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Leicester City win eight games in a row and remain Liverpool's pursuers – Transgaming

by: Adam Smith

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Leicester City won their away match 4-1 (2-1) at Aston Villa on Matchday 16 in the Premier League and are still the first persecutor of leaders Liverpool FC. For the Foxes, it was the eighth series win in a row.

Goalies Jamie Vardy (20.76) and Kelechi Iheanacho and Johnny Evans (49th) scored the goals for the 2015/16 champions, while Aston Villa beat Jack Greilish 2-1 (45th + 2).

Because of the away victory, Leicester consolidates the second place. The gap to defend Manchester City is now six points. City had lost the Manchester derby to United on Saturday by 1: 2.

Liverpool remain eight points ahead of Brendan Rodgers.

In the relegation match, Southampton lost 1: 2 to Newcastle United. Sheffield United won 2-1 at Norwich City and is eighth.

Premier League: The Sunday matches on the 16th match day in overview

Aston Villa – Leicester City 1: 4 (1: 2)

target: 0: 1 Vardy (20.), 0: 2 Iheanacho (41.), 1: 2 Grealish (45. + 2), 1: 3 Evans (49.), 1: 4 Vardy (76.)

Newcastle United – Southampton 2: 1 (0: 0)

target: 0: 1 Ings (52.), 1: 1 Shelvey (68.), 2: 1 Fernandez (87.)

Norwich City – Sheffield United 1: 2 (1: 0)

target: 1: 0 Tettey (27th), 1: 1 Stevens (49th), 1: 2 Baldock (52nd)

place layer Sp. porter diff Pts.
first Liverpool FC 16 40:14 26 46
Second Leicester City 16 39:10 29 38
third Manchester City 16 44:19 25 32
fourth Chelsea FC 16 31:24 7 29
fifth Manchester United 16 25:19 6 24
sixth Tottenham Hotspur 16 30:23 7 23
seventh Wolverhampton Wanderers 15 9:17 p.m. 4 23
8. Sheffield United 16 7:16 p.m. 3 22
9. Crystal Palace 16 2:18 p.m. -4 22
10th Newcastle United 16 5:23 p.m. -6 22
11th Arsenal FC 15 9:23 p.m. -2 19
12. Brighton & Hove Albion 15 6:22 p.m. -4 18
13th Burnley FC 16 9:29 p.m. -8 18
14th Everton FC 16 7:28 p.m. -9 17
15. AFC Bournemouth 16 6:24 p.m. -6 16
16. West Ham United 15 5:25 p.m. -8 16
17. Aston Villa 16 11:28 p.m. -5 15
18. Southampton FC 16 6:35 p.m. -17 15
19. Norwich City 16 5:34 p.m. -17 11
20. Watford FC 16 9:30 -21 9

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