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Runaway Leaders Manchester City Can Still Improve, Pep Guardiola Warns Rivals | Football News

Pep Guardiola has warned Manchester City's rivals that the runaway Premier League leaders can get even better as they chase the quadruple. Guardiola's side have set a record for an English top-flight club with a blistering streak of 20 successive wins in all competitions. City have a 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League ahead of Tuesday's clash with Wolves at the Etihad Stadium. They are also in the League Cup final against Tottenham and remain in contention for the Champions League and FA Cup. But, in an ominous message for the rest of Europe's top teams, City boss Guardiola still sees room for improvement from his red-hot outfit."We know...
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Everton vs Southampton: Everton Beat Southampton To Boost Top-Four Bid | Football News

Everton boosted their bid to earn a top-four finish in the Premier League as Richarlison sealed a 1-0 win against struggling Southampton on Monday. Carlo Ancelotti's side won for the first time in six home league games thanks to Richarlison's early goal. Everton's last success at Goodison Park had come against Arsenal just before Christmas, but ending a run of three consecutive home league defeats lifted them to within two points of fourth-placed West Ham. The seventh-placed Toffees have a game in hand on West Ham, as well as Liverpool and Chelsea, who occupy the places directly above them.Fresh from beating Liverpool 2-0 to secure their first victo...
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Premier League: “Written Off” Liverpool Still Ready To Fight, Believes Jurgen Klopp | Football News

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can prove the doubters that have written their season off wrong after snapping a four-game Premier League losing streak to win 2-0 at Sheffield United on Sunday. The English champions' title defence has been decimated by injuries and they face a battle just to qualify for next season's Champions League via a top-four finish. Klopp's men remain in sixth, but are now just two points behind fourth-placed West Ham and can leapfrog Chelsea in fifth when the Blues visit Anfield on Thursday. "Plenty of people have written us off. That's fine," said Klopp. "With all the problems we have had we're still around the exciting plac...
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Liverpool Bounce Back To Beat Sheffield United | Football News

Liverpool snapped a four-game Premier League losing streak to close back within two points of the top four as Curtis Jones and a Kean Bryan own goal earned a 2-0 win at bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United on Sunday. The defending champions have been decimated by injuries and also had to cope without goalkeeper Alisson Becker after he lost his father to a swimming accident in Brazil this week. But the Championship-bound Blades proved the perfect opponents for Jurgen Klopp's men to restore some confidence as only a string of saves by Aaron Ramsdale kept the score down. With Alisson's understudy Caoimhin Kelleher also absent due to injury, Liverpool's...
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Manchester United Draw Blank Again At Chelsea To Fall Further Behind Manchester City | Football News

Premier League: Manchester United played out a 0-0 draw against Chelsea on Sunday.© AFP Manchester United and Chelsea played out a second 0-0 draw of the season on Sunday with the result doing little for either side's ambitions at the top of the Premier League. Second-placed United now trail runaway leaders Manchester City by 12 points, while Chelsea remain a point outside the top four in fifth. Neither side ...
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Tottenham Need Gareth Bale To Keep Shining: Jose Mourinho | Football News

Jose Mourinho admits Tottenham will need Gareth Bale to reproduce the dazzling display that destroyed Burnley after the Wales forward netted twice in Sunday's 4-0 win. Bale maintained his recent revival with a man-of-the-match performance in the north London sunshine. The 31-year-old scored Tottenham's opening goal with a close-range finish, provided a superb assist with a long pass for Harry Kane's goal and then rounded off the scoring with another lethal strike.After a wretched start to his second spell at Tottenham following his loan switch from Real Madrid, Bale is finally showing signs of the form that made him the world's most expensive player...
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Premier League: Harvey Barnes Ruled Out For Six Weeks In Latest Injury Blow For Leicester City | Football News

Premier League: Harvey Barnes is treated by medical staff during Leicester City's defeat vs Arsenal.© AFP Leicester's challenge to qualify for next season's Champions League suffered another major injury blow with news Harvey Barnes is set to miss six weeks due to knee surgery. The 23-year-old winger had been tipped for a call-up to the England squad for three World Cup qualifiers next month after scoring 13 ...
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Gareth Bale Shines In Tottenham’s 4-0 Win Over Burnley | Football News

Gareth Bale has scored four goals in his last four appearances.© AFP Gareth Bale struck twice as Tottenham registered a 4-0 win over Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday. After five defeats in their previous six league games, Tottenham eased the pressure on manager Jose Mourinho with a significant contribution from Bale, who made just his third league start of the season. The Wales forward's most impressiv...
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Arsenal Hit Back To Beat Leicester City, Fulham Held By Crystal Palace | Football News

Arsenal delivered a hammer blow to Leicester's faint hopes of winning the Premier League with an impressive fightback to win 3-1 on Sunday. Mikel Arteta's side fell behind to Youri Tielemans' early goal at the King Power Stadium. They had lost nine of 11 league games when they conceded the opening goal this term. But David Luiz equalised and Alexandre Lacazette's penalty gave the Gunners the lead just before half-time. Nicolas Pepe's second half goal sealed Arsenal's second win in their last six league games. The north Londoners' stirring escape act left Leicester in third place, trailing leaders Manchester City by 13 points with 12 games remaining....
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Premier League: Manchester City Go 13 Points Clear At Top With 2-1 Win Over West Ham | Football News

Manchester City moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League as John Stones sealed a 2-1 win against West Ham that made it 20 successive victories in all competitions for the leaders. Pep Guardiola's side are closing in on their third Premier League in four seasons thanks to priceless contributions from their in-form centre-backs. Ruben Dias, imperious since signing from Benfica in September, put City ahead with his first goal for the club. Michail Antonio equalised for West Ham just before half-time, but the revitalised Stones bagged the winner with a fine strike after the break. City are enjoying the longest ever winning streak by an Eng...