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Chelsea Down Palace; Arsenal move to pole position

Manchester: With Mohamed Salah’s 150th Liverpool goal and Luis Diaz’s first goal, the Reds defeated Norwich 3-1 to aim for the Premier League title. Chelsea won the second half at Crystal Palace yesterday. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp made seven changes from the side that won the Champions League Inter Milan 2-0 in the middle of the week, making almost a fortune when the Canary Islands took a shocking lead in Anfield. paid.

Milot Rashica’s shot missed Joel Matip in the third minute of the second half. However, Liverpool’s Sadio Mané and Salah’s deadly duo turned the game around with two goals in three minutes of space. The mane creates a stunning acrobatic finish to match the Konstantinos Tsimikas looping header. Sarah then took part in goalkeeper Alison Becker’s stunning long ball, rounding Angus Gunn and leaving two Norwich defenders on the floor to become the second fastest player with a 150 Liverpool goal after Roger Hunt. rice field.

Diaz then had a clever finish on either of two strike partners who were proud to lift the ball over the gun from Jordan Henderson’s defensive splitting pass. Victory takes Klopp’s men within 6 points of Manchester City. Manchester City later hosted Tottenham. Chelsea’s 1-0 victory at Selhurst Park is still 13 points behind, so it may have been too late to start the title challenge. However, Hakim Ziyech put Marcos Alonso’s cross into the home a minute later, and they solidified their position in the top four.

Arsenal’s Young Guns Strike

Arsenal took pole position in fourth and final position in the Champions League as Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka beat Brentford 2-1. The need for a Gunners goal scorer reappeared when Mikel Arteta’s men repelled the bees from the first whistle, until Smith Rowe fired at the far corner in the second minute to break the deadlock. I had to wait. Saka then made a brilliant effort away from the post 11 minutes before Christian Nogard recorded comfort deep in the stoptime. Arsenal will remain in 6th place, but will move within 1 point of Manchester United in 4th place with 2 games in hand.

West Ham’s bid for the Top 4 was a hit again as Newcastle drew one-on-one at home. Hammer boss David Moyes again chose Kurt Zouma, despite the controversy over the physical abuse of cats by the French. Craig Dawson led Moise’s troops, but Joe Willock secured another important point in the Battle of Newcastle to avoid being demoted. Norwich slipped to the bottom of the table as Burnley won a 3-0 victory at Brighton and won his second victory of the season.

Wout Weghorst, who signed in January, teeed up Josh Brownhill to 2-0 before halftime after scoring Claret’s first goal. Jay Rodriguez added a third after the break and moved Burnley within five safety points in two games in Newcastle. Watford also secured a badly needed victory and the first victory under Roy Hodgson as Emmanuel Dennis scored the only goal with a 1-0 victory at Aston Villa. Everton are nervously looking over their shoulders as Stuart Armstrong and Shane Long lost 2-0 to Saints’ target in Southampton. -AFP

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