EPL: Liverpool drown Arsenal; Manchester United continue disappointing run


Liverpool: Liverpool handed Arsenal a thumping 4-0 defeat in Premier League. All of Liverpool’s front three, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota featured in the scoresheet at the easy victory for the Reds at Anfield.

Both the coaches, Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta were handed a yellow card as things got heated. Followed by Mane giving the hosts a lead, as he headed a deep cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold. Jota extended their lead, as Salah finally scored on 73 minutes after a series of attempts.

The final nail on the coffin for Arsenal was when Takumi Minamino netted the fourth goal just within 48 seconds after coming off the bench. Liverpool moved to the second position just behind Chelsea, who recorded a win 3-0 against Leicester City earlier.

Chelsea went four points clear of Liverpool and six clear of Manchester City, as they assure themselves yet another week atop the table,handing Leicester their fifth defeat of the season.

Antonio Rudiger scored the opener on 14 minutes heading the ball home, as before N’Golo Kante doubled their lead on 28 minutes and the returning Christian Pulisic scored the third goal for Chelsea in the second half, on 71 minutes.

Thomas Tuchel praised his team’s performance as he said,” We played a good away game, excellent result, a good mixture.” Although, all went downhill for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as his team was handed a greater disappointment with a 4-1 defeat against Watford, this was his side’s fourth defeat in their last five Premier League games.

After dominating the opening minutes in Vicarage Road, the hosts’ got their well deserved lead on 28 minutes through a strike of Joshua King. Athough, they could have lead long before but Ismaila Sarr was denied twice by David de Gea from the spot kick.

Although he made amends, doubling his team’s lead on 44 minutes. Donny van de Beek came off the bench and scored for United after play resumed in second half, but soon afterwards they were rendered to 10 man as Harry Maguire was sent off on 69 minutes. Watford took advantage and added two more goals in the added time, with Joao Pedro and Emmanuel Dennis scoring one each.

“I always have belief in myself,” Solskjaer said to the media post match. “At the moment, it’s a difficult time for us. I believe we can turn this around.


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