Manchester City and Chelsea have Saturday a painful thuisnederlaag ago in the Premier League. The ‘Citizens’ lost 2-3 to Crystal Palace, while the ‘Blues’ were not match against Leicester City (0-1).
Especially the loss of the City is good news for front-runner Liverpool, who on Friday thanks to a goal from Virgil van Dijk with 2-0 at Wolverhampton Wanderers won. The difference with number two City is now four points.
Number four Chelsea has no less than eleven points less Liverpool and equal with Arsenal, that Saturday at home with 3-1 of Burnley won. Number three Tottenham Hotspur plays Sunday only against Everton and nine points behind Liverpool.
Arsenal will recover after two defeats
Arsenal rebounded with the victory at Burnley from the two defeats in the past week. Last weekend, lost their Midweek with a 3-2 Southampton and then Tottenham Hotspur in the quarter-finals of the League Cup with 2-0 was too strong.
Against Burnley was remarkable that Mesut Özil for a starting received of trainer, Unai Emery, after he is against the ‘Spurs’ out of the selection was left. The German was even the captain and gave the ball to the 1-0 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after fifteen minutes of play.
Shortly after peace has doubled in the striker from Gabon the lead. By a goal from Ashley Barnes in the 63rd minute, if Burnley, that is fighting against relegation, again hoping, to substitute Alex Iwobi in injury time the 3-1 final score on the scoreboard continued at the Emirates Stadium.
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