Premier League table: Manchester City top the standings after match-day 30

Premier League table: Manchester City top the standings after match-day 30

- Premier League tables after match day 30 sees Man City remain at the summit of the log with 74 points

- Liverpool keep close distance with the Citizens following their 4-2 win over Burnley

- Man United dropped out of top four following their 2-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday

Manchester City remain at the summit of the Premier League table with 74 points after week 30 following their 3-1 win over Watford at the Etihad Stadium over the weekend.

England winger Raheem Sterling was responsible for all three goals in the second half of the meeting as the Citizens are edging closer to defending the title they won last season successfully.

The victory means they are better than Liverpool with just one point after the same number of matches this campaign.

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Jurgen Klopp's demolished Burnley 4-2 at Anfield to remain second on the log while they hope the current log leaders stumbles with just eight matches to wrap up this season.

Same cannot be said of Tottenham Hotspur who were beaten 2-1 by Southampton at the St. Mary's Stadium but still maintained their third position at the end of the match day.

As it stands now, Mauricio Pochettino's men are just one point better than Arsenal after their impressive win over Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in Sunday's clash.

The Gunners leaped into top four having garnered 60 points from 30 matches and will hope they can maintain the position so as to qualify for the Champions League at the end of the season.

Goals from Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang handed the north Londoners victory over the Red Devils, who tasted their first EPL defeat under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

As such, dropped to fifth on the table with just two points from the fourth position on the table after 30 matches.

Meanwhile, Chelsea needed a last gasp goal from Eden Hazard to avoid suffering defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Raul Jimenez had given Wolves the lead in the 56th minute having played goalless draw in the first half, but a 90th minute strike from the Belgian rescued a point for Maurizio Sarri's side.

And they remain sixth at the end of match day 30 with 57 points - three behind Arsenal who are fourth and one shy of the Red Devils (5th) to complete the top six teams.

Cardiff City, Fulham and Huddersfield Town are still drowning in the relegation waters with 28, 17, and 14 points respectively.

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While Burnley sit just two points above Cardiff with 30 points after 30 matches and they will hope they can avoid the drop at the end of the season.

Premier League match day 31 fixtures kick off on Saturday, March 16 with seven matches, while the three remaining games wrap proceedings off for the weekend.

Legit.ng recalls that Manchester City displaced Liverpool at the summit of the Premier League table following their 1-0 win over Bournemouth in their match day 29 last weekend.

Pep Guardiola's side were lucky in this encounter to have gotten the maximum points thanks to second half goal by Riyad Mahrez as the Citizens now have 71 points.

The Reds on the other hand missed the chance to return to reclaim the top spot on Sunday, March 3, as they were forced to a goalless draw by Everton at the Goodison Park.

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