Liverpool, Man City feature in highly strung draw; Tottenham taste victory

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Liverpool :It was an expected thrilling showdown between Liverpool and Manchester City as both the Premier League giants played out a 2-2 draw at Anfield on Sunday ( October 3). As for Tottenham, their winless spree came to an end with 2-1 victory over Aston Villa.

City came back from trailing and equalised twice to earn themselves a point from the very important fixture against Liverpool. It was Kevin de Bruyne at the rescue of Pep Guardiola, as he scored a late equaliser for his team. All the four goals came in the second half of the match.

City dominated not only the possession during the first half, but also forced a few fine saves out of their opposition goalkeeper. Phil Foden was denied twice by Alisson in the first half. Although through the strike of Sadio Mane, Liverpool took the lead on 59 minutes.

Foden got the Citizens back into the game with an well deserved goal, he finished off from a tight angle to score the equaliser. Although Mohamed Salah scored on 76 minutes, to yet again put Liverpool ahead, only to be level five minutes later, courtesy a goal from de Bruyne.

Whereas for Spurs, Matt Targett’s  own goal proved to be the winner as pressure eased on the new manager Nuno Espirito Santo.  Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg scored the opener which was equalised by Ollie Watkins. The own goal however awarded all the available three points to the North London club.

Chelsea remained at the top of the table following the draw between Liverpool and City, who are second and third respectively. While Spurs climbed to the eighth position as Villa slipped down to the 10th place, before the international break.

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