Liverpool eased the fear of Leeds being dragged into a lucky relegation, so they dropped two points at home and drew West Brom 1: 1 in the Premier League title race. Defeat Burnley 1-0.
The defending champion scored three points at the top of the table, but failed to take full advantage of his dominant performance in the first half, dropping points in his second Anfield league in 34 games.
Sadio Mané started scoring with an elegant finish in the 12th minute as Jurgen Klopp’s men camped West Brom in half of them until a break, but settled down in the second half and was forced to pay. ..
Karlan Grant warned the Reds when they were denied a one-on-one match against Alison Becker.
Former England coach in Anfield when Sam Allardyce took charge of West Brom for the second time and Semi Ajayi returned home from the corner and gave Buggy valuable points in the fight to avoid demotion. A great recent record followed.
Allardyce has not lost in the last four away league games with Crop Liverpool in four different clubs.
“It was our own fault,” Klopp said. “We gave them a simple corner, and that’s the only thing they wanted to have tonight, that’s why it’s only one point instead of three.”
West Brom remains the second bottom, but is now within 5 points of safety.
“Today, everyone has shown the spirit that the team needs to get out of this position,” Allardyce said. “I saw a lot of guts, a lot of determination and a lot of quality.”
Previously, due to Patrick Bamford’s penalty, Leeds defeated Burnley 1-0, moving Marcelo Bielsa’s men 9 points away from the relegation zone to 11th place.
However, Leeds needed luck on their side as Burnley was denied an equalizer via Ashley Barnes due to a referee’s mistake.
The only goal on Elland Road came just five minutes after Banford latched the long ball at the top and was wiped out by Nick Pope in a hurry.
Banford put the resulting penalty in the upper corner for his tenth goal of the season.
Burnley felt doubly suffering when Burns broke his home after Illan Meslier threw a highball into the box in the 17th minute.
French goalkeeper was given a free kick in the back of Ben Mee, and despite Meslier looking like an attacker, referee Robert Jones blew a foul before the ball hit the net, so VAR The goal could not be reviewed.
“Not only is it a penalty, we put it in the goal and he doesn’t give a second to review it,” said Burnley boss Sean Dyche.
“Ironically, it took hours to make a decision, you made a really important decision and they couldn’t see it. The referee played a big role, but we still got me We need to focus on our role. “
When defeated, Claret drops to 17th place, but is two points above the relegation zone.
Brighton won ahead of Burnley thanks to a 2-2 draw at West Ham, but would be disappointed to give up his second chance of winning in 14 games.
Seagulls led Neal Maupay and Lewis Dunk twice. West Ham was disastrous for the first 45 minutes, but Tomáš after Ben Johnson scored his first senior goal 1-1 after two half-time changes by David Moyes evoked a reaction in the second half.・ Souček’s header scored points in the 8th minute. From time.
Tottenham can climb to third place when traveling to wolves hoping to finish a three-game unsuccessful run in the league later on Sunday.
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