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Liverpool keeps Pressure on City with Saints’ Win

Liverpool came from behind to defeat Southampton to keep the pressure on leaders Manchester City, the victory ensured the Premier League title race will go to the final day of the season. Cameroonian International Joel Matip scored a second-half winner, looping in a header after the Southampton defenders failed to clear a left-wing corner in the second half of the game

Liverpool came from behind to beat Southampton

Southampton had gone ahead when Nathan Redmond’s curled effort took a slight deflection, although visitors head coach Jurgen Klopp was furious, believing Diogo Jota was fouled in the build-up of the game the referee did not consult the Video Assistant Referee VAR. Takumi Minamino’s letter leveled the scores as he linked up with Diogo Jota and powerfully shot home the ball beyond the reach of the Saint goalkeeper.

Liverpool Keeps Pressure On City With Saints' Win

League leaders Manchester City, aiming to win their sixth title in 11 seasons and eighth overall, are on 90 points, one ahead of Liverpool – and also have a better goal difference. Man City will become champions if they beat Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on Sunday, while Liverpool needs to defeat Wolves at Anfield and hope the leaders slip up to win their 20th championship.

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