Liverpool extended their lead to a remarkable eight points on Sunday at Anfield, after goals from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané secured wins over title rivals Manchester City who dominated the possession and territory.

An apparent handball by Trent Alexander-Arnold was waved away by Michael Oliver, and then again by VAR. There was a slight hint of offside in the build up to ‘s goal too, but both goals stood.

Liverpool

900 days without a league defeat at Anfield.

Manchester City

Their one league win at Anfield since 1981 was played down by Pep Guardiola pre-match. They hadn’t won here since 2003, but Guardiola’s side kept the ball well and dominated the early territory.

Liverpool will look to cement their position at the top after the international break with a trip south to London to face Crystal Palace, before Napoli come to town for Champions League duty midweek. 

City, meanwhile, have a double-header at the Etihad, with ties with Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetstk coming in after the break. 

Juventus 1-0 Milan: Report

Juventus thrashed Milan 1-0 in Serie A at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday evening, with substitute Paulo Dybala scoring the all-important goal.

The away side should have taken the lead through Krzysztof Piatek, but his header drifted wide. Lucas Paquetá and Theo Hernandez both then had chances to open the scoring for Milan, but Wojciech Szczęsny did well to keep the score level. 

JUVENTUS

Juventus will have seen Inter come from behind on Saturday to pick up a valuable three points, Maurizio Sarri’s men needed a win on Sunday to dislodge their title rivals.

MILAN

Milan came into Sunday’s match sat in the bottom half of the table. The Italian giants have already lost six times this season and, as a result.

Juventus travel to take on Atalanta in the league, before hosting Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.

Milan, host Napoli after the international break, before facing Parma the following week.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *