Premier League table: Liverpool take 13-point lead as Tottenham close gap on Chelsea

Premier League table: Liverpool take 13-point lead as Tottenham close gap on Chelsea

Premier League table took another dimension after the week 19 round of matches in the English topflight division took place.

Club World Cup champions Liverpool extended their lead on top of the table following a convincing 4-0 win over second placed Leicester City.

The title race is now 80 per cent guaranteed that the Reds could win their first Premier League in over 30 years.

Southampton boosted their chances of surviving their relegation battle as they stunned Chelsea at Stamford Bridge by 2-0. The Blues have now lost back-to-back home game for the first time since 2011.

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Tottenham moved within three points off the Champions League spot after coming from behind to beat Brighton 2-1 at home.

Man United re-ignited their Champions League ambitions following a 4-1 thrashing of Newcastle in front of their home fans at Old Trafford.

Mikel Arteta's first game as Arsenal manager ended in a 1-1 draw at the Vitality Stadium against Bournemouth while Carlo Ancelotti's first game in charge ended in a win as Everton defeated Burnley 1-0.

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The relegation battle between newly-promoted side Aston Villa and Norwich City ended 1-0 in favour of the Villans.

Sheffield United and bottom side Watford settled for a 1-1 draw as Andre Ayew scored a late winner in Crystal Palace's 2-1 win over West Ham United at Selhurst Park.

Man City will be looking to avenge their defeat to Wolves at the Etihad when they travel to Molineux to face Nuno Espirito Santo side in the last matchday 19 fixture.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Leicester City vs Liverpool ended 4-0 in favour of the Reds as leaders move 13 points clear on the Premier League table with a match spare.

Roberto Firmino's double, James Milner and Trent Alexander-Arnold all scored to give Merseyside club a priceless three points.

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