2 Mar 2011

Chelsea beat United

10:57 am on 2 March 2011

Manchester United's charge towards the English Premiership football title has been halted after they lost 2-1 at Chelsea.

Wayne Rooney scored for United in the first half, while David Luiz scored for Chelsea in the second and the champions sealed the match with a Frank Lampard penalty in the 79th minute.

Chelsea, unbeaten at home against United since 2002, still have a faint hope of defending their title, they're now 4th, 12 points behind United.

Manchester United lead Arsenal by 4 points, but have played an extra game.