Liverpool take lead as Haaland gives City sixth consecutive win

Today, Liverpool quickly overtook defending champions Manchester City at the top of the English Premier League standings thanks to a 3-1 win over their visitors Burnley in the 24th match on Saturday.

Manchester City moved to the top spot for a few hours today after beating their visitors Everton 2-0.

Liverpool moved top with 54 points, two points ahead of runners-up Manchester City.

At Anfield, the first half ended in a 1–1 draw, as Portuguese Diogo Jota put Liverpool ahead with a goal in the 31st minute, but Irishman Dara O'Shea equalized for Burnley in the final seconds of the first half .

In the second half, Colombia's Luis Diaz scored the second goal for Liverpool in the 52nd minute, then Uruguay's Darwin Nunez completed a hat-trick in the 79th minute.

Haaland leads Manchester City to tough win over Everton

The credit for this victory of Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium goes to Norwegian player Erling Haaland, who scored two goals of the match in the 71st and 85th minutes.

Manchester City increased its score to 52 points in second place and Everton's score remained at 19 points in 18th place.

This win is Manchester City's sixth consecutive win in the league and 16th this season, while losing 3 matches and drawing 4.

On the other hand, the defeat became Everton's 11th defeat in the league compared to 8 wins and 5 draws this season, seeing as they had 10 points deducted from their score for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

At the Tottenham Stadium, Pascal Grosz scored a goal for Brighton from a penalty kick in the 17th minute, then Senegal's Pep Sarr equalized for Tottenham in the 61st minute, and Welshman Bernan Johnson played a heroic and fatal save for the hosts. Goal snatched, 2–1, in stoppage time.

Tottenham increased their score to 47 points in fourth place, while Brighton's score stood at 35 points in eighth place.

Fulham beat visitors Bournemouth 3–1 and the hosts took the lead in the first half with two goals from Bobby Reid and Rodrigo Muniz in the 5th and 36th minutes.

In the second half, Marcos Senesi responded by scoring for Bournemouth in the 50th minute, but just two minutes later Rodrigo Muniz scored his second goal and Fulham's third.

Fulham increased their score to 29 points in 12th place, two points behind Bournemouth, who are in 13th.

At the Kenilworth Road Stadium, Sheffield finished the first half of the match ahead with two unanswered goals through Cameron Archer and James Mikati (penalty kick) in the 30th and 36th minutes.

In the second half, Carlton Morris responded by scoring for Luton Town from a penalty kick in the 52nd minute, but Vinicius Souza scored the third goal for Sheffield in the 72nd minute.

Sheffield increased their score to 13 points, but finished last, and Luton Town remained in 17th place on 20 points.

At the Molineux Stadium, Brentford won over their hosts Wolverhampton with two goals from Christian Norgaard and Ivan Toney in the 35th and 77th minutes.

Brentford increased their score to 25 points in 14th place, while Wolverhampton's score stood at 32 points in 10th.

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