24 Apr 2011

Man U beat Everton, Torres finally scores for Chelsea

9:15 am on 24 April 2011

Manchester United have beaten Everton 1-0 at Old Trafford to move six points clear at the top of English football's Premier League.

Fernando Torres has finally scored for Chelsea, the $100 million dollar Spanish striker coming off the bench to notch the Blues' second six minutes from time and condemn bottom side West Ham to another loss, 3-0 in west London.

The win in the London derby moves Chelsea clear of Arsenal into outright second. The Gunners play at Bolton in the morning.

Liverpool thrashed Birmingham City 5-0 at Anfield and Sunderland beat visitors Wigan 4-2, while in Birmingham Aston Villa and Stoke City drew 1-1, as did Blackpool and the visiting Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers with Fulham.

Tottenham Hotspur drew 2-2 with West Bromwich Albion in London in a crucial result for the visitors, who reach 40 points and possible safety.