Manchester City regained the lead in Premier League on On Saturday, after Liverpool cleverly snatched its tenth victory in a row win over Watford, jumped on the defending champion.
Recorded by Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan first-half Objectives against Burnley at Turf Moor to keep City in a one-Point lead over Liverpool with eight games stay.
De Bruyne rifle A rising effort at the top corner after setting-off Raheem Sterling puts City ahead in Five and two minutes together for 25th minute Gundogan goalis very.
sterling exchange a one-two with De Bruyne before squaring ball To Gundogan, whose shot took slightest deviation off Defender James Tarkowski and rebounded to net.
in the Reds home Anfield 2-0 win over Watford came thanks to a first-half Head of Diogo Jota and the late Fabinho penalty.
Hold the host lead Moments later goalkeeper Watford’s Alisson Becker denied Yuri Koka with Sharp tackle, as his gutta timer run To perfection at the other end and nodded in Cross from Joe Gomez in minute 22.
she was portuguese forward Fourteenth Gotta league goal and 20 in everyone competitions This season and 25-year may be old added To his credit shortly thereafter but for goalkeeper Ben Foster who He saved his effort from close up range.
“It was the beginning of a new Day cycle (after international break). People were coming from everyone over The world Gota told BT Sport that starting early isn’t easy, but we’ve done our job.
“I told Joe before game He was going to get help… Today I was happily confident for us It happened.”
Alternative Fabinho made sure of the three points in 89th minute by detonating his kick at the top corner After the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) spotted an error by Kucka on jota in The penalty area.
The result It means that Liverpool has 72 points from 30 matchestwo points more From the city of the future of sides clash next Weekends, after English delayed champions by 14 points just over two months ago.
Jurgen Klopp, who Celebrate his 250th Premier League game in Cost of Liverpool with His 160th victory, he was happy with they display.
“We could certainly have done better but it’s not very fun. We need Maturity and desire, the counter pressure was best I saw for Klopp said.
“But with The ball can we be more creative. We were in control and I was happy with that.”
club, who won Premier League with Liverpool in 2020, become English champions It was his top priority after the Reds topped the table for The first this time year.
The Premier League is the most important competitionsaid the German, who side Owns already won League Cup this season.
“a big Two months (before us) hopefully. This week can decide a lot about him how It may be. The boys created a first-class foundation and now we have to do it use He. She.”
Former Liverpool boss Watford pushed relegation-threatened Roy Hodgson for tie in The second half But can not prevent home side from detour up tenth in a row league victory. Watford remain eighteen with 22 points.
“There was so much to admire in The performance. I’m a little sad because of the VAR decision Hodgson said at the end. There was no appeal from any Liverpool player for a penalty.
“And I had no idea what they were checking or what they were doing… I don’t think that’s what the VAR is about. good Things this season, but it’s not about giving team a second goal in minute 88.
“To some extent destroyed Feeling that 1-0 was great result We may have created a file chance in those last Two minutes.”
Liverpool has never been in their place best But the mission has been accomplished to become second clubafter the city, to record Five different runs of 10 or more victories in The era of the English Premier League.
The Reds have kept eight clean sheets during this great season run will head to the Etihad Stadium next weekend with Wind in their sails. they have now won 13 of 14 home league games against Watford.
before facing City, Liverpool travel to Benfica for The first leg of Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday, while Watford host Leeds United on their return to league Action in week time.
Elsewhere, Christian Eriksen scored a goal for Brentford behind To beat third-placed Chelsea 4-1 – their own first victory against Their rival in London since 1939. Chelsea lost then six straight victories in everyone competitions Since its owner Roman Abramovich announced intent to sell club.
Stamford Bridge side took The lead When Tony Rudiger was flogged home long range in the start of The second half.
But two goals from Vitaly Janelt and first Premier League goal for Eriksen since his return to the English Premier League in A 10-minute spell transformed match on it’s a head. Yuan Wesa scored late to complete Defeat.
Wolverhampton beat local rivals Aston Villa 2-1 and Leeds drew with Southampton, while Brighton was bottom of the standings. side Norwich tied 0-0.