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Liverpool relying on abnormal season to catch Man City

Jan. 16, 2022 13:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Wiping out Manchester City's 11-point lead at the top of the Premier League looks an onerous task. Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp is at least gaining hope from a season with so many sudden variables. Squads are being stretched by coronavirus cases, African Cup of...

City opens up 13-point lead in EPL, Coutinho scores on debut

Jan. 15, 2022 14:38 PM EST

For Pep Guardiola, the biggest challenge now will be convincing his Manchester City players the English Premier League title race is not over. “My job is to take it out from the brain and heads of my players,” Guardiola said after City beat nearest rival Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday....

Arsenal out of FA Cup, Liverpool and Tottenham avoid upsets

Jan. 09, 2022 15:27 PM EST

Third-round exits in the FA Cup don't come along very often for Arsenal. Unless, that is, Nottingham Forest is the opponent. Failing to transfer its improved Premier League form to the world's oldest knockout competition, Arsenal was beaten 1-0 by second-tier Forest on...

COVID: Liverpool-Arsenal semifinal off, Messi now negative

Jan. 05, 2022 14:55 PM EST

A coronavirus outbreak among Liverpool's players and staff led to the team's match against Arsenal in the English League Cup semifinals being postponed Wednesday, adding to the backlog in English soccer caused by the fast-spreading omicron variant. The English Football League, which...

Liverpool wants Arsenal cup match postponed over COVID

Jan. 04, 2022 16:12 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool has requested the postponement of Thursday's match against Arsenal in the English League Cup semifinals because of more suspected COVID-19 cases at the club. First-team training was canceled at Liverpool on Tuesday after more positive tests among...

Chelsea-Liverpool draw thriller leaves Man City celebrating

Jan. 02, 2022 17:18 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The only winner Sunday was Manchester City. And Romelu Lukaku certainly lost out. What a pulsating, entertaining encounter for Lukaku to miss — not out of his own choosing — as Chelsea recovered to draw 2-2 with Liverpool without the temporarily exiled striker. ...

Chelsea takes a stand, pioneers end to all-seater EPL games

Jan. 02, 2022 15:42 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Coming to watch his beloved Chelsea since the 1960s, Gary Owen has witnessed first-hand the changing matchday experience. From the dangers that saw soccer fans penned behind barbed wire — and threatened with electric fences — to stadiums becoming too placid, the...

City strengthens grip on EPL title by taking 8-point lead

Dec. 29, 2021 18:12 PM EST

Manchester City's grip on its Premier League title hasn't been this strong all season. A 1-0 win at Brentford, coupled with Chelsea conceding a stoppage-time goal to draw 1-1 against Brighton, left the defending champions with an eight-point lead heading into the new year. ...

Liverpool loses for 2nd time in EPL, big blow to title hopes

Dec. 28, 2021 18:26 PM EST

Losses for Liverpool are about as rare as penalty misses by Mohamed Salah. Both happened on Tuesday and, even at the halfway stage of the season, it could cost Jürgen Klopp's team the Premier League title. Liverpool was beaten 1-0 by a patched-up Leicester team and...

Glut of goals, postponements as Man City still controls EPL

Dec. 26, 2021 17:37 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Coronavirus postponements aside, 28 goals in the Premier League's six Boxing Day games provided a heavy dose of drama even without changing the complexion of the title race. Even Manchester City, coasting at 4-0 after 25 minutes, managed to shake things...