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Manchester United collapsed to a shock defeat on the road at Newcastle United as the Red Devils lost 1-0 on Sunday.
United dominated proceedings but could not find a goal as Matt Ritchie grabbed a winner in the second half.
Liverpool cruised past Southampton 2-0 as Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah scored at St. Mary’s Stadium.
The Reds climb into second and are now only two points behind United in the latest table.
Huddersfield Town carved out one of their best days of the season as they defeated Bournemouth 4-1 at home.
Here are Sunday’s results and latest top scorers:
Huddersfield 4-1 Bournemouth
Newcastle 1-0 Manchester United
Southampton 0-2 Liverpool
1. Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur: 23
2. Mohamed Salah, Liverpool: 22
3. Sergio Aguero, Manchester City: 21
4. Raheem Sterling, Manchester City: 15
5. Jamie Vardy, Leicester City: 13
6. Romelu Lukaku, Manchester United: 12
7. Roberto Firmino, Liverpool: 12
8. Alvaro Morata, Chelsea: 10
9. Wayne Rooney, Everton: 10
10. Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal: 9
Here are the latest Premier League standings:
1. Manchester City 72 (59)
2. Manchester United 56 (32)
3. Liverpool 54 (30)
4. Tottenham Hotspur 52 (28)
5. Chelsea 50 (23)
6. Arsenal 45 (15)
7. Burnley 36 (-3)
8. Leicester City 35 (-1)
9. Everton 34 (-14)
10. Bournemouth 31 (-10)
11. Watford 30 (-10)
12. West Ham 30 (-12)
13. Newcastle 28 (-11)
14. Brighton 28 (-14)
15. Crystal Palace 27 (-17)
16. Swansea City 27 (-17)
17. Huddersfield 27 (-24)
18. Southampton 26 (-11)
19. Stoke City 25 (-26)
20. West Brom 20 (-16)
Newcastle fought for their lives as they claimed the points against a disappointed United team. The hosts gained momentum to move away from the relegation zone.
The visitors had dictated the tempo and flow of the match in the first half, with Alexis Sanchez busy and impressive, but Red Devils coach Jose Mourinho appeared frustrated as the encounter was goalless at half-time.
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Paul Pogba appeared to be carrying an injury as he manoeuvred in midfield, and the Frenchman’s issue was to cost his team dearly in the second half.
The 24-year-old failed to challenge for the ball in the air as Newcastle loaded the box from a free-kick, and Ritchie slotted away after 65 minutes.
Pogba was soon removed from the action by Mourinho, but the damage was done after a lopsided display from the Old Trafford giants.
Football writer Liam Canning gave the player the benefit of the doubt as he pointed towards the manager for the result:
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José Mourinho’s not blameless, either. The fact he rarely sets up with a three-man midfield, knowing that is where Pogba performs best, is odd. And how he keeps using Chris Smalling when he can see what a total liability he is. Not good enough.
Liverpool were comfortable winners at Southampton, prevailing 2-0 as Firmino and Salah added to their season hauls.
Both men assisted each other as the Reds grabbed two goals in the first half, with Firmino scoring the opener after just six minutes.
Salah grabbed his 22nd of the Premier League campaign after 42 minutes, leaving the Egypt international only one goal behind Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane at the top of the goalscoring standings.
The Saints were unable to mount a comeback in the second half, meaning it was a happy return to St. Mary’s for Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk.
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Huddersfield were excellent as they beat in-form Bournemouth at home, scoring after seven minutes to take the lead through Alex Pritchard.
Junior Stanislas equalised for the visitors six minutes later, but the Terriers once again claimed the lead as Steve Mounie netted after 27 minutes.
An own goal by Steve Cook gave Huddersfield a 3-1 advantage shortly after the hour mark, leaving Rajiv van la Parra to wrap up the result from the penalty spot in the closing seconds of the game.