Liverpool hammers Crystal Palace 4-0 as Manchester United secures hopes in Champions League

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Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier league with 23 points after beating Crystal palace 4-0 at Anfiled.

The 30-year-old long wait is almost over as Klopp's men only needs two more points to be crowned champions in the 2019-2020 premier league campaign.

Liverpool who played their second match on Wednesday after returning from the corona virus break looked very sharp as they gathered all the three points at their home ground.

Liverpool maintained their 100% league record at Anfield this season with only 7 league games remaining.

Trent Alexander-Arnold broke the deadlock in the 23rd to give this host the lead before the returning Mo Salah made it a double only a minute to the halftime whistle.

Salah did not play against Everton at Goodison park due to fitness on Sunday derby. However, he had a great contribution in the Wednesday victory scoring a goal and proving for assist.

The Brazilian Fabinho scored the third goal only 10 minutes after the break to make it 3-0 before Sadio Mane finisher in the 69th minute.

Liverpool are now 86 points after 31 games played. They will be playing Manchester city on 2nd July at the Etihad stadium in their next fixture.

Anthony Martial first hat trick!

Meanwhile, Manchester united thrashed Sheffield 3-0 on Wednesday night.

Anthony Martial scored his first hat trick in the senior league in their Wednesday Victory at Old traford.

Solskjaer side played an entertaining football with Paul Pogba making it to the starting eleven for the first time since September 30.

Martial scored in the 7th,44th and in the 77th minute making it 12 premiere league goals on his name this season.

This win keeps the red devils hopes in the champions league spot alive having 49 points and currently in fifth position.

United will be visiting Norwich in their next fixture on Saturday the 27th.

The league matches

In other league matches played on Wednesday;

Newcastle drew 1-1 against relegation threatened Aston villa.

Norwhich lost to Everton at home with one goal to nil.

Wolvehampton won 1-0 against Afc Bournemouth.
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