Chelsea claims derby spoils over Arsenal

Epic Sunday’s first match concluded with Chelsea holding off a stirring second-half fightback by London rival Arsenal to claim a 2-1 win on Sunday, tightening its grip on third place in the Premier League.

Spanish midfielder Juan Mata opened the account in the 6th minute, while Frank Lampard later doubled Chelsea’s lead after knocking home his goal - his 195th for the club - ultimately proving the difference.