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Chelsea’s Brazilian-Italian defender Emerson Palmieri (L) vies with Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (R) during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on April 14, 2019. Paul ELLIS / AFP

Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League after Mohamed Salah’s stunning strike clinched a 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp’s side had surrendered pole position a few hours earlier when Manchester City won 3-1 at Crystal Palace, piling pressure on the Reds to respond as the title race heats up.

Liverpool rose to the challenge as Sadio Mane’s opener five minutes after the break and a blistering long-range drive from Salah two minutes later moved them two points clear of second-placed City on a raucous afternoon at Anfield.

City have five games left compared to just four for Liverpool, leaving the destiny of the title in the hands of the champions.

But there is a growing…



Source: Guardian Newspaper