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Premier League Matchday 34: Top 4 shuffles but title race remained unvaried

Premier League matchday 34

The Matchday 34 of the Premier League saw an exciting twist in the Top 4 race while the title chase remained stable.

Arsenal locked horns with Manchester United; Leicester City welcomed Aston Villa on their home turf; the Champions Man City took on Watford; Newcastle travelled to Carrow Road to face Norwich; Brentford’s Christian Eriksen meet his former teammates of Spurs; Burnley tied knots with Wolves; Chelsea hosted West Ham, Brighton faced Southampton; and Merseyside derby clash saw Liverpool welcoming their neighbours Everton at Anfield.

Meanwhile, Crystal Palace are yet to play against Leeds United, who will travel to Selhurst Park on Monday.

Premier League Matchday 34: Overview

Arsenal defeated Man United by 3-1 with Tavares, Saka & Xhaka scoring for the Gunners and Ronaldo getting a consolation.

Leicester indulged in a goalless draw against Aston Villa with both sides creating chances but unable to find the back of the post.

Man City continued their co-dominance in England alongside Liverpool, the Sky Blues defeated Watford by 5-1. Gabriel Jesus struck two braces and Rodri scored one to extend the gap at the top f the table to 4 points.

Newcastle continued their good-run as they defeated Norwich with Joelinton’s brace Bruno’s one to make the scoreline 3-0.   

Brentford and Tottenham see out each other in a goalless draw with Christian Eriksen reuniting with his Spurs teammates. Harry Kane almost scored from a spectacular bicycle-kick at the stoppage time but it now gave Arsenal the lead in the Top 4 chase.

Burnley defeated Wolves with Matej Vydra resgistering himself on the scoresheet as the match ended 1-0.

Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic struck a late winner to beat West Ham (1-0), who were down to 10-man for last 5 minutes of the game.

Brighton and Southampton were involved in a 4-goal thrilling contest as match ended in a 2-2 draw. Danny Welback opener and Salisu’s own goal gave brighton a 2-goal lead which was cancelled out by Ward-Prowse brace.

Liverpool defeated their neighbours Everton (2-0), who visited Anfield with some ugly tactics of time wasting. Robertson scored the opener while Origi sealed the deal for the Reds to decrease the gap to 1 point at the top of the table.

The top of the table remained to be stable as both Mnchester City and Liverpool won their respective fixtures to maintain the 1-point gap. While Manchester United were kicked out of the Top 4 chase and Tottenhap slipped to give Arsenal a 2-point advantage.

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