Sunderland celebrate Jermain Defoe’s second half strike in their 3-0 win over Norwich City at Carrow Road. Photograph: PA

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Jamie Vardy scored twice as Leicester City moved closer to the title with a 2-0 win at Sunderland. Photograph: Getty

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Aleksandar Mitrovic  collides with a fan as he celebrates scoring Newcastle United’s equaliser in the Premier League game against Sunderland at St James’ Park. Photograph:   Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa lifts the ball over Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy in Premier League game at Carrow Road. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

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Oscar scored Chelsea’s third in their 3-1 win over Sunderland at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Reuters

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Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

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Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring the second goal for West Ham Reuters / Graham Stuart

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 Harry Kane celebrates with Ryan Mason, as he lies injured after scoring the winning goal against Sunderland. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

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Christian Benteke scores his first goal for Liverpool in the Premier League clash against Bournemouth at Anfield. Photograph:  Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

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Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli is set to remain at the club according to his agent. Photograph: EPA

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