The race for second place is on.
Liverpool fell behind Leicester City 1-0 when Jamie Vardy poked home the rock in the third minute.
It sure looked like the Reds would fall. Mohamed Salah nailed the daily double 52nd and 75th minutes to seal the deal for Liverpool a frantic 2-1 win over the Foxes.
Chelsea blew the doors off Stoke City 5-0.
The Blues have 45 points.
The Reds stay put in fourth place with 41 points.
Bournemouth hit the match winner in the 89th minute. Adam Smith tickled the twines for a 2-1 win over Everton.
Swansea City trailed one nil to Watford at the Hornets house. The Swans scored twice in the final four minutes to shock Watford 2-1.
Jordan Ayew 86th minute and Luciano Narsingh 90th minute saved the day for Swansea City.
The win however was not enough to escape the voce vai zone 19th place 16 points.
Newcastle and Brighton and Hove Albion tied nil-nil.
Huddersfield and Burnley engaged in a goalless draw.
EPL Match Report on the Reds win:” Mohamed Salah scored two second-half goals, taking his tally to 17 for the season, as Liverpool came from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 at Anfield.
Claude Puel’s visitors took the lead in the third minute, with Jamie Vardy netting for the seventh time in five matches against the Reds.
But Liverpool responded strongly, Salah going close three times and Sadio Mane having a goal disallowed before the break.
Salah’s equaliser eventually arrived in the 52nd minute and, after Mane had had another strike ruled out, the Egyptian notched a 76th-minute winner, moving one goal behind Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane at the top of the goalscoring chart.”
The nil-nil draw against Southampton cost Man U big time. The Red Devils dropped to third place a point behind Chelsea.
The Blues are second with 45 points.
Man U is third with 44 points.
Liverpool is fourth 41 points.
The EPL Match Report on the Man U draw:” Manchester United missed out on the chance to finish the year in second position, as Southampton held them to a goalless draw at Old Trafford.
After Romelu Lukaku was stretchered off following a clash of heads with Wesley Hoedt early on, Man Utd had penalty claims turned down and Jesse Lingard headed narrowly wide.
In the second half, Saints striker Shane Long nearly was superbly denied by the outrstretched leg of David De Gea.
Paul Pogba had a goal disallowed for offside late on, as Alex McCarthy, replacing Fraser Forster in goal for Southampton, held firm to keep a clean sheet.
Man Utd drop to third in the Premier League, having seen Chelsea beat Stoke City. Saints move up to 13th.”