Liverpool beat Everton to keep chasing leaders Manchester City

24 April, 2022
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Liverpool beat Everton to keep chasing leaders Manchester City

The Liverpool team continues to chase the leaders of the English Premier League, Manchester City, as the Reds scored two goals in the second half to win 2-0 at its guest and rival Everton at the Merseyside summit, and becomes one point away from Manchester City, leaders in the English Premier League, today, Sunday.

After Everton, who retreated to the drop zone before today's match, withstood an hour of play, Mohamed Salah penetrated from the right side and sent a cross that left back Andrew Robertson headed into a goal.

Substitute Divock Origi added the second goal with a header from close range after following up on a side kick from the other substitute Luis Diaz in the 85th minute.

Liverpool have 79 points from 33 games, one point behind leaders Manchester City, five rounds before the end.

Everton have 29 points from 32 games and are in 18th place, two points behind Burnley, 17th, who played 33 games and beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 earlier today.

Manchester City had urged its guest Watford with five goals against one goal in the match that brought them together at the Etihad Stadium in the thirty-third week of the English Premier League.

Gabriel Jesus scored for Manchester City "4 goals" in the 4th, 23rd, 49th and 53rd minutes. He also assisted Rodri's goal in the 34th minute, while Hassan Kamara scored Watford's only goal in the 28th minute.

The win lifted Manchester City to 80 points at the top of the English Premier League

 


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