Date: 15th February 2016 at 9:02am
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Leicester’s Premier League season continued with a defeat against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

What could have been a potentially pivotal day for Leicester, to really stamp the authority on a title push, saw the Foxes slip to an injury-time two-one defeat to rivals for this crown Arsenal.

On half time Jamie Vardy had the chance to put Leicester ahead from the penalty spot when going down under Nacho Monreal’s challenge, the England man made no mistake to do just that.

Early in the second half, when collecting his second yellow card, Danny Simpson’s sending off meant the game was seen out with 10-men. Theo Walcott levelled it up with 20-minutes to play. With a vital point seemingly secured in the fifth-minute of injury-time Danny Welbeck marked his return by getting the winner with literally the last touch of the game.

Spurs winning at Man City later in the day has blown this title race wide open but it’s still Leicester leading the way but the others two are breathing down their neck, yet what a position to be in with some ‘winnable’ games coming up….

These were the other results.

Saturday 13th February 2016
Sunderland 2-1 Man Utd
Bournemouth 1-3 Stoke
Crystal Palace 1-2 Watford
Everton 0-1 West Brom
Norwich 2-2 West Ham
Swansea 0-1 Southampton
Chelsea 5-1 Newcastle

Sunday 14th February 2016
Arsenal 2-1 Leicester
Aston Villa 0-6 Liverpool
Man City 1-2 Tottenham

Obviously the ‘big ones’ so to speak as far as the title race is concerned took place on Sunday but on Saturday there were important wins for Sunderland (two-one against Man United) and West Brom (one-nil at Everton). The Black Cats winning helps their relegation battle but does little to help Louis van Gaal and his efforts of keeping his job at United does it! West Brom helped ease relegation worries with a big three-points at Goodison.

Even though Chelsea (five-one) would ordinarily be expected to beat Newcastle given the season the reigning Champions have had, and the amount of draws of late, that win would have been the stand out result were it not for a dramatic Sunday of action to blow the title race wide open!

The wins for North London rivals Arsenal (two-one against Leicester) and Spurs (two-one at Man City), again as much as wins for both aren’t ‘surprising’ as such are arguably the most important ones from the weekend. The Gunners coming from behind to beat the Foxes in injury-time blew the title race wide open, especially with Spurs then winning at the Etihad Stadium to quite possibly end the City hopes though.

A three-horse Leciester, Arsenal and Spurs title race? Maybe so…. A mention has to be given to Liverpool (six-nil at Aston Villa) after a crushing win at Villa Park that probably seals the relegation fate of Villa after a win before offered a glimmer of hope.

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