Yoane Wissa’s late strike earned Brentford a dramatic 3-3 draw at home to league leaders Liverpool (7/2 Premier League Outright) in a pulsating game to round off Saturday’s Premier League action.
It’s looking very tight at the top with four clubs – Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton – on 13 points.
Liverpool are just a point clear of the chasing pack after Wissa scored eight minutes from time to deny the visitors a third successive win.
Ethan Pinnock got the scoring underway for Thomas Frank’s (pictured) side (4/1 Top Half Finish) but it was all square by half time after Diogo Jota found space in the six-yard box to head home.
Mohamed Salah put the Reds ahead early in the second period before German midfielder Vitaly Janelt struck back for the Bees.
Academy graduate Curtis Jones restored Liverpool’s lead but the newly promoted club refused to give up and earned a share of the points through Wissa.
After being held to a goalless draw by Southampton last weekend, Manchester City (EVS Premier League Outright) responded by landing a first defeat of the term on Chelsea.
The Blues were on the backfoot for large parts of the clash in west London and Gabriel Jesus’s second-half strike proved enough to get City back to winning ways to climb up to second.
In Saturday’s other early kick off, Aston Villa made it back-to-back wins and halted Manchester United’s unbeaten start to the term, courtesy of a 1-0 win at Old Trafford.
Kourtney Hause netted the game’s only goal on 88 minutes but there was late drama when Bruno Fernandes blazed a stoppage-time penalty over the bar.
Everton, who lost 3-0 to Villa last weekend, returned to winning ways in comfortable fashion with a 2-0 victory at home to rock-bottom Norwich City.
Andros Townsend opened the scoring from the penalty spot before Abdoulaye Doucoure bagged the second, consigning Norwich to a sixth successive defeat.
Leeds remain in the relegation zone and are still searching for their first win of the campaign after allowing a one-goal lead to slip as they fell 2-1 at home to West Ham.
Raphinha got Leeds up and running but a Junior Firpo own goal had the Hammers on level terms midway through the second half.
Michail Antonio – back in the side after suspension – struck in the 90th minute to register his fifth of the term and seal all three points.
Jamie Vardy (16/1 Premier League Top Goalscorer) scored an own goal and notched twice at the right end as Leicester City came from behind on two occasions to seal a 2-2 draw at home to Burnley, who are without a win and sit 19th.
There was also nothing to separate Watford and Newcastle at Vicarage Road after Ismaila Sarr’s effort cancelled out Sean Longstaff’s opener in a 1-1 draw.