Manchester City continued dominance
More than a week after the 4-1 stomping of the ‘Spurs, City has stretched their unbeaten streak to 20 (19 wins and one draw). With two more wins, coupled with Manchester United slip-ups, City has grown their lead on top of the Premier League to 15 points.
Manchester United Slip-Ups
What a poor two weeks from United. They didn’t start off too bad, with a 2-1 win over West Brom, but it was all downhill from there. They were knocked out of the Carabao Cup in a shocking 2-1 loss to Bristol City. They then proceeded to drop points in league games against a ten-man Leicester City squad and Burnley team that was up 2-0 against them before Lingard bailed them out for a point. These struggles are going to be extremely tough to overcome to have a chance to win the league title.
Liverpool did a good to obtain a 1-0 lead, thanks to Coutinho header, heading into the half. Then in the 52nd Salah put them ahead 2-0. The commanding lead for Liverpool was, however, short-lived.
Fast forward six minutes ahead of Salah’s goal and it’s 3-2 Arsenal lead. Arsenal scored three goals in five minutes against Liverpool! A Sanchez header, Xhaka banger, and Ozil poke turned zero points into three in a matter of minutes. Liverpool didn’t quit though as a Firmino shot somehow went in off a Cech deflection, barely missing the top post.
This was certainly not a good game for either keeper, as both had goals allowed off deflections in which they probably could have done more with.
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