Antonio Conte admitted that Marcos Alonso's suspension has given him a selection problem at wing-back ahead of Chelsea's cup clash with Bournemouth.
Arsenal weren't as clinical as they would have liked but Mesut Ozil, Jack Wilshere and Ainsley Maitland-Niles all impressed in a win vs. Newcastle.
Marcos Alonso scored a delightful goal from a free kick, and was unlucky not to add to his tally, as Chelsea secured a 1-0 win over Southampton.
Stoke slumped to a fifth defeat in six to heap further pressure on Mark Hughes as West Ham's Marko Arnautovic came back to haunt his old club.
Arsene Wenger has urged Mesut Ozil to take more risks in front of goal following his wonder-strike handed Arsenal a 1-0 win over Newcastle.
Arsenal make it difficult on themselves but get the much-needed victory they seek, while Newcastle's winless run wears on, writes Nick Miller.
Time was on Chelsea's side as Marcos Alonso's free-kick earned a 1-0 Premier League win over Southampton.
Elias Kachunga and Mooy put the Terriers two goals to the good at Vicarage Road before Troy Deeney was sent off.
Glenn Murray squandered a first-half penalty as Brighton's winless run stretched to seven games with a goalless draw against high-flying Burnley.
Arsenal returned to winning ways but had Mesut Ozil to thank for scoring a wonderful winner as they toiled against out-of-form Newcastle.
Chelsea beat Southampton thanks to Marcos Alonso, while Mesut Ozil's excellent strike gives Arsenal the points.
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