Manchester City Shows Off Best Offense In England With 5-0 Destruction Of Brighton

BRIGHTON, England — Raheem Sterling struck a hat trick as Manchester City crushed Brighton 5-0 at the AmEx Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday.

Second-placed City had lost their previous three away games but never looked likely to extend that streak against a Brighton side that struggled from the outset.

Brighton-Man City Highlights

Sheffield United Equals One Of The Best (Dumbest?) Records Ever To Beat Chelsea

Chelsea’s march toward Champions League football next season took a stumble with a 3-0 defeat to Sheffield United, which improved its own chances of playing in Europe in the fall. In doing so, the Blades equaled one of the most remarkable records in Premier League history.

Burnley (Burnley? Yes, Burnley) Ends Liverpool’s Insane Home Winning Streak

LIVERPOOL, England — Champions Liverpool failed to win at home for the first time in the Premier League since January 2019 after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley on Saturday.

Jay Rodriguez equalised for Burnley in the 69th minute after Andy Robertson had given Liverpool a first-half lead.

Liverpool now have 93 points with three games remaining as they hunt down Manchester City's record total of 100 points from two years ago. Burnley are ninth on 50 points.

Norwich, Seeking Miracle To Stay Up, Allows Michail Antonio To Score 4

Norwich City could not add a "third miracle" to their story as a 4-0 thrashing by West Ham United at Carrow Road on Saturday condemned the Norfolk club to relegation from the Premier League, manager Daniel Farke said.

Michail Antonio's four-goal salvo sent Norwich into the Championship and they are the first team to be relegated from the Premier League five times.

The Canaries have 21 points from 35 games, 13 adrift of 17th-placed Watford with three games left.

Jordan Henderson Out Injured For Rest Of Season, Will Still Lift Premier League Trophy

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been ruled out of the rest of the Premier League champions' campaign after the midfielder sustained a knee injury in their midweek win at Brighton & Hove Albion, manager Jürgen Klopp said on Friday.

Klopp was forced to withdraw Henderson 10 minutes from fulltime in the 3-1 win after a collision with Yves Bissouma but the German said the 30-year-old does not require surgery.

Danny Ings Is On Fire; Premier League Defenses Are Terrified

While some American named Christian Pulisic has been snagging the headlines lately for his dazzling displays at Chelsea, Southampton's Danny Ings has quietly been orchestrating world-class performances for Southampton.

After injuries limited Ings to just six starts over three seasons for Liverpool, Ings has been sensational since his move to the south coast in 2018.

Pass Master Kevin De Bruyne Makes More History With Latest Assist

With all due respect to Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mané, there’s no way that Kevin De Bruyne doesn’t succeed Virgil van Dijk as the recipient of the Premier League Player of the Season award.  

On Wednesday, De Bruyne recorded his 18th assist of the campaign in Manchester City’s routine 5-0 victory over Newcastle United. He’s now the only player in the history of the EPL to post 18+ assists in multiple seasons (he also recorded 18 in 2016-17) and only Mesut Özil (19 in 2015-16) and Thierry Henry (20 in 2002-03) have recorded more in a single season.

Frank Lampard Won’t Shut Up About How Great Christian Pulisic Is

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he believes Christian Pulisic has taken his game to another level after the forward scored in Tuesday's 3-2 Premier League victory at Crystal Palace.

Spurs’ Eric Dier Just Now Given 4-Match Ban For Something He Did 4 Months Ago

LONDON — Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier has been banned for four games and fined by the FA over a confrontation with a fan after the London side's defeat on penalties by Norwich City in the FA Cup fifth round in March.

Following the penalty shootout at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, video footage showed England international Dier climbing over seats and confronting a home supporter before he was restrained by security guards and other fans.

Inspired By Che Adams, Blackburn's Adam Armstrong Informs Soccer World He Can Also Score 40-Yard Lobs

Che Adams scored his first Premier League goal in style on Sunday with an audacious 40-yard lob that sailed over the head of a helpless Ederson to give Southampton a 1-0 victory over Manchester City.