Premier League table: Liverpool boost title hopes as Arsenal drop valuable points

Premier League table: Liverpool boost title hopes as Arsenal drop valuable points

Premier League table remained unchanged over the weekend but the title race and the top four battle is still wide open.

Liverpool came from a goal down to defeat Southampton 3-1 at St. Marys' in an early fixture played on Friday, April 5.

Jurgen Klopp's side were a point behind Manchester City before the game but fought back to keep their Premier League title ambition alive as they went back to the top with two points.

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City were not on parade at the weekend due to their FA Cup engagement with Brighton, likewise Tottenham's league game was also postponed.

Arsenal boxed themselves into a tight corner after losing by a narrow 1-0 margin to Everton at Goodison park, which means that they now have 63 points level with Chelsea who host West Ham on Monday, April 8.

Manchester United who are in sixth position with 61 points also had a free weekend until they play their week 33 match at Old Trafford against West Ham in the coming week.

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Leicester City, Wolves, Everton and Watford are looking to finish inside the league's top-ten with just a point separating the four sides.

With Huddersfield and Fulham already relegated, Cardiff City are walking on a tight rope with five points below Southampton in 17th, and only a miracle can guarantee their survival at topflight level.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Everton earned maximum points against Arsenal to continue their three-match winning streak.

Phil Jagielka scored the only goal of the match to give the Toffees a 1-0 win over the Gunners which puts a dent in their top-four hopes.

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