Liverpool suffered to the limit to win 2-1 at Tottenham on Sunday at Anfield, achieving a result that allows them to recover the first place in the Premier League, two points ahead of Manchester City (2nd).
The Citizens had placed first on Saturday by defeating Watford 2-1 (9th) and the Reds had all the pressure. But in a spectacular environment, the team led by Jurgen Klopp achieved the victory thanks to a goal against the Belgian Toby Alderweireld, after a failed clearance of his goalkeeper, the Frenchman Hugo Lloris (90).
Before the Brazilian Roberto Firmino had put the locals ahead, head (16), and his compatriot Lucas Moura achieved the tie (70).
With six games left to finish the season, Liverpool have 79 points, two more than City, in a spectacular hand-in-hand between a Red team that has not won the championship since 1990 and the defending champion.
On the other Hand, Arsenal reaches 63 points, surpasses direct rivals and consolidates in the classification zone for the Champions League.
If the game was not the most beautiful, Arsenal at least did their homework. In London they beat Newcastle 2-0, with goals from Ramsey and Lacazette, reached 63 points and took third place in the English Premier League . This was the tenth win followed by the Gunners at home.
Ramsey was lucky enough to open the scoring. After dividing between Lacazette and the opposing defenders, the ball was left for the Welsh who kicked no chance for Dubravka. Arsenal little created after that, but neither was threatened by Newcastle.
In the second half, Lacazette was the author of a painting that gave final numbers to the confrontation. After meeting with Aubameyang, the Frenchman took advantage of the departure of Dubravka to cover up the goalkeeper. A goal.
With the victory, Arsenal reached 63 points and reached third place, two points ahead of Tottenham and Manchester United and three points behind Chelsea. Newcastle are in 14th place with 35 points. The two teams return to the field next weekend.