< /p> Liverpool's Curtis Jones, from left, and West Ham United's Tomáš Soucek fight for the ball in an English soccer league match, April 26, 2023.
London – Manchester City's players in a 33 . rounds of the English league at home they beat Arsenal 4:1 and lose two points from the second place on the leader of the London table. The defending champions, whose two goals were scored by Kevin De Bruyne, also have two games to spare. West Ham with Czech representatives Vladimír Coufal and Tomáš Souček lost to Liverpool 1:2. Struggling Chelsea lost 2-0 to Brentford and suffered defeat in the fifth competitive game since the return of coach Frank Lampard.
City went on to their seventh league win in a row in the first half. De Bruyne opened the scoring in the seventh minute and just before the break Stones put the ball up. The Belgian De Bruyne made his mark in the 54th minute, the second assist was scored by Haaland, the best gunner of the competition. The Norwegian gunner did not get the 33rd goal in the league year until the fifth minute of regulation. Before that, visiting Holding scored. Arsenal extended their winless streak to four games in the Premier League, losing to Manchester City for the eighth time in a row.
Although West Ham sent Lucas Paquetá into the lead in the 12th minute in London, Gakpo responded quickly and in In the 67th minute, Liverpool's turnaround was completed by Matip. The home team did not score after three rounds, and in 14th place in the incomplete table, they have a five-point lead on the relegation zone. Liverpool won the league for the third time in a row and climbed to sixth place.
Chelsea didn't allow London rival Brentford a single shot on goal in the first half at Stamford Bridge, but they were losing from the 37th minute after Azpilicueta's own goal. The “Blues” players added after the change of sides, but, like in previous matches, they threw away chances. Mbeumo added the visitors' insurance in the 78th minute. Chelsea is only in eleventh position.
English Football League – 33rd round:
Nottingham – Brighton 3:1 (45.+3 own Gross, 69. Danilo, 90.+1 Gibbs-White from pen. – 38. Buonanotte), Chelsea – Brentford 0:2 (37. own Azpilicueta, 78. Mbeumo) , West Ham United – Liverpool 1:2 (12. Paquetá – 18. Gakpo, 67. Matip), Manchester City – Arsenal 4:1 (7. and 54. De Bruyne, 45.+1 Stones, 90.+5 Haaland – 86. Holding).
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