Hoops 1-2 for drop after shock victory over Blues

CHELSEA have drifted to 16-1 with BetVictor to win the Premier League after they were stunned by fellow Londoners QPR in a painful 1-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge.

QPR’s hopes of avoiding relegation received a huge boost after Shaun Wright-Phillips scored a late goal and they are out to 1-2 with Hills for the drop.

The Hoops had been rated 2-9 shots for relegation and 14-1 for victory before the match.

Everton’s terrific record of coming from behind to win continued when they recovered from a goal down to beat Newcastle 2-1.

Liverpool moved up to eighth after comfortably seeing off Sunderland 3-0 at Anfield.

The Reds have won six of their last eight games and Luis Suarez (15 goals) bagged a brace to stay in hot pursuit of Robin van Persie (16) in the Golden Boot race.

Match in Focus

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Liverpool v Everton

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Everton have won none of the last 13 Merseyside ­derbies
Expert verdict
Everton have a dismal recent record against their rivals from across Stanley Park but the Toffees have been banging in the goals and can at least net at Anfield. Everton have failed to score in just one of their last seven on their travels and with Belgian beast Romelu Lukaku in great nick for club and country the visitors can trade blows with free-scoring Liverpool.

 

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