Hazard scoring both the Blues’ goals.
The Belgian passed 100 goals for the team because of this, becoming the 10th player to do so in their history.
- Fulham 1 1 Wolves
- Burnley 1 5 Everton
- Crystal Palace 0-0 Cardiff
- Leicester 21 Manchester City
- Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle
- Manchester United 31 Huddersfield
- Tottenham 5-0 Bournemouth
- Brighton 1 1 Arsenal
From the Scottish Premiership, Scott Sinclair scored a hattrick as pioneers Celtic beat Aberdeen 43 to go three points clear from second-placed Rangers.
From the Championship, Kemar Roofe scored twice in stoppage time to give leaders Leeds a stunning 3-2 win over Blackburn Rovers.
Second-placed Norwich fought back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Nottingham Forest, together with Onel Hernandez scoring an injury time double.