Published: Mon, December 09, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

I never had any doubts over Keita's quality - Klopp

I never had any doubts over Keita's quality - Klopp

Kyle Walker refused to wave the white flag, but no English top-flight side has ever gone on to win the title after being as many as 14 points behind the top side at the end of a day.

Metropolis have lots to play for, nonetheless having already certified for the knockout levels of the Champions League with a recreation to spare and are on target for a 3rd successive Carabao Cup triumph, assembly League One Oxford United within the quarter-finals later this month.

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City is challenged by Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Luke Shaw of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, UK, December 7, 2019.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's United began the night match buoyed by their victory in opposition to Spurs in midweek and have been instantly on the entrance foot, pouring ahead at scary tempo.

Metropolis got here again strongly and finally their strain paid off, with Nicolas Otamendi's late header sparking a frantic wave of Metropolis assaults however they failed to search out an equaliser and United moved as much as fifth within the desk.

A disappointed Pep Guardiola, whose side remained in third spot, said it was "not time" to think about the title race.

"We have to think about what we have to do and think about the next game", he informed Sky Sports activities.

Spurs are still six points behind fourth-placed Chelsea but will fancy their chances of closing the gap on their London rivals, who are stumbling after a six-game winning run earlier in the season. "We are a fantastic team".

City said in a swiftly issued statement that they were aware of the allegedly racist video circulating on social media and of objects being thrown and were working with the police.

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I'm incredibly proud and honoured to receive this trophy on behalf of everyone in Brackley, Brixworth and Stuttgart. It's not going to be easy, but we're going to go for it.


On a dramatic league day, individual honours went to Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min, who dribbled nearly the length of the pitch to score in his side's 5-0 rout of Burnley, and Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson who inspired a 3-1 win over Chelsea in his first game in charge.

There is an air of invincibility about Liverpool this season, as they continue to chase their first league title for 30 years.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given Jurgen Klopp's side the lead with his first league goal since January 2018 before Keita added a second just before half-time.

"Yes, it was (perfect), 100 percent", said the manager.

"Sean Dyche is always honest and told me after the game we were too good for them".

"From 3-0 on we controlled the game absolutely".

Although Harry Kane scored twice to make it eight goals in nine games against Burnley, Son took the headlines with a superb effort that started just outside his own area and saw the South Korean slalom through half the opposition before slotting home from inside the box.

Interim boss Duncan Ferguson lifted Everton's spirits, condemning Chelsea to their third Premier League defeat in four matches while bottom club Watford battled to a goalless draw against Crystal Palace.

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