Premier League: Mason Mount fires Chelsea as Liverpool crash, Everton enhance prime 4 bid

Premier League: Mason Mount fires Chelsea as Liverpool crash, Everton enhance prime 4 bid

Mount’s first half purpose was sufficient to see off lacklustre Liverpool and prolonged Chelsea’s spectacular renaissance underneath new boss Thomas Tuchel.

Premier League: Mason Mount fires Chelsea as Liverpool crash, Everton boost top four bid

Mason Mount fired the one purpose in Chelsea’s win over Liverpool at Anfield. AP

Liverpool: Mason Mount fired Chelsea into fourth place within the Premier League because the midfielder’s very good strike clinched a 1-0 win in opposition to troubled Liverpool, whereas Everton boosted their prime 4 bid with a 1-0 victory at West Brom on Thursday.

Mount’s first half purpose was sufficient to see off lacklustre Liverpool and prolonged Chelsea’s spectacular renaissance underneath new boss Thomas Tuchel.

Chelsea are unbeaten in 10 video games in all competitions since Tuchel changed the sacked Frank Lampard in January.

The Blues sit one level away from fifth positioned Everton, who’ve a recreation in hand on the west Londoners.

“It was an excellent workforce efficiency. It was a six-point recreation as a result of the others lose,” Tuchel stated.

“We performed with braveness, had glorious moments with the ball and by no means misplaced the angle and want.

“The race is on. We will by no means relaxation and by no means rejoice. There isn’t any time.”

Whereas Chelsea are on the up, injury-hit Liverpool crashed to a fifth successive residence defeat for the primary time of their illustrious historical past, leaving the spluttering champions with no win at Anfield since earlier than Christmas.

Jurgen Klopp’s workforce are languishing in seventh place, 4 factors behind Chelsea after shedding 5 of their final six league matches.

“It’s a large blow,” Klopp stated. “It’s not about Anfield or no matter, it is generally, too typically.

“Within the decisive moments we now have to enhance. Now we have to point out our high quality in these moments and we do not do that always sufficient.”

After Chelsea’s Timo Werner was denied by the narrowest of offside choices, Liverpool’s Sadio Mane missed a sitter.

Chelsea took the lead within the forty second minute when N’Golo Kante launched a excessive move in direction of Mount and the England midfielder reduce in from the left, leaving Fabinho trailing in his wake earlier than curling an excellent end into the underside nook.

Liverpool did not have an effort on the right track till the eighty fifth minute as Klopp surprisingly hauled off main scorer Mohamed Salah.

Everton made it three consecutive victories because of the in-form Richarlison, whereas their bettering defence recorded a 3rd successive clean-sheet.

Richarlison headed residence from Gylfi Sigurdsson’s sixty fifth minute cross because the Brazilian netted for the fourth time in as many video games after scoring simply twice within the league this season earlier than that run.

“We’re doing nicely and now we’re within the battle on the prime of the desk. The season remains to be lengthy however we’re there and happy to be there,” Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti stated.

Second backside Albion, who had a late Mbaye Diagne effort disallowed for offside, stay 9 factors adrift of security as they slide in direction of relegation.

Dele Alli delivered in his first league begin because the opening day of the season as Tottenham gained 1-0 at Fulham.

Alli was not credited together with his first league purpose for simply in need of a yr as his effort deflected off Tosin Adarabioyo into his personal internet.

Fulham’s Josh Maja noticed his effort harshly disallowed for a handball by Mario Lemina, however eighth positioned Tottenham held on to maneuver inside 5 factors of the highest 4 with a recreation in hand.

“Ultimately it was not a really completely different recreation from some we had and we managed to concede late objectives,” Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho.

“In opposition to Palace, Wolves, Newcastle, we concede late objectives that took factors away from us. Tonight was completely different, tonight we stored it.”

Gareth Bale and Alli have struggled for kind and health this season and have largely been bystanders as Son Heung-min and Harry Kane stored Tottenham’s possibilities of a spot within the Champions League subsequent season alive.

Nonetheless, after Bale struck twice in a 4-0 thrashing of Burnley on Sunday, all 4 began collectively for the primary time in a Premier League recreation as Mourinho lastly let off the handbrake on his attacking abilities.

Three of the entrance 4 mixed for the one purpose as Bale’s move picked out the run of Son and his cross appeared to have been turned in by Alli just for the ultimate contact to come back off Adarabioyo.

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