FT: Chelsea 1-1 Everton; Blues lose ground in title chase, Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle Utd; Jota, Salah & Alexander-Arnold on targets as Reds complete turnaround

Liverpool close the gap between them and table-toppers Manchester City to one point, as they record their 2,000th victory in England’s top-flight.

FULL-TIME AT ANFIELD: Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle United

87′ MIN: Trent Alexander-Arnold drills the ball past Martin Dubravka to wrap things up for the Reds.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle United (T. Alexander-Arnold)

The Blues drop precious points at home and are now four points behind leaders and defending champions Manchester City.

FULL-TIME AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Chelsea 1-1 Everton

74′ MIN: The hosts’ lead didn’t last long. Anthony Gordon lofts in an inviting free-kick from the left, and Jarrad Branthwaite arrives at the back post to poke home

GOOOOAAALLLL!!! Chelsea 1-1 Everton (J. Branthwaite)

70′ MIN: The Blues are in front! Reece James plays in Mason Mount on the right side of the penalty area, and Mount hammers home for his fourth goal in as many Premier League matches.

GOOOAAALLLL!!! Chelsea 1-0 Everton (M. Mount)

SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Chelsea 0-0 Everton

HALF-TIME AT ANFIELD: Liverpool 2-1 Newcastle United

HALF-TIME AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Chelsea 0-0 Everton

25′ MIN: The hosts have turned it around! Martin Dubravka keeps out Sadio Mane’s effort, but Mohamed Salah is there to slot home and put the hosts ahead.

GOOOAAALLLL!!! Liverpool 2-1 Newcastle United (M. Salah)

21′ MIN: Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka denies Diogo Jota from close range, but the Liverpool forward is able to force in the rebound.

GOOOAAAALLLLL!!! Liverpool 1-1 Newcastle United (D. Jota)

7′ MIN: The visitors are in front! Newcastle counter quickly and the ball falls to Jonjo Shelvey on the edge of the box and he smashes it home.

GOOOAAAAALLL!!! Liverpool 0-1 Newcastle United (J. Shelvey)

KICK-OFF AT ANFIELD: Liverpool 0-0 Newcastle United

STATS: The Toffees have suffered four consecutive away league defeats and are winless in their past six.

KICK-OFF AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Chelsea 0-0 Everton

Magpies boss Eddie Howe has put out his best XI for tonight’s clash at Anfield, even though it is difficult to see them getting a result that will help their relegation cause.

The Reds will be banking on the form of Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota to wreak havoc on an already hapless Newcastle United side.

LIVERPOOL VS NEWCASTLE UNITED:

In other news, four more weekend Premier League matches have been postponed with the ties involving Southampton vs Brentford, Watford vs Crystal Palace, West Ham United vs Norwich City on Saturday as well as Sunday’s game between Everton and Leicester all affected.

Everton boss Rafa Benitez has made five changes from the side that lost 3-1 at Crystal Palace with Fabian Delph, Demarai Gray, Andros Townsend and Richarlison all missing in the squad, while youngsters Anthony Gordon (20), Jarrad Branthwaite (19) and Ellis Simms (20) are among the starting XI.

Team news from Stamford Bridge sees manager Thomas Tuchel make two changes from the side that started last weekend’s 3-2 win over Leeds United, as Hakim Ziyech and Christian Pulisic come in for German duo Kai Havertz and Timo Werner.

Both Kai Havertz and Timo Werner are absent in the Matchday squad, likewise Romelu Lukaku – though N’Golo Kante is back on the substitutes’ bench.

Welcome to our LIVE feed for tonight’s round of Premier League fixtures in what has been a week littered with several postponements.

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