Publicado: Mar, Diciembre 03, 2019
Deportes | Por Godofredo Marrero

Liverpool edge Brighton, now 11 points ahead of Man City

Liverpool edge Brighton, now 11 points ahead of Man City

City's 2-2 draw at Newcastle United earlier on Saturday gave Jurgen Klopp's men the chance to extend their healthy lead over last season's champions to 11 points, a task they looked set to complete easily after Virgil van Dijk scored twice inside 24 minutes at Anfield.

Manchester City's draw at Newcastle United meant Klopp's side knew they would go eleven points clear at the top of the table by beating Brighton. - Liverpool won the match 2-1.

However, it might be a lead they need as Jürgen Klopp's side are set to feel the brunt of a busy Christmas schedule more than anyone else, as they prepare for 10 games in December. "We had unbelievable chances".

Those substitutions may have been made with the best intentions, but they left the Reds looking light in attack after Alisson's moment of madness changed the complexion of the game late on.

"We carried on fighting and Adrian helped us with two really good saves and crosses he caught, but with his cold feet he couldn't kick the ball as far as he wanted". The boys threw everything on the pitch.

Twice Pep Guardiola's men led at St James' Park through Raheem Sterling and a brilliant Kevin De Bruyne strike eight minutes from time.

Lubbard has seen his side rally in the last 20 minutes following the introduction of Goalie Kant and Callum Hudson-Odo, but the Blue have not lost a single point in a Premier League loss this season.

"To concede the goals we did today was frustrating", City defender John Stones said.

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In addition to winning 14 consecutive home Premier League games, Liverpool are now 31 unbeaten, equalling another club record, but Klopp insisted they are not getting carried away with their remarkable form or their 11-point lead at the top of the table.

Liverpool now face Everton, Bournemouth and Watford in their next three Premier League games as they continue to grind out narrow wins and are dealing with injuries to Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Joel Matip, plus Alisson is now out.

Jurgen Klopp was visibly ecstatic at the whistle, more out of relief than anything, as Liverpool once again ran out narrow winners without being at their usual, slick best.

Tottenham are up to fifth and within six points of Chelsea in the battle for a top-four finish as the in-form Alli preserved Jose Mourinho's ideal start.

Harry Wilson netted twice for the visitors, but by the time the Liverpool loanee got his first in the 73rd minute, Spurs were already 3-0 ahead and out of sight.

His replacement, Adrian, then immediately allowed a goal by defender Lewis Dunk, who scored on a set piece to make the scoreline 2-1 however, they failed to equalise as Liverpool came out victorious.

Dutch worldwide Van Dijk scored twice in the first six minutes to become the highest scorer in the Premier League since the start of the 2018-19 season, with seven strikes, but the Reds suffered a nervous end to the game as Brighton put in the match.

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