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EPL: Liverpool Overcome Palace As Burnley Force Arsenal To A Stalemate At The Emirates

EPL: Liverpool Overcome Palace As Burnley Force Arsenal To A Stalemate At The Emirates

Liverpool survived a second-half onslaught from Crystal Palace to pick up a much-needed three points at Selhurst Park.

Liverpool started the game brightly as they took the lead early on. Virgil van Dijk found the net as he headed home Andy Robertson’s corner.


The visitors deservedly doubled their lead around the half-hour mark through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Crystal Palace ended the opening half well and they caused Liverpool a lot of problems in the second half.

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Odsonne Edouard made it 2-1 in the 55th minute and they pushed for an equaliser. Alisson performed brilliantly as he helped his side keep Crystal Palace at bay.

Fabinho scored Liverpool’s third from the penalty spot in the final ten minutes. It ended 3-1 and this result reduces their gap on leaders Man City to nine points.

In the other game, Arsenal missed out on the chance to break into the Premier League’s top four as they were held to a draw by Burnley on Sunday.

The Gunners dominated possession at Emirates Stadium but were unable to find a way past Sean Dyche’s side.

Alexandre Lacazette missed the best chance of the game in the second-half, however other than that Arsenal did not create very much.

Meanwhile, Leicester could not hold onto a lead again as they drew 1-1 with Brighton at the King Power Stadium.

The Foxes suffered heartbreak earlier this week as they spectacularly lost to Tottenham despite going into injury time ahead.

Patson Daka put Leicester in front just 30 seconds into the second half for his third Premier League goal in his last four games.

Danny Welbeck levelled for Brighton with eight minutes left when he powered in a header from Neal Maupay’s cross.


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