Manchester City saw their lead at the top of the English Premier League table cut down to just six points after they fell to a 3-2 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.

Manchester City saw their lead at the top of the English Premier League table cut down to just six points after they fell to a 3-2 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.

The runaway league leaders saw their 16-match unbeaten streak halted by a stellar performance from England captain Harry Kane.

Liverpool remain hot on their heels in the quest for the title after the reds cruised to a 3-1 win against Norwich City at Anfield on Saturday.

A total of 30 goals were scored across the English top flight throughout match-day 26, in a weekend that saw Burnley get only their second win of the campaign in fine fashion.

Here we have a look at the top five things we learned from the EPL weekend.


Man City had not tasted defeat in the league since last October but remain top with 63 points, seven more than second-place Liverpool.

The reds have a game in hand that could see the point-gap further brought down as they aim to stop City from making it back-to-back league titles.

Both these teams still have to go up against each other in April, meaning that there is still room for plenty to happen in this title race.


The Egyptian, fresh from an Africa Cup of Nations final defeat, picked up where he left off with consecutive stellar performances for his side.

Mohamed Salah scored his 150th goal for Liverpool against Norwich, inspiring his side to their 17th win of the season.

He remains atop the goal-scoring charts with 17 EPL goals, five more than his teammate Diogo Jota with 13 games left for them to play.

This was in addition to his goal in midweek when Liverpool beat Italian giants Inter Milan 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League last-16 first leg tie.


Up until last weekend, Burnley had only managed one win throughout the entire EPL campaign but they put on a remarkable show to breeze past Brighton.

Wout Weghorst, Josh Brownhill and Aaron Lennon were all on target as Burnley beat the Seagulls 3-0 at the Amex Stadium.

The win takes them to 17 points, bringing them out of the bottom of the table, level with fellow tail-enders Norwich City.

They displayed sheer resilience in their hard-fought win and this shows that they still have a realistic chance to avoid relegation.


After three straight defeats, Tottenham Hotspur rose to the occasion when it matters most as they battled to a 3-2 victory against champions Man City.

Antonio Conte completed the league double against Man City courtesy of an exemplary performance from captain Harry Kane.

The 28-year old scored twice and played a key role in Dejan Kulusevski’s opening goal to confirm all three points for Spurs, who are in eighth place with 39 points.

In a lackluster season, this was only his seventh goal of the campaign, but the away fans could not be contained by his stellar performance.


The Foxes have still not won a single league game since the turn of the year and continue dropping points and going lower on the EPL table.

They suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Wolves on Sunday, leaving them in 11th place with 27 points.

Jamie Vardy remains sidelined through injury and his 9 goals this season helped Leicester remain in the top half, something they are clearly missing now.

Despite scoring 6 times in their last five games, they are finding it hard to hang on for all three points, with the last win coming last December against Liverpool.

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