Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to ten points thanks to a hard-fought Mo Salah inspired 2-0 win at Anfield against rock bottom Watford on Saturday. Closest rivals Leicester City dropped points in the title race as they could only manage a 1-1 draw against second bottom Norwich at the King Power. Third place Manchester City closed the gap on Leicester City to four points thanks to a convincing 0-3 win against in crisis Arsenal at the Emirates yesterday.
Fourth place Chelsea’s inconsistent league form continued as they failed to even score against free falling Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, going down 0-1 and the Cherries ended a five-match league losing run in the process. Manchester United missed the chance to clear fifth ahead of Spurs yesterday but could only manage a 1-1 draw against a resurgent Everton, lead by caretaker manager and Everton hero, big Duncan Ferguson. Spurs moved up to fifth at the expense of Spurs thanks to an impressive 1-2 win against Wolves at Molineux. Sheffield United kept the pressure on the top-six thanks to another impressive win, this time 2-0 against fellow promoted Aston Villa at Brammall Lane.
The domestic football action continues this week with the quarter-finals of the League Cup tomorrow and Wednesday night. EFL league One Oxford United and League Two Colchester will attempt some giant killing acts against reigning champions Manchester City at the Kessam Stadium and Old Trafford on Wednesday night respectively.