Chelsea defends top spot in the Premier League with a precious win over Rentford

Chelsea defended its lead in the English Premier League with a precious 1-0 victory over its host Brentford today, Saturday, in the eighth stage of the competition.

Chelsea raised its score to 19 points to top the league table, after Liverpool took the lead earlier today with a landslide 5-0 victory over Watford in the opening matches of the same stage.

Chelsea decided the match in his favour, with a clean goal scored by Benjamin Chilwell at the end of the first half, while Brentford suffered his first defeat in his last four matches in the competition, and his tally froze at 12 points.

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