Liverpool go back to the top with Milners late penalty at Fulham

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League after James Milner scored an 81st-minute penalty to give them a 2-1 win at Fulham Liverpool flirted with disaster here, though in the end it was the manner in which they dealt with the prospect of failure that bodes well for the months ahead. Pegged back from nowhere, their dominance undone by sloppiness, they might have frozen and found their title challenge critically undermined. Instead adversity merely re-set the focus and they emerged victorious, restored to the summit and with belief bolstered that the title will be theirs. Jrgen Klopp had surveyed the scene in the period immediately after Fulhams equaliser and, from his vantage point on the sidelines, taken heart …

Aubameyang atones from spot to help Arsenal leapfrog Manchester United

Granit Xhaka and a penalty from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Arsenal a 2-0 win over Manchester United to go fourth in the Premier League After the the euphoria of Paris Manchester United tasted Premier League defeat for the first time under Ole Gunnar Solskjr. This topsy-turvy season continues to confound and, as the dust settled, the fight for third and fourth places in the top-flight table could not be more tantalisingly poised. Arsenal had been abject in the 3-1 defeat in France on Thursday in the first leg of the Europa League last 16 but they found a way to maintain their imposing form at the Emirates Stadium. It was not a vintage display but one in which they laboured for …

Man and Firmino lead Liverpools 4-2 win over Burnley to keep City in sight

Liverpool kept the gap behind the Premier League leaders, Manchester City, to a point with a 4-2 win against Burnley with two goals each from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Man It would be too simplistic to say Liverpool responded to the test of nerve set by Manchester City. Jrgen Klopps contenders have been doing that since the first day of this enthralling title race. This was a test of nerve, quality and composure set by Burnley, the match officials plus the elements and they delivered on all counts to remind the champions that, as Klopp defiantly put it, nobody gets rid of us. Liverpool remain on Citys shoulder courtesy of an impressive but far from routine home victory over Sean …

Ayoze Prez and Newcastle stun Everton with three-goal comeback

Two goals from Ayoze Prez and one from Salomn Rondn led Newcastle to a 3-2 victory against Everton, who led via Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin Crash, bang, wallop. This was some afternoon at St James Park. At its end Newcastle had maintained their hopes of Premier League football next season with a comeback from 2-0 down that shredded the nerves of both their fans and Evertons defenders. That Salomn Rondn looked offside as he teed up Ayoze Prez for the 84th-minute winner was one detail of a hundred in a game that crackled with intensity from kick-off. The facts are that Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave Everton an early lead and that Richarlison made it 2-0 to the visitors just past the …

So who does have the easier run-in, Manchester City or Liverpool? | Marcus Christenson

Fixtures, form and favours from friends could all come into play in the Premier League title race between now and 12 May. Weve crunched the numbers for Manchester City and Liverpool The Premier League has reached the stage where fans of the two title contenders spend a large part of their days looking at the remaining fixtures. We are down to nine games each for Manchester City and Liverpool and it is possible to hazard a guess as to where points could be dropped. On Sunday Liverpool the most blustery days during this spring?

Mohamed Salah and Liverpool frustrated as Everton claim derby draw

Liverpool and Everton played out a largely forgettable 0-0 draw at Goodison Park that leaves the visitors a point behind Manchester City at the top of the Premier League Jrgen Klopp beat the Liver bird on his chest in front of Liverpool fans gathered in the Bullens Road stand but the noise that pulsated around Goodison Park after the final whistle emanated from elsewhere. Evertons long wait for victory in a Merseyside derby goes on but they found ample compensation in damaging their rivals bid for the Premier League title. On a local level the 233rd Merseyside derby brought Liverpool closer to the nine-year anniversary of their last defeat by Everton and extended their unbeaten run to a record 17 …