How the Premier League Table Looks After Crucial Wins for Man City, Liverpool
- Man City are enjoying an 11-point lead at the top of the EPL table as they push to retain the English title
- Pep Guardiola's men stunned Chelsea 1-0 in their last outing to prove why they are the team to beat in the title race
- Man United, meanwhile, had their top-four hopes dented after they were held to a 2-2 disappointing draw by Aston Villa
- United are placed seventh on the log with 32 points, five off a Champions League spot
Manchester City cemented their place on the summit of the Premier League standings following their 1-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday, January 15.
Kevin De Bruyne was City's match hero as his lone goal fired the Citizens to a crucial victory.
The result saw Pep Guardiola's men establish a firm lead at the top with 56 points from 22 matches.
They have an 11-point advantage over Liverpool who hammered Brentford 3-0 at Anfield on Sunday, January 16, to climb to second.
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Fabinho, Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Takumi Minamino were all on target as the Reds secured the three points.
Jurgen Klopp's charges now have a two-point advantage over Chelsea who dropped to third with 43 points.
West Ham United complete the top four slots with 37 points despite their 3-2 defeat to Leeds.
Arsenal are placed fifth with 35 points but with two games to play - including their north London derby against Tottenham.
Man United, meanwhile, face the prospect of missing out on a Champions League spot after they surrendered a two-goal advantage to draw 2-2 with Aston Villa.
The result left them rooted in seventh with just 32 points, five off a Champions League spot.
Norwich City, Newcastle, and Burnley remain the three teams in the relegation zone.
Source: Sports Brief News