Ahead of tomorrow’s derby clash between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford, on the rebound Premier League leaders, Liverpool, took another major step towards a first league title in three decades with their 22nd successive Premier League win at Anfield, breaking the English top-flight record set by Shankly's team in 1972.
- While it initially looked as though Villa would be on the end of a hiding from there, they found a way back when Mbwana Samatta became the fifth African player to score in League Cup final following John Stones' glaring error (41).
Manchester City won the Carabao Cup for a third successive season and took the first step towards realising their ongoing treble ambitions with a nervy 2-1 win over Aston Villa at Wembley.
- The stunning result that ended the Reds' unbeaten run of 44 league games means they fall short of matching Arsenal's Invincibles from the 2003-04 campaign, ...
There was no comeback or heroics for Premier League leaders and title-hopeful side Liverpool at relegation-threatened Watford on Saturday as they were handed their first defeat of the season - a 3-0 shutout – that ended their hopes of remaining unbeaten for the entire season. The Reds had won their past 18 Premier League games and another at Vicarage Road would have made history as the longest winning run in the English top flight.
- Elsewhere on the day, relegation threatened Watford put up a brave fight at home, but saw their two-goal lead evaporate ...
Liverpool continued their ruthless breakaway run for the 2019/20 English Premier League title with an emphatic 4-0 thumping of rejuvenated Southampton for a record twenty-two points advantage at the top - the biggest lead by any team at the end of a day in English top-flight history – on Saturday, as distant second-placed Champions – Manchester City – await their turn on the field on Sunday, as guests of struggling Tottenham Spurs.