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LONDON - Wayne Rooney scored two goals on Saturday for Manchester United to beat Sheffield United 2-1 and maintain their three-point lead atop the Premier League.
Rooney scored in the 30th and 75th minutes, rallying the Red Devils who fell behind to a 13th-minute goal by Keith Gillespie. It was Man United's seventh straight league victory.
Two-time defending champions Chelsea kept winning too, beating West Ham 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Geremi's 22nd-minute free kick.
Chelsea have never lost at Stamford Bridge in 51 games under manager Jose Mourinho.
Portsmouth moved into third place with 23 points, rallying for a 2-1 victory on a late penalty in the 89th minute by Lomana LuaLua.
Arsenal slipped further off the pace, drawing 1-1 at home against struggling Newcastle for 22 points.
Kieron Dyer gave the Magpies a 1-0 lead in the 30th, and Thierry Henry -rested in the first half by manager Arsene Wenger - equalised in the 70th minute.
In other results on Saturday: Everton 1, Bolton 0; Manchester City 3, Fulham 1; Reading 2, Charlton 0 and Middlesbrough 0, Liverpool 0. - Sapa-AP