Liverpool Beat Chelsea 2-0 To Return To The Top Of The Premier League
Liverpool have returned to the top of the Premier League after beating Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield.
After a goalless first-half, the hosts opened the scoring thanks to Sadio Mane who headed home from a Jordan Henderson cross in the 51st minute.
The Senegalese attacker has now scored 18 league goals this season as he continues to enjoy a prolific campaign.
21 - Sadio Mane has now scored 21 goals in all competitions for Liverpool in 2018-19; his most in a single season in English football. Punisher. #LIVCHE pic.twitter.com/EVU10kkAC0
- OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 14, 2019
:zap::zap::zap: S A D I O :zap::zap::zap:#LIVCHE pic.twitter.com/taJD55Xdr4
- Liverpool FC (@LFC) April 14, 2019
Mohamed Salah then doubled his side's lead in truly stunning, stunning fashion.
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'The Egyptian King' is also in fine form in front of goal. He's chipped in with 19 league goals, level with Sergio Aguero as the leading scorer.
:crown: With 19 goals, Salah is now joint-top goalscorer in the #PL this season alongside Aguero
Liverpool 2-0 Chelsea (66 mins) #LIVCHE pic.twitter.com/p4yPSD8oMF
- Premier League (@premierleague) April 14, 2019
:soccer:Mohamed Salah has ended his longest run without a goal for Liverpool at Anfield (5 appearances), scoring his 1st home goal since February 9.
Salah's record for @LFC at Anfield in all competitions:
:four::one: goals pic.twitter.com/GXcIyeSCLJ
- Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) April 14, 2019
Liverpool leapfrog Manchester City to first place with 85 points on the board. They have four league games left this term.
City, who beat Crystal Palace 3-1 at Selhurst Park on Sunday, have 83 points to their name with a game in hand over Liverpool.
The Premier League run-in is hotting up.