The Liverpool footballers defeated West Ham at home in the 28th round of the English league and lose three points to the leader of Manchester City, who is waiting for the city derby against United on Sunday.
Tomáš Souček played the whole match for “Kladiváře”, his teammate Alex Král remained on the bench. Chelsea outclassed Burnley 4-0 due to a crushing start to the second half. Striker Ivan Toney scored a hat-trick for Brentford 3: 1 on Norwich. Leeds lost in the premiere of coach Jesse Marsch 0-1 in Leicester. The excellent form was confirmed by Newcastle, who managed 2: 1 with Brighton at home.
Liverpool dominated in Saturday’s program hit and turned Mané into a winning goal in the 27th minute. The Senegalese gunner directed the shot ball from Alexander-Arnold’s football, which scored the 16th assist of the season, and improved his personal record.
West Ham has not been able to answer and is complicating the fight for participation in the European Cups. In fifth place he has the same number of points as the sixth Arsenal and three points more than Tottenham, but the London clubs played four or three less matches, respectively.
Chelsea did not prevail against the 18th Burnley, who still lacks the injured Matěj Vydra, in the first half, but after a change of sides, she decided the match within eight minutes. In the 47th minute, James confused the defender with the loops and finished exactly from the angle. Havertz added another shot and the German national team took advantage of James’ pass in front of the goal a moment later.
The “Blues” are the first Premier League team in seven years to score three goals in the opening half-minute of the second half. In the 69th minute, Pulisic insured the result and Chelsea consolidated the third place with a third win in a row.
Christian Eriksen also joined Brentford for the first time, returning to the football pitches a week ago eight months after the heart collapse during the Euro. The Danish midfielder played the whole match, but the main hero of the important rescue battle was his teammate Toney.
The first scorer of the team first scored after a corner kick and after a break he added two goals from the penalty area, while both played in the same place. In the setting, he only eased the defeat of the “Canaries” Pukki.
“Bees” succeeded by three points after seven duels and hold the 15th place. Norwich is the last to lose five points to save.
In the 67th minute, Barnes ruined Marsch’s premiere on the Leeds bench, where he replaced the dismissed Marcel Biels. Even the American coach did not end the wait for the 16th team in the debut to win. His new team has only scored a point in the last seven matches, while “Foxes” have succeeded for the second time in a row and are in 12th place.
Only Liverpool is in better form in the last seven games than Newcastle, which soon led against Brighton by Fraser and Schär by two goals, after a break only reduced Dunk. The “Magpies” gained 17 out of 21 possible points and already hold a comfortable seven-point lead over the descent zone. Brighton is 13th, one place ahead of today’s opponent.
English Football League – Round 28: Leicester – Leeds 1:0 (67. Barnes), Aston Villa – Southampton 4:0 (9. Watkins, 44. Luiz, 52. Coutinho, 55. Ings), Burnley – Chelsea 0:4 (52. a 55. Havertz , 47. James, 69. Pulisic), Newcastle – Brighton 2:1 (12. Fraser, 14. Schär – 55. Dunk), Norwich – Brentford 1:3 (90.+2 Pukki – 32., 53. z pen .a 57. z pen. Toney), Wolverhampton – Crystal Palace 0:2 (19. Mateta, 34. Zaha z pen.), Liverpool – West Ham United 1:0 (27. Mané).
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