Mohamed Salah twice benefited from good fortune as 10-man Liverpool showed the mental strength required of champions to beat Crystal Palace 4-3 and extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points on a nervy afternoon at Anfield.
Manchester City conceded ground to leaders Liverpool atop the Premier League on Saturday after a stunning Andros Townsend goal contributed to a jaw-dropping 3-2 victory for Crystal Palace at the Etihad.
It had been assumed that once Chelsea broke the deadlock against Crystal Palace on Sunday they would run away with the game, but Andros Townsend ensured that would not be the case as he leveled early in the second half.
A brace from the in-form Alvaro Morata helped Chelsea claim all three points as Crystal Palace came to town on Sunday as Maurizio Sarri equaled the record for an unbeaten start to a Premier League career.
Ahead of the upcoming Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth, 'Cherries' boss Eddie How has said that their opponents have far more to offer than just the talent of star man, Wilfried Zaha.