The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Premier League: City patzt, Liverpool continues to extend their lead


Jürgen Klopps Liverpool remain unbeaten in the Premier League. Because Manchester City have repeatedly dropped points, the Reds' lead over the defending champions is becoming more and more comfortable.


Liveticker | Schedule | table

Premier League leaders Liverpool have continued to extend their lead over Manchester City. After beating Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 (2-0), coach Jürgen Klopp's unbeaten team are now eleven points ahead of the defending champion, who previously did not make it past Newcastle.

Center-back Virgil van Dijk scored both goals for Liverpool (18 minutes, 24 minutes). This advantage was needed in the second half, as keeper Alisson Becker saw the red card for a handball outside the box (76.) and Lewis Dunk met for the outsider (79). However, Brighton & Hove failed to pass Liverpool substitute goalkeeper Adrián for a second time.

The Reds now have 40 points after 13 wins in 14 season games.

Atkins / Getty Images

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker received a red card for a handball outside the box

Newcastle United - Manchester City 2: 2 (1: 1)

While Liverpool is almost alone at the top of the league, Manchester City is gradually losing touch. City also lost points in Newcastle after losing to Liverpool three weeks ago.

Raheem Sterling put the team of Pep Guardiola in the lead (22), but only a few minutes later Frankfurt's loan Jetro Willems equalized (25). Kevin De Bruyne's (82nd) ​​second city lead was not until the final whistle when Jonjo Shelvey equalized for United (88 ').

MacNicol / Getty Images

Jonjo Shelvey (left) scored late for a 2-2 draw against Manchester City

Further results:
Chelsea - West Ham United 0: 1 (0: 0)
Burnley FC - Crystal Palace 0: 2 (0: 1)
Tottenham Hotspur - AFC Bournemouth 3: 1 (1: 0)

Source: spiegel

You may like

Sports 2020-01-02T22:05:09.564Z

Trends 24h

Sports 2020-01-20T10:25:00.737Z


sports 2020/01/20    

© Communities 2019 - Privacy