Man City four points clear of EPL table+Sports highlights

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Southampton secured a 2-1 comeback victory over Tottenham at the St Mary’s stadium to go two points above the relegation zone which put them in 16th position. Tottenham have now lost three consecutive away Premier League games for the first time this season and they are on the verge to be drawn into the race for top-four. Harry Kane scored the 200th goal of his career (club and country) but that wasn’t enough as Southampton stole the show through a Jan Valery’s equalizer and a James Ward-Prowse’s winner to deservedly secure all points.


Ward-Prowse has now scored four direct free-kick goals for Southampton, only Matt Le Tissier has more for the club.
Tottenham still stand third with 61 points, three points above fourth Manchester United.

Manchester City go four points clear at the top of the table thanks to a 3-1 win over Watford. Raheem Sterling was the star of the day scoring a hat-trick to give Pep Guardiola the edge at the top of the table.

City have now won 10 of their last 11 Premier League matches, losing only one and they are also currently on the longest winning run of six games than any other team in the competition.
City have only lost one game at home of the possible 16 this season.
Sterling scored the fastest hat-trick of 13m 12s since Romelu Lukaku for Everton since September 2016; 11m 37s.
Sterling has more than any other Premier League player been directly involved in 22 home goals in all competitions this season.
Gerard Deufoleu scored 17 seconds after coming up from the bench, the fastest substitute goal in the Premier League since Sammy Ameobi after eight seconds for Newcastle against Tottenham in October 2014.

Results in full…
Premier League
Crystal Palace 1-2 Brighton
Cardiff City 2-0 West Ham
Huddersfield 0-2 AFC Bournemouth
Leicester City 3-1 Fulham
Newcastle 3-2 Everton
Southampton 2-1 Tottenham
Manchester City 3-1 Watford

Serie A
Parma 1-0 Genoa
Chievo 1-2 Milan

LaLiga
Deportivo Alaves 1-1 Eibar
Atletico Madrid 1-0 Leganes
Barcelona 3-1 Rayo Vallecano
Getafe 2-1 SD Huesca

Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund 3-1 VfB Stuttgart
Bayern München 6-0 Wolfsburg
RB Leipzig 0-0 Augsburg
Freiburg 2-1 Hertha BSC
Mainz 05 0-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach

Ligue 1
Strasbourg 2-2 Lyon
Monaco 1-1 Bordeaux
Dijon 1-1 Reims
Amiens 2-1 Nimes

Matches continue today with the following fixtures…
Premier League
Liverpool Vs
Burnley 1:00pm
Chelsea Vs Wolverhampton 3:05pm
Arsenal Vs Manchester United 5:30pm

Serie A
Bologna Vs Cagliari 12:30pm
Frosinone Vs Torino 3:00pm
Inter Vs SPAL 3:00pm
Sampdoria Vs Atalanta 3:00pm
Sassuolo Vs Napoli 6:00pm
Fiorentina Vs Lazio 8:30pm

LaLiga
Celta Vigo Vs Real Betis 12:00pm
Girona Vs Valencia 4:15pm
Sevilla Vs Real Sociedad 6:30pm
Levante Vs Villarreal 6:30pm
Real Valladolid Vs Real Madrid 8:45pm

Bundesliga
Hoffenheim Vs 1. FC Nürnberg 3:30pm
Hannover 96 Vs Bayer Leverkusen 6:00pm

Ligue 1
Saint-Etienne Vs Lille 3:00pm
Toulouse Vs Guingamp 3:00pm
Montpellier Vs Angers 3:00pm

All time is in GMT+1…

GISTS

West Brom have sacked Darren Moore after drawing 1-1 against Ipswich on Saturday, leaving the club in fourth position and going nine points away from securing automatic promotion to the Premier League. The club have identified Slavisa Jokanovic and David Wagner as a potential replacement for him.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed reports he will join Juventus for the next four years. He revealed he will only leave City unless he is sacked and he look forward to staying at the club for at least two years with an additional one year.

Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho has pleaded with Manchester United to come and get him.

Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez is reportedly ready to resist any attempt for the club to sell him this summer.

According to reports, Manchester United are ready to pay Molde £6m as a gesture of goodwill to appoint caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent boss.

Manchester United are ready to reopen new contract talks with goalkeeper David de Gea.

Real Madrid could reportedly appoint their former manager Jose Mourinho as a replacement for Santiago Solari for a £17m per year wage.

Tottenham are interested in signing Federico Chiesa which will take a stunning £70m to snap up a move for him.

Arsenal have joined Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid for the race for Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico.

Wolverhampton are still interested in Benfica star Joao Felix.

Manchester United are eyeing a move for AC Milan right-back Davide Calabria as a replacement for Antonio Valencia.

Liverpool are ready to offer defender Virgil van Dijk a new huge deal as they look to resist interest from Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has urged manager Rafa Benitez to sign a new deal at the club and get a chance to sign a player like Miguel Almiron.

Arsenal and Tottenham are reportedly interested in signing Fabian Schar from Newcastle.

Barcelona are ready to offer a new deal for skipper Lionel Messi as they look to extend his contract until 2022 or 2023.

Bayern Munich are still interested in signing Lille forward Nicolas Pepe who is also a target for Arsenal.

Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt is reportedly Interested in joining Liverpool as he looks to link up with compatriot Virgil van Dijk.

Manchester City and Manchester United have placed an eye on “the new Paul Pogba” 17 year old Lucien Agoume.

Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari has claimed he will not walk away from the club despite speculations linking a new manager to them.

Arsenal youngster Gedion Zelalem is set to leave the club to join Sporting Kansas City in the summer.

That would be all for today, have a wonderful day ahead.

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