EPL: Liverpool Edge Out Spurs; Man United Beat Norwich, Palace Hold Arsenal

EPL: Liverpool Edge Out Spurs;  Man United Beat Norwich, Palace Hold Arsenal

Liverpool regained their six-point lead at the top of the Premier League as they came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 in a pulsating affair at Anfield on Super Sunday.

Spurs took a shock lead after just 47 seconds through Harry Kane’s intuitive header, while Paulo Gazzaniga was forced into several fine saves as Liverpool laid siege on the visitors’ goal.

Heung-Min Son hit the bar early in the second half after rounding Alisson, but Liverpool levelled through Jordan Henderson’s half-volley from an angle in the 52nd minute.

Liverpool’s comeback was complete when Serge Aurier kicked the back of Sadio Mane’s leg in the box, allowing Mohamed Salah to slot home the penalty in the 75th minute for a deserved victory.

The result means Liverpool remain unbeaten, while Tottenham are down in 11th after just one win in five, and without a league away win since January.

At the Carrow Road, Manchester United edged out Norwich City 3-1, their first Premier League away win in eight months.

Scott Mc Tomiway, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial were on target for the Red Devils who missed two spot kicks in the game.

Onel Hernandez scored a consolation goal for the hosts in the 88th minute but the result means Norwich remain second bottom, while United move up to seventh.

In the night’s other game, Arsenal were held to a 2-2 draw in a pulsating encounter at the Emirates Stadium by Crystal Palace.

Arsenal had raced into a two-goal advantage following goals from Sokratis Papastathopoulos in the seventh minute and David Luiz in the ninth minute.

Luka Milivojevic and Jordan Ayew got Crystal Palace’s goals.

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