Premier League: Ache-Hit Liverpool Retain Atmosphere Info, 10-Man Arsenal Defend Leeds
Portuguese striker Diogo Jota kept up his spectacular designate for Liverpool towards Leicester.© AFP
Liverpool shrugged off an hurt disaster to switch level on solutions with Tottenham on the head of the Premier League with a 3-0 lift over Leicester, whereas 10-man Arsenal had been left to grasp on for a 0-0 plan at Leeds by Nicolas Pepe's red card on Sunday. The champions had been without the injured Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson, Thiago Alcantara, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, whereas top scorer Mohamed Salah used to be absent in consequence of a mighty coronavirus take a look at.
But, Jurgen Klopp's men had been serene imperious in easing previous a Leicester aspect that had started the weekend on top of the table.
The Foxes didn't enact themselves any favours when Jonny Evans turned James Milner's nook into his possess win to reward Liverpool's brilliant start.
Diogo Jota then turned the major ever Liverpool participant to realize in his first four residence league games with a downward header from Andy Robertson's defective.
Simplest a mixture of goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and the woodwork kept Liverpool from a repeat of the 4-0 thrashing they dished out to Leicester when the sides final met in December.
But Robert Firmino then rounded off an spectacular night for the champions with a towering header from but some other Milner nook six minutes from time.
"Taking part in them bask in that tonight, I enact no longer rob as a exact," said Klopp. "The boys had been on fire."
Liverpool possess now space a original membership memoir of 64 unbeaten league games at Anfield.
Pepe lets Arsenal down
Leicester's defeat approach Arsenal are correct 5 solutions off the head four, but Mikel Arteta used to be angry at Pepe's lack of discipline because the Gunners had been lucky to bound with a degree at Elland Highway.
"It be unacceptable," said the Spaniard, whose aspect possess won correct one of their final 5 league games.
"With 10 men it is a gargantuan disadvantage. I undoubtedly loved the persona of the physique of workers when Pepe let the physique of workers down, how we caught to our jobs. Obviously it makes it undoubtedly refined."
Leeds are 14th after their third consecutive match with out a lift, but Marcelo Bielsa's men had been left cursing their ideal fortune as Rodrigo, Patrick Bamford and Raphinha all hit the woodwork within the closing phases.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had been given a rare likelihood within the central striker's characteristic, but he used to be starved of provider even outdated to Pepe's dismissal.
Aubameyang's penalty in a 1-0 lift at Manchester United final month is the single league aim Arsenal possess now scored for nearly 500 minutes.
Everton soar aid
Everton recovered from three straight defeats to beat Fulham 3-2 thanks to a double from Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
The England global moved to the head of the Premier League goalscoring charts with Abdoulaye Doucoure additionally on direction for Carlo Ancelotti's men outdated to half-time.
Bobby Decordova-Reid had equalised at 1-1 for Fulham, but their troubles from the penalty attach persisted as a third a bunch of participant this season neglected from the attach when Ivan Cavaleiro scooped his effort over the bar.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek lowered the deficit 20 minutes from time, but Everton held on to lift for the major time in 5 league games to switch as much as sixth.
"A in point of fact great part of the game used to be to be aid to successful," Ancelotti said.
"We misplaced energy within the second half, the players had been drained. I modified to place more new legs on the pitch but we needed to shield. In the kill it went effectively."
Fulham remain one whisper above the relegation zone after their third defeat in four games.
Backside of the table Sheffield United's await his or her first lift this season goes on after they had been overwhelmed 1-0 by West Ham at Bramall Lane.
Sebastien Haller scored the winner within the 56th minute with a fierce shot that flashed into the roof of the win to switch the Hammers as much as eighth.
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