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FT: Watford climbed into the top half of the Premier League table with a 2-1 victory over bottom Newcastle United while fellow North East side Sunderland surrendered to a 2-0 defeat at Bournemouth.
Leicester City remain unbeaten under Claudio Ranieri after yet another comeback saw them reverse a two-goal deficit to pick up a draw courtesy of strikes from Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy.
Saido Berahino, who pledged never to play for West Brom, guided the Baggies to a narrow win against Midlands rivals Aston Villa while Kevin Mirallas was sent off late on during a timid 0-0 draw between Everton and Swansea.
FULL TIME PREMIER LEAGUE RESULTS:
Chelsea 2 Arsenal 0 (early kick-off)
Aston Villa 0 West Brom 1
Bournemouth 2 Sunderland 0
Newcastle 1 Watford 2
Stoke 2 Leicester City 2
Swansea 0 Everton 0