Crystal Palace 0-1 Chelsea
Kante scored the only goal in Chelsea win at Crystal Palace as they increased the gap between themselves and fifth-placed Arsenal to five points.
The Blues dominated possession in both halves but it was N’Golo Kanté‘s 51st minute goal that separate both sides as he broke forward from midfield to convert David Luiz’s throughball.
Palace were defending and hoping to catch the opposition on the counter-attack but it did not ork out so well as it took them 85 minutes to register their first effort.
Chelsea sit comfortable on fourth with 43 points, one behind City who will play next against Southampton and two behind Spurs. Palace remain in 14th with 19 points.