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Liverpool keep the pace, Chelsea stall again

Hanging on by Everton (1-1), Chelsea performed a bad operation in the title race. Liverpool keep pace with another success against Newcastle (2-1).

Hit hard by the new wave of Covid-19, the Premier League nevertheless offered two matches counting for the 17th day this Thursday evening, with two title candidates on the bridge, Liverpool and Chelsea.

In great shape, the Reds chained an 8th success in a row – in all competitions – against Newcastle (3-1). Klopp’s men were able to reverse the trend after quickly conceding a goal against the course of the game (1-0 7th) thanks to two back-to-back achievements from Jota (21st) and Salah (25th), before Alexander-Arnold does not endorse the victory of his family of a little gem at the end of the game (3-1, 87th)

The Blues in decline

For their part, the Blues of Thomas Tuchel, who have been idling lately, achieved a new underperformance against Everton of Benitez (1-1). Found in the penalty area, Mount thought however rewarded the domination of his team (1-0, 70th), but following a set piece J. Branthwaite equalized (1-1, 74th) in the wake for Toffees who could even have won at the end of the match.

With this draw Chelsea (3rd, 37th) let slip Manchester City (1st, 41 pts) and Liverpool (2nd, 40th) at the top of the standings. Newcastle remain penultimate with only 10 units on the clock, Everton are 14th.

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