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The top three places in the English Premier League kept up the intense pace of their title run by claiming close victories this Saturday, althoug


The top three places in the English Premier League kept up the intense pace of their title run by claiming close victories this Saturday, although all three needed second-half penalties to do so.

Manchester City maintained their one-point lead after Raheem Sterling’s 100th goal ensured a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton at the start of the Saturday match, and their pursuers Liverpool and Chelsea responded with victories. by the minimum.

Liverpool remained in second place in the table, while Chelsea is in third place with one point less

Steven Gerrard’s return to Anfield now as Aston Villa manager came close to dealing a severe blow to Liverpool’s title aspirations, but a penalty taken by Mohamed Salah in the 67th minute secured the Reds’ 1-0 victory. , after goalkeeper Emi Martínez frustrated the locals for much of the game.

At Stamford Bridge, Jorginho had to take two penalties, the second at 4 minutes into injury time, to beat Leeds 3-2. His first penalty at 58 put Chelsea ahead 2-1, but Joe Gelhardt leveled at 83.

Liverpool remained in second place in the table, while Chelsea are in third place with one point less.

City may have had a bit of luck to claim their sixth straight league win after the team led by Pep Guardiola earned a one-handed penalty when Joao Moutinho blocked a shot from Bernardo Silva with his arm outstretched. The Wolves alleged the ball hit their armpit, but the decision stood after a VAR review.

Sterling calmly made the payment.

“It’s a great achievement,” Sterling said of joining the 100-point club. “Some fantastic players have been there. I’m really honored to be in it now. “

Meanwhile, Arsenal rallied from two straight defeats to beat Southampton 3-0 at home and move to fifth place, although Manchester United had a chance to lead the Gunners if they beat Norwich later.

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