Manchester City stumbles in title race, as Liverpool stays top of chart


Manchester City stumbled in the title race with a 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Raheem Sterling scored against his former team, but Rodri’s late equalizer salvaged a point for the champions.

Despite numerous chances, including Erling Haaland’s missed opportunities, they dropped to third place, four points behind leaders Liverpool, who secured a 4-1 win against Brentford.

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Liverpool’s victory was crucial, especially with Arsenal also winning 5-0 against Burnley, staying close behind them.

Additionally, Wolverhampton Wanderers surprised Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-1 win, impacting Spurs’ top-four aspirations.

Ollie Watkins’ double lifted Aston Villa into the top four with a 2-1 win over Fulham, while Matt Ritchie’s stoppage-time goal earned Newcastle United a 2-2 draw against AFC Bournemouth.

Nottingham Forest secured their first league win of the year with a 2-0 victory over 10-man West Ham United, who continue to struggle with a six-match winless streak.

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