Manchester City may again at least a day-long front-runner in the Premier League. ‘The Citizens’ win Saturday at home with 3-1 by Everton and see rival Liverpool on Sunday against arch rival Manchester United play. Number three Tottenham Hotspur escaped at home against Burnley: 1-0.
Reigning champion City came by the thuiszege on 44 points. Liverpool have two points less, but also played a match less. With a win in the ‘North West Derby’ against United, Sunday at 17: 00 at Anfield, The Reds’ took the lead again.
On the victory of City, last week, against Chelsea his first competitienederlaag (2-0) suffered, was a little off things. The formation of manager Josep Guardiola was supreme against Everton and had hardly anything to fear from the visitors from Liverpool.
Halfway through the first half that was, however, not reflected on the scoreboard. Gabriel Jesus scored to indicate of Leroy Sané and five minutes of peace was the German, also at the base of the second goal of the Brazilian striker, who should start because Sergio Agüero is still not fully fit.
Everton did in the 65th minute something back through Dominic Calvert-Lewin, but four minutes later enlarged Raheem Sterling the margin back to two. That 3-1 was the final score, saw reservekeeper Maarten Stekelenburg from the bank of ‘The Toffees’.
Superstars Leroy Sané and Gabriel, Jesus, celebrate a party with Bernardo Silva. ()
Substitute player Eriksen saves Spurs in injury time
Tottenham Hotspur continued with the effort in the wake of the two leaders. The number three seemed at home to be heading for a goalless draw against laagvlieger Burnley, but was in the 91st minute rescued by the sunken ex-following his departure to chelsea, Christian Eriksen.
As a result, the gap with City and Liverpool limited to respectively five and three points, although ‘The Reds’ Sunday, but once again further bleeding. The numbers four and five on the league table, Chelsea and Arsenal, follow at five points of the ‘Spurs’ and play just like Liverpool Sunday only.
Terence Kongolo and Juninho Bacuna did with Huddersfield Town not in the degradatiezone to leave. The Terriers lost at home with 0-1 of Newcastle United and therefore remain the number eighteen. Competitors, Fulham and Southampton to come later this weekend still in action.
Nathan Aké went with Bournemouth down at Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-0), Crystal Palace counted with Patrick van Bolted into the base on their own field with Leicester City (1-0) and Watford was too strong for Cardiff City: 3-2.
Christian Eriksen leaves Wembley cheering the liberating 1-0. (Photo: ProShots)
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