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Merseyside is Red; Chelsea lead the 3-horse Premier League race

ManCity, Chelsea both won away 2-1, with Liverpool demolishing fiercest rivals Everton, 4-1 in the midweek PL matches.

  • Chelsea holds on to the top of PL after a lucky away win at Watford.
  • Mo Salah’s brace and goals from Henderson and Jota pile up pressure on Everton, after a 4-1 loss.
  • Jack Grealish comes off the bench in ManCity’s 2-1 away win at Gerrard’s Aston Villa.
Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel says Blues 'lucky' to stay top - BBC  Sport
Chelsea won 2-1 away to Watford, but their manager Tuchel said that they were lucky to get the 3 points.

Liverpool hit 4 goals for a 3rd consecutive sport by beating Everton 4-1 on Wednesday, taking the team’s scoring tally to forty-three in 14 games _ the maximum in a first-rate European league so a long way.

Jurgen Klopp’s 2020 champions remained in third, however with some other 24 games to head that’s a long way from a concern.

On an extraordinary event whilst the front-runners had been playing on equal time, Manchester City gained 2-1 at Aston Villa to live a point in advance of Liverpool in 2d and Chelsea stays a point higher off on the pinnacle after beating Watford by 2 goals to 1.
The pinnacle 3 pulled away from the fourth vicinity after West Ham become held 1-1 through Brighton. Leicester and Southampton additionally drew 2-2, at the same time as the assembly among Wolverhampton and Burnley become goalless.

After his double at Goodison Park, Salah now has 19 goals in as many appearances in all competitions and is fronting Liverpool’s scoring charge in this season.
Diogo Jota beat Pickford’s close to the post for Liverpool’s fourth as Everton’s winless run prolonged to 8 matches, with simply 2 points from a likely 24.

Some Everton enthusiasts streamed for the exits after Jota’s goal. Others stayed and directed their anger in the direction of the directors’ field after the very last whistle.
Bernardo Silva’s volley from Gabriel Jesus’ pass observed Ruben Dias’ goal for Manchester City withinside the first 1/2 of Villa Park.

Ollie Watkins decreased the deficit withinside the forty-seventh with the first-time end off a nook to the close to publish however City held on, helped through the 2d-1/2 of the introduction of Jack Grealish _ the boyhood Villa fan and previous club captain who left for a British-record price of a hundred million pounds (then $139 million) withinside the offseason.

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