Key moments as City beats Liverpool to Premier League title

Soccer 05/12/19, 14:15

Manchester City came out on top in one of English soccer's most thrilling and high-quality title races, retaining the Premier League trophy for the first time after finishing a point clear of Liverpool on Sunday.Here's a look at the key moments in their gripping duel:PRESEASON SIGNINGSManchester City's Vincent Kompany lifts ...

Salah set to return for title-chasing Liverpool’s final game

Soccer 05/10/19, 04:55

Mohamed Salah is set to return for Liverpool's last Premier League game as the team looks to win the English top-flight title for the first time since 1990.The Egypt forward was concussed in Liverpool's 3-2 win over Newcastle in the league last weekend, and missed the 4-0 win over Barcelona ...

Liverpool stuns Barcelona 4-0 to reach CL final

Sports 05/07/19, 16:08

Liverpool delivered the greatest in a long line of famous comebacks to reach the Champions League final on Tuesday, beating Lionel Messi's Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield to overturn a three-goal deficit from the first leg.Divock Origi scored twice, either side of goals by halftime substitute Georginio Wijnaldum early in the ...

Firmino an injury worry for Liverpool ahead of Barcelona

Soccer 04/26/19, 13:53

Liverpool has an injury worry over Roberto Firmino ahead of its Champions League semifinal match against Barcelona.The Brazil striker sustained a muscle injury in training on Thursday and was ruled out of the Premier League game against Huddersfield on Friday.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said Firmino's injury was "not a big ...

Liverpool beats Porto to return to Champions League semis

Soccer 04/17/19, 16:01

Liverpool returned to the semifinals of the Champions League after comfortably beating Porto 4-1 on Wednesday, with attacking trio Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino grabbing a goal each.Virgil van Dijk also scored for Liverpool, which advanced 6-1 on aggregate after winning the first leg 2-0 at home.Porto started ...

Midfield signings finally proving their worth for Liverpool

Soccer 04/15/19, 07:41

They arrived in the offseason at a combined cost of $140 million, with the intention of bringing a new dimension to Liverpool's midfield.Fabinho would be the pure, out-and-out holding midfielder the team had been missing for a few years. Naby Keita would be the energetic, goal-scoring, box-to-box runner in the ...

Liverpool builds 2-0 lead over Porto in Champions League

Soccer 04/09/19, 15:56

Different round, same comfortable win. Porto must be sick of the sight of Liverpool in the Champions League.Liverpool built a 2-0 lead over Porto heading into the second leg of their quarterfinal thanks to first-half goals by Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino at Anfield on Tuesday.A year after beating Porto ...

Liverpool back on top after Tottenham self-destructs at end

Soccer 03/31/19, 12:55

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League as a 90th-minute own-goal from Toby Alderweireld gave Juergen Klopp's team all three points at Anfield on Sunday in a 2-1 win over third-placed Tottenham.Hugo Lloris couldn't hold a header from Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah, instead sending the ball onto Alderweireld, ...

Liverpool comes from behind to Burnley, go point behind City

Soccer 03/10/19, 09:37

Liverpool came from behind to beat Burnley 4-2 in high winds and occasional driving rain on Sunday, reducing Manchester City's Premier League lead back to one point.Relegation-threatened Burnley took an early lead at Anfield in unusual fashion as Ashley Westwood's sixth-minute corner curled straight into the far top corner of ...

Liverpool back atop Premier League after 0-0 at Man United

Sports 02/24/19, 11:08

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League by drawing 0-0 at Manchester United on Sunday in a lackluster game featuring more injuries than outstanding chances.United had to make three substitutions in the first 43 minutes alone — Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and substitute Jesse Lingard all hobbled off ...

Liverpool, Bayern draw 0-0 in Champions League first leg

Soccer 02/19/19, 17:11

Bayern Munich still can't find a way to score at Liverpool, drawing 0-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday to go a fourth game without netting at Anfield across 48 years.By denying Bayern an away goal, Liverpool has a slight edge heading into the second leg of the round of ...

Liverpool extends lead to 5 points after draw with Leicester

Soccer 01/30/19, 17:51

Liverpool missed a chance to move seven points clear of Manchester City in the Premier League after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Leicester on Wednesday.The leaders couldn't build on a goal after 121 seconds by Sadio Mane at a snowy Anfield, with Leicester equalizing through Harry ...

Salah nets 2 as Liverpool beats Palace to keep up title push

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:43

Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 on Saturday to maintain its push for the Premier League title.Juergen Klopp's side went seven points clear of Manchester City ahead of the champions playing Huddersfield on Sunday.Andros Townsend had given Palace a surprise lead in the first half but, ...

Makeshift Liverpool team loses to Wolves 2-1 in FA Cup

Soccer 01/07/19, 16:46

A makeshift Liverpool team containing three teenagers making their senior debuts was beaten by Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 in the third round of the FA Cup, with a 30-meter strike by Ruben Neves sealing the win on Monday.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp showed where the competition ranked on the current English Premier ...

Man City inflicts Liverpool’s first loss of EPL season

Soccer 01/03/19, 17:05

Manchester City revived its title defense by inflicting leader Liverpool's first defeat 2-1 on Thursday, completing the Premier League's packed festive program with an engrossing encounter.Liverpool's threatened a comeback when Roberto Firmino canceled out Sergio Aguero's first-half opener but Leroy Sane struck the winner in the 72nd minute.The title race ...

Firmino scores 3, Liverpool beats Arsenal 5-1 in EPL

Soccer 12/29/18, 14:27

Roberto Firmino scored a hat trick, including one goal with his trademark no-look finish, as Liverpool rallied to a 5-1 win over Arsenal and opened up a nine-point lead in the Premier League on Saturday.Liverpool bounced back in emphatic style to going behind in the 11th minute in another statement ...

Towering Van Dijk the center back Mourinho desperately needs

Soccer 12/13/18, 09:19

Jose Mourinho's dire need for a top-drawer center back at Manchester United will be brought into sharp focus when his team comes up against a defender whose commanding presence has laid the foundations for Liverpool's English Premier League title challenge.The imperious performances of Virgil van Dijk are helping to change ...

Title-chaser Liverpool comes from behind to sink Burnley

Soccer 12/05/18, 17:18

Juergen Klopp had to bring rested stars off the bench to ensure Liverpool came from behind to beat Burnley 3-1 in the Premier League on Wednesday and move back within two points of leader Manchester City.After Liverpool gambled by making seven changes, Jack Cork put Burnley ahead in the 54th ...

Liverpool beats Watford 3-0, Firmino ends EPL goal drought

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:41

Roberto Firmino ended his English Premier League goal drought and Mohamed Salah also scored as 10-man Liverpool maintained their unbeaten start by winning at Watford 3-0 on Saturday.Firmino headed in a late third for Liverpool at Vicarage Road, for his first top-flight goal since Sept. 15.Trent Alexander-Arnold's brilliant free kick ...

Milner milestone in vain as Arsenal holds Liverpool 1-1

Soccer 11/03/18, 16:07

Liverpool midfielder James Milner's 50th English Premier League goal was not enough to secure victory as his side had to settle for 1-1 against fellow title chaser Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Saturday.The teams had first-half strikes ruled out for offside and the visitors were particularly unfortunate to see Sadio ...

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