Championship. LONDON Liverpool’s battle for the Premier League title was hit hard as Tottenham draw 11 against the four-time winner. At the same time, Manchester United fell to a “humiliating” 40 defeat to Brighton on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp’s side fell after Son Heung-min’s second-half goal at Anfield before Luis Diaz equalized late in the game.
Son touched the ball in Ryan Sessegnon’s pass in the 56th minute after a fine assist from Harry Kane.
Diaz scored an accidental equalizer for Liverpool championship when his header from more than 20 yards hit Rodrigo Bentancur.
Liverpool, who have won the League Cup and are awaiting. Champions League and FA Cup finals, rise to the top table above Manchester City on goal difference.
But champions Man City will be three points ahead of Liverpool if they beat Newcastle in Sunday’s game at the Etihad Stadium.
That will be a massive boost to City’s hopes of retaining the title with just three games left for both teams.
“It is tough to play towards an opponent with world-magnificence gamers. And a world-magnificence supervisor once they have had every week to put together. And we play each three days,” Klopp said. That will be a massive boost to City’s hopes of retaining the title with just three games left for both teams.
“The locker room doesn’t fly, come on, but there are other games to play. We have to move on.”
The draw was also not enough for Tottenham to qualify for the Champions League next season, thanks to its place in the top 4.
Tottenham remains fifth and will be four points behind fourth-placed Arsenal if the Gunners beat Leeds on Sunday.
United fall to new low
Manchester United has endured a series of humiliations in one of the most embarrassing seasons of decades. Their poor defeat in Brighton was one of the worst.
Ralf Rangnick’s team was sent to Amex Stadium with goals from Moises Caicedo, Marc Cuclera, Pascal Gross, and Leandro Trossard. Liverpool’s championship.
Sixth-positioned United is positive to overlook the Champions League for the 5th time in 30 seasons.
With 58 points remaining and one match remaining. United’s five-game losing streak ends with the lowest total points of the Premier League era.
“It was a terrible performance. It wasn’t enough from start to finish. I have to apologize for this performance and the humiliating defeat,” Rangnick said.
It was a day of conflicting emotions at Stamford Bridge. Where Chelsea lost by two goals in a 2-2-goal draw with future Wolves owner Todd Boehly.
Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Boehly and his consortium have won the battle to buy Chelsea from Roman Abramovich in a deal worth £4.25 billion ($5.2 billion).
Boehly’s consortium is yet to pass the Premier League owners and directors test and get approval from the British government, but Chelsea hopes the deal will be completed by the end of the month.
After the lengthy sale raised concerns about Chelsea’s future. Blues manager Thomas Tuchel welcomed the takeover, saying: “It gives us perspective, if the terms are agreed. And I hope the process will be streamlined and resume as soon as possible. Good news.”
But Tuchel’s third-placed team couldn’t celebrate the deal with a win as they squandered their An opportunity to move closer to a Championship League place.
Watford go down
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku scored his first Premier League goal since December 29 in the 56th and 58th minutes, the first from a penalty and the second from a long-range effort.
But Francisco Trincao brilliantly scored in the 79th minute. And Conor Coady nodded to equalize from close range in injury time to make Boehly shake his head in disgust.
Watford needed a win at Crystal Palace to maintain their fading hopes of averting collapse, but Wilfried Zaha’s 31st-minute penalty netted the 10th goal that sent them relegation. Championship.
“I’ve never held a press conference leading a top team that has been relegated. I don’t expect to make a statement; this is the first time I don’t expect to make a statement,” said Watford manager Roy Hodgson.
Burnley squandered the opportunity to increase his chances of survival as Aston Villa clinched their 31st win at Turf Moor.
Brentford crushed Southampton 30 at their community stadium, with goals from Pontus Jansson, Yoane Wissa, and Kristoffer Ajer.