Manchester City’s hopes of cutting the eight points lead of Liverpool suffered a big setback following their shock 2-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers in Sunday’s Premier League game.
Two late goals from Adams Traore, subjected City to their second defeat of the season.
Traore gave Wolves the lead in the 80th minute off a break away before smashing past Ederson to give the visitors a late lead.
And in the 94th minute, Wolves broke away again and Traore hammered past Ederson to make sure of the three points.
City remain second on 16 points in the league table, while Wolves are 11th on 10 points.
At St. Mary’s, Tammy Abraham continued his goal run as Chelsea thrashed Southampton 4-1.
Chelsea broke the deadlock in the 17th minute through Abraham who flicked Callum Hudson-Odoi’s ball over the line.
In the 24th minute, Chelsea doubled their lead thanks to Mason Mount who smashed in from Willian’s through ball.
On the half hour mark, Southampton halved the deficit following Danny Ings near post finish from a cross from the right.
With five minutes remaining in the first half, Chelsea restored their two-goal lead as N’Golo Kante’s shot from the edge of the box took a big deflection on its way past Angus Gunn.
And in the 89 minute Michy Batshuayi made sure of the points after playing a one-two with Christian Pulisic and slotted in at the near post.
The win saw Chelsea occupy the fifth position on 14 points.
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And at the Emirates, Arsenal laboured to a 1-0 win against Bournemouth to move to third spot.
Arsenal took the lead in the 9th minute as David Luiz headed home Nicolas Pepe’s corner, to open his goals account for the Gunners.
Arsenal are now on 15 points, just a point behind City.
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