Manchester United closed the gap on fifth place to three points thanks to a scrappy 1-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Mkhitaryan first goal at Old Trafford was enough to earn Manchester United the much desired three points. The Armenia international was later carried off on a stretcher after being fouled by Danny Rose late in the second-half.
Chelsea’s ninth consecutive Premier League win did not come easily, but it will have been just as satisfying to manager Antonio Conte as any that preceded Sunday’s 1-0 win over West Brom. It required two substitutions, a shift away from the much-heralded back three and 76 minutes of patience, but like a stubborn jar of pickles, the visitors were eventually popped open.
Matchwinner Diego Costa believes his best football is yet to come as Chelsea claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over West Brom to move back to the top of the Premier League.