How the Premier League table looks after big wins for Chelsea, Liverpool

How the Premier League table looks after big wins for Chelsea, Liverpool

- Man City remain top on the standings with 44 points after rivals United drew 0-0 at the Emirates

- Liverpool look set to give the two sides a run for their money in the title race after they secured a crucial 3-1 win away at West Ham to close the gap between them and City to four points

- Fulham, West Brom and Sheffield United are all rocked in the relegation zone, with a massive seven points separating 18th-placed Cottagers and Brighton who sit above the drop

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Liverpool on Sunday, January 31, secured a 3-1 vital win over West Ham United to resuscitate their hopes of retaining the Premier League crown.

How EPL table looks after crucial wins for Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool
Chelsea managed to climb up the ladder to seventh thanks to their 2-0 win over Burnley. Photo by Julian Finney.
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The Reds had suffered an unprecedented slump in recent days to drop off from the top.

However, a comfortable win at London Stadium was enough to send them to third with 40 points, four behind leaders Man City who salvaged a 1-0 hard-fought win over relegation-threatened Sheffield United.

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Despite their goalless draw at the Emirates, Man United sit second on the charts with 41 points, three behind rivals City and just one above Liverpool.

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Leicester City complete the top four slots after they missed out on a glorious chance to move second following their 3-1 shock defeat to Leeds United at the King Power Stadium on Sunday, January 31.

Tottenham Hotspur are sixth on the log with 33 points after Brighton stunned them 1-0 at the Amex Stadium to deny them a chance to leapfrog West Ham to fifth.

Spurs are on level on points with rivals Chelsea who occupy seventh place thanks to their 2-0 win over Burnley under new manager Thomas Tuchel.

Arsenal's weekend draw with the Red Devils left them languishing in midtable at 10th with 31 points, two above Southampton who have a game at hand.

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The relegation zone is hosting Fulham, West Brom and Sheffield United, with the latter rocked bottom with just eight points.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Liverpool recorded their second victory at the capital within a week following their 3-1 win over West Ham United.

Mohamed Salah was on fire as he bagged two goals in the second half before Georginio Wijnaldum put the game beyond doubt.

The Hammers managed to get a consolation through substitute Craig Dawson but it did not change the complexion of the result.

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