Double against Crystal Palace: Salah lets Klopps cheer Liverpool

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Thanks to striker Mohammed Salah, Liverpool continue to extend their lead in the standings. In a turbulent game against Crystal Palace fall seven goals. In addition, the Arsenal wins in the top game. Man United continues its high-altitude flight.

Coach Jürgen Klopp and his Liverpool celebrated their 19th win of the season with a show of strength. The league leaders prevailed 4: 3 (0: 1) against Crystal Palace thanks to a brace from Mohamed Salah and kept pursuers Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at bay.

Klopp raved about the victory of Salah. "He's just world-class," the 51-year-old said of his striker: "It's a great relief, it was a tough job." Liverpool, in the Champions League knockout round of Bayern Munich, now has seven points clear of Manchester City. However, the champion is only on Sunday at Huddersfield Town in use and could shorten again to four points.

Klopp was again able to rely on Salah, who secured the success of the Reds with his goals 15 (47.) and 16 (75.). The Egyptian is now in 50 Premier League matches in only 72 missions. In addition, Roberto Firmino (53) and Sadio Mane (90 + 3) were successful for Liverpool, with Andros Townsend (34), James Tomkins (65) and former Schalke Max Meyer (90 + 5). , The final phase had to survive Liverpool to tenth, because James Milner (89) had seen yellow-red.

Arsenal wins in the top game

Meanwhile, Arsenal won the top match against Chelsea 2: 0 (2: 0). Prior to the match, Gunners team manager Unai Emery placed his trust in Özil's position in offensive midfield Aaron Ramsey. Even with the changes, the coach Özil did not consider, who has been training with the team again for two weeks. Alexandre Lacazette (14th) and Laurent Koscielny (39th) gave Arsenal the win in the London derby, while ex-Leverkusen keeper Bernd Leno kept his goal clean. Arsenal's Hector Bellerin was apparently badly injured on the knee after 72 minutes of tears.

Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United have continued their flight. The Norwegian team manager celebrated his seventh victory in the seventh competitive game in a 2-1 (2-0) win over Brighton and Hove Albion - a winning streak unlike any other in the record-holder's long history. Paul Pogba (27./1) and Marcus Rashford (42.) shot United to victory. The former Ingolstadt Pascal Groß (72.) shortened only.

Meanwhile, team manager Ralph Hasenhüttl has celebrated his second win in a row with FC Southampton. Against Everton, the Saints beat 2-0 (0-0) and moved up to 15th place in the table.