The English Premier League continued this past Saturday with Leicester City rebounding from their 4-0 midweek loss to Liverpool with a 2-1 win over West Ham that left the latter deeply embroiled in the relegation battle. The loss, a fourth straight at home for the Hammers led to the immediate firing of their coach – Manuel Pellegrini.
- Reds thump Leicester, So’ton stun Chelsea, Wolves outlast City in comeback victory, and Jordan Ayew scores amazing last-gasp winner against West Ham… and more.
Game in hand Liverpool tightened their grip on the 2019/20 Premier League title race yesterday with an explosive 4-0 shutout of closest competitors - Leicester City - to complete the first half of the season unbeaten with a commanding 13 points advantage.
- And on Sunday, bottommost Watford gave their survival hopes a huge jolt with a 2-0 win over Manchester United, and Chelsea manager Frank Lampard outdid his one-time mentor Jose Mourinho ...
Premier League leaders Liverpool were two-time winners on Saturday: picking up a first Fifa Club World Cup triumph against Brazilian champions Flamengo in Qatar and also holding their ground on the domestic scene despite being idle as their closest competitor – Leicester City – fell by three goals to one at the Etihad to Manchester City to remain 10 points behind, while the latter moved 11 points closer. The red hot ‘Reds’ will have the chance to extend their lead as they take on West Ham in a futuristic outstanding encounter.
- Injury-hit Bournemouth consigned Chelsea to their fourth league defeat in five straight outings following a ...Elsewhere, West Ham ...
Liverpool continued their impressive onslaught for the Premier League title with a hard-earned 2-0 victory over bottommost Watford at Anfield on Saturday that saw them extend their unbeaten run to 17 successive games and a 10-point advantage over the closest competition – Leicester City, who battled bottom Norwich to a come-from-behind one-all tie at King Power Stadium.