Chelsea gets stronger, climbs into second position, two points behind leaders Liverpool


Chelsea proved their Premier League title credentials even without injured Eden Hazard as goals from Alvaro Morata, Ross Barkley, Willian and Ruben Loftus-Cheek sealed a comfortable 4-0 victory against Burnley to climb into second, two points behind leaders Liverpool.

Chelsea was stronger than their relegation-threatened host in every department.

In Spain, Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick as Barcelona heaped more pressure on Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui with a 5-1 thrashing at the Nou Camp.