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Emirates News Agency – English Premier League… Manchester City’s triumphs, Liverpool’s rise and Tottenham’s debacle are highlights of the tour. (34)


  • England

From Ahmed Zahran.

ABU DHABI, May 1 / WAM / Manchester City regained the top spot in the English Football League and greatly improved their chances of retaining the title, with their Norwegian player Erling Holland continuing their streak of victories in the English Football League. Achievements in his first season with the team.
After a long absence from the race for the European Championship’s qualification spots this season, the awareness offered by Liverpool of late has been enough to return him as a strong contender for one of these positions.
Manchester City beat Fulham 2-1 on Sunday, the team’s tenth win in the competition, as they regained the lead with 76 points, against one draw in their last 11 matches played in the competition. A point ahead of Arsenal.
This is the first time Manchester City have topped Arsenal on goal difference since they beat them in mid-February.
According to the English Premier League, it is the first time since November 5 that Manchester City have topped the table by at least one point.
At the end of the 34th round of games, a win over Chelsea tomorrow “Tuesday” could see Arsenal regain the lead, but Manchester City still have the chance to increase their chances of retaining the title with 32 games to play. So far, Arsenal have 33 points, plus their match against Chelsea tomorrow.
Meanwhile, Holland continued to set records in his first season with Manchester City; He scored his first team goal against Fulham yesterday and took his tally in the competition’s top scorer list to 34, equaling the record for almost 3 decades, the record for the most goals scored by any player. In one season in the English Premier League.
The number was recorded by Andrew (Andy) Cole in the 1993-1994 season and by Alan Shearer in the 1994-1995 season, two seasons each saw 42 laps, and Holland set another record a few days ago. The Englishman also had one of those seasons which saw 38 rounds as he scored 33 goals in a season as the highest goalscorer in the league.
Holland took his tally to 50 goals in various competitions with Manchester City this season, becoming the first England player to reach the milestone in various competitions since 1931.
In addition to the leading race between Manchester City and Arsenal, Liverpool, with its current awareness, has fueled the fight for the qualification places for next season’s European Championships.
Liverpool have won 4 in a row in their last 4 matches played in the English Premier League, the most recent of which was a precious 4-3 victory over Tottenham last evening, “Sunday” in the 34th round of the competition.
Liverpool took fifth place from Tottenham, after raising their score to 56 points, while Tottenham’s balance was frozen at 54 points, with a single goal difference against Aston Villa in sixth place.
So far, Manchester City and Arsenal have qualified for next season’s Champions League after ensuring they finish the season in the top four of the English Premier League.
The other two qualification cards from the English Premier League to the Champions League and the fifth and sixth places which qualify for the Europa League and the European Conference League are currently being contested between several teams.
Newcastle (65 points) and Manchester United (63 points) are the most likely to book the other two cards for the Champions League, and Liverpool have become their direct rivals, whose wins in the last four matches have increased their tally from 33 to 56 points. The matches saw both Tottenham and Aston Villa on 54 points each after 34 matches.
Manchester United guaranteed their place in next season’s European Conference League by winning the English Professional League Cup, but are aiming to finish the current season in one of the league’s top four places to ensure their place in the Champions League. Conference League.
And Liverpool will need more than a bump from Manchester United or Newcastle to stay in fifth place and qualify for the Europa League, but to move up to fourth and qualify for the Champions League.
Tottenham’s defeat in the last few weeks has helped Liverpool move up to fifth place; As Liverpool have collected 12 full points from their last 4 matches, Tottenham have collected one point from their last 4 matches and Aston Villa have collected 7 of their available 12 points from their last 4 matches.

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Awad Mukhtar / Ahmed Zahran / Zakaria Mohildin

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