Diego Costa broke the deadlock in the 34th minute at Stamford Bridge and doubled their lead when Villa’s Alan Hutton deflected in the Brazilian’s shot early in the second half.
The win lifted Chelsea up to 12th place in the Premier League table, but the Blues still remain 10 points behind leaders Manchester City, who thrashed Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium.
Saturday’s win for the Blues at Stamford Bridge inevitably prompted plenty of activity on social media, and here are some of the updates from Blues stars after their much-needed victory.
— César Azpilicueta (@CesarAzpi) October 17, 2015
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