By Chris Ojow
Champions league holders Liverpool are now clearly a head with 16 points in the English Premier league, as Leicester City were shocked to 2-1 loss against fighters Southampton maintaining the second position with 45 points.
The position places Leicester into a gambling situation whereby, if Manchester City might win and grab three points against Aston Villa, then reduce Liverpool margin into 14 points with 47 points league standing and second placed position.
As Arteta boys, Arsenal, the Gunners lost their momentum, cool and determination allowing Crystal Palace deadly striker Jordan Ayew, Son of former Ghanaian star Abedi Pele to equalise in the dying minutes of play grabbing position tenth in league .
While Manchester United, the Red devil’s, ran amok against Norwich City at home ground Old Trafford beating the visitors 4-0 and maintaining 5th position with 34 points.
It was a blow to the self declared Special one Jose Mourinoh as Red hot Liverpool FC through Firmino secured three points in the early minutes of first half , elevating the Champions league holders up with 16 clear points without the outcome of Sunday 12th January 2020 game pitting Manchester City and Aston villa.
Arsenal lethal striker and loyal captain Aubameyang will have to miss the near future league encounter, after displaying unprofessional attitude through a dangerous foul which earned him a straight red card in the dying minutes.
Frank Lampard boys became wild disciplining Burnley 3-0 sealing and maintaining the third position with 39 points after a series of misadventures in the league
New Castle United drew with Wolves 1-1 against Wolves and maintaining the seventh position 31 points, Newcastle United are now in 13th position with 26 points.
The hardworking Everton secured three points against Brighton with 28 points and improving to eleventh position in the league standings.
As West Ham United suffered a defeat in the hands of ruthless shelfield United with 1-0 on Friday 10th January 2020 in a midweek fixture, sending West Ham to position 16th with 22 points having played 21 games in the league.
Sheffield United moved to sixth position and boasting of 32 points having played 22nd league matches since the beginning of the league calendar.