Premier League roundup: Manchester is Red, Chelsea lose!

Ross Houston
December 9, 2019

"We scored wonderful goals, we had more chances and did really well and we were really uncomfortable to play against".

Liverpool last lost a league game back in early January but, despite building a sizeable points advantage over Leicester and Manchester City at the top of the table, Klopp is not getting carried away.

It all started at Goodison Park where Everton hosted Chelsea.

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City is challenged by Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, UK, December 7, 2019.

As for United, who lost to Tottenham 2-1 on Wednesday, they are now undefeated in five Premier League games and have won back-to-back matches for the first time since March.

Liverpool took a giant step towards their first title since 1990 on Saturday when their 3-0 win at Bournemouth combined with Manchester United's 2-1 victory at Manchester City to leave the champions 14 points adrift of the Premier League leaders.


Kyle Walker refused to wave the white flag, but no English top-flight side has ever gone on to win the title after being as many as 14 points behind the top side at the end of a day.

A disappointed Pep Guardiola, whose side remained in third spot, said it was "not time" to think about the title race.

We have to think about what we have to do and think about the next game.

"Today we had 14 adult players plus Curtis and Harvey. We are a fantastic team".

Naby Keita got a start in the Premier League clash during the weekend and with Adam Lallana suffering from cramp the Guinean worldwide is expected to keep his place in the first XI.

City said in a swiftly issued statement that they were aware of the allegedly racist video circulating on social media and of objects being thrown and were working with the police.


There is an air of invincibility about Liverpool this season, as they continue to chase their first league title for 30 years.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain opened the scoring in the 34th minute and the points were nearly secure when Naby Keita added a second on the stroke of half-time, before Mohamed Salah rounded off the scoring ten minutes after the break.

'For me it's not too hard, I only make the decisions and it's done, ' he said.

Having previously installed Kane's opener, Son ran from box to box and found the net to make 15 goals in 15 appearances in 15 appearances at Tottenham Hotspur.

Kane made it 4-0 in the 54th minute with his second goal of the game and turned provider for Moussa Sissoko to score Spurs' fifth.

The Toffees sacked Marco Silva after a midweek loss to Liverpool.


Struggling Watford ended a string of three straight defeats against Crystal Palace in a scrappy game watched by their incoming manager Nigel Pearson, whose first game in charge could not be harder - a trip to Liverpool next Saturday.

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