City Go Top!
It’s currently early February and there is a new leader of the Premier League. Manchester City went top of the league with a 2-0 victory over Everton in midweek. They overtook Liverpool who have been on top for almost the whole season. Although, Liverpool have a game in hand, and play Bournemouth on Saturday. Manchester City are the current champions, but had some rough times over the season. Recently squandering points to Crystal Palace and Newcastle. They have crawled back and are level on points with Liverpool, and City has a slight advantage on goal differential. Let’s hope Liverpool don’t slip again.
Biggest Game Yet of The Premier League!
The biggest game of the season concluded yesterday as Manchester City beat Liverpool 2-1. This was a huge game between the top two teams in the league at this point in the season. Going into the game Liverpool had a 6 point lead at the top of the table. Liverpool were unbeaten through 20 games at the time. Manchester City are the defending champions and they needed to win this game to try and catch Liverpool in the title race.
Not only did this game mean a lot to both teams, it also provided in gameplay. In the first half, Sadio Mane hit the post off of a through ball from Mo Salah. There was a miscommunication between John Stones and Ederson and Stones tried to clear the ball but Ederson blocked it. The ball spun towards City’s goal, and looked surely in. Stones made a last second clearance with at least 80% of the ball over the line. Later in the first half Sergio Aguero opened the scoring to put City up at halftime. In the 64′ minute Roberto Firmino pulled one back for Liverpool with a header from close range. Not long after in the 72′ minute Leroy Sane scored off a counter attack to put Manchester City up 2-1. The game was a war until the end but Manchester city came out victorious to pull within 4 points of Liverpool. The title race is back on and Liverpool can’t afford to slip up again.