extended their lead atop the Premier League to 10 points on Sunday as the team
they seem destined to succeed as champions, Leicester City, sank to yet another
to go 12 points clear, Chelsea had to settle for a point after home debutant
Robbie Bradyís arcing 24th-minute free-kick earned Burnley a deserved 1-1 draw
at Turf Moor.
the title beckons for Chelsea, it is receding deeper into memory for Leicester,
who were left one point and one place above the relegation zone by a 2-0 defeat
at Swansea City.
became the first English champions to lose five successive games since Chelsea
in 1956 and the first team to go six games without scoring at the start of the
year since Stoke City in 1985.
owners gave manager Claudio Ranieri a vote of confidence after last weekendís
3-0 loss to Manchester United, but the post-game rallying cry issued by
goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel had little effect.-AN