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Diego Costa scores as Chelsea beat resilient Swansea City 3-1 at Stamford bridge

Diego Costa scores as Chelsea beat resilient Swansea City 3-1 at Stamford bridge

Premier League leaders Chelsea on Saturday, February, 25, 2017 produced a champions stuff as they defeated visiting Swansea City 3-1 in a tough League match played at Stamford bridge.

Diego Costa scores as Chelsea beat resilient Swansea City at Stamford bridge

Chelsea players in good mood after scoring

Swansea would have themselves to blame for their defeat after losing concentration in the second half of the duel.

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Former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas opened scoring for the hosts in the 19th minutes after Pedro Rodriguez directed a ball squarely in the box, and the Spaniard wasted no time to give the Blues the lead.

But before the break, the visitors struck back through a powerful header from Fernamdo Llorente in the 45th minutes.

Diego Costa scores as Chelsea beat resilient Swansea City at Stamford bridge

Chelsea celebrating their goal

Swansea City then gained lots of momentum in the second half, but goals from Pedro Rodriquez and Diego Costa in the 72nd and 84th minutes respectively condemned them to a 3-1 defeat.

Chelsea have now stretched their lead at the top of the Premier League standings to 11 points after victory over battling Swansea City at Stamford Bridge.

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