Chelsea strike late to defeat Blackburn

Chelsea’s nearest challengers Arsenal kept up the pace with a late winner to break West Ham’s resistance at the Emirates, Alex Song heading a powerful header from close range in the dying minutes.

Wolves came from a goal down at home to Manchester City to win 2-1, Everton defeated Stoke 1-0 and Fulham won 2-0 against Wigan in the other 3pm kick offs in the Premier League.