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Liverpool Defeat Burnley To Reclaim Top Spot

Liverpool Defeat Burnley To Reclaim Top Spot

Liverpool are back on top of the Premier League table following a 3-1 win against Burnley at Anfield on Saturday.

The Reds, now on 54 points, go two points clear of Manchester City who have played a game less.

Jurgen Klopp’s men went into the game second on the log following Manchester City’s 2-0 win against Everton in the early kickoff.

Diogo Jota opened the scoring for Liverpool in the 31st minute but Burnley equalized on the stroke of halftime.

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In the 52nd minute, Luis Diaz made it 2-1 before Darwin Nunez added the third on 79 minutes.

In North London, Tottenham Hotspur sealed a 2-1 comeback win against Brighton to keep their title hopes alive.

Brighton went 1-0 up thanks to a 17th minute strike by Pascal Grob.

Spurs were back on level terms as Pape Sarr made it 1-1 in the 61st minute before Brennan Johnson netted a 97th minute winner.

The win took Spurs up to fourth place on 47 points and seven points behind leaders Liverpool.

Other results saw Fulham beat Bournemouth 3-2, Sheffield United defeated Luton 3-1 away, and Brentford beat Wolves 2-0.

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