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Liverpool just FOUR wins from first Premier League crown as Reds scrape past spirited West Ham

Liverpool just FOUR wins from first Premier League crown as Reds scrape past spirited West Ham

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Liverpool need to win just four more league matches to wrap up their first ever Premier League crown having beaten a West Ham spirited side 3-2 on Monday night at Anfield. Goals from Issa Diop and Pablo Fornals appeared to have put West Ham on course for an unlikely win after Georginio Wijnaldum had opened the scoring. But second-half strikes from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane saw the Reds get the three points and equal Manchester City’s 2017/18 record of 18 league victories on the bounce. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool rode their luck as the close in on the league title Pre-match, Liverpool were expected to wipe the floor with their struggling opponents and the expectant Anfield crowd didn’t have to wait long for to get out of their seats with Wijnal...
Aston Villa see off youngest ever Liverpool side who put up spirited display in Carabao Cup quarter-final

Aston Villa see off youngest ever Liverpool side who put up spirited display in Carabao Cup quarter-final

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Liverpool’s youngest ever team were beaten 5-0 by Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup quarter-final on Tuesday.With Jurgen Klopp and his entire first-team squad on Club World Cup duty in Qatar this week, it was an unrecognisable Liverpool side that took to the Villa Park pitch, comprised entirely of academy players, and with five making their senior debuts. AFP or licensors Jonathan Kodjia scored twice for Aston Villa In the end, it was a Villa ‘reserve’ team that eased into the last-four courtesy of first-half goals from Conor Hourihane, an own goal from Morgan Boyes, two for Jonathan Kodjia and a late second-half strike from Wesley. With an average age of 19 years, six months and three days, and under the guidance of Under-23 coach Neil Critchley, Liverp...
Ravens clinch AFC North with spirited victory over Browns

Ravens clinch AFC North with spirited victory over Browns

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BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Ravens finally awoke from their nightmare. One year after being knocked from the playoffs on a last-minute touchdown, C.J. Mosley delivered some redemption. The Pro Bowl linebacker tipped a pass from Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield and then came down with an interception to seal a 26-24 victory, helping the Ravens clinch their first AFC North crown since 2012. Baltimore (10-6) is the fourth seed in the AFC playoffs and will host the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday at 1 p.m. The Ravens beat the Chargers on the road 22-10 in Week 16. "I told the guys last night this is the best team I've ever been associated with in 34 years of coaching, even back to peewee," Baltimore coach John Harbaugh said. "Look at this bunch of guys. Remember what this is because th...