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Liverpool wins 1-0 at Newcastle to keep pressure on City, Norwich relegated

Liverpool stored its quadruple hopes alive with a 1-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday to take care of strain on Premier League title rival Manchester Metropolis.

Naby Keita’s elegant first-half aim at St. James’ Park was sufficient to ship Liverpool two factors forward of Metropolis, which performs at Leeds later.

Even with Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara and Mohamed Salah rested from the beginning lineup forward of Tuesday’s decisive Champions League semifinal sport at Villarreal, Liverpool may have gained extra comfortably as Newcastle’s hopes of a fifth straight league win wilted within the face of just about fixed strain.

Newcastle was additionally bidding for a seventh straight win at residence and the sport kicked off amid a raucous ambiance that may have elevated had Jonjo Shelvey managed to make a greater reference to a second-minute shot.

Keita had keeper Martin Dubravka scrambling throughout his line as his first-time strike flew inches extensive of the far submit with eight minutes gone as Liverpool more and more began to dominate.

It took the lead after 19 minutes when Jordan Henderson and Diogo Jota mixed to feed Keita, who stepped inside earlier than dispatching the ball previous the helpless Dubravka.

Miguel Almiron thought he had leveled after rounding goalkeeper Alisson, just for an offside flag to sprint his hopes, and it took a wonderful fingertip save by Dubravka to forestall Jota from growing the guests’ lead simply earlier than halftime.

Newcastle began the second half with larger depth, however with Bruno Guimaraes and Allan Saint-Maximin largely curtailed, was unable to trigger sufficient issues.

Sadio Mane may have sealed the consequence with 27 minutes remaining however steered his shot extensive.

Norwich relegated after 2-0 loss at Villa

Norwich Metropolis have been relegated from the Premier League on Saturday after being overwhelmed 2-0 at Aston Villa following a aim and help by substitute Danny Ings.

Ings, who got here off the bench for Leon Bailey, discovered Watkins with a looking ball from the left with virtually his first contact and his fellow ahead capitalised on a slip by Brandon Williams to fireplace Villa into the lead after 41 minutes.

Ings obtained on the scoresheet himself within the dying minutes of the match to double Villa’s lead with a pointy swivel and shot.

Norwich wanted to keep away from defeat and hope Burnley didn’t beat Watford to keep away from taking place. Nevertheless, late objectives from Jack Cork and Josh Brownhill gave Burnley a 2-1 win and condemned Norwich to the Championship after one season again within the top-flight.

“I’m upset with our consequence. It’s most likely honest, we haven’t been adequate this season,” Norwich captain Grant Healy mentioned.

“It’s tough for me to touch upon something proper now. Feelings are excessive, we gave our all but it surely wasn’t sufficient and the story of our season.

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