Jamie Vardy’s record scoring streak came to an end on Saturday, but Leicester still moved to the top of the Premier League standings with a 3-0 win at Swansea and with Manchester City’s 2-0 loss at Stoke City.
Vardy, who had scored goals in 11 consecutive matches, was held scoreless, but Riyad Mahrez made up for it with a hat trick.
Xherdan Shaqiri assisted on two Marko Arnautovic goals in Stoke’s win, which dropped City to third. Arsenal moved to second, 2 points behind Leicester, with a 3-1 home victory over Sunderland that ended a three-game winless streak.
Fourth-place Manchester United was held to a 0-0 draw against visiting West Ham. Tottenham drew, 1-1, at West Bromwich Albion to stay 3 points behind United. Chelsea sank to a new low, losing at home, 1-0, to lowly Bournemouth.
Joleon Lescott put Aston Villa in front at Southampton, but Oriol Romeu scored an equalizer, and the 1-1 draw extended Villa’s winless streak to 14 games. Watford moved into the top half of…