City halt Liverpool’s momentum to throw open title race

There are many masterful tacticians in the footballing stratosphere, but few who can make flawless decisions as effortlessly as Pep Guardiola can. Guardiola opted to replace both full-backs from Sunday’s victory over Southampton, and it worked exactly how he would have hoped. Mo Salah was wholly nullified by Aymeric Laporte – traditionally a centre-back, playing…

Stunning Liverpool bring City run to an end

Manchester City’s 22 game domestic unbeaten run came to a dramatic end as they were beaten 4-3 at Anfield thanks to goals from Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino, Sadio ManĂ© and Mo Salah. Oxlade-Chamberlain has been heavily criticised for his goal-scoring woes over the course of his career, having scored only nine Premier League goals…

Firmino inspires Liverpool to thumping victory over awful Swansea

Liverpool battered Swansea 5-0 at Anfield, helped by two goals from Roberto Firmino, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Philippe Coutinho and Trent Alexander-Arnold also scored. It was a ruthless performance from the Reds, who were helped by an uninspiring Swansea display, who remain bottom of the Premier League. Liverpool broke the deadlock just six minutes into the…