Liverpool took apart West Ham 4-1 to leap over Man U into second place with 57 points. Man U-Chelsea will wage war later today at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils have 56 points.
EPL Match Report on the Liverpool win:” Liverpool went above Manchester United into second place by beating West Ham United 4-1 at Anfield.
Liverpool took the lead on 29 minutes when Emre Can headed in Mohamed Salah’s corner for their 100th goal of the season in all competitions.
Shortly after half-time Salah moved level with Harry Kane on 23 goals for the campaign after good work from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Roberto Firmino made it 3-0 before the hour, collecting Can’s pass and rounding Adrian for an empty net.
Michail Antonio pulled one back a minute after coming on as a substitute but Sadio Mane’s close-range finish restored Liverpool’s three-goal advantage.
The Reds are a point above Man Utd, who host Chelsea on Sunday. The Hammers drop to 13th.”
Newcastle blew a two-goal led against Bournemouth. The Cherries scored two goals in the final ten minutes Adam Smith 80th minute and Dan Gosling 89th minute to shock Toons to earn a two all draw.
Brighton and Hove Albion buried Swansea City 4-1.
Leicester City and Stoke City tied one all.
Burnley and Southampton tied one all.
Huddersfield hui=ng on for 2-1 win over bottom feeder West Brom.
Troy Deeney scored the only goal of the match in the 79th minute to give Watford a 1-0 win over Everton.
Later today we have Crystal Palace-Tottenham and Man U-Chelsea at Old Trafford.