Late goal from Van Persie saves Man United in 1-1 draw with Chelsea

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Robin van Persie scored in the fourth and final minute of injury time to earn Manchester United a 1-1 draw with leader Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday.

The Netherlands striker rammed home a loose ball from 10 meters to make amends for his error that helped Chelsea take the lead in the 53rd minute through veteran striker Didier Drogba.

Drogba met a corner from Cesc Fabregas with a towering header that should have been kept out by Van Persie, who was supposed to be guarding the near post.

Unbeaten Chelsea's lead was cut to four points over Southampton but Jose Mourinho's team is now six points ahead of third-place Manchester City, arguably its biggest rival for the title.

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