Liverpool maintained their six point advantage at the top the Premier League in week 10 after coming from a goal behind to beat Spurs 2-1. Jordan Henderson equalised for the Reds after Harry Kane’s early goal before a late Mo Salah penalty gave Jurgen Klopp’s men a ninth win of the season.
Manchester City continue to chase, the Citizens ran out 3-0 winners at home to Aston Villa. Pep Guardiola was frustrated at his sides first half performance, as Villa kept them out but second half goals from Raheem Sterling, David Silva and Ilkay Gundogan gave them the three points and kept tabs on Liverpool.
Record win for Foxes
The biggest story of the weekend came on Friday night, as Leicester joined Manchester United for the highest ever Premier League win, hammering Southampton 9-0, which now reads as the biggest ever Premier League away win.
Ryan Bertrand saw red early on before Jamie Vardy and Ayoze Perez fired hat tricks to give Brendan Rodgers’ men a famous win. The Foxes sit third in the table, only two points off Manchester City.
Below Leicester sit Chelsea, who made it four straight league wins and seven in all competitions after a 4-2 away win at Burnley. Frank Lampard gave Christian Pulisic his first league start and the American didn’t let his manager down, scoring a perfect hat trick whilst Willian got the Blues’ fourth.
Managers under pressure
Elsewhere, the pressure continues to mount on Unai Emery after his Arsenal side squandered a 2 goal lead to draw 2-2 with Crystal Palace. The Gunners thought they got a late winner but was ruled out by VAR whilst captain Granit Xhaxa was booed when he was taken off.
Another manager under pressure is Marco Silva, his Everton side lost 3-2 at Brighton, meaning they have now lost four from their last five league games. The Toffees led 2-1 with 10 minutes to go before a Neal Maupay penatly and a 94th minute own goal from Lucas Digne changed their fortunes. The result means they now sit 16th, only two points above the relegation zone.
Despite missing two first half penalties, Manchester United saw off Norwich 3-1 at Carrow Road. Goals from Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial gave the Red Devils a first league away win since February.
Newcastle and Wolves shared the points in Sunday’s early game at St James’ Park, drawing 1-1, which was the result at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday where Sheffield United took a point off West Ham. The Blades sit 8th, level on points with Manchester United whilst the Hammers dropped to 10th
Watford remain bottom of the league and still winless. The Hornets drew 0-0 at home to Bournemouth on Saturday whilst Eddie Howes men are ninth in the league.