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Football: Chelsea title challenge stumbles in West Brom draw

Published on Feb 12, 2014 6:19 AM
 

LONDON (REUTERS) - Premier League leaders Chelsea's title challenge suffered a setback when West Bromwich Albion's Victor Anichebe grabbed an 87th-minute equaliser to snatch a 1-1 draw on Tuesday.

It looked like Jose Mourinho's side would move four points clear after defender Branislav Ivanovic, who got the winner in Chelsea's 1-0 triumph at Manchester City last week, smashed the ball home in first-half injury time to put the visitors ahead.

Anichebe, however, grabbed a precious point for the sturggling hosts when he headed in Saido Berahino's cross to move West Brom out of the relegation zone on goal difference.

Chelsea now have 57 points from 26 matches, two ahead of Arsenal, who host Manchester United on Wednesday, and three clear of City, who are at home to Sunderland.

 
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