After six consecutive victories in the Premier League, FC Liverpool had to meet Leicester City with 1-1 (1-1). Thus he failed Jürgen Klopp's team to extend the championship to seven points. The second spot for Manchester City was lost in Newcastle United on Tuesday 1: 2. The draw gave Liverpool a five point advantage over citizens.
The Reds started perfectly in the game against Leicester. After less than two minutes, Sadio Mané hit a further corner with the right shot for 1-0. Shortly thereafter, Liverpool had a chance to extend the lead but Roberto Firmino did not hit the corner from Leicester Kasper Schmeichel (6 minutes).
As a result, the guests got better in the game and equalized just before the break. After a free kick, advanced defensive player Harry Maguire fired close by and scored 1-1 (45 + 2). In the second half Liverpool could have even missed, but goalkeeper Alisson prevented Firmino's own goal with a strong reaction on the line (52nd).
Later later, the leaders of the league were to take the punishment when Naby Keita was shot down in Ricardo Pereira's penalty area. But referee Martin Atkinson continued to play (56th). So he stayed in the score division.
Debakl Chelsea in Bournemouth
Chelsea had a surprising and surprisingly clear defeat in the Champions League. At AFC Bournemouth Blues lost 0: 4 (0: 0). Joshua King (47th and 75th), David Brooks (63rd) and Charlie Daniels (90th + 4th) scored goals for Bournemouth.
New frontman Chelsea Gonzalo Higuaín was left naked at his debut and was replaced by 65 minutes. Despite defeat, Chelsea remains with 45 points in fourth place – but only thanks to one goal scored better goals than the tied Arsenal in fifth place. Manchester United lurks in sixth place behind two points.
Tottenham remains a tune
The big winner of the 24th meeting is Tottenham Hotspur. Mauricio Pochettina lost 1: 0 from FC Watford with two late goals in the home win of 2: 1. Heung-Min Son (80th) and Fernando Llorente (87th) met for Spurs. Craig Cathcart was led by Watford (38th).
The championship showed that Tottenham reduced Manchester City's downside to two points, and Liverpool at seven points. In the title race, Spurs are obvious outsiders, especially with Harry Kane and Del Alli, two of the best striker fail to injure a few weeks.
All results of the 24th day of the match at a glance:
FC Arsenal – Cardiff City 2: 0 (0: 0)
FC Fulham – Brighton and Hove Albion 4: 2 (0: 2)
Huddersfield Town – Everton 0: 1 (0: 1)
Wolverhampton Wanderers – West Ham United 3: 0 (0: 0)
Manchester United – Burnley 2: 2 (0: 0)
Newcastle United – Manchester City 2: 1 (0: 1)
AFC Bournemouth – Chelsea 4: 0 (0: 0)
FC Southampton – Crystal Palace 1: 1 (0: 1)
FC Liverpool – Leicester City 1: 1 (1: 1)
Tottenham Hotspur – Watford 2: 1 (0: 1)