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EPL 2020-21, Matchday 36 review: Liverpool survives West Brom scare to stay in race for top-four

First Published May 17, 2021, 11:34 AM IST
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The 2020-21 English Premier League is a couple of steps away from the end of its line. Manchester City has crowned itself as the champion. However, defending champion Liverpool continues to be in the race for top-four and seems to be in a solid position to finish in the same.

The English Premier League 2020-21 has already crowned the champion in the form of Manchester City, while the season is just a couple of Matchdays away from conclusion. Meanwhile, defending champion Liverpool continues to stay in the race for top-four as we review the teams' outing in the just-concluded Matchday 36.

The English Premier League 2020-21 has already crowned the champion in the form of Manchester City, while the season is just a couple of Matchdays away from conclusion. Meanwhile, defending champion Liverpool continues to stay in the race for top-four as we review the teams' outing in the just-concluded Matchday 36.

Manchester City fights it out against Newcastle United
City has nothing to lose right now, as it aims in bagging more wins that would be the icing on the cake to their title-winning campaign. However, it did struggle in its game at Newcastle, earning a hard-fought 4-3 win on Friday, thanks to Joan Cancelo and Ferran Torress's brace each. Meanwhile, it's a good move from City to test its bench strength and keep the senior squad fresh ahead of the UEFA Champions League final against Chelsea.

Manchester City fights it out against Newcastle United
City has nothing to lose right now, as it aims in bagging more wins that would be the icing on the cake to their title-winning campaign. However, it did struggle in its game at Newcastle, earning a hard-fought 4-3 win on Friday, thanks to Joan Cancelo and Ferran Torress's brace each. Meanwhile, it's a good move from City to test its bench strength and keep the senior squad fresh ahead of the UEFA Champions League final against Chelsea.

Tottenham Hotspur dominates Wolverhamtpon Wanderers
Tottenham continues to be in the race for a European spot and it solidified its stance by successfully taming Wolves at home, 2-0, on Sunday that included a Harry Kane strike. Currently placed sixth, it would aim to win its remaining couple of matches to stand a great chance for a European finish.

Tottenham Hotspur dominates Wolverhamtpon Wanderers
Tottenham continues to be in the race for a European spot and it solidified its stance by successfully taming Wolves at home, 2-0, on Sunday that included a Harry Kane strike. Currently placed sixth, it would aim to win its remaining couple of matches to stand a great chance for a European finish.

Sheffield United upsets Everton
Eighth-placed Everton's bid for a European spot received severe blow after it was handed a 0-1 defeat at Goodison Park on Sunday by an already-relegated Sheffield United. The Toffees has no choice but to win its remaining two games, as a loss is likely to put it out of the race.

Sheffield United upsets Everton
Eighth-placed Everton's bid for a European spot received severe blow after it was handed a 0-1 defeat at Goodison Park on Sunday by an already-relegated Sheffield United. The Toffees has no choice but to win its remaining two games, as a loss is likely to put it out of the race.

Liverpool barely makes it past West Bromwich Albion
In the highlight game of the matchday, Liverpool was up against an already-relegated West Brom away from home on Sunday. It was expected to be a smooth ride, but it became highly intense. It was only the 95th minute Alisson Becker's lucky strike that handed The Reds the crucial win, as it remains fifth.

 

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Liverpool barely makes it past West Bromwich Albion
In the highlight game of the matchday, Liverpool was up against an already-relegated West Brom away from home on Sunday. It was expected to be a smooth ride, but it became highly intense. It was only the 95th minute Alisson Becker's lucky strike that handed The Reds the crucial win, as it remains fifth.

 

NOTE: Asianet News humbly requests everyone to wear masks, sanitise, maintain social distancing and get vaccinated as soon as eligible. Together we can and will break the chain #ANCares #IndiaFightsCorona

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