Relegation remains a danger for struggling Newcastle United after their 3-1 home defeat to Tottenham.
Manchester City eased to a 2-0 win over West Ham, but David Silva's head injury took the shine off the champions' return to form.
Eden Hazard rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the world's best, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said.
Despite sitting as high as seventh in December, Newcastle United are fighting for their Premier League place.
First Emile Heskey now Newcastle Jets are eyeing another ex-England and Liverpool striker for the Hyundai A-League next season.
Jose Mourinho felt he got his tactics spot on in a victory over Manchester United which moved Chelsea 10 points clear at the summit.
Fabian Delph's winner ended Steven Gerrard's chances of a glorious Liverpool farewell, as Aston Villa won 2-1 to reach the FA Cup final.
Jamie Maclaren's treble consigned Melbourne City to an A-League defeat, with Paulo Retre sent off for the visitors.
Liverpool's Mario Balotelli has criticised officials after seeing his goal incorrectly disallowed in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final defeat.
ES Setif scored two away goals in a draw with Raja Casablanca to gain a slight advantage in their CAF Champions League qualifier.
Inter felt aggrieved not to have a penalty in Sunday's Milan derby, but opposite coach Filippo Inzaghi believes the decision was a fair one.
UEFA Champions League hopefuls Sevilla surprisingly failed to beat struggling Granada on Sunday, while Villarreal's winless run continued.
Luca Banti's failure to award Inter a penalty in Sunday's derby against Milan did not sit well with head coach Roberto Mancini.
A draw with rivals Saint-Etienne was enough to send Lyon back to the top of Ligue 1 on goal difference.
The UEFA Champions League places in Serie A are far from settled after Napoli closed the gap on third-placed Roma.
There was little for either set of supporters to cheer as Inter and Milan played out a dour stalemate in Sunday's derby at San Siro.
Five points from as many matches could be enough for Sporting Lisbon to secure UEFA Champions League football after beating Boavista 2-1.
Werder Bremen beat rivals Hamburg 1-0 in Sunday's Nordderby to leave their visitors bottom of the Bundesliga, while Schalke held Wolfsburg.
Harry Kane reached 30 goals in all competition for the season during Tottenham's 3-1 win over Newcastle United on Sunday.
Go Ahead Eagles staved off the threat of automatic relegation from the Eredivisie as Dordrecht fell through the trap door on Sunday.