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Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Arsenal defeat

By Dominic Toner

Arsenal fans suffered a 2-1 defeat against Everton on Tuesday night – and Chelsea supporters were thrilled with the result on Twitter.

The Gunners had the opportunity to move above Chelsea to the top of the Premier League with a win, but suffered their first league defeat since the opening day of the season.

Alexis Sanchez set Arsenal on the road to three points with a deflected free-kick goal, but Everton defender Seamus Coleman equalised just before half-time with a composed header.

Ashley Williams then scored an 86th minute winner from a corner and the Toffees survived a late Arsenal attack to secure the three points at Goodison Park.

Chelsea remain three points above Arsenal as a result and could move six points clear at the top of the table if they beat Sunderland away on Wednesday.

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The Blues fans were extremely pleased with Arsenal’s loss and are now focused on extending their lead at the league’s summit.

Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:

Chelsea are currently on a nine-game winning run in the league since Antonio switched to a 3-4-3 formation after a 3-0 defeat to Arsenal in September.

The Gunners are considered as one of the main contenders for the league title this season and the Blues have emerged as frontrunners after a spectacular turn of form.

Chelsea came through a tight encounter with West Brom 1-0 in their last game and will expect a similar match against a resilient Sunderland.

David Moyes’ side are currently bottom of the league table, but have won their last two games and could move out of the relegation places with a win.

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