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'That's crazy': Klopp's Liverpool surges ahead in title bid

Nov. 10, 2019 7:07 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Even Jürgen Klopp cannot quite believe Liverpool's lead over Manchester City this early in the season. "That's crazy, nine points," the Liverpool manager said. "You cannot imagine that something like this can happen." It's very real after Liverpool beat City 3-1 on Sunday...

EPL title contenders Liverpool and City leave it late to win

Nov. 2, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

Manchester City left it late to win. Liverpool left it even later. The two teams leading the English Premier League each staged late comebacks to win 2-1 against unfavored opponents on Saturday. The gap between leader Liverpool and second-placed City stayed at six points, but only after some late drama. For City,...

Liverpool ousts Arsenal 5-4 in shootout after 5-5 draw

Oct. 30, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After 19 goals on a wild night at Anfield — nine in a penalty shootout — Liverpool ousted Arsenal in the League Cup to reach the quarterfinals. Arsenal was moments away from advancing in regulation time on Wednesday until Divock Origi's equalizer in the fourth minute of stoppage...

Leicester ties biggest EPL win with 9-0 rout of Southampton

Oct. 25, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester scored five first-half goals and another four after the break to destroy 10-man Southampton 9-0 on Friday and tie the biggest win in Premier League history. Manchester United beat Ipswich by the same score in 1995, three years after the English top tier was rebranded....

Last-gasp penalty earns Liverpool 17th straight win in EPL

Oct. 5, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

Another victory for Liverpool thanks to the latest of goals. Another demoralizing loss for Tottenham thanks to an early — and painful — goalkeeping blunder. Liverpool won a 17th straight game in the Premier League — and moved one off the record set by Manchester City in 2017 — by...

Fit for a king: Villa wins 5-1 in front of Prince William

Oct. 5, 2019 2:28 PM EDT

NORWICH, England (AP) — It was a performance fit for a king. Britain's Prince William — second in line to the throne — took his family to watch his favorite soccer team , Aston Villa, on Saturday and they were treated to a regal display. William's 6-year-old son, George, was seen applauding...

Fit for a king: Villa wins 5-1 in front of Prince William

Oct. 5, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

NORWICH, England (AP) — Aston Villa produced a performance fit for a king in its 5-1 win over Norwich in the Premier League on Saturday. Britain's Prince William — heir to the throne and also a big Villa fan — was in the stands at Norwich's Carrow Road stadium with Catherine, Duchess of...

Liverpool, Man City helped by goalkeeper errors in EPL wins

Sep. 28, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

It was a day of goalkeeping blunders in the English Premier League. Liverpool and Manchester City, seemingly set for another duel for the title, benefited from two of them in hard-fought away wins on Saturday. Liverpool eked out a 1-0 victory at Sheffield United but only after home goalkeeper Dean Henderson let a...

Liverpool holds on to beat Chelsea as Man United loses

Sep. 22, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool showcased title credentials while exposing Chelsea's defensive frailties. Manchester United's deep flaws surfaced in defeat at West Ham. Arsenal demonstrated powers of perseverance against Aston Villa. Within a few hours across London on Sunday, there was a snapshot of challenges...