A contemporary Liverpool legend reached an absurd milestone, whereas Chelsea’s big-money man continued to wrestle.
Atone for all of the in a single day motion in our Premier League Wrap!
KANE, SPURS LEAVE IT LATE TO SINK CITY
Manchester City’s failed pursuit of Harry Kane got here again to hang-out them because the England captain scored twice to safe Tottenham a shocking 3-2 win on the Etihad which blew the Premier League title race again open.
Kane’s header deep into stoppage time seconds after the hosts had levelled by Riyad Mahrez’s penalty inflicted City’s first league defeat in 16 video games.
Liverpool can now near inside three factors of the leaders ought to they win their sport in hand at house to Leeds on Wednesday.
The distinction in type between the edges couldn’t have been starker as Tottenham had misplaced their earlier three league video games.
However Antonio Conte averted dropping 4 on the bounce for the primary time in his managerial profession because of a dogged defensive show enlightened by flashes of brilliance by Kane and Son Heung-min on the break.
Had Kane had his approach final summer season, he would have been lining up in blue — after the champions bid a reported £100m ($A189m) relatively than Tottenham white.
He was City’s prime goal to interchange membership file goalscorer Sergio Aguero, nevertheless it was Kane’s playmaking skill that caught the attention within the first half.
Conte claimed Tottenham had been weakened within the January switch window in his newest withering tackle the power of his squad to Italian media this week.
Each of Spurs’ January signings Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski began and it was the Swede who gave the guests a dream begin.
Kane’s luxurious by ball broke City’s offside entice and Son unselfishly squared for Kulusevski to fit into an unguarded internet after simply 4 minutes.
City boss Pep Guardiola was additionally crucial of his aspect’s efficiency regardless of what he described as “a dream” 5-0 win away to Sporting Lisbon within the final 16 of the Champions League in midweek.
This time some sloppiness from the English champions was punished as they took 20 minutes to awaken from their slumber.
The strain lastly instructed because of the newest error from Spurs captain Hugo Lloris in current weeks on his four-hundredth look for the membership.
Lloris spilled Raheem Sterling’s cross underneath strain from Kevin De Bruyne and Gundogan swept house the rebound.
For all City’s possession, Kane and Son had been all the time a menace on the counter-attack a
nd they mixed to sensible impact to place Tottenham again in entrance simply earlier than the hour mark.
Kane did have the ball within the internet for a second time on 74 minutes when he swept house from Kulusevski’s cross with the help of a deflection.
City thought they’d not less than snatched some extent when one other VAR test noticed a penalty awarded for handball by Cristian Romero and Mahrez fired excessive previous Lloris.
However there was one last twist within the story as Kulusevski’s teasing cross was met with a towering header by Kane for a ninety fifth minute winner that provides Spurs’ ambitions of qualifying for subsequent season’s Champions League new life.
Conte’s males transfer as much as seventh and near inside 4 factors of fourth-placed Manchester United with two video games in hand to come back.
SUPER SALAH SCORES 150 AS LIVERPOOL TROUNCE NORWICH
Mohamed Salah mentioned he was proud to attain his one hundred and fiftieth objective for Liverpool because the Egypt ahead helped encourage a 3-1 win towards Norwich on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp’s aspect had been surprised when Milot Rashica’s deflected strike put Norwich forward early within the second half at Anfield.
However Liverpool drew stage by Sadio Mane’s overhead kick earlier than taking the lead by Salah’s landmark effort.
Salah is simply the tenth participant to succeed in 150 targets for Liverpool and the second quickest to the milestone after Roger Hunt.
Luis Diaz scored his first Liverpool objective in his fourth look since his January transfer from Porto to wrap up a win that stored the strain on Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Salah has scored 25 in 30 appearances this season, together with 17 in 23 league matches, whereas the Reds have gained their final eight video games in all competitions.
“It feels nice. I’m all the time proud to attain for this membership and an important factor is to win video games which is what we did at present,” Salah mentioned.
“What we will do is deal with every sport and that’s an important factor. “We all know if you combat with City, Citys more often than not they win video games so all we will do is deal with ourselves and see what occurs on the finish of the season.”
LUKAKU MAKES UNWANTED HISTORY AS CHELSEA EDGE PALACE
Thomas Tuchel conceded Romelu Lukaku “wasn’t concerned” after the Chelsea striker touched the ball simply seven occasions through the 1-0 victory towards Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Tuchel’s aspect made a profitable return to Premier League motion after securing the Membership World Cup in Abu Dhabi final weekend.
They took the factors at Selhurst Park because of Hakim Ziyech’s 89th-minute volley.
But it surely was Lukaku’s nameless show which was the centre of consideration when Tuchel confronted the media after the ultimate whistle.
The previous Inter Milan star’s tough season continued as he did not make any affect.
He managed the fewest touches in a single top-flight sport for a participant who performed 90 minutes since Opta began accumulating information again within the 2003-04 season.
Lukaku had scored twice within the Membership World Cup to succeed in 10 targets for Chelsea since his £97 million ($131 million) membership file transfer to Stamford Bridge final 12 months.
Nevertheless, the 28-year-old has not netted within the Premier League since December, when he gave a controversial interview that featured criticism of the best way he was getting used at Chelsea and hints he wished to rejoin Inter.
Tuchel opted towards criticising Lukaku, however provided little defence of his newest flop.
“I’m not so positive if I’ve a very good reply to your query. I don’t know what it says. It says he was clearly not concerned and couldn’t make some extent. I’m not positive if it says a lot about us generally,” Tuchel mentioned.
“We glance a bit drained, a bit exhausted, and you’ll see all people tries laborious. All people is on the lookout for the movement the place you attempt laborious however no one sees you are attempting laborious.
“We’re on the lookout for it however on this second we wrestle, which isn’t a foul factor as a result of all people needs to be a part of it and all people provides their finest however we do wrestle a bit.
“For that you will need to win and maintain a clear sheet so we carry on going.”
West Ham 1-1 Newcastle
Arsenal 2-1 Brentford
Aston Villa 0-1 Watford
Brighton 0-3 Burnley
Crystal Palace 0-1 Chelsea
Liverpool 3-1 Norwich City
Southampton 2-0 Everton
Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham