Premier League table: Liverpool lead with 8-points as Leicester move above City

Premier League table: Liverpool lead with 8-points as Leicester move above City

Premier League table saw Liverpool hold firmly onto their first position following their hard-earned victory over Brighton.

The Reds took advantage after Man City played out a 2-2 draw with Newcastle as Jurgen Klopp's men grinded out a 2-1 win over Brighton at Anfield.

Leicester City recorded their sixth straight league win and moved within eight points behind Liverpool, as the Foxes came from behind to beat Everton by 2-1, with Jamie Vardy and Kelechi Iheanacho canceling out Richarlison's early strike.

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Aaron Cresswell's goal was enough for West Ham to earn all three points against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge as the Blues remain in top four.

Jose Mourinho miraculously changed the fortunes of Tottenham in two matches as they moved to fifth on the log after recording a 3-2 win over Bournemouth in his first league home game.

Two of the most inform Premier League sides clashed and it ended in a 1-1 draw as Sheffield United held Wolves at the Molineux.

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Arsenal continue their worst start into a new season as they failed to beat Norwich City at Carrow Road. The match ended in a 2-2 draw in Freddie Ljunberg's first game in charge.

Man United also recorded a disappointing result as Aston Villa gave them a run for their money in a classic 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.

Bottom sides Southampton and Watford clashed at St.Mary's as the Saints came from a goal down to beat the Hornets, ensuring Qique Sanchez Flores' sack.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Quique Sanchez Flores has been sacked as manager of Premier League side Watford just 85 days in his second spell at Vicarage Road.

The Spanish gaffer took over from Javia Garcia after the Hornets went four league games without a win.

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