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City Cruise, United Win EPL Round Up

Manchester City got their 18th straight win in all competition with a 1-0 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

A second minute goal by Raheem Sterling settled the match but the visitors were clearly dominant and still maintain a ten-point gap in the English Premier League table.

Manchester United won 3-1 against Newcastle United. Wolves won 1-0 against Leeds United on Friday.

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce is “convinced” Newcastle will avoid Premier League relegation despite losing at Manchester United – an eighth defeat in 10 games.

Successive losses for the Magpies mean they are three points clear of the drop zone, while 18th-placed Fulham have earned seven points in a week.

“Fulham have had a good week and won a couple of games, which at the bottom end of the table is big,” Bruce said.

“My message to the supporters is that I’m convinced we’ll be OK.”

Asked if it was a gloomy situation, Bruce replied: “I agree with you, it’s gloomy, but I was pleased with the performance today, especially in the first hour, but you have to turn those performances into results and I’m still quietly confident we will get the results we need.”

Steve Bruce

Ademola Lookman scored the solitary goal as Fulham boosted their battle for survival in a relegation scrap against Sheffield United. The Nigerian contigent are pulling the strings at the London side as Josh Maja did penultimate game and Ola Aina scored in the previous one.

Jesse Lingard continued his rich form as he scored for West Ham United in their 2-1 win over Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur.

Leicester City held to win 2-1 at Aston Villa while Liverpool suffered a shocking 2-0 defeat at home to local rivals Everton.

It was Everton’s first win at Anfield since 1999. The loss was the fourth straight home loss for Liverpool.

Southampton and Chelsea drew 1-1 at Saint Mary’s.

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