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Football | Premier League 23/24 | Matchweek 14 | Roundup

By Robert Wheeler

  • Arsenal remain top
  • City drop points
  • Liverpool leave it late
England – Matchweek 14 of the Premier League saw Arsenal retain their place at the top of the division.


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Gunners stay top

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Arsenal kept their place at the summit of the Premier League after defeating Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1. The Gunners have now won their last three games in the division.

Mikel Arteta‘s side raced into a two-goal lead thanks to goals from Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard. Wolves got one back in the 86th minute through Matheus Cunha but it was too little too late.

Arsenal face the short trip to Luton Town on Tuesday night. Wolves face Burnley -who have just beaten Sheffield United 5-0- also on Tuesday.


City drop points

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Manchester City’s fight to keep up with Arsenal suffered a blow as they dropped points in a 3-3 draw with Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium.

City had thought they had taken all three points when Jack Grealish put them in front late on. However, Dejan Kulusevski equalised in the 90th minute to make it 3-3.

Pep Guardiola‘s side fall to third in the league with Arsenal now three points ahead of them. City face Aston Villa next in the competition.

Tottenham Hotspur remain fifth and take on West Ham United on Thursday night. Ange Postecoglou‘s side have now not won in their last four league games.


Liverpool leave it late

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With Manchester City dropping points, Liverpool moved up to second thanks to Trent Alexander-Arnold’s late winner against Fulham.

Jurgen Klopp‘s side were trailing during the final stages of the match. However, Wataru Endo equalised in the 87th minute before Alexander-Arnold struck the winner in the 88th minute to claim a 4-3 win.

The Reds face Sheffield United -who are bottom of the division and have just been heavily defeated by Burnley- on Wednesday. As for Fulham, their next game is at home to Nottingham Forest.

Best of the rest

Newcastle defeated Manchester United 1-0 thanks to a goal from Anthony Gordon. Eddie Howe‘s side leapfrog the Red Devils into sixth place.

Everton claimed their first win since their points deduction by defeating Nottingham Forest 1-0. Dwight McNeil got the winner at the City Ground.

Ten-man Chelsea defeated Brighton 3-2 at Stamford Bridge. Conor Gallagher was sent off but Enzo Fernandez‘s brace helped see off the Seagulls.

The Premier League returns on Tuesday, December 5.