Liverpool make history with 13th straight league win

first_imgLiverpool have set a club record by recording their 13th straight league win, as the Reds defeated Burnley 3-0 at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday.The Reds have won every match in England’s top flight since a 0-0 draw with Everton on March 3.They have now outdone a 12-game winning streak set in the old First Division between April and October 1990, with the 1989-90 season the last time the Anfield outfit won the league title. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? This is also the second consecutive season the Reds have started with four wins in a row, something they have never achieved before.They are the only club among the 91 in the top four divisions in English football to boast a 100% record so far this season, and their win keeps them two points ahead of Manchester City in the early-season table, heading into the international break.Jurgen Klopp’s side scored twice in four minutes just after the half-hour mark, firstly when Chris Wood unfortunately deflected Trent Alexander-Arnold’s cross, seeing it loop over a stranded Nick Pope and into his own net.Sadio Mane doubled the lead soon after, before Roberto Firmino sealed the game with 10 minutes still to go.It was Firmino’s 50th goal in the Premier League, and he is the first Brazilian to reach a half-century in the competition.50 – Roberto Firmino has become the first Brazilian to score 50 Premier League goals; he is the 9th player to reach the milestone for Liverpool – no other club has had more (level with Man Utd). Bullseye. pic.twitter.com/IsXUVeAwjf — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 31, 2019 Another Brazilian to ply his trade on Merseyside, Philippe Coutinho, is second in the goalscoring charts among players from the South American country. Coutinho netted 41 times before his transfer to Barcelona in 2018.The Reds have not lost since they went down 2-1 to Manchester City on January 3, a run of 21 games, which equals their longest such run under Klopp.The defeat to City last season was their only loss of a 2018-19 campaign that saw them fall agonizingly short of the title.The Blues pipped Liverpool by one point to secure their second consecutive triumph, despite Liverpool finishing with 97 points, the third-highest tally in the competition’s history.Only City with 98 last year and 100 the season before that have amassed more.After the upcoming international break the Reds face Newcastle United at home on September 14. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

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Cam Newton’s Star QB Younger Brother Announces Transfer

first_imgA closeup of Cam Newton throwing a pass during a Panthers game.CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 17: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers throws a pass against the New Orleans Saints in the third quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 17, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton won’t be on the field this weekend – again. Neither will his younger brother.Caylin Newton, the younger brother of the Carolina Panthers quarterback, announced his decision to transfer from Howard.According to a report from The Undefeated, the dual-threat quarterback skipped Saturday’s loss to Bethune Cookman in order to preserve his red-shirt status.The younger Newton didn’t wait long to confirm his move from Howard. Caylin took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon to announce he was leaving the team. “I will finish what I started academically by graduating this may. As of my athletic career, I have officially declared to be put into the NCAA transfer portal with two years of eligibility left,” Newton said on Twitter.Much Love 🤟🏽 pic.twitter.com/MRFhpGfgFZ— Caylin Newton (@NewtonCaylin) October 1, 2019Newton, the preseason Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference player of the year, played in four games this season.By sitting out for the rest of the year, he preserves his red-shirt and has two years of eligibility left.The younger Newton is likely to garner significant interest on the graduate transfer market. The former three-star quarterback recruit had 3,133 yards of total offense and 26 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2018.Stay tuned for the latest on Newton and his potential transfer destinations.last_img read more

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Cops raid brothel in Warakapola

The police arrested the women as well as two other suspects and will produce them in court today. (Colombo Gazette) The police raided a brothel operating in Warakapola and arrested eight people, the police media unit said today.The police said that the brothel had been operating in Ambepussa, along the Kandy road. A police team had raided the premises last evening and found 6 women who were involved in prostitution.The police said that the women were residents of Matara, Kandy, Beligala and Ganewalpola.

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