Liverpool stretch their lead at the top of the table

Liverpool extend their lead at the top of the Premier League after a 3-1 victory over title rivals and champions Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.

Fabinho

The Reds were unstoppable in the first fifteen minutes of action, thanks to a third and thirteenth minutes strikes from Fabinho and Salah respectively, before Mane made it 3-0 for the host [Liverpool] in the 51st minutes.

Henderson and teammates

Manchester City, kept pushing forward but it looked increasingly unlikely for the visitors to stage a come-back, as a found a consolation goal through Bernardo Silver in the 78th minutes

Dejan Lovren in action

Liverpool are now nine points above Manchester City, who are now third on the standings, following Leicester City 2-0 win over Arsenal on Saturday evening.

Prior to super Sunday encounter, Manchester United hosted Brighton at Old Trafford.

Manchester United squad in celebration, winning 3-1 over Brighton

The Red Devils were 3-1 winners over the visitors [Brighton], thanks to goals from Andreas Pereira, a Davy Propper own goal and Marcus Rashford finish from close range after Brighton had pulled a goal back to restore the Red Devils two-goal lead.

Elsewhere, Aston Villa were beaten 2-1 by Wolves at the Molineux Stadium

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