English Premiership: Liverpool 0-2 Chelsea | Palace 0-2 Man City
Liverpool 0-2 Chelsea
Liverpool's 16-match unbeaten streak came to an end yesterday as the league leaders lost 2-0 to a stubborn Chelsea side at Anfield Road.
Mourinho’s men performed another excellent defensive display as they were able to frustrate Liverpool attacks one after the other and take advantage of every possible Red mistake.
Steven Gerrad’s slip allowed Ba to run alone with the ball and open the scoring in the dying moments of the first half.
Willian added the second for the Blues in stoppage time as Liverpool were left exposed trying to find the equalizer.
Victory leaves Chelsea 2 points behind Liverpool with just 2 games remaining but it also means Manchester City can now draw level with the Reds if the Citizens win their game in hand.
Crystal Palace 0-2 Manchester City
Manchester City capitalised on Liverpool’s defeat as they beat 2-0 Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park to move within three points of the Premiership leaders.
Edin Dzeko’s header following Yaya Toure’s cross opened the scoring after just 4 minutes before the Ivorian added the second with a curled shot at the end of the first half.
"It was a happy day. It was very important for us. Before today we were depending on other teams. Now we continue as we were two weeks ago, depending only on what we do,” Citizens manager, Manuel Pellegrini told reporters after the match.
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