Premier League table: Liverpool could go 7 points clear as Man City slip

Premier League table: Liverpool could go 7 points clear as Man City slip

- Premier League table has taken a new twist following week 24 match played

- Man City lost to Newcastle to hand Liverpool a golden opportunity to extend their lead

- Arsenal now level on points with Chelsea as Man United drop points against Burnley

The Premier League table experienced changes following the matchday 24 clashes across various centers in England.

Manchester City suffered an unexpected defeat to Newcastle at St James' Park despite taking the lead through Sergio Aguero with fastest goal of the season in just 24 seconds.

Salomon Rondon equalized and Matt Ritchie scored from the spot as the Magpies earned all maximum points against the defending champions.

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Liverpool's lead at the top remain four points as City failed to close the gap on them, but the Reds have the chance to extend their lead to seven point when face Leicester City at Anfield.

On the other hand, Arsenal recorded an emotional 2-1 win over Cardiff City who played their first game since the aircraft carrying their new signing Emiliano Sala went missing on January 21.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted a spot-kick while Alexandre Lacazette powered homed Arsenal's second in the 83rd minute but Nathanie Mendez-Laing scored a consolation in the 90th minute.

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Unai Emery's side are now level on points with Chelsea in fourth place but the Blues have a game at hand away to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer's perfect start to his managerial career was put to an end by visiting Burnley at Old Trafford both sides settled for a draw as they slipped two points behind the Gunners.

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Sean Dyche's team had gone two-up in the first half but Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof scored to late goals to save United from their first defeat since December to Liverpool.

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