20 Jan 2014

Eto'o hat-trick dooms United

11:35 am on 20 January 2014

Chelsea have all but ended Manchester United's hopes of defending their Premier League football title with a 3-1 win at home.

A hat-trick from Samuel Eto'o has taken Chelsea into third place on 49 points, two behind leaders Arsenal, while United remain in seventh place, a distant 14 points adrift of the leaders.

In the early match, Tottenham Hotspur won 3-1 at Swansea City, their fifth straight away win taking them into fifth place.